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Berkeley Police Ask for Help in Finding Young Man Who May Be Suicidal

Police are asking for help tonight locating a missing Berkeley man who may be suicidal. Officers are looking for Xavier Smith-Wilson, 20, who was last seen at 6:08 p.m. at 2870 Adeline St. near the Berkeley Bowl. Smith-Wilson is a black man, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 175 pounds with black hair and

BERKELEY DAILY PLANET - 2017-11-23 05:33:00

Rohnert Park family reaches settlement over daughter's 2015 Berkeley balcony collapse death

The family of a Rohnert Park woman killed in a 2015 balcony collapse at a Berkeley apartment complex has reached a settlement with the owner of the building, its management company and a real estate investment firm. Jackie and George Donohoe reached the agreement on the death of their daughter, Ashl

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-11-22 23:39:00

Right-, left-wing Berkeley celebs trade barbs, lawsuits

BERKELEY - In the latest chapter in a feud between two high-profile political activists, former Berkeley College Republicans president Troy Worden announced he is suing antifa celebrity Yvette Felarca for more than $100,000 in damages. Both sides had proclaimed vindication in October after an Alamed

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:07:18

Bluegrass legend Del McCoury headlines a concert for the ages (literally) in Berkeley

Bluegrass was an innovative style when Bill Monroe forged the new sound in the 1940s. Guitarist and singer Del McCoury, 78, put in a brief stint with Monroe early in his career, and over the decades he's made a point of pushing the music forwards while preserving its essential spirit. McCoury has wo

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:30:40

Berkeley Gang Member Charged In Halloween Shooting

BERKELEY, CA - A reputed gang member was charged Tuesday with assault with a firearm and other charges for a shooting in Berkeley last month that left a victim with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said. The Alameda County District Attorney's Office filed the charges against Jose Paz-Leja, 26, o

PATCH - 2017-11-22 12:30:00

What kind of coffee did Sam Smith order at Berkeley shop?

Customers and staff at Berkeley's 1951 Coffee Company had a surprise celebrity visitor Sunday when British singer Sam Smith stopped by on Sunday to pick up some hot drinks. The singer-songwriter ordered an espresso and a cappuccino with almond milk, according to a photo posted on Instagram by the no

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-21 18:36:03

Deadly Berkeley balcony collapse lawsuit settled

A photo of the balcony at 2020 Kittredge St. that collapsed on June 15, 2016, killing six and injuring seven. Photo: Emily Dugdale The families of the six people killed and seven people injured when a balcony sheared off the Library Gardens apartment complex on June 16, 2015, have settled legal acti


Settlement reached in deadly Berkeley balcony collapse lawsuit

BERKELEY - Plaintiffs in the 2015 deadly Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six and injured another seven reached a settlement, their attorney announced Monday. The partial settlement, the amount of which is confidential, was reached between the injured victims and the families of the dead, mostl


Lunenburg Sees Increases in Property Values Following Reassessment

LUNENBURG - Lunenburg County recently underwent a reassessment of property and improvements with both areas increasing according to Lunenburg County Commissioner of Revenue Liz Hamlett. Mrs. Hamlett addressed the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors last week and noted that there was an overall 7%

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Indictments handed down - South Hill Enterprise: News

Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg Grand Jury has handed down in several cases reported through the area. Darius Montrelle Carter, was indicted on Monday on charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, Cocaine. The indictment follows an arrest by the Southside Regional Dru

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:38:00

Missing Hanover County woman in need of medication

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. - A missing Hanover County woman suffers from a medical condition and is in of medication, according to the Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Lynn Wilson, 49, was last seen Monday in the 15000 block of Saint Peters Church Road at approximately 11:45 a.m. Deputies say Wilson is als


"I can't wait! She's coming right now!": Dad delivers newborn in hospital parking lot

A family from Dinwiddie has a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Less than 24 hours ago, their newborn daughter was delivered by her own father in Chippenham Hospital's parking lot. Baby Aveleen proved she is not one to wait! "Are you going to open your eyes?" asked Melissa Bragg to her infa

NBC12 - 2017-11-22 23:11:49

Annual Miss Charlotte County Pageant Brings Out the Best in All

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE - As the autumn wind howled outside on Saturday night, the Randolph-Henry auditorium was filled with ooohs and aaahs from an excited crowd. Thirty-four young beauties took the stage for the annual Miss Charlotte County Pageant on Saturday, November 18 at 7 p.m. The pageant incl

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:50:00

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.John Adams 1770 Supervisor-elect Kay Pierantoni is angry with the Southside Messenger because we have not included her monthly tirades to th

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

26 dogs seized from suspected Dinwiddie dog fighting ring

DINWIDDIE, Va. - Dozens of animals were seized after Dinwiddie County animal control officers discovered a dog fighting pit, according to a search warrant executed in Dinwiddie County. The search warrant was taken out on Tuesday, Nov. 14, after two animal control officers were dispatched for the rep


Family is 'Thankful' for Treasure Returned to Them 73 Years Later

VICTORIA - With Thanksgiving here this week, one local family is thankful that a man they had never met took the time and effort to return something to their family. After 73 years, a "Heart Shield" military New Testament Bible found its way back to members of Edwin Vaughan's family. The story began

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:13:00

Senators announce funding for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital

CLARKSBURG - U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Tuesday a total of $325,000 for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Development. "I am particularly thrilled that part of this funding will go toward impro

THEET.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Federal appeals court rules against Clarksburg landlord

RICHMOND, Va. - The federal appeals court for the Fourth Circuit found no reversible error in the case of a Clarksburg landlord who'd accused city officials of using the community's building demolition program for personal gain. It was the latest in a string of legal defeats for landlord Gregory Hal

THEET.COM - 2017-11-21 22:05:00

Clarksburg City Council members vote in favor of first reading of ordinance to change meeting times

CLARKSBURG - Clarksburg City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would move up the time of council's bimonthly meetings during its regular meeting Monday evening. The ordinance, which would amend Article 115.01 of the Codified Ordinances of the city of Clarksburg, would change m


Reported overdose leads to arrest

Steven N. Lockhart, 25, of Jane Lew was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine by a member of the West Virginia State Police on Wednesday, Nov 15. According to the criminal complaint the officer responded to report of a possible overdose in the parking lot of

THE WESTON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 16:32:26