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Family left homeless by Hurricane Irma thankful for life this holiday season

Patrice Dunn and her five children - sitting on her knees and standing around her - had Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Lithonia-based Xi Xi Zeta chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Members, pictured with her above, read of her plight in CrossRoadsNews after a tree fell felled by Hurricane Ir

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

'Gift of Love' mission project collecting gifts

Greenforest Community Baptist Church families and others can pick children to benefit from the church's fifth annual "Gifts of Love" mission project for the Forest at Columbia Children and Parents through Dec. 10. The annual "Walter Johnson Memorial Doll/Toy Ministry," sponsored by the church's Visi

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

DeKalb Medical Tree Lighting set

Families can join DeKalb Medical on Nov. 30 for its Christmas Tree lighting on the front lawn of the North Decatur campus. The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and includes live music, refreshments and a display of unique gingerbread creations. Participants will get to vote on their favorite. Lights on

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Argument On Thanksgiving Morning Leads To Fatal Shooting: Report

DEKALB COUNTY - As other families celebrated Thanksgiving, a local family mourned the death of a 32-year-old man who was shot Thursday morning during an argument at a DeKalb County gas station, according to a media report. Andricus Harris, 32, went to the gas station on Bouldercrest Road, off Inters

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:06:58

Woman reported missing later found in North Georgia

A metro Atlanta woman who was reported missing after not arriving at her daughter's house for Thanksgiving has been found, police said. Velma Harrison, 80, was found in Rome by a citizen who recognized her vehicle from the Mattie's Call that was issued, Dunwoody police said in a Facebook post. "She


Fayette jails 2 men for armed robbery

Two Atlanta men are in custody on armed robbery charges in connection with a Sept. 22 incident off Ga. Highway 279 in north Fayette County. Jerell S. Palmer, 22, and Richard T. Presley, 20, both of Atlanta, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and false imprisonment, according to Sher

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 12:17:19

Murder suspect arrested at Atlanta motel

A man wanted in the shooting death of a 24-year-old Middle Georgia man was arrested at a motel in northeast Atlanta, according to authorities. Anterrio Tremaine Stinson, 25, was arrested about 8 a.m. Wednesday at a Motel 6 near Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, the Macon Telegraph reported. U.S. Marsh


School's veterans event reunites Navy buddies after 6 decades

A moment of recognition at Crabapple Lane slide show; both have lived in Fayette for decades It took some convincing for Jessica Faulkner to get her grandfather to come to the Veterans Day breakfast at Crabapple Lane Elementary School, where she teaches third grade. But when Alvin Parker arrived for

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 12:05:57

Championship sites set for basketball: Section V boys heading back to Big House

The chances of Section V high school boys basketball championship games getting bounced from the Big House again in the near future are much lower. Section V boys basketball coordinator Jack Purificato said there is a three-year contract with SMG, the company that operates Blue Cross Arena at the R

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 21:33:46

Farmington dentist sends candy to troops overseas

Mattiacio Orthodontics in Farmington recently collected over 250 pounds of candy during its Halloween Candy Buy Back for troops overseas and to raise money for local schools. Victor Central Schools collected 125.5 pounds of candy, earning $125.50 plus an extra $100 for collecting the most candy. Blo

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 14:53:44

10 gifts under $20

So many gifts, so little money and time. This is the time of the year when we shower our loved ones with gifts to say thank you. But it's also a busy time of the year when there are a lot of activities. Time is of the essence in this busy season. To help you save time and money, we shopped local re

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

Dugway Road residents seek safety fix

They are calling on the state Department of Transportation for help at what they say is a dangerous intersection. CANANDAIGUA - Motorists don't just drive up to the intersection of Dugway Road and Route 21. There's a process involved. Drivers creep to the intersection slowly, simultaneously watching

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 03:58:35

Santa brings good cheer, big crowd

Families flooded Commons Park for the annual arrival of Santa Claus downtown CANANDAIGUA - A family tradition for Mary Keenan of Canandaigua and dozens of other families took place Friday when Santa rolled onto Main Street in a horse-drawn wagon. Keenan had her son and family in tow for Santa's arri

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 21:00:50

A Beautiful Mess boutique reopens after being hit by, of all things, a garbage truck

A Beautiful Mess boutique in Henrietta truly lived up to its name this fall after the building was hit by a garbage truck in a freak accident. Now, thanks to help from family and friends, and the good wishes of a strong social media community, the gift shop reopened on Black Friday to a steady, eage

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 18:24:12

Celebrating Thanksgiving Chinese American style

Lisa Tung and her teen daughter Krystal eagerly joined family and friends at Grand Super Buffet in Henrietta. It's Thanksgiving night, a time to relax and give thanks for life's blessings. They joined the party of more than 150 Rochester-area Chinese Americans, with most of the guests employed in th

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 15:19:27

First Time Around Group to meet Dec. 12

Thompson Health's First Time Around Group will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 12 in the OB Classroom at UR Medicine's Thompson Hospital, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua. The monthly support gathering for first-time mothers and their babies offers social and educational opportunities. This month's topi

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 18:21:43

Police: Man killed in Chatham shooting

A man was shot to death early Thursday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The 38-year-old was driving south through an alley with a female passenger at 1:35 a.m. in the 400 block of East 77th Street when they saw three males in the alley, according to Chicago Police. The man

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-23 08:49:00

3 Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Lyft Driver

CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 53-year-old Lyft driver in April in west suburban Maywood. Denarvis Mendenhall and Trevon Thomas, both 19, and a 16-year-old are charged with a count of first degree murder, according to Maywood police. All three live in May

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:35:11

Highlights and photos from 2017 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade

WGN's Dan Ponce and Lauren Jiggetts hosted the annual "McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade" Thursday, November 23 live on Chicago's Very Own WGN-TV. Miss the parade? You can watch the whole thing on demand WGN's Dan Ponce and Lauren Jiggetts hosted the annual "McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade" Thursday, No

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 17:17:03

Cop In Fatal Shooting Admits Knowing Woman Was Nearby

(CBS) - The Chicago police officer who accidentally killed a 55-year-old Chicago woman during a police call says he knew she was nearby when he fired his gun. The shooting in December 2015 left 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and his neighbor, Betti Jones, dead. Officer Robert Rialmo responded to a do