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Ames man killed in early morning apartment shooting

An Ames man is dead after two masked men entered his apartment and shot him. Now, local authorities are searching for the suspects. Ames Police say officers were called to 1311 Mayfield Drive at 3:37 a.m. on reports of a shooting. When police arrived, they say they found the victim with a single gun

KCCI.COM - 2017-11-18 15:13:00

Suspects at Large in Ames Murder

AMES, Iowa -- A man was murdered in Ames early Saturday morning and police say the suspects in the case are still at large. What began as a robbery just after 3:30 a.m. at the Fountain View apartment complex across the street from Ames Middle School turned deadly. Neighbors woke up to the shock of t

WHO-TV - 2017-11-19 00:52:04

Ames Chemistry Teacher Is Iowa's Educator Of The Year

Superintendent says Aileen Sullivan, a teacher in the district 21 years, is a "kid magnet" who understands students and draws them in. AMES, IA - A veteran chemistry teacher at Ames High School was named the 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year by Gov. Kim Reynolds at a surprise event Thursday at the schoo

PATCH - 2017-11-17 16:03:42

Iowa State advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off Championship

In the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament, Iowa State men's basketball defeated Tulsa in a close 80-78 win. The Cyclones had a 16-point lead at one point in the second half, but a 14-0 run by Tulsa shrunk that lead entirely. Iowa State led 39-30 at the half after an 11-0 run for the C

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-18 02:25:00

IRHA sends out email containing housing petition

A petition sent out by the Inter-Residence Hall Association, or IRHA, has been signed by over 1,000 Iowa State community members. The petition, which will be shown to the Ames City Council at their Nov. 28 meeting, is to speak out against proposed housing restrictions which in the email where calle

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-17 19:20:00

A Thanksgiving feast on a college student's budget

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate everything you are grateful for, be with friends and family, and, of course, have a feast. However, what would that feast look like if you had to make one on a college budget? The main course While Thanksgiving turkey is the meat of choice for the feast, there are

IOWA STATE DAILY - 2017-11-17 21:55:00

Original Ames Storefront Lands State Grant For Facelift

AMES, Iowa- An Ames business has been awarded a challenge grant though the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Main Street Iowa. The building at 212 Main Street is the location of London Underground. The $75,000 grant was one of 14 presented to different Iowa communities on Wednesday. "Stabilizing,


'Battle-tested' Wintersteen faces big challenges as Iowa State's president. Is she ready?

'Battle-tested' Wintersteen faces big challenges as Iowa State's president. Is she ready? AMES, Ia. - It was not yet 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 when Wendy Wintersteen's cell phone rang. She had completed her interview 3 hours earlier with the Iowa Board of Regents for the job of president of Iowa State Unive


Man robbed at gunpoint in Frostburg

FROSTBURG - Frostburg Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint near the College Gardens Apartments early Friday. The incident was part of a busy night for the city's police force, which also investigated a series of thefts from vehicles. Police said the robbery vi

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-18 01:16:00

Local brewery signs lease to locate in Footer

CUMBERLAND - A locally-owned micro-brewery will open in the Footer's Dye Works Building in March. "It's going to drop some jaws," Dig Deep Brewing CEO Solomon Rose said Friday, "and I think it's really going to give a good, one-of-a-kind thing to Cumberland." Dig Deep Brewing, a name Rose said repre

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-18 00:33:00

Police serve warrants, summons

CUMBERLAND - A city man was jailed without bond after Cumberland Police arrested him on a warrant charging him with violation of probation. Robert Michael Washington, 39, was arrested Thursday and placed in the Allegany County Detention Center without bond, pending bail review in district court. Pol

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 15:59:37

CSX: West Side bridges 'obsolete'

CUMBERLAND - CSX Transportation says two of the city's aging West Side bridges are obsolete and the city has contributed to their deteriorated condition by violating weight restrictions imposed on the spans. In a letter dated Nov. 13, a CSX attorney states designs of bridges on Washington and Fayett

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 13:48:00

Man who fought, attempted to disarm officer sentenced

CUMBERLAND - A Hagerstown man who fought and attempted to disarm a Cumberland police officer during his summer 2016 arrest was sentenced Thursday in Allegany County Circuit Court. Judge Timothy Finan sentenced Devin Gene Linaweaver, 23, to 20 years in Maryland's Division of Corrections with 10 years


'A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail' for 'young and old alike'

CUMBERLAND - Cumberland Theatre, 101 N. Johnson St., will present "A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail" Nov. 25 and 26 at 2 and 7 p.m. "This is a terrific production for old and young alike," said Trish Morgan of the theater's marketing committee. "After the Thanksgiving turkey on Thursday, an outing t

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Art for Giving exhibitplans finalized

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Cultural Foundation will present its annual Art for Giving exhibit at the C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts, 104 Washington St., from Nov. 24 through Dec. 17. The event is free and open to the public. The board of directors will host an opening reception on Nov. 24

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Giving Tuesday is way to support FSU causes

FROSTBURG - Every year, Americans sit down with friends and families on the third Thursday in November for Thanksgiving. For the past six years, on the following Tuesday, the international community has celebrated Giving Tuesday, a day when people support participating charities around the world. Th

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Platte County's Ben Ferrel Museum gets in the holiday spirit

The Ben Ferrel Museum, 220 Ferrel Street in Platte City, has been decorated for the holidays, using traditional holiday decorations dating from the 1800s. The Museum, which was built as a home in 1882 by Frederic Krause, will be open for a free tour from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 22. Tickets for admission

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-18 05:55:00

New Hillcrest program provides lifeline for homeless young adults in Platte County

Nadya beamed, "My mother says it is like a miracle, what I have done. She had no hope for me." Fortunately, that's no longer the case. It's also an example of the impact Hillcrest Platte County's Young Adult Housing program is having in the Northland. When a troubled and homeless Nadya realized she

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-18 22:29:00

KC company comes to Liberty couple's rescue in time for Thanksgiving after previous contractor disappoints

LIBERTY, Mo. -- The last time Fox 4 Problem Solvers visited Eric and Sabrena Flickinger's Liberty home, their brand new patio had serious issues. "It's very depressing looking at it," said Sabrena, pointing to the rough and uneven surface. The Flickingers had paid thousands of dollars for what was t

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-11-18 04:05:13

St. Louis brings winning mindset to West Platte wrestling

Tyler St. Louis can feel the energy around the program, and some of the credit can go to his predecessor. A non-faculty coach, St. Louis earned the job and the chance to succeed Nate Danneman, who spent one year as West Platte's head coach after three years as an assistant. The task carries plenty o