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Horses killed in hit-and-run; Police searching for suspect

Authorities say two horses were killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (WJAR) Two horses were killed Thursday in a hit-and-run crash, according to authorities. The Middleborough Police Department said the crash occurred on Vernon Street just before 6 p.m. Authorities said the driver

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-18 22:42:44

Wareham man sentenced for sexual conduct for a fee

NEW BEDFORD - A Wareham man was sentenced to one year in the Bristol County House of Correction, with 30 days to serve, and the balance suspended for one year on a charge of sexual conduct for a fee in New Bedford District Court on Jan. 8. Frank Bergamasco, 67, of 7 Elmwood St., was also ordered to

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 22:01:12


There's always something to do in and around Carver Wankinquoah Rod & Gun Club is presenting a fundraising comedy show on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 92 Pine St, Middleborough. Comedian and musician Bucky Lewis is scheduled to perform his fresh one-man adult comedy show at 8 p.m. Proceeds from this event

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 16:00:00

Fuel banks seek $25M in state assistance

Severe cold, rising oil prices exhaust federal benefits. Fuel bank officials are asking for state assistance as plunging temperatures and rising oil prices burn through individual federal subsidies faster than usual. "Households could go through 100 gallons in a week," said Lisa A. Spencer, deputy d

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2018-01-19 00:06:36

Unusual winter weather sequence cuts into Plymouth's Nameloc Heights

Eric Cody has lived on the ocean in Plymouth for over a dozen years and yet he's surprised at what he has seen this winter. PLYMOUTH - Eric Cody has lived on the ocean in Plymouth for over a dozen years and yet he's surprised at what he has seen this winter. There have been bigger storms, stronger w

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2018-01-18 15:00:00

Wareham School Committee OKs crucial step for new Minot School building

WAREHAM - The School Committee gave unanimous approval Wednesday night to the proposed educational program for the Minot Forest Elementary School - a crucial step in the process with the Massachusetts School Building Authority for the new school building. "The building is being built around the educ

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:23:24

Health department registered more than 1,200 homes, 600 apartments in 2017

WAREHAM - As 2017 came to a close, Wareham Health Agent Robert Ethier said his department had registered more than 1,200 private homes and more than 600 apartments. Once homes join the registry, the Board of Health routinely inspects the property for safety and health issues, said Ethier. "The numbe

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:08:10

Wareham election sees 15 people pull nomination papers so far

Photo by: Matthew Bernat As of Jan. 18, seven more people have taken out nomination papers for a variety of seats in the upcoming April 3 town election, bringing the total to 15 potential candidates. After pulling nomination papers, those interested in seeking office must secure the signatures of 50

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Richmond mom adopts baby born dependent on drugs, has message for public

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Last year, it's estimated more than 1,400 babies were born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in Kentucky. Kentucky has an NAS rate that's almost three times the national average. Three-year-old Isabella met us at the door of her home as if we'd known her her whole life.

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-19 00:32:00

Richmond man released on parole sentenced for perjury

A 66-year-old Richmond man lied while giving testimony in a case of drug trafficking charges against him. Now, Douglas Lewis has been sentenced to three years on top of the seven years he received in the case. Lewis, who was arrested on the trafficking charges in November 2015 and sentenced in Augus

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-18 00:49:00

Fayette County Schools delayed, STEAM Academy closed Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Fayette County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay Thursday. That's with the exception of the STEAM Academy which will not operate today due to a busted pipe. Afternoon and evening activities will go on as normal. LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Fayette County Public Scho

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

KY National Guard called in to help with water crisis

BUCKHORN, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Kentucky National Guard is helping bring relief to residents in one city in Perry County that has been without water for weeks. According to the Kentucky National Guard Facebook page, soldiers with the 201st Engineer Battalion have prepared two 400-gallon water tanks to be

WTVQ - 2018-01-18 19:43:18

Man arrested for threatening to kill neighbors

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Deputies arrested a man for terroristic threatening in London Monday night. Officials met Kenneth Morgan, 45, on Ponderosa Drive. Morgan told deputies he was going to kill his neighbors. Morgan was arrested and charged with third-degree terroristic threatening. He was taken to

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-17 19:23:00

Missing teenager last seen in Laurel County

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing teenager. Printice W. Pack was last seen off Ky 1376 East, five miles south of London, on Wednesday around 11 a.m. Officials say Pack is 15 years old, 5' 9'' and 135 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Pack was la

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-18 17:36:00

CRIME REPORT: Man arrested after burglarizing home

Richmond police officers responded to a burglary on Breezewood Circle early Monday morning after a home was found to be broken into. Sometime between Sunday and early Monday morning, Christopher Parsons, 37, no address listed, forcibly opened the back door to the residence and stole several items, i

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-17 23:53:00

Richmond firefighters respond to apartment fire

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - A family got out of their burning apartment safely Thursday morning and firefighters say it's thanks to smoke alarms. The Richmond Fire Department says it responded to the fire on South Killarney Lane. Crews say smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire. There is no word on

WTVQ - 2018-01-18 17:28:17

HPD: 2 arrested after robbery, chase, crash in southwest Houston

HOUSTON - Houston police say two men believed to be involved in a robbery are in custody after a failed escape attempt overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, it was about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when an officer spotted an SUV that was carjacked earlier in the day. Three men came out of

KHOU - 2018-01-18 11:11:24

3 charged with capital murder in Houston-area couple’s death

HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been charged with capital murder after investigators accused them of following a suburban Houston couple to their home in an upscale gated community, forcing them into their house at gunpoint, killing them, then ransacking their house. The Harris County Sheriff's Office

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

3 Houston Men Sentened In Narcotics Trafficking Ring

HOUSTON, TX - Three Houston area men have been ordered to federal prison following their convictions in a $1 million narcotics trafficking conspiracy. Robert Ashleigh Whitten, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. Lalo Buddy Perez, 27, and Michael Anthony Pat

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:13:01

Houston ISD Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones elected board president amid many challenges

The Houston ISD board has elected District II Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones as board president, succeeding Wanda Adams in the post. Trustee Jolanda Jones, who represents District IV, was elected as first vice-president. District VII Trustee Anne Sung was elected as second vice-president. Sergio Lira

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 23:50:00