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Jackson County police logs for Jan. 18

MARIANNA POLICE DEPARTMENT The Marianna Police Department reported the following incidents for Jan. 18, the latest available report: Three traffic stops, one special detail assignment, one report of mental illness, one drug offense, two panic alarms, one larceny complaint, one criminal mischief comp

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-19 14:28:00

Woman killed after car overturns into creek near Andalusia

A woman died Wednesday when the car she was riding in overturned into a creek along U.S. 29, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Troopers said the driver reportedly lost control after driving over a patch of ice. Troopers responded to the crash at 1:45 p.m. The victim, Tressa Mechell Ri

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 01:51:47

BLOTTER: Woman knocks son off of girlfriend

CRESTVIEW - A man accused of strangling his girlfriend with the cloth belt of a bathrobe was charged with committing domestic battery by strangulation. The 27-year-old Crestview man was apparently angry that she was packing to leave the residence. He choked her until she passed out, according to his

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:45:00

Be Aware: Scammers impersonating law enforcement

Please spread the word since awareness and prevention are our biggest allies in preventing local residents from being victimized by these con artists. Staff Report The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is warning the public that a scam is currently circulating in our area that involves criminals imp

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 13:21:40

House fire displaces 6 residents

A fire on Thursday damaged a home in Enterprise and displaced six residents. Enterprise Fire Chief Byron Herring said that at 10:54 a.m. Thursday, the fire department received a call about a fire at a residence in the 400 block of East Lee Street. The fire started around the home's fireplace and spr

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-18 21:37:00

Crestview man arrested in armed robbery over $13.11 in cigarettes

CRESTVIEW - A 20-year-old Crestview man was remanded to the Okaloosa County Jail for robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint Thursday morning, during which he stole two packs of cigarettes valued at $13.11. According to a press release from the Crestview Police Department, Matthew Steven Peaco

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 23:09:53

Thieves steal man's beloved car during his funeral

As if the loss of a loved one isn't enough, the family of William Price returned home from his funeral to find his most cherished possession missing. Price, 74, passed away in his home in Laurel Hill on Jan. 10. He was reared in the Lockhart community. Family members said he had a passion for cars s

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-01-18 08:05:00

Woman killed after vehicle overturns into Covington County creek

A woman was killed after a vehicle lost control on a patch of ice and overturned into a creek in Covington County Wednesday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The crash happened at 1:45 p.m. on Highway 29 about 10 miles south of Andalusia. The victim, Tressa Mechell Richards

WSFA - 2018-01-18 01:03:17

Woman dies after New Bedford triple-decker fire

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - A woman died Thursday morning after she'd been rushed to the hospital the day before from a house fire on Tinkham Street in New Bedford. The fire broke out on the second story of the triple-decker just before 2 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters found the 56-year-old woman unco

WPRI - 2018-01-18 21:41:48

East Providence shelter under quarantine after puppies contract deadly virus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine because two puppies rescued from an animal hoarding case last week have contracted canine parvoviris, a highly contagious viral disease that can cause death. Animal Control Supervisor William Muggle said he got official

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 14:45:16

West Warwick man gets 5 years in prison in heroin, cocaine case

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A second West Warwick man, charged for his role in a heroin, crack-cocaine trafficking and bank-fraud conspiracy case, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch. Robert Wilkins, 26, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Ch

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 04:21:26

East Providence puppies sickened with parvovirus

Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine. Two of the puppies that were seized by the East Providence Animal Control after a hoarding situation have tested positive for parvovirus. Several others are also showing more mil

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:00

Police investigating marijuana theft from local facility

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - A Fall River air conditioning contractor was arrested back in November after the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) said he stole a large quantity of marijuana from one of the state's licensed growers while he was working in the building. Warwick police confi

WPRI - 2018-01-19 02:40:51

Little Compton family forced to drive to fire dept. to alert crews their home was ablaze

Little Compton, R.I. (WPRI) - A family had to drive to the Little Compton fire department to alert crews that their house was on fire early Thursday morning. According to Little Compton Fire Chief Richard Petrin, the family tried to call 911, but the fire knocked out power to their house, thus killi

WPRI - 2018-01-18 11:15:27

'I've been healed of the shame': sex trafficking survivor shares her story at UMass Law

DARTMOUTH - When Jasmine Grace Marino was in her late teens, she graduated from a vocational-technical high school, looking forward to being a hairdresser and a writer. She never dreamed of being a sex trafficking victim, but it became her reality, she told a packed classroom at the UMass Dartmouth

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-19 01:57:33

Fire damages North Front Street home in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD - A fire caused about $15,000 in damage Thursday afternoon to a three-story house on North Front Street, fire officials said. Fire Chief Michael Gomes said the fire at 380 North Front St. was in the soffit (eaves) and the roof area of a second-floor bay window. Firefighters saw smoke com

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-18 23:47:54

Police warn of 'Anchorage Police Officer Alliance' telephone scam

Anchorage police are warning Alaskans about two recent telephone scams that both involve callers falsely claiming association with the police department and asking for money. Police said Thursday that one scam involves the caller soliciting donations for a phony "Anchorage Police Officer Alliance.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 00:28:17

I'm Why - Gary Lynn

Cerebral palsy hasn't stopped Houston superfan Gary Lynn from becoming one of the Rockets' most passionate Red Rowdies. Gary's journey inspires fellow fans as well as the Rockets team. Visit http://www.NBA.com for schedules. Subscribe to the NBA: http://bit.ly/2rCglzY For news, stories, highlights a

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-19 13:30:41

2 Anchorage residents face federal charges after $1.2 million drug bust, prosecutors say

Two Anchorage residents were charged with drug trafficking after more than $1 million in methamphetamine and heroin was seized by law enforcement, according to federal prosecutors Thursday. Wilton Eugene Toney, 62, and Denita Ann Love, 58, were indicted on federal drug trafficking charges, the U.S

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 01:40:44

Drugs worth $1.2 million seized at Alaska airport; 2 charged

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal grand jury indicted two Anchorage residents on drug charges following a seizure of methamphetamine and heroin with an estimated street value of $1.2 million. U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder on Thursday announced the indictment of 62-year-old Wilton Toney and 58-year-o

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 23:59:59