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Learn many mediums during 'Art of Soul' workshops in Highland

If you've always wanted to experiment with artistic expression or learn to unblock your flow of creativity, "Art of Soul" is just what you need. The Highland Arts Council will present its fourth Art of Soul, a workshop of artistic fun for ages high school to 104, starting next month. Whether you are

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-22 16:05:00

Here's how the federal government shutdown affected Scott AFB employees

Some civilian employees at Scott Air Force Base found themselves on a temporary leave of absence Monday morning shortly before lawmakers ended a partial shutdown after a weekend of failed negotiations. "We were really hoping it wouldn't come to this," said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wrigh

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-22 20:02:00

Vehicle theft leads Wood River police on chase early Monday

WOOD RIVER - A vehicle theft in Wood River early Monday led police on a chase through two states. A 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche was stolen from the parking lot of Beasley's Gas & Go, 570 N. Wood River Ave., when the owner left it running to go into the store early Monday morning, Wood River Deputy Poli

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-22 18:04:14

Quiet neighborhood in Troy is center of investigation into drug-dealing, shooting death

It's a four-bedroom, four-bath house on the corner lot of a quiet neighborhood in Troy. But drug agents said in court documents that the home was a drug-trafficking headquarters and possibly connected to a fatal shooting. The investigation into the house on Cobblestone Court began in November when


State seeks possession of 24 TVs confiscated from suspected drug house

EDWARDSVILLE - Authorities are attempting to take 24 flat-screen televisions recovered from home of a suspected drug dealer, charged with, among other crimes, criminal fortification of a residence. In a suit made public Friday, the Madison County State's Attorney's Office asked a judge to turn over


Cheddar Overload is favorite in Abe's Gourmet Popcorn poll

Dave Schoenborn isn't surprised that people voted for Cheddar Overload in an informal poll to pick the next new flavor at Abe's Gourmet Popcorn. His other three cheddar flavors - Cheddar, White Cheddar and Jalapeno White Cheddar - are best sellers. "People really love our cheddar because we use a re

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-22 21:14:00

Glen Carbon man gets 12 years for robbing drug dealer of marijuana

EDWARDSVILLE - A judge has sentenced a Glen Carbon man to 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to robbing another man of marijuana. Arnez McCorkle, 18, of the first block of Cougar Drive was originally charged with armed robbery and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon after he allegedl

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-21 03:29:27

O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominations

The O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, along with the O'Fallon Progress, will co-host the 42nd annual Salute to Business Awards, honoring businesses that have made a particularly positive impact in the community at a luncheon Wednesday, April 11 at the Regency Conference Center in O'Fallon. Regist

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-22 21:39:00

Minor earthquake strikes parts of central Kentucky

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a minor earthquake has struck parts of central Kentucky. The 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck south of Wilmore, about 20 miles southwest of Lexington, Saturday night at a depth of about 7.5 miles (12 kilometers). Minor, 2.7 magnitude earthquake in n

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-21 21:43:00

Did you feel it? Minor earthquake reported in Garrard County.

A minor earthquake occurred in northern Garrard County shortly after 11:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred about six miles south of Wilmore. The earthquake was centered about seven miles below the surface and registered a 2.7 magnitude. Earthq

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-21 16:34:00

Mercer County man accused of abusing young daughter

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A Mercer County man is accused of abusing his 5-year-old daughter. The Harrodsburg Police Department charged Gary Goodlett with criminal abuse of a child. According to his arrest citation, the girl's mother picked up the child and noticed multiple marks on her body. The gi

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-22 17:03:00

Second earthquake within a week shakes Kentucky county

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The US Geological Survey detected a 2.7 magnitude earthquake at 7:07 a.m. Monday nine miles northeast of Pineville, in Knox County. This comes just two days after another 2.7 magnitude earthquake in northern parts of Garrard County, near Wilmore. Many people in Garrard Coun

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-22 18:53:00

Fire destroys activities center at Sunrise campus

DANVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Flames were shooting through the roof of the Sunrise Children's Services activity center at its Danville, Ky., campus when local firefighters arrived on Friday afternoon (Jan. 19). "God was watching out for us," said Dale Suttles, president of Sunrise Children's Services. "We w

BP NEWS - 2018-01-22 17:13:16

Police need help identifying robbery suspects

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Investigators with the Lexington Police Department are asking the public for help in identifying suspects who robbed two Lexington gas stations. According to police, the robberies happened on Monday, Jan. 15. Police say the first happened at approximately 8:20 a.m. They say o

WTVQ - 2018-01-22 19:39:50

After crashing into police cruiser, two Lexington men arrested

Two men were arrested and charged Sunday after a crash involving a Lexington police car. The police car was traveling through a green light on Tates Creek Road Sunday, when an Acura turned left in its path, according to police. The stoplight for the Acura was flashing yellow, police said. The Acura

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-22 13:09:00

2 arrested after collision with Lexington police cruiser

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Two people are arrested after a crash involving a Lexington police cruiser on Sunday. It happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Tates Creek Road and New Circle Road. Police say the police cruiser was heading inbound on Tates Creek Road to a call with no lights on when

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-22 05:04:00

Hit-and-run east of downtown Reno causes life-threatening injury

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries early Sunday after a hit-and-run accident east of downtown Reno, the Reno Police Department reported. Police went to the intersection of Sixth Street and Valley Road at about 4:32 a.m. on a report of a person down

KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-21 18:27:00

Sparks police release photos of suspect in luggage theft

SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Sparks Police Department released photographs of a suspect in a Friday luggage theft at the Nugget Casino Resort. Police described the suspect as a white woman with brown hair, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to ca


Even during shutdown the snow (forecasts) must go on

The federal government is shut down but the storm window to the Sierra Nevada remains wide open. So it's good news for weather watchers that National Weather Service forecasters in Reno and elsewhere will remain on the job despite the shutdown. "We're still here," meteorologist Chris Smallcomb said

RENO GAZETTE - 2018-01-22 16:49:16

Recapping the 2nd Annual Women's March in Reno

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KOLO TV RENO - 2018-01-22 15:27:01