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Cops vs. coaches benefits Rome's "Shop with a Cop" program

The basketball court. They took on coaches from the Rome City School District at RFA high school in a Cops versus Coaches basketball game that benefits Rome PD's "Shop with a Cop" program. Not only does the program help provide a Merry Christmas for less fortunate youth in the Rome area, but ac


Utica woman injured in rollover crash in Westmoreland

WESTMORELAND - A Utica woman was injured in a one-car rollover accident Monday, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said. Mileena Tran, 20, was driving east on Route 5 at about 2:15 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and went off the shoulder of the roadway, struck a sign and flipped onto its

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-15 12:28:12

NAACP celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights legacy

Local officials and community members joined the Rome Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this morning at Zion Episcopal Church. The breakfast program was a celebration of King's life and work using non-viole

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 00:10:00

Coaches top cops but charity is big winner

More than $1,800 was raised at the second annual Cops vs. Coaches charity basketball game Saturday night. All proceeds will go to support the police department's Shop with a Cop program. The city school district coaches defeated the city's finest 90-89 in overtime, making it the first defeat in five

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:00

2 injured in crash in Westmoreland

The crash happened at the intersection of Route 5 and Kitchen Gulf Road in Westmoreland shortly after 6:00 p.m. At least two people were injured in the accident and taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital. Officials on the scene said their injuries were non-life threatening. The two cars involved in the

WKTV - 2018-01-16 05:10:00

Holland Patent Man Charged With Strangulation In Trenton

A Holland Patent man is facing Felony charges following a domestic incident in the Town of Trenton. According to Oneida County Sheriff Maciol, deputies were called to a residence for a domestic dispute. An investigation revealed that 38-year-old Eric Carrier allegedly strangled the victim. He was ar

WIBX950.COM - 2018-01-15 18:00:47

Sylvan Beach residents deal with ice after flood -- and fear another one

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Randy O'Dell's truck and two cars are still locked in ice near Fish Creek in Sylvan Beach after an ice jam sent 3 feet of water pouring into the Sylvan Beach Mobile Park, where he lives. As he surveyed the damage, he looked out at the pond that is fed by the creek. "They say there'

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-15 19:08:31

Section of Cavanaugh Road closed, hundreds without power following crash

The crash occurred around 2 p.m. on Cavanaugh Road near the intersection with Kennedy Road. Cavanaugh Road is currently closed between Kennedy Road and Conductor Drive, and it's expected to remain closed until 1 a.m. Approximately 305 National Grid customers are without power in Marcy this aftern

WKTV - 2018-01-16 00:40:00

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