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Police: Woman faces charges after heroin shipped to county jail

In December, the Henderson County Detention Center intercepted a quantity of suspected heroin concealed in an incoming U.S. Postal Service parcel addressed to inmate Jeremiah Dockins. Dockins, 31, of Pinners Cove Road, Asheville, is being housed in the Detention Center for failure to appear on mult

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2018-01-18 15:51:13

Police: Man drags cop behind car during traffic stop

ASHEVILLE - A traffic stop allegedly turned into an assault Wednesday night when an Asheville man took off, dragging a police officer down the road with him, according to warrants. Justin Merritt Adair, 36, faces a felony count of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official and several le

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-01-18 13:48:17

Deliveries in Asheville area return to normal after winter snow

Business returned to normal Thursday for many local shop owners who were forced to shut down because of the winter storm that moved into Western North Carolina earlier this week. The storm, which arrived Tuesday, brought extremely cold temperatures and snow and ice that forced most people to stay of

WLOS.COM - 2018-01-18 18:06:38

Man charged with multiple felonies following intense search

Following the incident on Jan. 13, Fox was charged with Assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, kidnapping, and robbery with a dangerous weapon and is set to appear in court on Jan. 24. A Waynesville man well-known to law enforcement was arrested on several felonies, including first-

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2018-01-17 17:32:00

Candler man accused of failing to stop for deputies

Timothy O'Kelley was arrested for fleeing to elude arrest, reckless driving, driving a stolen vehicle, and speeding. (Photo credit: VineLink) A Candler man faces a number of charges after deputies say he failed to stop for them. Timothy O'Kelley is accused of fleeing to elude arrest, reckless drivin

WLOS.COM - 2018-01-18 12:13:21

Asheville hits consecutive hottest year on record in 2017

ASHEVILLE It's a hard concept to wrap one's wool scarf around. Waking up Thursday morning to a temperature of 12 degrees and a "feels like" of negative 4, ice-encrusted streets and closed schools, it's difficult to believe that 2017 was the third hottest year on record across the globe. And even mor

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-01-18 22:00:16

New restaurant joins Waynesville's Main Street lineup

Blossom on Main, the popular downtown Thai food restaurant has closed it's doors and is rebranding as Firefly Taps and Grill. The restaurant will re-open at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 25. The new menu will be Southern with a twist. "We originally thought Southern comfort food, but we are so much more," said co

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2018-01-18 11:00:00

Area blanketed with 3-5 inches of snow Wednesday

POLK COUNTY - After being predicted to receive a dusting to an inch of snow early Wednesday, Jan. 17, the area received between 3-5 inches of snow, making travel treacherous on secondary roads for days. Temperatures remained below freezing Wednesday into Thursday afternoon so the snow that fell did

TRYON DAILY BULLETIN - 2018-01-18 16:49:00

Felony Booking Log: January 9 to January 15

Keeli Danielle Theis, 29, of Angels Camp, was arrested at 11:44 a.m. at 314 S. Main St., No. 136, Angels Camp, and booked on suspicion of violating probation. Kayla Nicole Maxwell, 33, of Angels Camp, was arrested at 10:30 a.m. at Calaveras Superior Court and booked on suspicion of grand theft and p

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 00:51:00

Accused cop killer mocks his victim and families in court

Even for Luis Bracamontes, who has repeatedly threatened to kill officers and displayed his disdain about the death penalty trial he faces, Thursday marked a new low. Bracamontes, an illegal immigrant from Mexico accused of gunning down Sacramento-area deputies Danny Oliver and Michael Davis Jr. in

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-18 18:28:00

She took her dead baby shopping at Victoria's Secret. Then a guard smelled her bag.

The then-17-year-old had already completed the first part of her plot the day before: kill her newborn, according to the New York Daily News. The teenager left her family's house in Brooklyn, New York, on Oct. 16 and arrived at her friend's apartment, where she gave birth to an 8-pound baby in the b

MODESTO BEE - 2018-01-18 19:49:00

Jury Picked During Day One Of Payne Trial

San Andreas, CA - While it took a whole day to do it a jury was selected to try Copperopolis resident Dean Payne, accused of gravely injuring two women while drunkenly piloting his boat on Lake Tulloch. As reported here, at Calaveras County Superior Court officials had indicated during Tuesday's fin

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:37:00

Sacramento religious groups to provide response in immigration raids

California's resistance to President Donald Trump heated up Thursday as rapid response teams are now active and ready to help immigrants during Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids. The resistance now includes religious organizations. Churches and temples are joining together through a group ca

MSN.COM - 2018-01-19 03:27:18

Sex offender sentenced to 33 years in prison for child porn stash

Jeffrey Miles Hayes' second child pornography conviction came with a steep penalty. Hayes, 55, was sentenced Thursday to 33 years in prison followed by 25 years of supervised release for receiving child pornography, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office news release. Sacramento County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-18 20:31:00

State Assemblymembers Introduce Anti-Harassment Bill

Sacramento, CA - Riding the wave of the Me, Too movement a new initiative announced today also follows the wake of a letter, citing harassment at the State Capitol, signed last fall by hundreds of women. Today, with movement advocates and stakeholders in attendance to say "Time's Up," Assemblymember

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-01-18 22:49:00

Incident Round-up: Car drives into San Andreas business

No injuries resulted after a Mountain Ranch woman crashed into the front of a building in San Andreas while attempting to parallel park. The woman drove over the curb and into the building and stairwell on Jan. 15.Enterprise photo by Jason Cowan A Mountain Ranch woman crashed into the entrance of a

CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 17:45:00

Manhole explosions cause power outages

More than 1,000 PSE&G customers in Downtown Jersey City were without power, a company spokeswoman said, after two underground explosions yesterday morning. Jersey City firefighters responded to two manhole explosions, at 475 and 547 Washington Blvd., Jersey City police and fire spokeswoman Kim Scalc

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

A popular rollercoaster taken down for good at Dorney Park

When Dorney Park opens its gates on May 4 for its 135th operating season, one popular thrill ride will be missing from its lineup of attractions. Stinger, which came from the South Whitehall Township's sister amusement park, California's Great America five years ago, is no longer. In a winter update

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 11:34:06

Downtown LH Inc. honors partners, promoters

LANA MUTHLER/THE EXPRESS Downtown Lock Haven Inc. presented its annual awards Thursday evening. From left are, in front: Cassey Brown-Sines and Brittany Brown-Sines, co-owners and artists of Pinch-N-Poke Tattoo Studio; Downtown Lock Haven Board President Jeff Miller; Nancy and Ernie Renninger, owner

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Ex-Parkland teacher's 'love' for student lands him in prison

Christopher Johnson's wife and family sat still in court during the reading of explicit text messages he shared with a then-17-year-old student. In the messages read Wednesday by Lehigh County Senior Assistant District Attorney Anna-Kristie Morffi, the former Parkland High School teacher detailed hi

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 17:27:33