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Chatham boy gets canine companion

CHATHAM - Resident Ryan Colabraro has received an assistance dog from Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit organization providing highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Ryan, 13, was matched with Whisper III, a two-year-old lab-golden


Chatham Borough Police: Arrest Made for Three Contempt Warrants

CHATHAM, NJ - On November 20th , 2017, Officer Matthew Belcastro arrested Tracy Schindler, age 28, from Chatham, on (2) active traffic contempt of court warrants and (1) active criminal contempt of court warrant all of which were issued by the Municipality of Union Township. Officer Belcastro approa


Chatham Boy Scout Troop 8 improves hiking trails

Trails received clearing, with brambles clipped, woodchips spread and trash collected, on Sunday, Nov.19, when Boy Scout Troop 8 spent several hours working on the Green Village Pond Conservation Area in Chatham Township. An easy trail open to the public which leads to a natural pond and beyond to


2 detained, 1 sought after woman is fatally shot during carjacking on Thanksgiving: NJ officials

NEWARK, N.J. - Two people are in custody and at least one is being sought Friday after a woman was shot and killed during a carjacking on Thanksgiving, New Jersey officials said. Shuri Henry was fatally shot during a carjacking in Newark on Thanksgiving in 2017, according to police. (Facebook) Shuri

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 17:43:20

NJ Woman Carjacked, Killed Right After Thanksgiving Dinner

A New Jersey woman was carjacked and killed while returning home from a Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, authorities said. The 40-year-old was a victim in one of two murders in the same New Jersey town on Thanksgiving night. The incident happened shortly before 11 p.m. when Newark officers were disp

PATCH - 2017-11-24 12:54:06

Fire Officials Believe Accident Led to Deadly Explosions, Fire at NY Cosmetics Plant

Authorities announced Monday night that the body of a male employee had been found inside the factory Fire officials say they believe an accident caused the explosions at an Upstate cosmetics factory that killed one man and injured more than 125 people Monday morning. The Vails Gate Fire Department

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 17:37:33

Woman Shot and Killed in Front of Nephew in NJ Carjacking: Sources

46 Submit a Complaint A Newark woman was shot and killed in front of her nephew during a carjacking in the city, law enforcement sources say. Shuri Henry, 40, was shot in the chest shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday on South 20th Street, according to Essex County prosecutors. Henry was returning from

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-24 15:22:23

Woodbridge Man Killed By Car In Roselle Thanksgiving Day

Breaking: A man from Colonia was tragically killed at 1 a.m. Thursday, when he was hit by a car trying to cross the street in Roselle. WOODBRIDGE, NJ - A man from the Colonia section of Woodbridge was tragically killed early on Thanksgiving Day, when he was hit by a car trying to cross the street on

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:41:37

Gillette offers city administrator position to city attorney

The Gillette City Council has offered the city administrator position to City Attorney Patrick Davidson. Davidson has "tentatively accepted" the offer, according to a press release. The council is expected to take a formal action on the accepted position Dec. 5 at its regular meeting. "The City Coun


Second applicant applies for seat for City Council

A second Gillette resident has thrown her name in the hat for the vacant city council seat from Ward 1. Terry Sjolin, who ran against Kevin McGrath in the 2016 election, has applied for the position. McGrath resigned earlier this month, citing personal reasons and that he "will need to travel extens

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

College to host annual tree lighting event

Gillette College will host its annual tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening. The event includes children's activities, a visit from Santa, singing with the Energy City Voices and the tree lighting. It starts at 4:30 p.m. in the main campus building. Cookies with Santa and kids crafts will start at

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

At 62, Thanksgiving Day nearly set record for warmth

Gillette came within a single degree of tying the record for the warmest Nov. 23 in 100 years. Thursday also happened to be Thanksgiving Day and Gillette officially came within two degrees of tying the record for the warmest turkey day in 19 years, according to the National Weather Service in Rapid

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

Former city planner applies for Ward 1 council vacancy

The last time Michael Surface was in the City Hall chambers was more than two years ago when he was Gillette's city planner. The chambers have since been renovated. He said the new room has a cozier, more modern feel to it. He also said he likes that when people stand in the aisle or at the podium b


CCHS grad sworn in as US Attorney in Wyoming

Former Gillette resident Mark Klaassen was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming on Tuesday. Klaassen said he considers himself an "almost-native" of Gillette, because his parents, Larry and Beth Klaassen, moved here in the early 1970s, when he younger than a year old. I


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WEST FIFTH STREET: The rear corner of a house caught fire early Wednesday morning, Gillette Police Lt. Chuck Deaton said. Police helped evacuated five residents and firefighters put out the flames. The Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire, according to a press release. No other inf


Campbell County third in state for most work-related deaths

Wyoming Workforce Services released an updated report on work-related fatalities from 2012 to 2016. There were 143 work-related deaths statewide. Campbell County had the third most, with 14. Natrona County had the highest number, with 22, followed by Laramie County at 15. Weston and Niobrara had zer

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

Germantown mom opens up home to those without family on Thanksgiving

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - A Germantown mom received a lot of praise this Thanksgiving for posting a welcoming message on social media. Janet Rast posted in a group on Facebook that her home was open with plenty of food if someone doesn't have family in town or any family to share Thanksgiving dinner with.

WREG - 2017-11-24 15:50:40

Sardis Police: Children witness father being shot, killed by brother

SARDIS, Miss. -Authorities are investigating after a father was shot and killed late Thursday evening. WREG was told Brian Kimmons was killed around 11 p.m last night by his brother, Melvin Salter Jr. The victim's children were reportedly nearby and saw the incident happen. SARDIS, Miss. -Authoritie

WREG - 2017-11-24 17:42:00

Man found shot, killed inside home; minivan stolen

Memphis police are investigating a homicide in the 4100 block of Cochese Avenue. Police say a man was shot and killed, and the suspect(s) stole the victim's minivan from his driveway. A family member found the man dead inside the house around noon. Police need the public's help finding the minivan.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-23 21:00:37

MPD identifies man killed in home invasion on Thanksgiving morning

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Police Department has identified the man that was shot and killed inside his home Thanksgiving morning. 68-year-old Robert Wong has been the man identified by MPD. He was retired from the Air National Guard. The Wong family moved to Memphis in 1960 and he graduated from

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:27:25