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Deputies: Woman walking dog shot, killed in hunting accident

A hunter accidentally shot and killed a woman walking her dog in Chautauqua County, our affiliate WGRZ reports. Deputies tell them 43 year-old Rosemary Billquist was shot Wednesday evening in the Town of Sherman. According to investigators, Thomas Jadlowski fired the shots while hunting deer. They a

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 19:21:00

Two charged with murder for burned body found at park

Officers were called to the park on May 27 for a report of a person on fire near the tennis courts. At the scene they found Jones' body. An investigation found that Jones had been shot and then set on fire. Williams also faces weapons, drug and child endangerment charges after officers found guns an

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 00:11:00

Texas state trooper shot and killed; suspect being sought

FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Texas state trooper has been killed and they're looking for a man in connection to the shooting. The Texas Department of Public Safety said on Twitter that the shooting occurred before 4 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 45 south of Fairfield, about 90 miles (145

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 07:43:54

Celebrating Thanksgiving Chinese American style

Lisa Tung and her teen daughter Krystal eagerly joined family and friends at Grand Super Buffet in Henrietta. It's Thanksgiving night, a time to relax and give thanks for life's blessings. They joined the party of more than 150 Rochester-area Chinese Americans, with most of the guests employed in th

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 15:19:27

Rochester man faces charges after police say he drove intoxicated and resisted arrest

During the investigation, police determined that 45-year-old James Hampton was driving while intoxicated.{ }(Photo: MGN Online) ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Rochester man is facing multiple charges after an accident on Portland Avenue Thursday night. According to police, officers located a two vehicl

13 WHAM - 2017-11-24 11:14:00

Sen. Schumer proposes $40B for universal high speed internet

During the 1930s, an ambitious federal program sought to expand access to reliable and affordable electricity in rural areas. On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said we need to do the same thing to help bring reliable internet access to parts of the country that are u

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 22:00:01

Shoppers search for deals on 'Grey Thursday'

As more brick-and-motor retailers close up shop, stores are dishing out deals to sway buyers off of online sites, like Amazon, and back into storefronts. The store manager at Best Buy says he's been doing this for 18 years and this is one of the longest lines of customers he's seen. More than 100 pe

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 02:01:00

Lyons man accused of assaulting pregnant wife; threatening other family members

A Lyons man was arrested on Thursday after authorities say he assaulted his pregnant wife and then threatened other family members. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Jacob F. Covert punched his pregnant wife in the throat, causing her to fall to the ground. He then displaye

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

With lots of great trails in Rome, hiking is an option to Black Friday shopping

If you're not into all the Black Friday business, Friday may be a perfect day to get outdoors and enjoy a late fall hike. Rome hiker Larry Madden, a former president of the Georgia Pinhoti Trail Association said you don't have to go far to enjoy some easy, moderate or even challenging hikes. The app

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 01:30:00

Symphony to present 'Magic of Christmas' Dec. 9

The Rome Symphony Orchestra will present traditional Christmas selections along with other holiday classics in "Magic of Christmas" on Dec. 9. The concert will feature Maestro Rolando Salazar and special guest artist Tiffany Uzoije as they lead audiences in a festive salute of the most wonderful tim

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Boys basketball roundup: Hicks gets win in NSM coaching debut

Cole Hicks's debut as the head varsity boys basketball coach at his alma mater was a winning one. North Sand Mountain (1-0) built an 10-point halftime lead and then outscored Armuchee (Georgia) 30-19 in the third quarter to take command en route to a 95-65 win Monday in the Fire on the Mountain roun


GUEST COLUMN: Thankful for every last bit

About a year and a half ago, after I had made some difficult life choices, my sister sent me a few books of encouragement, one of which was Brene Brown's "Rising Strong." I have long been a fan of Brown, (you should look up her TED Talks on YouTube if you haven't seen them), but I didn't get around


Fugitive Found After High Speed Chase, Two Arrested

A pair of Rome men, Jonathan Lovell Brown, 33, and Terry Wayne Curry II, 33, were arrested after a being pulled over for driving 81 miles per hour on Hwy 411 while under the influence of marijuana. Reports said that Brown was driving the vehicle at a high rate of speed while not wearing his seat bel


'Congress is dysfunctional, folks'

Rome Tea Party members left their Tuesday meeting committed to support the "Article V movement." It's a catch-all phrase referencing a provision that allows amendments to the U.S. Constitution through the actions of states instead of Congress. "Congress is dysfunctional, folks," Rome attorney David


Pinecrest brings ancient Rome to classroom

Pinecrest Academy students recently took a trip back in time to Ancient Rome as part of a themed week of study held at the middle school level. During the week of Nov. 12, students donned gladiator costumes as their middle school lobby was transformed into an ancient Roman building, complete with "t


Rome Felon Threatens Woman with an Uzi in front of His Child

Hosea Bingham Jr, 32 of Rome, was arrested at his home on North Division Street after police said he threatened a 43 year-old woman with an "uzi". Reports stated that during a verbal altercation with the female Bingham pulled out a gun while in front of his one year-old child. When officers arrived


Farm, ranch succession planning workshop planned

YREKA - A farm and ranch succession planning workshop will be presented in December by wealth transfer specialist and author Karl Bareither in Yreka, according to a news release. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Miners Inn, 122 E. Miner St., Yreka on Friday, Dec. 8. Lunch will

HERALD AND NEWS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

The artful side of woodwork

Man has valued the beauty and versatility of wood for centuries. With equal parts skill and imagination, craftsmen have coaxed everything from functional implements to stunning works of art from this rich and abundant resource. A range of wood craftsmanship will be displayed at the 38th Annual Harve

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Since You Asked: Cable fencing reduces head-on collisions

Along the I-5 corridor from Ashland through Central Point and stretching farther north up to Portland, the Oregon Department of Transportation is installing fencing in the median. What purpose does the fencing serve, and what issues would it be solving? I can't imagine the cost is worth it for stopp

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 15:42:00

Local vigil to honor victims of gun violence

As part of the Nationwide Vigil to End Gun Violence, Vision Quilt will host a local vigil at Sew Creative, 115 E. Main St., Ashland, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. Beginning as a tribute to the victims of the mass killing in December 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the annua

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 23:20:48