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Man gets 4 years for fatal hit-and-run crash

Updated: Nov 22, 2017 - 4:58 AMBARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a fatal hit-and-run crash. The Ledger reports that 66-year-old John Haag May Jr. was sentenced Monday. He pleaded no contest last month to leaving the scene of an accident involving a de

WFTV - 2017-11-22 09:58:24

Upcoming fishing tournaments in Polk and recent results

The FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB'S next tournament is Friday on Lake Okeechobee out of the Okeechobee ramp north of 78 bridge at the Kissimmee River. Call Harold Mcghee at 813-215-9759 or Darryl Cole at 352-516-0869. The KISSIMMEE BASS SERIES 2018 schedule is underway. Next date for Kissimmee Bass Series Se

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 16:57:09

Lakeland Electric power workers return from Puerto Rico

LAKELAND - Linemen from Lakeland Electric and other Florida municipal utilities are returning from Puerto Rico after about one month in which administrative problems and a lack of supplies hampered the reconnection effort, Lakeland Electric officials reported. The 20 Lakeland Electric workers joined

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 03:31:55

Freshwater fishing: Specks are getting bigger, and so are their numbers

Speckled perch fishing has really picked up around the area lakes. Anglers are catching better numbers of fish and the keepers are getting bigger. 1. Around Lakeland, "There's been a ton of specks caught around the area. Minnows and jigs with the extra flashy accent are seeing the best bite," report

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

3rd co-defendant pleads to Haven murder

BARTOW - The last of three co-defendants in the 2015 shooting death of Othneil "Ty" Wilson in Winter Haven has pleaded to a lesser charge of second-degree murder in exchange for a 15-year prison term. Neeno Charles Lott, 23, was scheduled to stand trial Nov. 27. His co-defendants, Shaquille Wingate,

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 03:24:27

At Gaines, 'they will carry on the family tradition'

LAKELAND - Gaines Jeweler, a family business in downtown Lakeland for 82 years, will remain so under a different family crest. The Lakeland retail icon announced it would sell Geo. L. Gaines Jeweler Inc. to a new family, Gina and Dean Saunders for an undisclosed price. The sale is expected to close

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 21:22:08

Home2 Suites hotel being built in Lakeside Village

LAKELAND - The new hotel being built at Lakeside Village will be a Hilton brand. Todd Vargas, senior planner with the Lakeland Community Development Department, said Wednesday the new 110-room hotel will be a Home2 Suites by Hilton. Construction has begun on thehotel north of the Polk Parkway and we

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 21:18:42

Former world boxing champ gives back to Winter Haven

WINTER HAVEN - Former world welterweight boxing champion and Winter Haven native Andre Berto has had 36 professional bouts, but his fight Wednesday was to make sure people in his hometown weren't spending Thanksgiving hungry. "This is where I came up from," Berto said. "I remember running around thi

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-22 22:19:57

Report recommends adding more Bozeman officers

To get the Bozeman Police Department adequately staffed to address the city's growth, it needs more officers. That's according to an analysis that looked at the department's current staffing levels, a report which Chief Steve Crawford presented to Bozeman City Commissioners on Monday night. "Bozeman

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 03:30:00

UM prioritization results signal end

Invented to divide the University of Montana faculty while giving them the impression that they are mastering their own destiny, the acronym APASP stands for an absurd, Kafka-esque, perverse pell-mell rush into a labyrinthine cluster of mediocrity. Although in the short run its diktats will save mon

MISSOULIAN - 2017-11-22 15:30:00

The 14 hottest toys of the holiday season (with pictures!)

A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active scene and more details will be released soon. The crime occurred at 9th and Durston. A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active sc

ABCFOXMONTANA.COM - 2017-11-22 22:25:00

Trio earn All-State honors for Belgrade

Belgrade senior Jordan Schlauch led the team in scoring with 20 goals and five assists to lead the Panthers to a the state Class A championship. Belgrade senior Jordan Schlauch led the team in scoring with 20 goals and five assists to lead the Panthers to a the state Class A championship.Dan Chesnet

BELGRADE NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:15:00

Deer and elk harvest up in southwest Montana

Most check stations in southwest Montana saw high numbers of elk come through compared to other years on the fifth weekend of the hunting season. Biologists report elk moving to winter range and hunters following suit to great success. Despite high winds, the highest harvest rate was seen in the Par


Look: AMC Theater in Newport Now Offers Plush Recliners, Full Bar

AMC Newport on the Levee is now offering deluxe recliner seats, a Dolby Cinema, upgraded snacks, and a full bar. Yes, with liquor. Now, you can throw back your favorite cocktail while munching on a pretzel the size of a steering wheel, kicked back in a huge recliner, and watching the finest movie di

RCNKY.COM - 2017-11-22 19:48:29

A look inside the newly renovated AMC Newport on the Levee 20

The fully renovated AMC Newport on the Levee 20 movie theater will have its official reopening Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, featuring recliner seating, a Dolby cinema, new food and drink offerings, and a fully stocked bar. David Sorcher for The Enquirer Buy Photo None The fully renovated AMC Newp

CINCINNATI.COM - 2017-11-21 20:53:47

First look: Seen Newport AMC Theaters $8 million upgrade

AMC Theaters at Newport on the Levee will have completed its $8 million renovation project by Thanksgiving Day. Upgrades to the theater include power reclining seats in all auditoriums, expanded consession stand offerings and the addition of a Dolby Cinema 4K theater. AMC first opened in 2001 at the

WCPO - 2017-11-21 15:48:56

AMC Newport on the Levee 20 renovations complete, and we've got a look inside

The five-month renovation at AMC Newport on the Levee 20 is officially complete. New features include plush, power recliners; new movie screens; Dolby speakers and sound systems; and the immersive moviegoing experience of IMAX. All auditoriums are wheelchair accessible and assisted listening devices

CINCINNATI.COM - 2017-11-21 21:18:44

Green Township man in prison for planning terrorist attack wants sentence reversed

The Green Township man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol wants his guilty plea and sentence thrown out. (WKRC File) FAIRTON, N.J. (WKRC) - The Green Township man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol wants his guilty plea and sentence thr

WKRC - 2017-11-21 17:16:30

Family of man killed by hit skip wish to keep his dreams alive

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A 14-year-old girl is afraid to go back to school. Concentrating is tough after seeing her father's body. Federico Ventura was hit twice while crossing the street. The first car never stopped. There are clues that could lead to that driver, but help is needed. Federico Ventura ca

WKRC - 2017-11-21 18:00:00

Kentucky officials declare hepatitis outbreak

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years. The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky. The office says 31 cases of acute hepatitis A have been

FOX 19 - 2017-11-22 09:56:37