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Man shot, killed inside Hickory home identified

The man who was shot and killed in a Hickory home Friday morning has been identified, according to Catawba County detectives. Adrian Ramirez, 25, was reportedly killed inside a home on Snow Creek Road before 1:45 a.m. The Catawba County Sheriff's office said this was not a home invasion and that ot

WBTV - 2017-11-24 14:52:18

Girlfriend of man killed in Catawba Co. says he was 'shot several times in head'

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - The girlfriend of a man killed in Catawba County Friday morning said he was shot several times in the head. The Catawba County Sheriff's Office is investigating his death as a homicide. Officials said the shooting happened at 2 a.m. Friday in the 1900 block of Snow Creek Road

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-24 17:22:53

Catawba County Crime Watch Nov. 17-21

Editor's Note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, arrest reports were not released for Nov. 22-24. Those will appear in next week's Crime Watch. All individuals mentioned are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Candida Dawn Bernard, 40, of Hudson, was charged with one felony count of poss

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-24 21:31:00

Authorities investigation homicide in Hickory area

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Catawba County officials are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Hickory area early Friday morning. Deputies said they responded to a shooting call in the 1920 block of Snow Creek Road around 2 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the homicide. Officials said no s

WCNC - 2017-11-24 13:51:17

Hickory Police Department officers ready to keep residents safe on biggest shopping day of year

Buy Now JOHN BAILEY/RECORD FILE PHOTO: The Wal-Mart Supercenter in Conover is one of many area businesses preparing for Black Friday. Some businesses will open for the biggest shopping day of the year as early as Thursday evening. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave HICKORY - In the midst of Thanksgiving,

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Hickory High JROTC students send care packages to soldiers

HICKORY - Members of the Hickory High School Army JROTC expressed their thanks to active duty service members earlier this week by sending more than 100 care packages to troops in Afghanistan. The idea developed after the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) class viewed the film "Pay It


Hickory City Council honors Mayor Wright's memory with gavel

HICKORY - The memory of late Mayor Rudy Wright was honored with two presentations Tuesday, the last meeting before the new mayor and Ward 4 representative assume their seats. Mayor Jeff Cline presented Donna Wright, the late mayor's widow, with the gavel Rudy Wright used during his time as mayor. "B


Food drive benefits Hickory-area homeless veterans

HICKORY - A recent food drive at St. Stephens High School benefited area homeless veterans during the holiday season after collection donations from Nov. 1-20. NC Works Veteran Outreach Specialist Patrick Hamber, a member of Hickory's Disabled Veterans of America (DAV) Chapter 34, is responsible for


2 correctional officers taken hostage at maximum security unit

Authorities say two correctional officers have been taken hostage by two inmates at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas. (MGN){ } Authorities say two correctional officers have been taken hostage by two inmates at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker, Arkansas. Emergency response teams are

KATV - 2017-11-24 19:11:45


According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, earlier this evening, two correctional officers were taken hostage by two inmates in a housing area at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker. Additional details will be released as they become available. Emergency Response Teams from the Department o

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-25 01:30:19

Muslim pop star keeps his focus on charity work, Allah

BIRMINGHAM, England -- About 11 p.m. one recent Friday, in a room backstage at the International Convention Center here, pop star Maher Zain, dressed all in white, was meeting his fans after a sold-out 90-minute show. Fiaza Kausar, a 23-year-old receptionist for a vacuum cleaner company, walked up t

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-25 10:07:00

Fire department warns residents of controlled burns

Fire department warns residents of controlled burns Dry conditions and high winds are a potentially deadly mix. Now, a local fire department is warning residents about their controlled burns. "We are seeing several of them a day and our crews are getting tired," said Chief Autumn Carlisle with the 7


Park Vandalism Pushes Positive Message

LONOKE, Ark. - New cases of vandalism have captured the attention of the Lonoke Police Department. But, the message behind recent graffiti have some people asking authorities to re-think their disciplinary strategy. "Come on girls. Let's go." With paws pulling him along, Bob Glover takes a stroll ar


Winter production tour: Yield of Dreams

LITTLE ROCK - The winter months between fall harvest and spring planting offer a great opportunity for growers to get up to speed on the latest crop production research, findings and techniques from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Division of Agriculture extension speciali

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 18:20:53

JRMC announces Christmas Tree Lighting, Jenkins Choir event

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff will host the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, a Jenkins Choir performance and refreshments. The event will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in JRMC's front lobby and the community is invited to attend. The tree lighting is a fundraiser for the JRM

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 06:01:00

Jefferson County Food Safety for the Week of 11-26-17

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental he

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 06:01:00

Early-childhood program: No baseline of preparedness

Public-school systems in Waterbury and other Connecticut communities have early-childhood programs serving children as young as 3. School administrators assert that these programs benefit the children by preparing them for the rigors of the classroom; they also note that early-childhood programs - a


Thomaston man pleads guilty to hitting wife, taking child

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) - A Thomaston man has admitted to beating a woman he was married to and fleeing with their child. The New Britain Herald reports that 50-year-old Andres Arroyo, of Thomaston, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree breach of peace. Arroyo was sentenced to six months in priso

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-24 20:59:33

Car thefts and break-ins reported in Putnam, northern Westchester

There have been several reported car break-ins in Putnam and Northern Westchester over the past several days, according to the New York State Police. Cars have been reported stolen from Haviland Drive in Brewster and Ridgeview Road in Patterson, police said. Officers are also investigating thefts

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-25 00:06:33

Universities revoke journalism awards given to Charlie Rose

PHOENIX (AP) - Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, has now lost accolades from two universities. Both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas announced the decisions Friday. Arizona's Walter Cronkit

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2017-11-24 23:59:59