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Coroner says Tom Petty died of accidental overdose

LOS ANGELES, California (KETK) - A coroner with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has ruled that Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose. The singer/musician's family released a statement on Facebook saying the medical examiner's office informed them that Petty died "due to

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-20 00:48:44

Long Beach Airport Closes Strong Year

Long Beach Airport passenger traffic was 1.9 million in 2017, up 33% over the previous year. November and December passenger traffic were also up-23% and 21% respectively-compared with the same months in 2016. The strong showing reflects a full-year of additional routes the airport was able to add w


LAPD cop gets two years in jail for assault weapons: He's also charged with 15-year-old girl cadet sex

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer charged locally with sex-related counts involving a 15-year-old girl from the department's cadet program pleaded no contest Friday to two weapons-related charges stemming from a search of his home in San Bernardino County. Robert Cain was immediately se

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-01-19 23:47:19

With 101 Fwy Already Closed Because of Montecito Mudslides, Snow Threatens to Shut Down I-5 Through Grapevine

The 101 Freeway has been closed for more than a week due to the Montecito mudslides. Crews work to clean up a closed stretch of the 101 Freeway near Santa Barbara. (Credit: KTLA) Now, California's other main north-south route is threatened by disruption due to snow. A cold wave moving into Southern

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-20 01:51:28

Mayhem in Palm Desert: Bomb squad, trapped employee, arrest!

A Los Angeles man who allegedly locked himself inside the backroom of a Palm Desert business with an employee in an incident that also triggered a bomb squad response after a "suspicious device" was located in the suspect's bag Friday was charged with false imprisonment. Andrew Campbell, 28, is accu

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-01-20 01:28:04

1 shot in North Hollywood in front of 7-Eleven

A man was shot in front of a 7-Eleven in North Hollywood following an argument, police and witnesses said. Witnesses said after the shooting the victim was crawling on his stomach in the parking lot of the shopping center and leaving a trail of blood. But police described his injuries as not life-th

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-01-19 05:49:33

L.A. Times publisher Ross Levinsohn to take unpaid leave of absence

Los Angeles Times publisher and chief executive Ross Levinsohn was placed on an unpaid leave of absence Friday while the paper's parent company, Tronc, investigates allegations of inappropriate conduct while an executive at other companies. Times President Mickie Rosen will lead the newspaper in Lev

LA TIMES - 2018-01-19 21:40:00

Clippers try to ignore rumor mill as NBA trade deadline nears

PLAYA VISTA - The Clippers' plans seem to be in a constant state of flux, on and off the court. Injuries have forced the Clippers to adjust and adapt on a daily basis since Milos Teodosic suffered a plantar fascia injury in the first half of the second game of the season. They also have sparked endl

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-19 21:42:36

Man dragged along rural Central Texas road dies

HICO, Texas (KWTX) A Dublin man died Tuesday near Hico after trying to force his way into a pickup, Department of Public Safety Sgt. Dave Roberts confirmed Friday. Clifford Allen Mericle, 47, of Dublin was standing alongside Farm-to-Market Road 1744 at about 5:35 a.m. Tuesday when the driver of the

KWTX - 2018-01-19 19:30:00

Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

Rubino On Thursday Hood County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested Justin Michael Rubino, 30, from Benbrook, for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony, said Public Information Officer Lt. Johnny Rose. The charge stems from an incident where Rubino was allegedly shooting a

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:24:59


Following are some of the calls received by the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office for the period Jan. 12-18: FRIDAY, JAN. 12 CIVIL MATTER - 200 block of Buzzbee Road, Palo Pinto, 10:21 a.m. GRASS FIRE - Mitchell Hill Road, Gordon, 11:11 a.m. Burn ban violation. WELFARE CONCERN - 800 block of Urb

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-19 19:40:00

Youngsters can bust that boredom at Discovery Place

Martaevious Jackson and Kerwin Hooper take part in Tinker Fest last May at Discovery Place. The Texarkana Museums System has a Boredom Buster program for children on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, and Tinkerfest will return in May. (Gazette file photo) If your children need s

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 22:46:47

Man arrested for intoxicated assault after 2-vehicle collision

Courtesy photo About 4:45 p.m., on Fall Creek Highway near the entrance to DeCordova, a 2009 Toyota Yaris driven by Kevin Futch, 24, of Granbury, crossed into the oncoming southbound lane and struck another vehicle, said Texas Highway Patrol Staff Sergeant Dub Gillum. Sherry Carrington, 59, also fro


POLICE CALLS: Jan. 10-17

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period Jan. 10-17. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10 ARREST - 501 block of S.E 3rd Street, 9:15 a.m. Shawn M. Owen, 33, of Mineral Wells, was arrested on an outstanding county

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-01-18 21:15:00

Meridian girls wrap up first round

After finishing the first round of District 10-2A competition winless, the youthful Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team hopes to put it behind them, learn from their experience and start fresh. Thanks to the freezing temperatures, the Lady Jackets got an extra day to think about it as Meridia


Jury's 80-year sentence for long pursuit upheld by court

In a ruling last week, an appeals court upheld the 80-year prison sentence a Parker County jury assessed to a Stephenville man for fleeing from Weatherford police for over 20 miles in 2015. Timothy Shawn Williams, 46, pled guilty to evading arrest or detention with a vehicle last May and elected to


Marshall man taken into custody on drug charges

During a patrol in Marshall on Oct. 19, 2017, a Marshall police officer spotted a suspect who had two active warrants for his arrest. According to a probable cause statement, the police officer questioned Joey Contreras and searched his person. Reportedly, Contreras handed the officer a knife from h

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Sedalia police arrest man after finding drugs, gun in SUV

SEDALIA, Mo. - Sedalia police arrested Zachary Smasal on Tuesday after officers performed a traffic stop on a SUV because it did not have a rear license plate. According to the probable cause statement, when officers approached the car they could smell marijuana. Smasal admitted to smoking some ear

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:36:49

Sedalia woman charged after being accused of supplying heroin

SEDALIA, Mo. - A Sedalia woman has been charged with multiple drug charges after she was accused of being a heroin distributor. According to the probable cause statement, officers were able to obtain a cellphone showing text conversations about Kenneth McGee and Tuesday Sparks distributing heroin i

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:19:24

Job searching has changed over the years

With all the "help wanted" signs I see around Sedalia, I had to wonder what two young men were talking about the other day when I heard them say they could not find a job in "This Town." In the '40s and early '50s when I was a boy, kids would have loved to have the many opportunities to work in the

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-20 02:06:00