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Northeast Ohio residents aren’t letting winter weather slow them down. From cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Chapin Forest to camping, Lake Metroparks officials say there are lots of winter sports offered in the parks. One of the park’s biggest attractions this time of year is the annual Country Lights at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, which runs […]
President Obama has laid out his plans for immigration reform… he plans to use executive actions to make it happen… his efforts should keep 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally from being deported… he says he wants immigration enforcement efforts to focus on “felons, not families.” President obama says immigrants who’ve lived illegally […]
The city of Williamsport will hold its 65th annual Billtown Christmas Parade this weekend. The parade is scheduled to begin at 5pm tomorrow at Elmira and West Third Streets. The annual Victorian Christmas will take place from noon to 5pm, and a Market Place at the Holiday Inn. Tonight at 6, it’s the Festival of […]
Pay raises are ready to go for top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania State Government. A 1.6% automatic annual cost of living adjustment will go into effect on January 1st for the Governor and members of his cabinet as well as those appointed to various boards and commissions, appellate judges and other elected statewide […]
A local woman was picked up by sheriff’s officers on a number of outstanding arrest warrants. 47 year old Rita Brown of Boggs Road in Lily was nabbed Wednesday night just off Hopkins Cemetery Road, south of London during a routine traffic stop. Brown was charged on 2 Laurel County bench warrants for failure to […]
An arrest early Thursday morning for drunk driving landed a woman from Bronston behind bars. 27 year old Tiffany West was arreste at 12:31 AM Thursday on Jamestown Estates Lane, 6 miles south of London following a report of a disturbance there. As officers were arriving, West drove her vehicle into the ditch, almost slamming […]
A woman from Lily was charged with a parole violation Thursday afternoon. 36 year old Tiffany Jackson of Britton Lane, was caught just off Britton Lane, 7 miles south of London. She was taken to the Laurel County detention center.
There’s a new scam making the rounds in Laurel County. A person got a call telling them that they had won $368,000 in cash and a brand new Mercedes. In order to claim the prize, they were told they had to buy a Green Dot card, and have it loaded with $390 to cover the […]
Laurel Deputies took 58 year old Tommy Smith of London into custody on Wednesday evening after being called to Sinking Creek Road, 4 miles west of London to investigate a suspicious vehicle reported there. Smith was found to be wanted on several outstanding warrants, including a Laurel County Bench Warrant for failure to appear in […]
It’s time to “Cram the Crusier”. Kentucky State Police start their annual holiday food drive today…
The Attorney General’s office has held a drawing to determine which Kentucky counties will recieve post-election audits. Tom Latek has more…
A new report shows more students are graduating from Kentucky’s public colleges and universities but are having a tough time getting financial aid from the state…
The Army says a 2,400-soldier combat aviation unit that recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan will be deactivated at Fort Campbell…
A deadly shooting in Altoona has one woman in jail. 48 year old Tracy Stephenson is behind bars after Altoona Police say she shot and killed her 71 year old mother, Barbara Elias. New information today reveals that at first, Stephenson denied killing her mother, telling police that she ran errands in the morning and […]
Nationwide, AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, Jack Murphy with more.
Keeping the upcoming holiday season free of tragic vehicle crashes is the aim of “Operation Safe Holiday,” a joint campaign by Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and local law enforcement. The holiday enforcement will focus on nighttime seat belt use and impaired driving. Trooper Adam Reed, Pennsyania State Police Public Information Officer explains…
Keeping the upcoming holiday season free of tragic vehicle crashes is the aim of “Operation Safe Holiday,” a joint campaign by Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and local law enforcement. The holiday enforcement will focus on nighttime seat belt use and impaired driving. Trooper Adam Reed, Pennsyania State Police Public Information Officer explains…
Although the order came with no specific timetable to implement it, The State Supreme Court has handed down an order requiring the state to reopen 26 closed state health centers in 16 counties. The order, which was just issued, reverses an earlier lower court ruling, and comes following the filing of a lawsuit by Seiu […]
A Centre County teacher has been arrested after police accused him of making girls send him nude pictures in order to get better grades. 27 year old Wesley Amy, a teacher at State High in State College, is being charged with felony counts of obscene and sexual materials and performances. According to investigators with the […]
The NEW YORK FARM BUREAU had an immeidate RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION last night. We spoke with Steve Ammerman, Public Affairs Manager of the New York Farm Bureau and he offered the bureau’s position on the President’s Immigration Action and how it will affect farmers her in the North Country.
Old Dominion University police have released photos of the two men they say raped a student there. Meanwhile, while they search for those two, 21-year-old Denzel Delk ahs been taken into custody, and charged with rape, grand larceny and possession of marijuana. The incident involves an ODU student who told police that she was drinking […]
The Historic and Architectural Review Board in Urbanna has proposed that some waterfront areas be removed from Urbanna’s Historic District. The proposed changes would mean waterfront properties dropped from the district would include The Residences at Oyster Harbor condominiums, Dozier’s Port Urbanna marina, and the former Urbanna Yachting Center. Also included would be all the […]
A freewill pancake and sausage breakfast will be held tomorrow morning from 7–11 at the Farmer American Legion Hall to benefit the family of Alexander Tressler, the 10-year-old son of Shana Tressler of Defiance County, who was severely injured in a fire on Oct. 8th. The little boy received third-degree burns to about 30 percent […]
A grand jury this week, handed down an indictement against a Delta man for allegedly causing the death of a Wauseon man last month. Dale Silveous Jr. is charged with involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree felony; reckless homicide, a third-degree felony; two counts of trafficking in heroin, both fifth-degree felonies; and possession of heroin, also a […]
WBNO-WQCT News has learned that Diamond Zimmerman is resigning from the position of Williams County Economic Development Coordinator. Zimmerman was arrested last month on an OVI charge. According to a WEDCO press release we received yesterday, Zimmerman’s resignation took effect immediately. Zimmerman will get a 30-day severance package as part of a resignation agreement with […]