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Vehicle crash with fatality on US 60

Lake Wales Police Department officers responded at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday to a vehicle crash at U.S. 60 and Ninth Street. According to reports Aaron Vann, 27, of Lake Wales, was driving a 1998 Ford pickup eastbound on U.S. 60 approaching the intersection of Ninth Street. Edward Ethington, 81, of Winte

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-18 20:22:58

2 arrested in case of beating, shooting, robbery of elderly man in Bartow

BARTOW, Fla. (WFLA) - Bartow police have arrested two men suspected in a crime spree that involved the armed robbery, beating and shooting of an elderly man. Bartow police detectives say they identified all of the suspects involved in Monday's attack against the elderly man at Mosaic Park. Detective

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-18 15:28:15

Weather forecast: Frost likely overnight, milder Friday afternoon

Expect another cold night tonight. High pressure builds in with lighter winds tonight. The air is still dry which would cut down on the frost potential. But, the winds will go very light after midnight so we will set the stage for good radiational cooling. Last night the temperatures were fairly uni

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-19 01:27:00

Bartow armed robbery investigation leads to alleged crime spree

BARTOW (FOX 13) - Police in Bartow say two elderly victims were robbed at gunpoint Monday in Mosaic Park. Police now believe the suspects were involved in a week-long crime spree in Winter Haven, Lake Wales, and unincorporated Polk County. Bartow Police Chief Joe Hall said video recovered from the

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 00:41:00

VIDEO: Motorists blow through Lakeland red lights at alarming rate, police say

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - Lakeland police have noticed a lot more vehicles running red lights lately. To highlight the problem, the agency released a video compilation of distracted drivers who were caught on traffic cameras running red lights at intersections in Lakeland. Thankfully, the agency said

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:16:10

Three Suspects In Custody after Armed Robbery of Eldery Victims: Bartow

This evening (January 18, 2018), detectives with the Bartow Police Department charged the third suspect connected with the Armed Robbery and Shooting of an elderly man which occurred on January 15, 2018, in the area of Mosaic Park in Bartow. Investigation revealed that this third subject, Yazman Kel

DAILYRIDGE.COM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Girl, 4, mauled by pit bull in Melbourne, police say

A 4-year-old girl suffered extensive wounds when she was attacked by a pit bull Thursday in Melbourne, police said. The attack happened in a mobile home on Rolling Rock Drive around 1:30 p.m., according to the Melbourne Police Department. Police said the child was attacked by one of three dogs tha

WESH - 2018-01-18 21:19:00

Children left waiting at Kissimmee bus stop, parents say

Children were left at a bus stop this morning in Kissimmee, according to their parents'. Angel Fernandez said his 10-year-old son and about three other children were due to be picked up at a bus stop at Four Winds Boulevard around 7:10 a.m. Thursday but the bus never showed up. Fernandez said they w

WESH - 2018-01-18 21:39:00

Arrest made after woman stabbed 6 times at Raleigh Food Lion

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh man was arrested Wednesday, less than a week after a woman was stabbed six times outside a Food Lion in Raleigh, police said. CLICK TO VIEW MORE MUGSHOTS Khawan Dixon, 20, of Milbank Street in Raleigh, is charged in connection with the attack that happened around 6:3

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-17 21:18:03

Ray Price's name will no longer grace Raleigh's Harley-Davidson dealership

The Ray Price name that has become synonymous with Harley-Davidson motorcycles in North Carolina is taking a final bow and stepping off the stage. Raleigh's Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph dealership, founded 35 years ago by the legendary drag racer and Johnston County native, has been renamed by

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 17:22:00

Police responding to reported shooting at Raleigh hotel

Raleigh, N.C. - Raleigh police on Wednesday night were responding to a reported shooting at a hotel near the Crabtree Valley Mall. A heavy police presence could be seen outside the Embassy Suits on Creedmoor Road at about 11 p.m. Crime scene tape was also visible around the area. Authorities did not

WRAL - 2018-01-18 04:19:00

2 injured when car plows into Raleigh creek

(Michael Hyland/CBS North Carolina) RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Two people suffered minor injuries Thursday when their vehicle plowed into a creek on Landreaux Drive off Rock Quarry Road, officials said. Around 4:30 p.m., the driver lost control and the vehicle left the roadway - sending the car down

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-18 22:37:25

City of Durham shut out from Duke Energy rate-hike dialogue - Rachel Karasik | The Herald Sun

Durham residents and businesses are once again being forced to pay to clean up Duke Energy's mess. This time, residential customers are being blindsided with a proposed 16.7 percent rate increase to monthly electricity bills, averaging over $220 a year for every household. The price for goods and s

HERALDSUN.COM - 2018-01-18 19:52:00

SECU branch robbed in northeast Raleigh

Police are investigating a robbery Thursday afternoon at a State Employees Credit Union branch in northeast Raleigh. Shortly after 3 p.m., Raleigh police were dispatched to the branch at 4262 Louisburg Road. Police say two suspects were involved. No injuries were reported. Anyone with information

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 21:28:00

The bitter cold is wreaking havoc on Raleigh's water lines

Winter has not been kind to water lines throughout the city. Raleigh has seen 118 water main breaks since Dec. 1, according to officials. That's nearly double the 66 breaks during December 2016 and January 2017. Most of the problems have occurred since a deep freeze ushered in the new year in muc

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 20:43:00

Slip, slidin' semis cause major tie-ups on NC highways

Raleigh, N.C. - At least five crashes involving tractor-trailers Thursday caused interstates to be shut down in central North Carolina. Problems started early, with a truck hitting another vehicle that was towing a trailer on northbound Interstate 85 near N.C. Highway 86 in Hillsborough at about 8:3

WRAL - 2018-01-18 22:43:23

Man faces murder charge in stabbing

Cameron Scott Halliburton A Texarkana man accused of fatally stabbing a driver found dead behind the wheel of his car in November has been formally charged with murder by prosecutors in Miller County. Cameron "Fishman" Scott Halliburton, 28, allegedly killed 27-year-old Jarrod Klein as Klein was beh

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 15:59:25

Illnesses hit Texarkana area homeless shelter

A Texarkana homeless shelter works to accommodate those seeking shelter from dangerous cold temperatures and wide-spread illnesses. Randy Sams' Outreach Shelter has recently seen an increase in people staying overnight at the shelter. With more than 130 people, the shelter is almost at full capacity

KTBS - 2018-01-18 19:48:00

Texarkana, Arkansas District Court Offering Warrant Amnesty

Judge Wren Autrey has announced the Texarkana, Arkansas District Court and the Miller County District Court will grant Amnesty beginning January 19, 2018 through April 30, 2018 for individuals that have outstanding warrants for failure to appear, probation violation, or failure to report. During thi

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-01-18 23:31:45

Jason's Deli warns customers about possible credit card breach

TEXARKANA, TX - Jason's Deli is warning customers their credit card info may have been stolen. The chain was notified Friday that Mastercard had a large quantity of payment card information up for sale on the "dark web." Management officials say they are working to determine if the breach actually t

KTAL - 2018-01-18 14:51:14