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Hundreds of alpacas to convene in Concord

Photo courtesy of Cindy Berman Morrow CONCORD - Carolina Alpaca Breeders and Owners and the Southeastern Alpaca Association have joined forces to provide three shows in one place: The Southern Select, Carolina Alpaca Celebration and the Southern Alpaca Celebration. The free show takes place 9 a.m. t

THECHARLOTTEWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-14 12:00:12

Man killed in officer-involved shooting identified

HUNTERSVILLE- Officials have identified the man who was shot and killed during an officer-involved shooting in Huntersville over the weekend. According to the NC State Bureau of Investigation, officers with the Huntersville Police Department were dispatched to 9320 Gilead Hill Court in reference to

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 18:44:00

Family plans to sue charter school after teacher kicks 11-year-old student

CONCORD, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The family of an 11-year-old boy, who was kicked at least twice by his teacher, plans to sue the school, according to their attorney. "A lawsuit is something is something that is most definitely possible at this point," said Charlotte attorney Walter Bowers with the law f

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-16 02:33:00

Disabled Kannapolis woman rescued from house fire

KANNAPOLIS- Kannapolis firefighters and emergency crews rescued a disabled woman from a fire at her home Monday morning. According to WSOC-TV, crews responded to a home on Venus Street around 10 a.m. where the woman and her elderly father lived. Firefighters removed the woman from the home after see

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 18:27:00

Woman rescued in Kannapolis house fire

WBTV graphic A woman was rescued in a Kannapolis house fire Monday morning. Officials say firefighters were called to a house fire in the 1000 block of Venus Street where they saw smoke and flames. A resident told firefighters that someone was trapped inside. "Crews entered the home, located the w

WBTV - 2018-01-15 21:03:24

Firefighters, EMS respond to Kannapolis house fire

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Emergency crews responded to a house fire in Kannapolis Monday morning where a child was reportedly trapped inside. EMS responded with firefighters to the home on Venus Street around 10 a.m. Police told Channel 9 a child was temporarily trapped in the house but it was not clear if

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-15 15:40:17

Woman Rescued From A Burning Home In Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, NC - A 20-year-old woman is alive after firefighters rescued her from a burning home Monday morning. The fire broke out at a home on Venus Street. Crews from Kannapolis, Landis, and Concord Fire Departments responded and found smoke and flames coming from the rear of the one story house.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-15 21:23:59

Harrisburg stations honor 4-year-old killed in house fire

HARRISBURG- Fire departments across the nation have honored a 4-year-old that was killed in a house fire in South Carolina, including the Harrisburg Fire Department. Nathan Raugh and his three children were killed in a house fire in McCormick County on January 8. Four-year-old James Raugh was the ol

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 20:46:00

Flu deaths rise, patients pack Bay Area emergency rooms: 'All hands on deck,' doctor says

The emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital has been so packed with patients suffering from miserable flu symptoms the past few weeks, with incoming ambulances lined up outside and hospital rooms jammed, the staff has gone to its "Code Green" nearly every day. "It's all hands on deck," said Dr. Da

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-14 14:00:27

High School Coach Presumed Dead After Skydiving Accident In New Zealand

SAN JOSE (BCN) A San Jose high school tennis coach is missing and presumed dead after a skydiving accident last week in New Zealand, police and high school officials said. Tyler Nii appears to have died last Wednesday after he plunged into Lake Wakatipu in the South Island of the country. Nii, 27, w

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 18:40:00

Bay Area Marches, Rallies Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

A number of rallies and marches on Monday honored the legacy and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. The popular Caltrain NorCalMLK Celebration Train, which celebrates the life and work of the late civil rights leader through songs and lessons, left Diridon Station in San Jose at 9:45 a.m., made two

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-15 14:12:24

Hastened pace for bridge toll hikes proposed

Armed with polling data and eager for more money to funnel toward addressing Bay Area traffic woes, members of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission have agreed to ask voters to phase in bridge toll hikes faster than initially suggested. During an MTC committee meeting Wednesday, commissioners

SAN MATEO DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 12:57:00

Avaya Announces Upcoming Investor Meetings

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - January 15, 2018) - Avaya Holdings Corp. (OTCQX: AVYA) today announced it will be meeting with investors during the week of January 16 in New York and Boston. Avaya will be posting an updated investor presentation to its investor relations website https://investors.a

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-15 15:00:00

3 Suspects Who Stole Box Truck Sought

SUNNYVALE (BCN) Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety and California Highway Patrol officers are in pursuit of suspects involved in stealing a box truck from San Francisco this afternoon, according to a CHP spokesman. CHP Officer Art Montiel said the driver did not yield to CHP officers after drivin

SFGATE - 2018-01-15 22:37:00

Letter: Let's work together to provide shelter for homeless

In the second Trumpian year, righteous indignation has lost its bite. My thanks to Helen Johnson ("Streets of San Jose have become a disgusting mess," Letters, Jan. 6) for providing me with a fresh perspective. She sees disgusting mess and governmental failure to clean, while I see individuals who a

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 11:30:34

Sunnyvale music teacher suspected of inappropriately touching student

SUNNYVALE - A 23-year-old music teacher suspected of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old female student was arrested Friday by police.Henry Reed, 23, of San Jose, was arrested by Sunnyvale police on Jan. 12, 2018 on suspicion of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old girl. School officials notif

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:39:44

Students begin this year's FIRST Robotics competition

Hunter Davies; Sophie Leggett and Tyler Hanf talk over strategy forthe Gilford High School FIRST Robotics Team; which is designing a robot for compeitions next month. (Roger Amsden/Laconia Daily Sun) By ROGER AMSDEN, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD - Members of the Gilford High School FIRST Robotics Team

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Gilford town offices up for election

GILFORD - The filing period for town offices opens on Jan. 24 and continues through the end of the day on Feb. 2. Open positions include a three-year selectman's seat; three three-year terms and one two-year term on the Gilford Budget Committee; moderator for two years; supervisor of the checklist f

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Gilford man wounded in Belmont domestic assault is arrested

BELMONT - A Gilford man who was shot in the leg by a man trying to stop a a domestic incident in Belmont Friday was arrested, police said. Police said Izaiah J. Conway, 21, was arrested by Gilford police just after 5:30 p.m. that night on a misdemeanor assault charge and second-degree assault, a fel

UNION LEADER - 2018-01-15 21:46:00

Jennie D. Blake School plans first robotics event

HILL - The Jennie D. Blake School will play host to at least 16 elementary and middle school robotics teams from throughout New Hampshire in the first JDB Robotics event on Saturday, Jan. 20. Principal Brian Connelly said the event came about through David Kelly, a retired Pembroke Academy science t

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00