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Formerly homeless Lompoc men will spend Thanksgiving in their new home

Thankful after being housed (Photo Amanda Valdes} LOMPOC, Calif. - It's a story of hope and friendship. Two men who once had no place to live now have a place to call home. They are calling it a Thanksgiving miracle. One that Leonard Huyck and Robert Dunn aren't taking for granted. "For the first ti

KEYT - 2017-11-23 03:37:21

Man caught looking at pornographic images at library in Lompoc

LOMPOC, Calif. - People at the Lompoc Library use the computers for everything from movies to spreadsheets. But what one Lompoc woman saw on a screen Monday made her skin crawl. "Literally out of the corner of my eye, on one of the computers an image caught my attention and I was completely shocked

KEYT - 2017-11-23 00:12:56

City of Lompoc settles with Michael Giles' family in officer-involved shooting case

LOMPOC, Calif. - Exactly one year after Lompoc police shot and killed a man after allegedly brandishing a knife and advanced toward officers, the City of Lompoc reached a settlement with the man's family. Michael Carrillo, attorney for Michael Giles' family, said there was a monetary settlement but


Shop Lompoc promotion aims to put focus back on local businesses

With many Lompoc residents likely to begin - or hasten - their holiday shopping this weekend, the area's business community has once again joined together to encourage shoppers to stay local. For the sixth straight year, a large portion of Lompoc's retail stores and wineries will participate in the


Man Killed After Allegedly Firing Directly at Officers

Firing at officers directly in front of him, a suspect in a Lompoc homicide case was shot and killed by police officers on November 19. Law enforcement had been investigating a body found early that morning in the dry bed of the Santa Ynez River near a bike path roundabout. Witnesses described a pos


Man charged in police pursuit crash that killed 3-year-old

Waterbury police investigate a car crash on South Main Street at East Liberty Street in Waterbury, Conn., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewal

SYVNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 00:13:48

$3.9M in grant money available for family support programs

Roughly $3.9 million in grant funding for family support programs will be made available through First 5 Santa Barbara County, specifically for programs that will provide direct services to children, ranging in ages from 0 to 5 years old, and their families. In a statement announcing a request for p

SYVNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 23:00:00

Choir celebrates 40 years with 'Festival of Carols'

Mark your holiday calendar for the weekend of Dec. 16 if you love Christmas carols sung by super-talented singers. The Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale, Youth Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra will bring their holiday concert series, "Festival of Carols," to Solvang's Veterans Hall on Saturday, Dec. 16

SANTA MARIA TIMES - 2017-11-24 03:00:00

DPS Trooper killed, suspect arrested in Waller County

A man suspected of killing a Texas state trooper was taken into custody near Houston, according to the Waller County Sheriff's Office. Authorities identified the suspect as 32-year-old Dabrett Black, of Lindale. Around 3:45 p.m., a Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu for a traffic

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 02:22:00

Suspect caught in Waller County in killing of DPS officer

A manhunt ended Thursday night in Waller County for a suspect officials say shot and killed a Texas Department of Public Safety officer in Freestone County. Authorities identified the suspect as Darbrett Black, 32, who they say is about 5'11 and weighs 175 pounds. He allegedly fired multiple shots f

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 00:35:00

CAPTURED: Suspect in murder of Texas DPS trooper taken into custody in Waller County

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas DPS trooper in Freestone County has been captured in Waller County near Prairie View. Texas DPS officials said trooper Damon Allen stopped Dabrett Black on the southbound lanes of I-45 near Fairfield for a traffic violation around 3:45 p.m. Thursday. Alle

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2017-11-23 23:35:08

Montgomery County DWI enforcement increases for holidays

Montgomery County law enforcement agencies began conducting increased enforcement in hopes of sending a strong message to motorists that driving while intoxicated will not be tolerated during the holidays, officials said. The increased operations started Wednesday and will run through New Year's Day

YOURCONROENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:19:13

You can rent these homes featured on HGTV's 'Fixer Upper'

Y'all, the premiere of HGTV's final season of "Fixer Upper" airs Tuesday, Nov. 21, and it signals the beginning of the end. Chip and Joanna Gaines announced earlier this year they are ending their show to "catch their breath for a moment." HERE'S WHY: Chip, Joanna Gaines share why they're ending "Fi


So long, Shiplap: Final season of HGTV's Fixer Upper premieres Tuesday

CENTRAL TEXAS -- The fifth and final season of HGTV's hit home renovation show "Fixer Upper" starring Waco's Chip and Joanna Gaines premieres Tuesday night at 9/8 CT. In the last four years or so, the husband and wife have redesigned 77 homes in Central Texas, where they have simultaneously grown th


Girl, 14, with special needs dies after given blood pressure medication, autopsy shows

HOUSTON - A 14-year-old girl with special needs died in October 2016 from the toxic effects of blood pressure medication, an autopsy report shows. A fourth person has been arrested and is accused of having a role in her death. On Nov. 14, Harris County deputies arrested Tommieretta Gunner, Marreis


PLANTERSVILLE NEWS - Final weekend of 2017 TRF

Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:04 am The Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade in Brenham will be Dec. 1-2. Call 979-836-3695 or go to www.cityofbrenham.org for more information. The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce presents: The magic of Christmas, Christmas parade of lights to

NAVASOTA EXAMINER - 2017-11-22 19:04:00

Snap! It's Vintage: Antique rescue squad at work

Correspondent photo by LORETTA JACKSON Regina Lang, co-owner of Snap! Its Vintage, displays an antique brass bed whose original finish is preserved in one of several rooms at the a shop, a location on Main Street in Nashua that is devoted to the rescue of antiques and collectibles and whose opening

NASHUA TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Sticker shock hits NH health insurance buyers

MANCHESTER - Small business owners and middle-class individuals buying health insurance in New Hampshire have been warned for months that soaring premiums were in the offing for 2018. But once the open enrollment period began earlier this month and they took to "shopping" for the limited options on

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-24 03:00:00

Westford resident embarks on local book tour

Westford resident and Newton native Marcella Pixley will embark on a local book tour beginning in late November to promote her new young-adult novel "Ready To Fall." Pixley's is an eighth-grade teacher of Language Arts at the Carlisle Public Schools. This will be her third young-adult novel, follow

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 19:17:00

Hudson PD says man stole computers from Walmart

Hudson police have released surveillance photos asking the public's help to identify the man they say stole computers from Walmart on Tuesday. (COURTESY Hudson PD)HUDSON - Hudson police have released surveillance photos asking the public's help to identify the man they say stole computers from Walm

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-24 07:00:00