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The Devils are in Washington, the Islanders host the Kings, and the Rangers are on the road tonight in Ottowa. The Nets host Cleveland and the Knicks are home tomorrow night for the Celtics. Nets power forward Thaddeus Young suffered a left knee strain in last night’s win over the Hornets. He’ll miss tomorrow’s Cleveland […]
A Liberty man has been indicted by a Casey County grand jury on two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree arson, kidnapping and burglary. The Advocate Messenger says 23 year old Travis Buis (Boo-is) unlawfully entered the home of his father, Terry last May and took him hostage for more than 18 hours. […]
Senate Republicans are putting together a bill that would let states opt out of the EPA’s proposed climate rule for power plants. The amendment was proposed by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky yesterday. Under the bill, states would be able to opt out of the rule for various reasons. Those reasons would include: the rule […]
Williamsport Police said they will be charging an alleged garbage contractor with theft by deception. They say they have been taking complaints from residents who say they are paying to have garbage picked up and then the contractor is not returning for pick up after the payment is made. They say they also have complaints […]
Mentor’s city council has granted a German company $200,000. The money helps ACO Polymer Products to move from a facility in Chardon to a larger one in town on Pinecone Drive. It also brings 50 workers to Mentor with a yearly payroll of $2.4 million. The company designs and creates trench-draining systems.
A chili cook-off to benefit the Opal House on Saturday has sold all its tickets. Club AGAPE on Main Avenue hosts the competition, which helps a Jefferson transitional home for women recovering from addiction. Open House has teetered on the brink of closure following a year of grant applications that have fetched nothing.
Trout season is fast approaching here in Pennsylvania, meaning it’s time to pick up a license and some bait, maybe put some new line in the reel and make sure the waders, hip boots or boat are all ready to go. According to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s stocking schedule, prime spots are being […]
A Pennsylvania man is feeling a whole lot healthier after he won a $7 million lottery prize from a ticket that was enclosed in a get-well card from his father. Joseph Amorese of Easton said his father sent the $7 Million Golden Ticket scratch card inside a greeting card, while Amorese recovered at home from […]
A Northeastern Pennsylvania bank says the actor who is best known as a sitcom character in the show “Perfect Strangers”, has been a perfect stranger when it comes to making payments on his rural properties. First National Bank of Pennsylvania recently foreclosed on four of Bronson Pinchot’s properties in Susquehanna County’s Harford Township, including the […]
A former police chief in Kentucky has been indicted and arrested on criminal charges. Paul Miles reports.…
Kentucky will receive a nearly 20-million dollar federal grant to get food stamp recipients off the SNAP program. Tom Latek has details…
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced legislation today to help rural communities harmed by Obama Administration policies that restrict access to rural lending opportunities. The Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act, would provide rural communities with better access to credit opportunities that can help grow their local economies. The HELP Act would […]
Governor Beshear says the General Assembly can stand at ease. Will Clark explains…
Kentucky’s quest for perfection continues in Cleveland. Will Clark reports…
A portion of KY 38 in Harlan County, at mile point 15.1, is reduced to one lane beginning today. The lane closure is necessary to allow crews to perform slide repairs and will be maintained with flaggers from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Temporary traffic signals will be in place during nights and weekends. […]
The Kentucky State Police needs your help to find a man involved in a shootout with a trooper. Will Clark reports.…
A report released on Wednesday ranks the health of counties in each state to determine which areas may need improvement. Lincoln County secured the number one spot followed by Douglas and Washoe Counties. Carson City was ranked #4 with Elko County rounding out the top five. Areas that didn’t rank so well were White Pine […]
A man who may be responsible for several bank robberies in Reno and Las Vegas has been arrested by the FBI. Robert Devell was arrested in Greenfield, Mississippi on Tuesday. He’ll be transferred to Nevada to face charges of armed bank robbery.
Sparks police are investigating a strong armed robbery that was reported yesterday. The incident was in the 1000 block of I street. A victim reportedly told police, he was attacked by two men while walking in the area. They demanded his wallet, and when he wouldn’t give it to him, they allegedly pushed the victim […]
A Mendocino County sheriff’s deputy is being credited with saving a man’s life. According to the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, Last Friday around 12:30 am Deputy Zemanuel Lima was on routine patrol in the Fort Bragg area and overheard emergency medical and fire personnel, on another radio channel, being dispatched to a residence on Ocean […]
The Lakeport City Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow morning to set goals for the 2015–16 fiscal year. The public is invited to attend the meeting which starts at 9AM in the council chambers at Lakeport City Hall on Park Street. Public workshops on the draft document are expected to take place in June.
In Defiance County, the board of elections director will be resigning. Pam Schroeder, who took over as director in 2010 when Wayne Olsson retired, has decided to step down, effective on April 3. Schroeder has accepted a new job in the private sector. Schroeder was appointed director in March 2010, moving up from the deputy […]
Good Samaritan School in Defiance is holding it’s first Mom to Mom fundraiser next month. The event is being billed as the equivalent of a large indoor garage sale for parents, with children’s items available for purchase. It will kick off on April 11th at 9am and run until 1pm that day. Admission is $2 […]
A plan that details how Ohio will ensure that people with disabilities receive integrated services has been submitted to federal authorities according to Quadco. The state transition plan was sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this month. Just as the state has been working on this process, so has Quadco, according to […]
A Hicksville man is still in the hosptial, recovering from a shooting March 16 at his home. 45 year old Gus Camp was listed in stable condition at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne earlier this week. His mother, 71 year old Margaret Camp, is charged with shooting her son Gus, at their home on East […]