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Cold case arrest made in El Dorado County courthouse

Joseph Ray Messer Joseph Ray Messer, 41, was arrested last week in Superior Court in Placerville, charged with the 1996 shooting of 17-year-old Jamie Brown in the town of Desert Hot Springs. Joseph Messer was attending a Monday hearing for his brother Jesse Dean Messer who was in court facing charge

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-19 21:29:04

105 years old and going strong

Maybelle Hesser waves as she prepares to take a ride in a 1930 Model A Ford in celebration of her 105th birthday at Eskaton on Nov. 16. Pictured left to right are: President of Hangtowns A's and the car's owner, Tom Jeanes, of pollock Pines Maybelle's daughter, Marlene Sorsaba, of Placerville and he

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 16:08:19

Parole denied - again - for killer who shot stepson in 1985

Ehren Dixon Ehren Dixon was 14 years old and living in Placerville in 1985 when he attended a special camp designed to build self-confidence and give youngsters a more positive outlook - he ended up climbing a tall mountain during that Outward Bound outing in Southern California. Upon returning to P

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 17:59:18

New veterans center provides permanent stand down needs

A Veterans Resources center was dedicated at the Veterans Memorial Building in Placerville on Veterans Day by volunteers who aim to provide free services to military personnel, veterans and their families in El Dorado County. The center will provide a permanent stand down, a grassroots, community-ba

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 17:35:59

Think gold rather than black Thanksgiving weekend

Placerville's historical Gold Bug Park and Mine will be open over Thanksgiving weekend on Nov. 24 to 26. "People will be looking for interesting and inexpensive things to do with their visiting relatives and guests over the long holiday period," said Frank Jacobi, the park superintendent. "So we're

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 16:02:47

For Myles Bean necessity was the inspiration of invention

Myles Bean was disappointed with the quality of the shorts he wore to work so he decided to create shorts that would hold up under rigorous wear and be sustainable. Courtesy photo Myles Bean is an interesting man in an unusual line of work. After years of guiding people down the rivers of Northern C

MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 16:32:13

Homeless Navy Vet Given Apartment in Senior Community

Keith Lozier, a formerly homeless veteran, sits in his new apartment. PLACERVILLE - After being homeless for nearly five years, Keith Lozier has a place of his own. Lozier calls himself a "happy country hippie," smiling and waving at people at a Cameron Park shopping center. That shopping center par

FOX40 - 2017-11-20 20:29:15

Sheriff's Air Rescue 06 and patrol helicopter, 40-King-4, were requested to assist a hiker

At approximately 2:30 p.m., Sheriff's Air Rescue 06 and the patrol helicopter, 40-King-4, were requested to assist in locating Ferraro. After a short time, the patrol crew located Ferraro and determined she would need to be hoist rescued. Ferraro was on a narrow trail in steep terrain at the 9,200'

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY NEWS - 2017-11-20 15:32:00

Trio charged with selling cocaine in Manchester

MANCHESTER - Three people living in three counties are facing charges related to drug sales in this Ontario County village. Cheryl Groescup, 46, of Gifford Road, Phelps; Travis Jacobs, 28, of Assembly Drive, Keuka Park; and Adam VanEpps, 43, of Rochester, were charged with two counts of third-degree

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-19 19:00:00

Canandaigua woman charged with felony DWI after stop on North Road

Woman had two previous DWI convictions within the last 10 years, according to police. State police say they charged a Canandaigua woman with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Thursday on North Road in the town. Police arrested Cheryl A. Hildebrandt, 57, with the felony DWI. Accor

MPNNOW - 2017-11-19 17:28:48

Authorities seek suspect in fatal shooting of police officer

Authorities say the 25-year-old Shaw was shot in the chest while chasing Holt on foot. Investigators say they know why the traffic stop occurred. But they won't provide further details, citing the ongoing investigation. Shaw had served as a part-time officer in three other towns before joining the N

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-19 20:16:38

Victor Lions Club performs local service projects

Victor Lions Club recently completed two community service projects, participated in a town of Victor event and continued its monthly volunteer service to veterans. Lions provided and served dinner to area veterans at the start of October. Veterans are welcome to dinner on the first Mondays of each

MPNNOW - 2017-11-20 15:33:35

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 photos: Highlights from the runway

Angels gathered on the runway for the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China. Candice Swanepoel, Bella Hadid, Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Stella Maxwell, Martha Hunt and more models showed off the latest looks from the lingerie brand on Monday in Shanghai. Lais Ribeiro stunned i

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 15:45:47

Police: Henrietta man arrested following "swatting" incident in Gates

Gates Police responded and say they surrounded the motel, taking several people out of the room. Following an investigation, police say they discovered that Edwards had placed the 911 call from another location, knowing he was giving false information. According to police, Edwards made the 911 call

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-20 15:35:00

Sheriff's deputy shoots armed man in drunken driving stop

Flood says the suspect rammed one deputy's car before he was stopped. Deputies were negotiating with the man when he pulled a gun and pointed it officers. Flood said one deputy fired. The man was taken to a Greenville hospital where he was pronounced dead. The man's name wasn't immediately released.

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-20 17:47:20

Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

"When families come together, that forms neighborhood. When neighborhoods come together, that forms community." Devon Reynolds, co-owner of Brothers & Sisters Unisex Salon, explains why the salon will serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the third time. The salon aims to "put the unity back in the com

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-20 13:30:04

15-Year-Old Charged With Deadly Stabbing Of Longmont Woman

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) - A 15-year-old boy is in police custody after the deadly stabbing of a woman at her Longmont apartment. (credit: CBS) Police responded to the Shores Apartments on Airport Road near Highway 66 shortly after 6pm Saturday. When officers arrived, the teen suspect had already left

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 17:45:59

Young: Grassroots rebels win latest battle against armies of Big Energy

When I read that an oil and gas company hired guards to cordon off dissidents from a public hearing on drilling near Boulder, I thought: "Not only has Big Energy become Colorado's fourth branch of government, it has built its own military." When I read about Adams County residents just beyond Broomf

COLORADOAN - 2017-11-19 23:00:00

Upscale apartment complex in Broomfield sells for $95M

BROOMFIELD - The 360-unit upscale 8000 Uptown Apartments in Broomfield has sold for $95 million, or $264,000 per unit, according to public records. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc. negotiated and helped close the purchase of the 360-unit apartment complex on behalf of inves

BIZWEST.COM - 2017-11-20 22:11:29

Stock Up: Here's Where to Jump on The Bone Broth Bandwagon

So maybe it doesn't quite feel like winter yet, but it's certainly the right time to start diving into the tasty world of bone broth. Sure, you can call it stock, since bone broth is basically the base of soup made from delicious, nutrient-filled bones that simmer for hours and hours until magic hap

WESTWORD - 2017-11-20 15:30:00