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Police blotter: Butte man shoplifts $200 of merchandise from Kmart

Police arrested Franklin Schwartz, 32, of Butte, at about 9 p.m. Monday for shoplifting at Kmart, 3300 Harrison Ave. Police were called out for a report of suspicious activity at Kmart and allegedly found Schwartz as he came out of the dressing room wearing new boots and several layers of store clot

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 18:39:00

Butte woman with $1 million lottery ticket steps forward to claim winnings

One day in November, Amy Lambert of Butte stopped at the Town Pump convenience store at the corner of Harrison Avenue and Dewey Boulevard in Butte and bought a single Montana Millionaire ticket. She later told lottery officials, "I thought, 'I'm here. I'm just going to buy a ticket.'" On Dec. 29, th

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 23:05:00

Helena man accused of strangulation, assault

A 19-old-year old Helena man is accused of strangling a family member. Nathanial Meadows is being charged with strangulation of a partner or family member, partner or family member assault and unlawful restraint. An officer was called to a report that Meadows had hit the victim in the head and leg,

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-01-17 03:00:00

Sold! Butte's historic Finlen Hotel changes hands

The sale of Butte's historic Finlen Hotel and complex is a done deal. The agreement between the Taras family, which has owned the complex for nearly 40 years, and a group led by Montana Tech professor J.J. Adams was announced Tuesday. The group got a $412,000 loan from Butte's Uptown taxing district

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 15:31:00

Butte woman guilty in Medicaid theft case; sentencing set for March

A Butte woman will be sentenced in March for conspiring with family members to bilk thousands of dollars from the Medicaid assistance program. A Butte jury on Friday found Vera Gail Meeks, 65, guilty on three felony counts of conspiring to commit theft of public funds. The verdict followed a four-da

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-16 21:49:00

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More electric outages expected in Helena Wednesday

After a series of planned outages Tuesday, additional electrical service interruptions are expected in Helena Wednesday morning for the second phase of a house-moving project. NorthWestern Energy announced the periodic power outages are expected between midnight and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17. T

INDEPENDENT RECORD - 2018-01-16 18:55:00

Polygamy Alley's curious history in Uptown Butte

In early Butte - and into modern times in some places - the alleys were typically lined by businesses or homes with no other address than the alley. Many such alleys were simply referred to by the name of an adjacent street, such as South Main Alley (which evolved to China Alley) or East Granite All

MONTANA STANDARD - 2018-01-15 13:00:00

Man who admitted to strangling child's mother takes plea for jail, probation

SUPERIOR COURT -- A man who admitted to strangling his child's mother in Sandyston causing her to lose consciousness during a domestic violence incident in November 2017 accepted a plea offer for jail and supervised probation. David Heller, 32, of Unionville, N.Y., pleaded guilty to his original cha

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 05:25:00

Snow Day in Forest City

FOREST CITY - Most kids will do just about anything for a snow day, and Tuesday, a lot of students in the area got one. It was a neighborhood party at the Old Church Hill in Forest City Tuesday. Chrstie St. Hilaire texted her neighbors and said to get dressed, get your sleds, and meet at 1 p.m. "We'

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-16 22:33:54

Taste Test: The Impossible Burger

There's a new plant-based burger on the market that's now being served at The Gravity Inn in Waymart. This veggie patty boasts having a beefy flavor and may just fool meat eaters into thinking they're eating the real thing. Newswatch 16's Kerry Brazen had some customers taste the Impossible Burger.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-17 01:12:25

Man Accused of Peeping on Women in Dressing Room

HONESDALE -- A man is accused of peeping on women in a dressing room in Wayne County. Police charged Edwin Evert, 61, of Honesdale, with invasion of privacy. On Saturday, officers say shoppers at the Salvation Army store in Honesdale saw him using a mirror under a dressing room stall to look at wome

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-15 22:55:29

Monticello Meadows owners seek to remedy condemned apartments

MONTICELLO - A week after the village condemned 20 apartments damaged by bursting pipes, the owner of Monticello Meadows is "turning over a new leaf" and taking steps to remedy the situation, Village Manager David Sager said Tuesday. Monticello officials met with the owners of Monticello Meadows on

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-17 01:45:12

Gas service out means no heat for Butler Co. community

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - The cold weather is going to be a big problem for people in a Butler County community because they don't have any gas heat. Gas service has been out since Sunday in Jefferson Township. People's Gas is digging up yards along Neuport Road to look for the leak that's affecting

WPXI - 2018-01-17 01:47:11

Tires stolen from large box trucks

Truck is sitting on blocks after thieves stole the tires MOUNTAINVILLE - Police in the Town of Chester are investigating the theft of large tires from trucks parked at a distribution facility at 19 Industry Drive in the Mountainville section of the town. Four tires were stolen last weekend from o

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Newburgh's Lake View House a fine example of lake resort

Built in the mid-19th century, Lake View House in the Town of Newburgh is a lasting remnant of a once flourishing resort community that existed around Orange Lake. Perched on a bluff overlooking the lake, the establishment still boasts a classic barroom and fine dining restaurant, while the lodging

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 18:14:07

Police: Mass. man arrested in Salem with counterfeit bills, cocaine

SALEM - A Lowell, Mass., man is facing drug and forgery charges after police pulled over a car they said was driving erratically on I-93 early Tuesday. Richard Caraballo, Jr., 24, was charged with possession of a controlled drug, transportation of drugs and two counts of forgery, police said. Police

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-16 17:48:00

21 abandoned animals taken from Exeter home

STRATHAM - Twenty-one abandoned animals were removed from a home in Exeter last Friday, and the New Hampshire SPCA is now citing a financial strain with the number of animals it has in custody. On Jan. 12, the Field Services Division of the SPCA assisted the Exeter animal control officer in removing

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 19:00:07

Man armed with silver handgun robs Manchester 7-Eleven store

Manchester police are investigating an armed robbery in the city. Police said just before 11 p.m. Sunday, a man robbed the 7-Eleven store on Queen City Avenue. Police said the man entered the store with a silver handgun and demanded cash before fleeing. The man is described as white or Hispanic and

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-15 14:35:00

Slick roads causing accidents in southern NH

First responders around southern New Hampshire responded to weather-related motor vehicle crashes Tuesday night as snow made the roads slick. In Amherst, a car rolled over on Route 101-A. It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured. In Londonderry, Route 28 was closed for a period following a

WMUR.COM - 2018-01-17 04:24:00