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2 arrested, 2 wanted for SECU bank robbery in Lexington

Four people are connected to a bank robbery in Lexington on Thursday morning. It happened at the State Employees' Credit Union, located at 404 Piedmont Drive, around 10:45 a.m. Police say two suspects entered the bank armed with handguns and demanded cash by the use of a note. The suspects fled the

WXII 12 - 2017-11-17 13:20:00

Man charged with beating teen with bat and attempted rape

A 45-year-old Lexington man previously arrested for kidnapping a handicapped woman, has been charged with beating a teenage girl with a baseball bat and sexually assaulting her over a three-year period Ryan Douglas McTheny, 45, of 283 Meadowview Road, was charged with felony first degree sex offense

DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 16:33:05

Third suspect in bank robbery arrested

The third suspect in an alleged armed robbery at the State Employees Credit Union on Piedmont Drive Thursday morning has been taken into custody, but police are still looking for a fourth suspect. Darian Alexander Shellman, 27, of 20 Hemstead St., was charged with felony conspiracy to commit robbery

DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 15:41:39

Abundant Life Church relocates to Lexington

Pastor Toney Amos and his wife, Edna, invite the Lexington community to visit them at their new facility. At the request of United Churches of Jesus Apostolic, they moved Abundant Life Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic to a building at 204 Beethoven Ave. in Lexington. Amos founded the ministry in 201

DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

Lexington man suspected in UNC Chapel Hill tree explosion says 'hug a tree' in court

An eyewitness captured the moment the device exploded (Credit: Dawn Goodfriend/WTVD) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Lexington man accused of setting up an explosive device at a historic tree on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus made his first court appearance Thursday, WTVD reports. Joshua D. Edwards, 24, entered

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-17 14:44:03

Lexington man accused of taking indecent liberties with 7-year-old boy

Jerry Wade Tuttle, 52. LEXINGTON, N.C. - A Lexington man is accused of taking indecent liberties with a 7-year-old boy, according to a press release. On Sept. 4, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office received a report of sex offenses with a child. Following an investigation, Jerry Wade Tuttle was ide


Thomasville police ID man killed in Friday morning shooting

THOMASVILLE - A 59-year-old Thomasville man is dead after a shooting on the 200 block of Church Street early Friday morning. Police said they found Robert Allen Smith of Highland Avenue lying in the road. Investigators are on the scene and canvassing the neighborhood as they wait for a search warran

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-11-17 13:41:00

Heroin investigation leads to arrests

Two men were arrested on heroin charges following a months-long investigation. On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office and the Spencer Police Department executed a search warrant at 605 Fifth St. in Spencer following a four-month narcotics investigation related to the distribution of

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:11:00

Man charged in pregnant woman's overdose death

An Ashland man is facing felony charges after authorities allege he sold a deadly dose of heroin laced with fentanyl to a pregnant woman. The woman and the baby she was carrying both died. Rhonda Copley, Commonwealth Attorney for the 32nd Judicial Circuit of Kentucky, said Lee Michael Collins, 30, o

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 21:44:00

House fire in Ashland this morning

A house fire on Greenup Avenue in Ashland left at least two families without a home Friday morning. The blaze started sometime before 9 a.m. at 2236 Greenup Avenue. Resident Gene Shoemaker said he and his wife Tamyra were watching television and drinking coffee in the downstairs portion of the home

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 14:21:00

Boyd jail employee crashes county vehicle

CATLETTSBURG A Boyd County Detention Center employee was involved in an accident while driving a county-owned vehicle. The county vehicle crashed into a sport utility vehicle during the collision, injuring the SUV's driver and passenger and severely damaging both automobiles. The incident happened o

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 10:45:00

Man pleads guilty to supplying gun in murder

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - A Lawrence County, Ohio, man pleaded guilty this week to supplying the gun used in a 2016 Ashland murder case, according to Gary Conn, assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. Zachary Tarlton, 25, of County Road 182, Kitts Hill, was scheduled to stand trial this week in Boyd County Cir

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 05:01:01

CAReS Giving Tree ready for donors

ASHLAND The Community Assistance & Referral Services (CAReS) Giving Tree program is now ready for donors. The program allows community members to "adopt" a child in need by providing them with items on their Christmas list. Two trees are available with one at the Ashland Town Center Mall and the oth

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

County's weekly road report

Darren C. LeBrun, P.E., P.S., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017 for the Engineer's Department. COUNTY CREW WORK Sedan - Crabtree Road (CR34) in Morgan Township at the 3.909, 4.384 and 4.515 mile will be closed Monday, Novembe

PORTSMOUTH DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-17 14:17:26

The Perfect Christmas Trees -- and Trains

1117tree1 Tamme Grubb, chair of The Festival of Trees and Trains, stands in front of the trees and trains on display at the Paramount Arts Center through Nov. 26. 1117trees2 -- A train rolls down the tracks at The Festival of Trees and Trains. 1117trees3 -- From right to left, Vicki Roark Sharon Asb

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-17 10:45:00

Teen charged with dozens of sex crimes let out on bail, reportedly contacts victim

A teen charged with more than six dozen sex crimes has been remanded back to jail after reportedly having contact with his victim in violation of his bond agreement. The $10,000 bond paid for his release also could be forfeited. Kobe Graves-Hardin, 18, was arrested again Nov. 9 after having been rel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-16 17:12:00

2 victims killed in Richmond quadruple shooting identified

A man and a woman killed in an apparent targeted shooting in Richmond that left two others wounded this week were identified Thursday as El Sobrante residents, authorities said. Hayley Flores, 26, and Robert Bill, 24, were killed by gunfire about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 900 block of View Drive, in

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:33:00

Man shot by BART police near the Richmond station

BART police shot and wounded a man near the Richmond BART station early Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, after responding to reports the man was armed with a gun. A man was shot and wounded near the Richmond BART station early Thursday by the transit agency's police officers who confronted him after getti

SFGATE - 2017-11-16 20:21:00

Can 'community ambassadors' untangle Richmond's relationship with the police?

Colyer Dupont debriefs a simulation activity with two Richmond police officers as part of the Community Safety Academy. Photo by Francesca Fenzi Students meet weekly at the police station. Over the course of several months, they learn about varied roles and operations within their local precincts -

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 19:41:32

Touch, Move: First annual chess festival in Richmond

As part of the Richmond Chess Initiative, the West Coast Chess Alliance (WCCA) hosted the first ever chess festival in Richmond. The aim was to bring the game into the community and help bridge the enrichment and academic gap among the city's youth. The event brought together residents of all ages f

SFGATE - 2017-11-17 19:19:48