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Allor to host office hours

CHEBOYGAN COUNTY - State Representative Sue Allor has announced she will hold her first local office hours for 2018 in Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle Counties. "My goal again this year is to remain accessible," said Allor. "I was successful in 2017 by listening to the ideas of the

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 05:01:00

Lincoln Ele. class receives donation from Rotary Club

News Photo by Julie Goldberg Tina DenBleyker's third grade class with the Rotary Club of Alpena at Lincoln Elementary on Monday. The class received a $280 check from the Rotary Club for helping in different cleanup projects at Rotary Island. ALPENA - One class at Lincoln Elementary received a $280 c

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Brother of child murder victim sworn in as Aurora cop

AURORA, IL-A man inspired by the investigation of his brother's killers is now an Aurora police officer. Nico Contreras was just six years old when he was shot and killed while sleeping in his grandparents' home in 1996. Two gang members, who were aiming for Nico's uncle, were later arrested and con

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-15 18:50:32

Car Burglars Target Aurora In Past Week: Cops

A spike in Aurora car burglaries led to bandits taking medication, cash, a rifle case & more from unlocked cars. AURORA, IL - Police officers have a suggestion for a New Year's resolution: lock your vehicles. In a Facebook post from last Friday, the Aurora Police Department sent the warning after a

PATCH - 2018-01-15 07:19:30

Aurora man accused of robbing Rockford store at gunpoint

ROCKFORD - An Aurora man was in the Winnebago County jail on Saturday after he was accused of robbing a Rockford store at gunpoint Friday evening, according to police. Joseph A. Lafan, 22, is charged with armed robbery and resisting an officer after police say he robbed The Cash Store, 3180 11th St.


Singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole has died

LOS ANGELES - Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat "King" Cole" who carried on her late father's musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on "Unforgettable," has died. She was 65. Ms. Cole died Thursday evening at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles due to co

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-15 00:22:00

Man Sworn In As Police Officer In Town Where Brother Was Killed In 1996

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - A 24-year old man was sworn in on Monday as a police officer in west suburban Aurora, the same city where his 6-year-old brother was killed in 1996. Jason Contreras was one of 10 new police officers sworn-in at Aurora's City Hall on Monday morning. Contreras did not want

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 12:06:14

'We can continue his work': Metea Valley students gather to honor King by making a difference

On what could have been a day to lounge around or catch up on homework, many students from Metea Valley High School in Aurora decided Monday to instead honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Despite steady snowfall that created challenging road conditions Monday morning, roughly 300 students and

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 21:58:33

Chesterbrook Academy Preschool Students Donate Gifts to Seniors

The schools partnered with the Well Wishes Project to donate 200 gifts to residents at John F. Kennedy Terrace in Joilet Students from Chesterbrook Academy Preschools on Oswego Road and in Tall Grass in Naperville, as well as in Plainfield and Shorewood recently donated gifts to 200 senior citizens

PATCH - 2018-01-16 00:34:45

Positively Health - Treasuring religious freedom

Voices as diverse as Congressman Mike Quigley from Chicago and Ann Romney, wife of former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, have defended and advocated the religious freedom of everyone. Quigley has stated, "Protection of religious freedom means considering the faiths and beliefs of everyone invol

POSITIVELYNAPERVILLE.COM - 2018-01-16 02:16:32

Gilroy city leaders schedule special meeting to tackle crime, homelessness concerns

City leaders in Gilroy have called a special meeting Jan. 17 to address public safety concerns and a growing homeless population. This comes after police say a homeless man from Virginia stabbed the owner of a local pizza shop over the weekend. City leaders in Gilroy have called a special meeting Ja


MLK Day breakfast honors South Valley leader

Local civil rights leader Lovell "KC" Adams, a Gilroy business owner and youth coach in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, as well as several South Valley students will be honored on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 15 by Bethany Community Church at San Juan Oaks Golf Club in Hollister. Adams will receive

MORGAN HILL TIMES - 2018-01-15 20:10:00

Police blotter: Narcotics, disturbance

A woman who was parked outside the Morgan Hill Police station called police to report her young grandson was pulling her hair and hitting her as she was driving. The incident was reported 5:24pm Jan. 8. Narcotics complaint Someone reported that five men were smoking marijuana outside the apartment c

MORGAN HILL TIMES - 2018-01-15 23:49:00

Community briefs, Jan. 16: Elkhorn Slough Brewing Company celebrating two years

Elkhorn Slough Brewing Company celebrating two years WATSONVILLE - Elkhorn Slough Brewing Company, 65 Hangar Way, Suite D, in Watsonville, will celebrate its second anniversary on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The event includes new, cellared and specialty one-of-a-kind beers. Attendees will receive a four-ou

REGISTER-PAJARONIAN.COM - 2018-01-16 02:31:34

CA Marijuana Farms Killing Owls: Study

CALIFORNIA -- A chemical used at illegal marijuana farms in California is the reason why owls are suddenly dying. In a study by Aviation Conservation and Ecology, scientists said rodenticides is a chemical used at illegal marijuana farms aimed at killing rats, which are then eaten by owls. The owls,

PATCH - 2018-01-14 22:52:53

Under threat of deportation, immigrant parents helped to designate caretakers

Nueva Vista Community Resources: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, 711 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, 831-423-5747. Live Oak Community Resources: 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 5 p.m., Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, 1740 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, 831-476-7284. La Manzana Community R


Sharks beat Coyotes 6-5 in OT

SAN JOSE - Marc-Edouard Vlasic got credit for scoring the winning goal in overtime for the San Jose Sharks against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at SAP Center. Joonas Donskoi did just about everything else to save the Sharks from an embarrassing defeat. Vlasic charged toward the net and made


Coyotes Sighted In Southern Hills Area, Residents Advised To Avoid Them

DALY CITY (BCN) Coyotes are frequenting the Southern Hills area of Daly City, and police are advising people to avoid the wild animals without running away from them. A woman who lives on Southridge Way next to San Bruno Mountain Park sent police photos of coyotes she took from her window one aftern


Gov. Tom Wolf scheduled to attend MLK banquet in State College

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is scheduled to attend the 43rd annual Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. memorial banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The banquet, sponsored by the Forum on Black Affairs, will feature an evening of entertainment celebrating King's legacy an


National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch Through Monday Morning

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a * Flood Watch for areas along the Susquehanna River over a portion of central Pennsylvania, including the following areas, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Perry, and York. * Through Monday morning * Ice is beginning to move on the Susquehann

WGAL - 2018-01-14 14:01:00