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2 Athens-area lawmakers oppose Clarke County sheriff ICE cooperation

Two Athens-area lawmakers came out in opposition Friday to a reported Clarke County sheriff's department policy change regarding illegal immigrants. State reps. Deborah Gonzalez (D-Athens) and Jonathan Wallace (D-Watkinsville), said they "are concerned about a recent policy change made by the Clarke

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 01:17:00

Both off-campus bookstores set to close by February

Baxter Street Bookstore and Beat the Bookstore are two off campus bookstores located on Baxter Street in Athens, Georgia. Students used these off campus bookstores to purchase books and other items for classes when they did not want to go to the University of Georgia bookstore on campus. These store

RED AND BLACK - 2018-01-20 13:00:00

Snow in Athens causes hazardous weather and canceled class

From icy roads to major road blockages and flipped vehicles, the sudden winter weather turned Athens upside down. The inclement weather that hit Athens late on Jan. 15 resulted in schools and roads throughout the county closing as well as the University of Georgia delaying school Jan. 18 and closing

RED AND BLACK - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

2 teens arrested after SUV stolen, children dumped along freezing roads

Days after an SUV was stolen from a gas station and two children inside the vehicle were dumped on major roadways in frigid temperatures, authorities have arrested two teenagers and say there may be additional arrests. RELATED: SUV thief dumped little girl, 1-month-old baby along freezing roads The

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-01-19 23:59:59

GSP investigating fatal wreck in Barrow County

Georgia State Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal wreck that occurred on Georgia Highway 316 in Barrow County early Friday afternoon. Barrow County Emergency Services crews initially responded to the intersection of Ga. Hwy. 316 and Harry McCarty Road in Bethlehem in reference to a motor vehic

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-01-19 15:01:00

Body found with multiple gunshot wounds in DeKalb

The body of a 32-year-old man was found Friday morning in south DeKalb County with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. Detectives, who learned about the body about 9:25 a.m., are working the scene in the 4500 block of Golf Vista Circle, spokesman Lt. Lonzy Robertson told The Atlanta Journa

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-01-19 19:04:18

Teens Dumped Girl, Baby On Freezing Highways: Police

ATLANTA, GA - Two Atlanta teenagers are behind bars after police say they stole an SUV, then dumped a baby and a 4-year-old girl out on busy roadways in freezing temperatures. Thankfully, the children were rescued - with the help of a local university police chief and a television news cameraman. At

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:19:34

Gainesville woman accused of trafficking teenage girl

A Gainesville woman is accused of human trafficking in a case involving a 16- or 17-year-old girl. Authorities believe Laronda Jamese Moore, 38, recruited, harbored and transported a teenage girl "for the purposes of sexual servitude," Hall County Sheriff's Office Lt. Scott Ware wrote in a news rel

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-19 23:17:00

Norwich schools groundskeeper arrested in sexual abuse of child

A longtime groundskeeper at the Norwich City School District has been arrested in a sexual abuse charge. David G. Shaffer, a 55-year-old Pharsalia resident who works for Buildings and Grounds at the Norwich school district, was taken into custody Thursday night by the Chenango County Sheriff's Offic

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-19 16:42:27

Broome YMCA closed until further notice due to water main break

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The West Y, located at 61 Susquehanna Street, will be closed until further notice because of a water main break. No cause for the break has been given, but it's expected that cleanup will take some time to complete. The Y says they hope to reopen their doors as soon as possible.

WBNG-TV - 2018-01-20 19:23:00

Letter: Snow removal hasn't improved in city

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Jimmie Malone of Binghamton took this drone video starting at the Conklin at Kirkwood Bridge over the Susquehanna River on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Jimmie Malone / Provided video Last March, in response to numerous complaints over the city's plowing (or lack thereof

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-20 15:00:01

FLOODED: West Family YMCA closed until further notice

Activities regularly scheduled for the West Family YMCA in Johnson City were moved to the Binghamton facility on Saturday as restoration crews worked to address damage caused by flooding at the Johnson City center. On Friday, YMCA of Broome County announced on Facebook a pipe had burst, causing the

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-20 19:35:27

FDR historic site and three others suspended after government shutdown

Four national historic sites in the region are temporarily closed after the federal government shutdown as of Friday midnight after both sides of the Senate failed to come up with a spending bill. Beginning Saturday the Mid-Hudson Valley the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 16:03:16

Tioga Emergency Services Monitoring Susquehanna River Ice Jam

The Tioga County Office of Emergency Services is currently monitoring an ice jam that has formed in the Susquehanna River from the area of Hiawatha Island and extending east into Broome County. Tioga officials are joined by the National Weather Service, the New York State Department of Environmental

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-01-19 23:16:00

Hundreds March for Women's Equality in Binghamton

Hundreds of people gathered at the MLK Promenade and marched through Downtown Binghamton in support of equality and women's rights on Saturday. The display was just one of the many similar taking place all across the United States one year after President Donald Trump was inaugurated. "I'm here in s

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-01-21 04:04:00

Medical emergency blamed for PA man's death in I-81 crash

TOWN OF KIRKWOOD (WBNG) - According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, a Pennsylvania man died after appearing to suffer a medical emergency while driving on Interstate 81. At approximately 6:28 p.m. Thursday, officials say a Broome Count Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to a car accident off of

WBNG-TV - 2018-01-19 19:13:00

Three-car crash temporarily shuts down Youngstown bridge

A speeding driver crashed into two other vehicles in Youngstown on Friday, resulting in a three-car crash that temporarily closed Center Street Bridge. A Youngstown police officer was patrolling near Shady Run Road and Aberdeen Avenue Friday night when he claims he saw a grey Ford Fusion run a stop

WFMJ.COM - 2018-01-20 18:44:00

Three arraigned on felony drug charges

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Three people were arraigned in municipal court Friday after they were all arrested in separate traffic stops Thursday on felony drug charges. Magistrate Anthony Sertick of Youngstown Municipal Court set bond at $5,000 for Keith Wade, 28, of Wellington Avenue, who was arrested

VINDY.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Youngstown man arrested on B&E charge in Boardman

BOARDMAN - Township police arrested a Youngstown man on a breaking and entering warrant Thursday, according to a police report. Charged is Michael Carosella, 33, of Willis Avenue. The charge stems from an incident reported at a Dollar General on East Midlothian Boulevard on Sept. 21, according to

VINDY.COM - 2018-01-19 19:42:00

Next generation takes Hermitage barber shop into future

You know a barber shop's good, when you walk in the door and every seat's taken. Ralph's Barber Shop's been around a long time in Hermitage. It still has that old-school vibe, mixed with a little new-school success with Ralph's grandson taking the business into the future. Ralph Branca came to the U

WFMJ.COM - 2018-01-20 16:10:00