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Maysville man given 25-year prison sentence in rape case

A Hall County jury found a Maysville man guilty Friday on charges of rape and aggravated child molestation of a girl under the age of 10, according to court documents. Randy Travis Brigham, 27, was convicted on all four counts brought against him. He was given a 25-year prison sentence. Following th

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-16 19:52:00

Sheriff's Office: Chase leads to crash in Oconee Co.

An SC Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a chase that led to a crash in Oconee County, the Sheriff's Office said. Officials with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office say dispatchers informed them that a trooper was pursing a vehicle that was reportedly speeding on Seneca Creek Road Tuesday evening

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-17 06:18:00

Why do we buy milk and bread before a snowstorm?

Rain, sleet or snow, everyone rushes compulsively to the grocery store for milk, bread and eggs. Many grocery store shelves are bare. It's become an American snowstorm tradition. But why? Stockpiling perishables is not always based in logic. Dr. J. Kip Matthews, an Athens psychologist, said part of

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 04:38:01

Greenwood man faces grand larceny charge

Herbert Shane Coleman, 40, of 725 Highway 221 S., Greenwood was arrested Friday and charged with grand larceny, greater than $2,000 and less than $5,000. On Jan. 12, Greenwood police went a spoke with a man on Cambridge Avenue who said his work truck was stolen the earlier night, according to a repo

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 16:51:00

Greenwood man faces domestic violence charge

Zachary Dewight Dowdy, 34, of 112 Osborne Ave., Greenwood was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree domestic violence. On Sunday, Greenwood police went to an Osborne Avenue residence where a child had called police, according to a report. When officers arrived, a man and woman told them they

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 17:18:00

Upstate attorney admits stealing clients' money

A 57-year-old disbarred attorney has admitted that he stole money from his Upstate clients. Philip E. Williams, of Williamston, pleaded guilty to mail fraud in federal court in Greenville. Evidence showed that before Williams was disbarred, he used money from estates he was handling to pay for per

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-16 21:39:00

Two sentenced to jail terms for child molestation

Two men were recently sentenced to prison terms on child molestation charges in Madison County Superior Court. Noah S. Shumate, of Cleveland, was sentenced by Judge Chris Phelps to serve five years of jail and 15 years of probation on a charge of child molestation. Jonathan Courtland Pursley, no

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2018-01-15 23:22:58

Former Williamston attorney pleads guilty to mail fraud

Philip E. Williams, age 57, of Williamston, pled guilty in federal court in Greenville Tuesday, to mail fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1341. United States District Judge Bruce H. Hendricks, of Charleston, accepted the plea and will impose sentence after she has reviewed

THEJOURNALONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:08:02

Lodi police make two drug arrests, investigate separate gunshot incidents on Friday

The Lodi Police Department had another busy weekend, responding to two gunshot victims, juveniles brandishing a replica firearm and making two drug arrests, according to Lt. Fernando Martinez. The Lodi Police Department's Special Investigations Unit stopped two suspicious vehicles on Maria Lane at a

LODI NEWS-SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 14:00:00

Wait list for Sacramento County affordable housing vouchers is open

Thousands of people began signing up just after midnight Tuesday for a chance to rent an affordable housing unit in Sacramento County. There will be 7,000 applicants placed on the wait list for housing choice vouchers, formerly Section 8. Here are 6 things to know if you want to apply. BE A CITIZEN

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-16 15:22:00

7-year-old shot in his Stockton home from drive-by shooting

Boy hospitalized in critical condition Updated: 6:15 PM PST Jan 15, 2018 Boy hospitalized in critical condition A 7-year-old boy remains in the hospital after a bullet hit him inside his home from a drive-by shooting in Stockton Sunday night. Officers said someone shot Carlos around 8 p.m. on Nort

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-16 02:15:00

Parents of missing twins facing eight felony counts

STOCKTON - The parents of missing toddler twins are facing eight counts of felony child endangerment for eight children ranging in age from 20 months to 14 years old. According to a complaint filed Tuesday, Aaron Weddles and Princess Canez-Walker are being charged with endangering the health and saf

RECORD - 2018-01-16 23:08:53

New Indoor Marijuana Grow Raided in Valley Springs

On Thursday, Jan. 11, deputies of the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Enforcement Team served a search warrant for an illegal unregistered indoor marijuana grow at a residence in the 6000 block of Highway 26 in Valley Springs. Deputies again discovered that the entire house had been conv

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-16 20:57:00

Gov. Brown's troubled two-tunnel water plan may shrink to one

Melody Gutierrez Updated 4:54 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Back to Gallery SACRAMENTO - Gov. Jerry Brown is considering scaling back his controversial twin-tunnels plan to move water around the state, from two tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to one. In a Department of Water Re

SFGATE - 2018-01-17 00:53:00

Sacramento Police Investigating 'Suspicious Death'

SACRAMENTO - Police are investigating after a body was found near Northgate Boulevard and Arden Garden on Tuesday. Investigators are calling the body a "suspicious death." No further information was immediately available. Stay with FOX40 and FOX40.com for updates on this developing story. SACRAMENTO

FOX40 - 2018-01-17 05:18:02

Single Mother Devastated When Her Fixer-Upper is Burglarized

SACRAMENTO -- This single mom doesn't have a free moment, between juggling her rambunctious 2-year-old and her 5-year-old who's on the spectrum, she has her hands full. So adding another thing on her plate is just too much to handle. "Every time I take a step forward, it's like something brings me a

FOX40 - 2018-01-17 07:08:46

Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train identified

Staff Writer The pedestrian struck by a Metra Electric train on Monday morning has been identified. A train near the 47th Street Metra Line station that was headed for University Park on Monday struck Lateasha K. Phillips, 31, of the 4700 Block of South Ingleside Avenue, according to Chicago Police

HPHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 17:27:20

Arlington Heights, Palatine Death Notices: Week Of Jan. 15

Visitation will be from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago, followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at Queen of All Saints Basilica. Interment will be at St. Boniface Cemetery. Arthur G. "Joe" Erdmann, 92 Born: July 3, 1925 Died: January 13, 2018

PATCH - 2018-01-17 03:01:05

Rosemont Toll Plaza Hit By Truck Fire, Crash

Rosemont Public Safety firefighters on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 put out truck fire on I-90. (Rosemont Public Safety photo) River Road Toll Plaza 19, located next to the Rosemont CTA station on I-90 and a frequent bottleneck site for Northwest suburban motorists heading into and out of Chicago, was the

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-01-16 15:15:24

2 Dead, 3 Injured In Hebron Car Crash

Two children, who were seriously injured, weren't wearing seat belts, according to a press release. HEBRON, IL - Two people are dead and three are injured after a two-vehicle crash in Hebron around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, according to a press release from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office. Ten fire dist

PATCH - 2018-01-15 18:23:06