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Madison Chamber hosts towel drive to benefit residents

MADISON, Ala. - The Madison Chamber of Commerce wants you to wrap someone up with love this holiday season. The Madison Chamber is hosting a towel drive to benefit residents of Ability Plus, which provides community homes for people with intellectual disabilities. The Chamber is asking for all kinds

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 02:11:23

New lawsuit filed against Madison County sheriff, others

A new lawsuit has been filed naming the Madison County sheriff, Madison County commissioners, and other current and former county employees. It lists a number of allegations, including, "discrimination based on race; harassment based on race; a racially hostile working environment; different and les

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 01:28:54

New lawsuit against Madison County Sheriff's Office claims sex act caught on tape in investigations office

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A new discrimination lawsuit filed against Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning, members of the sheriff's office and Madison County officials claims multiple instances of sexual misbehavior - with at least one caught on tape - along with racial discrimination. The federal lawsuit

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-21 22:57:47

State game wardens warn against night hunting in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. -- When it comes to Alabama's Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Madison County is one of the higher complaint counties in the state, because there's a lot of wildlife here, and a lot more people. One of the biggest issues in the county is night hunting. Early Mon

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-22 02:15:12

Man arrested after threatening to kill 76-year-old mother

An Athens man accused of threatening to kill his 76-year-old mother and running from deputies is facing charges. Robert Montez Taylor, 24, of 18020 Sunflower Way, was arrested Friday on charges of third-degree domestic violence and resisting arrest, records show. He remained Monday in Limestone Coun

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-21 12:15:00

Baybears owner says North Alabama can support Minor League Baseball team again

The City of Madison is making its best pitch to the new owner of the Baybears to move the team to North Alabama. New owner, Ralph Nelson, has made several short stops in Madison over the past two weeks to vet the area's ability to support a minor-league baseball team. "I think this is probably

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-22 03:50:00

Liberty Middle School takes on Iron Bowl rivalry

MADISON, Ala. -- It's the week leading up to the Iron Bowl and the big game is the talk of the town. Madison City Schools has decided to get into the team spirit. It's usually all about Lion Pride at Liberty Middle School, but Tuesday teachers came together for their annual Iron Bowl tailgate. "Libe

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-22 02:37:42

Protect yourself from 'porch pirates' this holiday season

Not everyone is interested in embracing the true meaning of the holidays by giving back. Others are more interested in taking things. And thieves often set their sights on easy targets, like those boxes full of the things you ordered and had delivered to your home. They're called "porch pirates" and

WAFF - 2017-11-22 00:05:40

Oxnard workshops scheduled for job seekers

The West County America's Job Center in Oxnard will hold several free career workshops for job seekers in December. Here's the schedule: "Resumes that Sell," 8:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 1: Get hands-on assistance in completing a resume and cover and thank-you letters. Participants will walk away with a p

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-21 21:45:06

Affordable housing and parking issues plague two Oxnard condo projects

A couple of condominium projects planned in Oxnard needed approval this past week and council members expressed qualms about both. On a split vote, the council approved a 50-unit townhome project on a vacant lot on the corner of Wooley Road and Harbor Boulevard. Instead of building five affordable h


Hang glider mishap on Oxnard plain results in minor injuries

Two hang gliders were reported down on the Oxnard plain Sunday afternoon, leaving one flyer with minor injuries, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. The incident was reported around 2:45 p.m. near the intersection of Las Posas Road and Pacific Coast Highway. The site is near Naval Base


Camarillo police seek ID of Kmart theft suspect

Authorities have requested the public's help in identifying a suspected thief from an incident at a Camarillo Kmart on Friday, police said Tuesday. Around 3:10 p.m. Friday, authorities received reports of a woman walking out of the Kmart at 940 Arneill Road with unpaid merchandise. Kmart loss preven

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-22 02:58:04

Police: Ventura burglary suspect enters home, drinks woman's alcohol

Ventura police said they arrested a man on suspicion of burglary after he allegedly entered a woman's home and drank her alcohol. The victim reported at 7 p.m. that an unknown male had entered her condominium at 350 Paseo De Playa, authorities said. She was able to flee the home and was unsure if t

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-21 06:39:31

Ventura County Rescue Mission prepares to serve up 1,000 Thanksgiving meals

OXNARD, Calif. - Over 200 volunteers with the Ventura County Rescue Mission will be serving up approximately 1,000 traditional Thanksgiving meals on Thanksgiving Day. The Ventura County Rescue Mission is located at 234 E. 6th Street in Oxnard. The annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet will take place on

KEYT - 2017-11-22 02:08:04

This week: Inflatable pig memorial, tree lighting, reindeer at the zoo

Great inflatable green pig memorial: A public "Irish wake and memorial procession" will be held for the Great Inflatable Green Pig, a St. Patrick's Day Parade float that gave out after 26 years. 5 p.m. Nov. 30, Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. For more information, email nanodrake

VCSTAR.COM - 2017-11-21 14:00:57

HELP FOR THE HOMELESS | Local orgs dedicated to providing basic services, hot meals

Ventura County's winter warming shelter for the homeless will launch on Dec. 15 at the National Guard Armory in Ventura, county and municipal officials have decided. Homeless persons can enter the armory, located at 1270 Arundell St. in Ventura, at 6 p.m. each day. Local officials are talking with N

VENTURA COUNTY REPORTER - 2017-11-22 04:58:19

Sexual assault report at UCA fraternity under investigation

On Monday, officers received a report alleging a female student was assaulted by a male student at a University of Central Arkansas fraternity. (KATV Photo){ } A sexual assault at a University of Central Arkansas fraternity is under investigation by campus police. On Monday, officers received a repo

KATV - 2017-11-21 15:19:14

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $1.76M

An undeveloped 38.65-acre tract of land south of Pomegranate Avenue and west of Firestone Lane in Pulaski County has been purchased for $784,540. The buyer was Maly Group LLC of Conway, led by James and Smitha Thomas. The seller was CAC Properties LLC of North Little Rock. Building in Hillcrest Sold

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-11-21 15:28:00

Police: Little Rock man fleeing in stolen car causes wreck that injures 2

Credit: Pulaski County sheriff's office Jonathan Bradford, 22, of Little Rock A man fleeing a traffic accident in a stolen car on Saturday caused a wreck that injured two other people, according to an arrest report. Officers tried to stop Jonathan Bradford, 22, of Little Rock in a stolen white Me

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-21 12:30:00

NLRPD on the lookout for suspect with stolen car

North Little Rock police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was stolen on November 18. (North Little Rock Police){ } North Little Rock police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was stolen on November 18. Officials say a black 2013 Kia Optima bear

KATV - 2017-11-21 11:33:27