Today’s Local News

These sto­ries are air­ing today on Virtual News Center Stations nationwide.

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The state has picked the route for extend­ing Ring Road to Interstate 65. Property own­ers may get let­ters in the next few days telling them that their land will be pur­chased for the project. Extending Ring Road will mean another exit off Interstate 65 that will give dri­vers a quick con­nec­tion to the Western Kentucky […]
A 50 year old man charged with sex crimes after inves­ti­ga­tors say he admit­ted a rela­tion­ship with 14 year old girl in Hardin county. The girl is now preg­nant. Eugene Hunt was arrested Tuesday fac­ing rape and other charges. The girl lived in the same res­i­dence as Hunt.
Attorneys for both Bob and Maureen McDonnell rested their cases Wednesday in the ongo­ing cor­rup­tion trial of the for­mer Virginia gov­er­nor and his wife. The trial has gone 23 days now with Maureen McDonnell’s team need­ing only one day to make their case. one wit­ness left the jury with one of the more mem­o­rable moments […]
Wednesday a mil­i­tary fighter jet crashed in Virginia and author­i­ties didn’t know whether the pilot ejected. Massachusetts Air National Guard Lieutenant Colonel James Keefer, speak­ing in Westfield Wednesday after­noon, described the miss­ing pilot as one of their expe­ri­enced fly­ers. He says author­i­ties haven’t located the wreck­age by late Wednesday, and were rely­ing on wit­ness accounts […]
Wednesday a mil­i­tary fighter jet crashed in Virginia and author­i­ties didn’t know whether the pilot ejected. Massachusetts Air National Guard Lieutenant Colonel James Keefer, speak­ing in Westfield Wednesday after­noon, described the miss­ing pilot as one of their expe­ri­enced fly­ers. He says author­i­ties haven’t located the wreck­age by late Wednesday, and were rely­ing on wit­ness accounts […]
The debate over guns reached a new high today when video of Mondays acci­den­tal shoot­ing death of a firing-​​range instruc­tor in Arizona, by a 9-​​year-​​old girl fir­ing an Uzi sub­ma­chine gun, gen­er­ated angry social-​​media com­ments, with peo­ple want­ing to know why a child was allowed to use an auto­matic weapon.The video shows the moments leading […]
GasBuddy.com says expect gaso­line prices for the Labor Day week­end to be the low­est they’ve been since 2010. The web­site and app, which com­pares retail gas prices across the coun­try, says this is a con­tin­u­a­tion of the decline in prices that kicked off the start of sum­mer, and which is expected to con­tinue through the […]
A Texas jury has acquit­ted 32-​​year old David Barajas of gun­ning down an allegedly drunk dri­ver who killed his two chil­dren. Prosecutors claimed Barajas shot and killed 20-​​year old Jose Banda in a fit of rage, but they didn’t have much in the way of phys­i­cal evi­dence tying him to the shoot­ing. In December 2012, […]
Over $5.5 mil­lion dol­lars has been awarded to Lake County from The California Transportation Commission. Last week The Commission approved trans­porta­tion allo­ca­tions for projects in Clearlake and Lakeport. Lake County News says, In total, the com­mis­sion adopted 148 bik­ing and walk­ing projects, col­lec­tively val­ued at more than $430 mil­lion, in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation […]
Two Ukiah men lost their lives in an ATV acci­dent last Friday. The Ukiah Daily Journal says, 81 year old Floyd Ross and 86 year old Douglas Dunnebeck were hunt­ing on a pri­vate ranch on Pomo Lane in Ukiah and trav­el­ing in a Polaris Ranger ATV on a pri­vate road within the ranch. For unknown […]
Yesterday after­noon Stanford Councilman Bobby Wilkinson passed away after deal­ing with med­ical issues for much of the year. He spent twelve years on city coun­cil and will be sorely missed.
A bizarre story to tell you about out of Lincoln County. Three men are accused of steal­ing the out­side of a barn over the course of two nights last week along Greasy Ridge Road in Lincoln County. Lincoln County Sheriff Curt Folger said, The men took all of the wooden planks that formed the exterior […]
A Boyle County grand jury indicted a Springfield man this week on mul­ti­ple charges, includ­ing flee­ing police, pos­ses­sion of a hand­gun by a con­victed felon, drug pos­ses­sion, drug traf­fick­ing and more. 51 year old John Essex’s indict­ment stems from a July 11 chase with police after he fled a traf­fic stop in Danville and was […]
Some road con­struc­tion to warn you about. Over the next two to three months, traf­fic on Route 220 between the I-​​180 under­pass and the inter­sec­tion of Route 405 in Hughesville can expect some heavy traf­fic delays. PennDOT is in the midst of a $2.6 mil­lion dol­lar resur­fac­ing project in Muncy Township which includes that section […]
An uniden­ti­fied motor­cy­clist was seri­ously injured last night after col­lid­ing with a deer along Route 220 in Woodward Township. It hap­pened around 8:30 when the deer ran out in front of him in front of the Woodwart Township munic­i­pal build­ing. The man was reported as being seri­ously injured and was flown to Geisinger Medical Center. […]
A world-​​wide attrac­tion in Spain is going to need a really big clean­ing job. The streets of Bunol [boon-​​YOLE] are packed with peo­ple tak­ing part in La Tomatina [la toma’tina]. The yearly fes­ti­val can best be described as a mas­sive food fight. Thousands of peo­ple from all over the world get together to smash more […]
Service inter­rup­tions for about an hour and a half early today for Time Warner Cable cus­tomers nation­wide. Ziggy Chau [chow], a Time Warner spokesper­son explains what happened…
Hurricane Marie is whip­ping up the surf in Southern California. In Malibu, eight foot waves dam­aged the pier. One surfer there died after being pulled uncon­scious from the water. This surfer says the con­di­tions are challenging…
A 39-​​year-​​old shoot­ing instruc­tor acci­den­tally shot by a 9-​​year-​​old stu­dent has died. The man has been iden­ti­fied as Charles Vacca of Lake Havasu (HAV’-uh-soo) City, Arizona. It hap­pened Monday morn­ing at the Bullets and Burgers gun range in Dolan Springs (Arizona). Vacca was stand­ing next to the girl while instruct­ing her how to use the […]
The University of Southern California says it plans to look into the accounts we told you about yes­ter­day, of how senior defen­sive back Josh Shaw injured him­self. The team cap­tain said he sprained his ankles jump­ing from a bal­cony to help his nephew out of a swim­ming pool, but when phone calls came in contradicting […]
Police in Philadelphia say they have found the dead bod­ies of two men tied up and dumped in the Schuylkill (SKOOL-​​kill) River. Chief Inspector Scott Small the men’s bod­ies were found together after a third man was able to pull him­self from the water…
Governor Corbett kicked off the JOBS1st Workforce Development Summit… a two day event that brings together top indus­try offi­cials in the state, along with state offi­cials, to col­lab­o­rate on job train­ing poli­cies, & work­force devel­op­ment… Also tak­ing part in the event, was the CEO of BP Capital, T. Boone Pickens…
A Huntingdon County judge has ruled in favor of the city of Altoona in a case that dates back to 2011 in which Blair County with­held delin­quent tax rev­enue from the city, after hav­ing paid for the demo­li­tion of the for­mer Russo build­ing. The judge, after review­ing the law­suit that was filed by Altoona against […]
Good news if you have a peanut allergies-​​Jack Murphy has more!
Some good for peo­ple with peanut allergies-​​Jack Murphy reports