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Fire Chief Jason Blackmon talks about morning house fire

Leslie French resigned from SAVE on Friday because she is upset about how the organization handled a bed bug infestation. SAVE Executive Director Paul Wibbenmeyer declined to be interviewed on camera. Metro-East News O'Fallon officer teaches active shooter training O'Fallon Detective Brian Gim

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Lunching with the wrong guy led to felon Kelvin Ellis' return to prison

His decision to have lunch with convicted felon Oliver Hamilton at a Hardee's Restaurant in Caseyville in April led to a federal judge's decision to return Kelvin Ellis to prison for a year, more than three years after he was released at the end of a 10-year sentence for corruption. U.S. District C

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 22:21:00

Man found shot to death after deer hunting incident in southern Indiana

HARRISON COUNTY, Ind. - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after a man was found shot to death during a weekend deer hunting incident, according to WXIN. According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Thomas Zimmerman, 58, Borden, was hunting on private property in southern H

KPLR11.COM - 2017-11-20 16:53:57

Shopper alleges Wal-Mart employee collided with her

EDWARDSVILLE - A shopper claims she was injured when a Wal-Mart employee collided with her at the Granite City store. Sandy Sterling filed a complaint on Nov. 13, in the Madison County Circuit Court against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., alleging it failed to maintain its store premises in a reasonably safe

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-11-20 16:03:28

Coroner makes ruling on former MLB player's death

A former Major League Baseball player committed suicide by hanging himself in a Waterloo garage on July 19, according to a recently released coroner's report. John Rheinecker was a Gibault High School graduate and a left-handed pitcher who spent parts of two seasons with the Texas Rangers. His wife

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 18:57:00

FBI, DOJ investigating police conduct following Stockley verdict

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis police department is under federal investigation for possible civil rights violations during recent protests. The U.S. Department of Justice is launching an investigation along with the FBI following the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley for the murder of An

KPLR11.COM - 2017-11-21 01:32:10

Crews battle massive fire in East Saint Louis

EAST SAINT LOUIS, Il. _Crews are battling a massive fire in the Metro East. It started shortly before 7 a.m. at a business located near 25th and Louisiana, in East Saint Louis. Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter is over the scene. There is no word on injuries at this time. This is a developing s

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-11-20 13:13:07

Woman carjacked in Maryland Heights Sunday evening - KMOV.com

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Police are investigating after a woman was carjacked in Maryland Heights Sunday evening. The woman wasn't injured when she was carjacked in the area of Weshire Place and Cedar Dale Court around 7:30 p.m. The stolen vehicle was later found in north St. Louis. Police

KMOV - 2017-11-20 19:42:00

Longtime educator is first to join O'Donnell slate in Bayonne

BAYONNE -- Daniel Ward, a longtime educator in the city school district, announced his candidacy for one of two at-large council seats on Jason O'Donnell's mayoral ticket. "I've known Jason O'Donnell for years and I am looking forward to running on his ticket," Ward said in a statement. "I know (O'D

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 19:23:15

Here's what happened to the bald eagle spotted in Bayonne

The bald eagle that made a pit stop is Bayonne a couple weeks ago is now emaciated and fighting for his life at an eagle rehabilitation facility in Morris County. Bayonne residents watched in awe as the bird landed at Ninth Street and Avenue A, and then took a tour of the neighborhood on Nov. 10. On

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 18:14:07

5 honored at Bayonne NAACP's 90th annual Freedom Fund dinner

The Bayonne branch of the NAACP held its 90th annual Freedom Fund dinner this month and honored five members of the community for their efforts in various categories. The event was held at the Chandelier in Bayonne and author Dominic Carter was the keynote speaker. The theme of the dinner was "Where

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 14:32:55

Karina Vetrano’s killer spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons before he confessed to the murder 

Chanel Lewis, 21, initially refused to speak with detectives after he was arrested Feb. 4, and asked to watch TV, a detective testified Monday in Queens Supreme Court. The killer (in striped top) broke his silence the following day.(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) The man accused of ki

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:52:21

Investigation into Fiery Fatal Crash Continues

After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a multi-story commercial building on Springfield Avenue. Credits: Tapinto Union After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost contro

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 21:25:00

Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) NEW YORK (AP) - New York police say the Macy's Thanksgiving

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-20 22:47:41

Last 3 of 5 who violently robbed scrap metal yard are sentenced

The last three of the five men who violently robbed a scrap metal yard in Elizabeth three years ago were sentenced to prison terms of at least 22 years on Friday. Shoplifter fleeing Target dies in fiery crash Rafael Clemmons, 30, of Irvington received 25 years while Newark residents Steven Chambers,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 17:57:27

Police investigate fatal shooting in Newark

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Newark, authorities said. The victim was gunned down on 18th Avenue around 7 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosector's Office said. No additional information was available. Officials said the investigation is ongoing. Sunday's shooting was at the

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 11:46:57

Father and son hope to help after devastating barn fire kills 55 pigs

PERRY, Ga -- Early Saturday morning a fire destroyed, the Perry High School's Future Farmers of America program's barn and killed all 55 student owned pigs. Robby Rowell has three children that have all participated in Future Farmers of America at Perry High School. It's a program that owns show pig

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-19 17:35:51

Mayor says Warner Robins will start saving $833k a year

The Warner Robins Council made changes to employee health coverage in an effort to save money. The first move was to slightly increase medical contributions for individuals from roughly $18 to $20 twice a month. They also increased family coverage from about $32 to $40 every two weeks. Mayor Randy T

WMAZ - 2017-11-21 04:15:00

Here's how you can help Perry FFA after their barn fire

The students in Perry's FFA program have had a tough weekend. 55 of their show pigs died in a barn fire early Saturday morning, but the Perry community is rallying together to help. Hydee Kezar, a Perry High School junior, has a cow that was just feet away from the show pigs that died in the barn f

WMAZ - 2017-11-20 23:10:46

Recreation of Neil Armstrong crash begins in Perry

A crane holds replica of a moon lander trainer that nearly killed Neil Armstrong in 1968, a year before he became the first man to walk on the moon. The scene is being recreated in Perry this week as part of a movie about Armstrong. Jenna EasonSpecial to The Telegraph A crane holds replica of a moon

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-20 22:08:00