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Bay County Sheriff's Office deputy hit by car

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Bay County Sheriff's deputy is in serious condition after he got hit by a car in Southport early Thursday Morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Connie McDill, 69, was driving North on Highway 77 in the outside lane while a marked Bay County Sheriff patr

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 14:06:00

Police: Searching for Oasis Liquors shooting suspect

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Thursday morning around 4, Panama City police responded to a call about a shooting at Oasis Liquors on 15th Street that injured a man. Police say, Jake Cotterman, 29, of Panama City, was taken to a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Police tell

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 17:11:00

Panama City Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

PANAMA CITY, FL - We have an update this morning on an incident at the Oasis Lounge on 15th street. News 13 has confirmed thru the Panama City Police Department that a shooting took place around 4. a.m. Thursday morning. Police confirm that one person, a male, was shot and taken to the hospital and

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2017-11-23 14:25:17

Florida's highest point is right in our own backyard

PAXTON, Fla. (WJHG) - Florida's highest point sits on Britton Hill off County Road 285 in Paxton. At 345 feet above sea level, it's lowest high point of any state in the country. "In Paxton?" asks Freeport resident Tori Chiasson. "I didn't know that." Chiasson is not alone, several locals we asked a

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 07:39:00

Search for three home invasion robbery suspects

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding three suspects after they were reportedly involved in a home invasion robbery. Officials say three adults and two children were watching television Wednesday night at a home on Tokalon Court near Fort Wa

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 14:26:00

Pedestrian in hospital after getting hit by car

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A pedestrian is in the hospital after he walked in front of a car in Okaloosa County Wednesday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old was driving South on State Road 85 near Kelly Avenue. A pedestrian was walking East and tried to cross Stat

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-23 13:46:00

Tips to avoid Black Friday scams

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Black Friday has become a national past-time, and the high demand for sales has the shopping frenzy starting earlier. But you may want to be on the lookout for potential scams. Luckily, there are safeguards in place to help protect you from fraud this season. 1

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 01:35:00

Panama City Rescue Mission helps those in need on Thanksgiving

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Those in need on this Thanksgiving holiday were grateful for the help and meal of one local organization this morning. The Panama City Rescue Mission opened the doors of its Hope Cafe to give a hot meal to the homeless and the less fortunate. Hundreds of volunteers

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-24 01:36:00

Somerset County Sheriff's Office joins Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Somerset County Sheriff's Office is encouraging sober driving in an effort to keep impaired drivers off the road during the upcoming holiday season. "With great support coming from the Safe Communities Coalition and EmPoWER Somerset, plus local eating and drinking establishments and car dealers

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 16:34:55

Scarlet and black fuels Rutgers Bus

EAST BRUNSWICK - As Rutgers winds up its fourth Big Ten Conference football season, the Rutgers Bus has become tradition at all home game tailgates. On Saturday, the Rutgers bus will make its last appearance at its usual spot near the back of the yellow lot until next season as the Scarlet Knights t

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Bowery Mission dishes up thousands of meals for the homeless on Thanksgiving

MANHATTAN - Rahman Turner knows how lucky he is to be able to lend the Bowery Mission a helping hand in preparation for its annual Thanksgiving Day feast in Lower Manhattan - far from his own wife and children in Piscataway, New Jersey. "I miss home, but I know it's good for me to be here," said Tur

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 02:57:53

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Friday Nov. 24

Liberty State Park advocates fear the state is planning to allow a private marina on a portion of the park now open to the public. Free Thanksgiving dinners were provided to many of Hudson County's needy at a number of sites. And Macy's Thanksgiving Parade was a big success. In Sports, the Vikings t

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 05:55:40

Grammar School Competition at Bishop Ahr

Nearly 2,300 undergraduate students received degrees from William Paterson University on May 19 in a ceremony at the Prudential Center. Courtesy of William Paterson University The 19th annual Grammar School Competition was held at Bishop Ahr High School on Nov. 6. Twelve grammar schools from the Di

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Power outages hit Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex Thanksgiving morning

It was lights out for more 4,000 customers of Jersey Central Power & Light in Middlesex, Monmouth and Morris counties Thanksgiving morning largely due to equipment issues, according to JCP&L. JCP&L spokeswoman Tricia Ingraham said about 2,230 customers in Morris County, most of which were in Hanove

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 14:02:45

Make a Child Smile by Supporting 'Toys for Tots' through the Sheriff's Office

SOMERVILLE - The public is invited to share the joy of the holidays with area kids by donating new, unwrapped toys to the 2017 "Toys for Tots" campaign, hosted by the Somerset County Sheriff's Office. "One of the many goals of the Sheriff's Office is to see children's wishes come true during the ho

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-23 14:45:00

Eva's Village serves Thanksgiving dinner

Fellowship and spirits were high at Eva's Village in Paterson Thursday afternoon as volunteers helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to over 200 people. For the last three decades, the kitchen in Eva's Village has been providing thousands of meals to people in need. Service is not denied to anyone, no ma

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 20:51:40

Chinese food delivery worker attacked, robbed, police say

Two men robbed and attacked a restaurant delivery worker in Roosevelt on Wednesday, Nassau County police said. The restaurant employee, 28, was attempting to deliver Chinese food to a home on Smith Street when a man approached and demanded his possessions, police said in a news release. The employee

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:50:40

Police in Newark looking for man accused of making threats

The incident took place around 4:45 p.m. while the victim was walking on South 19th Street. The woman had never spoken to the man before he threatened her, she told police. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour Crime Stoppers' tip line at 877 NWK-TIPS (877 695-8477) or NWK-GUNS (877 6

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 22:03:18

Queens man charged with attempted murder in stabbing, police say

David Williams, 56, also was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon after his arrest on Thanksgiving morning, police say. A Queens man was arrested Thanksgiving morning and charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of his sister's boyfriend during a family argument in Jamaica,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 00:52:57

Hit-and-run driver slams into 71-year-old man, leaving him in critical condition in Queens

Police investigate a hit-and-run crash at Murray St. and 17th Road in Flushing, Queens on Thursday. A hit-and-run driver mowed down and critically injured an elderly man as he crossed a Queens street Thursday night, cops said. The 71-year-old man was on his way to meet the pastor of his church, wh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:24:05