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Boy taken to hospital after fireworks explode in his bedroom, fire officials say

A boy was taken to the hospital Sunday night after fireworks exploded inside his bedroom on Primrose Drive in Fairview Heights. Dispatchers received a call about the explosion at 7:26 p.m, according to Chief Bryan Doyle. He said the boy was taken to the hospital with burns, but was expected to surv

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 17:01:00

Fifth man sought in river cabin burgarlies

Four Burlington men are in custody in two states and police are looking for a fifth Burlington man in connection with a series of break-ins of homes and cabins on both sides of the Mississippi River. The latest arrest in the break-ins occurred Friday when Bryce Miller, 22, was taken into custody whe

HAWK EYE - 2018-01-16 04:38:10

Old Burlington police station sale delayed

Burlington City Council must hold off on its plan to sell the city's soon-to-be-vacant police station at 424 N. 3rd St. Developers aren't backing out of the deal with the city, but their deal to buy the adjacent property called the Moose building needs more time. "Over the weekend I think some issue

HAWK EYE - 2018-01-16 04:38:25

Traffic Alert: Police Activity In Pasadena

PASADENA, CA -- Pasadena police on Monday asked the public to avoid an area because of police activity. Police urged the public to avoid Lake Avenue between Orange Grove Boulevard and Santa Barbara Street. The alert was issued around 8 a.m. Monday. PASADENA, CA -- Pasadena police on Monday asked the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:27:11

Pasadena Restaurant Standoff Ends After No One Found Inside

PASADENA, CA -- An hours-long standoff outside a Pasadena restaurant ended Monday after an employee, who was reported to be barricaded inside, was no where to be found. Police reportedly entered Reyn Cafe in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue before noon but the employee was not inside. The standoff

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:27:11

Man barricaded in Pasadena diner

A man remains holed up in a Pasadena restaurant Monday. The barricade is happening in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue. It's not clear if the suspect is armed. Shortly after 8 a.m., police told the public to avoid Lake Avenue between Orange Grove Boulevard and Santa Barbara Street due to police ac

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 18:40:21

Pasadena wants to buy a $3 million property to create a much needed park

In Pasadena's most densely populated district, a push to add more green space is finally bearing fruit. On Monday, the city approved spending $3.1 million to buy a bank property on the corner of Union Street and Oak Knoll Avenue with the purpose of turning it into park land. "This is a great, quick

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-01-15 04:34:48

Pasadena Author Greg Critser Dies At 63

PASADENA, CA -- Greg Critser, a Pasadena-based author of books on science and health issues and educator died Saturday night, a family spokesperson said Sunday. He was 63. Crister had written books exploring the link between large American companies and obesity, such as the practice of fast food cor

PATCH - 2018-01-15 00:23:54

Coffee With a Cause: Pasadena Coffee Shop Hires Homeless and Foster Youth

The past year has seen a 64 percent increase in 18 to 24-year-olds sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles and many of those youth come from the foster care system. One minister in Pasadena is doing his part to give homeless youth a new lease on life. Charlene Long, 26, is now thriving in her new job


'It's Not Just A Building To Us': Historic Pasadena Church Targeted In Suspected Act Of Arson

PASADENA (CBSLA) - "It's not just a building to us and these aren't just objects," said Rebecca Woods, a parishioner of the Church of the Angels in Pasadena, which was recently burned in a suspected act of arson. Firefighters were called to the historic church on Avenue 64 early Saturday morning. Up

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-14 08:55:09

Authorities Seek Arson Suspects in Pasadena Church Fire

Authorities were looking for the people who vandalized and set on fire a 129-year-old church in Pasadena early Saturday. Community volunteers help clean damage caused by an arson fire started inside the Church of the Angels in Pasadena on Jan. 13, 2018. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) A passe


Water main break blocking traffic in Roanoke

ROANOKE, VA - Multiple crews are currently working a water main break on Orange Avenue in Roanoke. Local police, road crews, and utility crews have responded as water flooded the roadway in front of the Sheetz across the street from the Berglund Center. Orange Avenue westbound has been blocked off t

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 02:18:26

Doctors urge people with flu symptoms to be tested with vaccine ineffective on common strain

(WDBJ7) It's that time of year again: flu season. And doctors are changing up one of their normal mandates for people suffering from the sometimes deadly disease. Doctors usually say patients should not go to doctor's offices if they're sick with it. But a doctor at Carilion Roanoke Memorial hospita

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 07:47:00

MLK walk in Roanoke encourages youth to be active in the community

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Groups in Roanoke came together to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and recognize achievements of youth in the community. People gathered at the statute downtown then walked united to St. Paul United Methodist Church. Leaders say this was a day to honor Dr. King and

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-15 23:29:00

Basketball Blitz GOTW Announcement: Lord Botetourt vs William Fleming

ROANOKE, Va. - Our Basketball Blitz spotlight game of the week, will keep us in Roanoke this Friday for a rematch between Lord Botetourt and William Fleming. Our sports team will have all the coverage and the post game wrap, this Friday, January 19. ROANOKE, Va. - Our Basketball Blitz spotlight game

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 17:05:51

Freezing temperatures keep utility crews busy

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) The pipe is fixed and traffic is moving again after a water main break closed parts of Orange Avenue in Roanoke Sunday night and Monday morning. "This has been a very busy winter season, including today," Western Virginia Water Authority's Sarah Baumgardner said. "It has been s

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 08:10:00

Grandin Theatre hosts MLK Day screening of Selma

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) More than a hundred people filled the seats of Grandin Theatre for a special screening of the Oscar-winning film "Selma." The theater was handing out free admission tickets for the film that chronicles Martin Luther King Junior's campaign for voting rights with an epic march thr

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Akers: Most veterans don't need the VA

Akers is CEO of Bizdudes Inc. and iTASKZ Inc. He lives in Roanoke. As a combat veteran and a person who has been exposed to the Veterans Administration, non-profit, foreign medical facilities, and for-profit medical organizations and one who has been involved in LEAN transformation projects with med

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Several events celebrating and honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are being held on Monday January 15. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is present at the Civil Rights March in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. In Lexington, the second annual Community Anti-Racism Effort (CAR

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-15 14:10:00

Massena Central School Board of Education adjusts substitute teacher rates

MASSENA - Massena Central School Board of Education members have agreed to adjust the pay rate of some substitute teachers based on a combination of educational credentials and years of substitute experience in the district. Under the proposal approved by board members Thursday night, the new rate w

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-14 13:15:00