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State officials say flu season will get worse

Raleigh, N.C. - This year's flu season has gotten off to an early start and will only get worse in the coming weeks, North Carolina Secretary for Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen said Tuesday. Twenty-six people statewide, including two children, have already died of the flu since early Octo

WRAL - 2018-01-16 18:11:56

15 Triangle events to check out this week

Raleigh, N.C. - It's a short week for many of us, but there is still plenty to do!Monday It's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and if you aren't working, there are several events in the Triangle meant to honor Dr. King. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast - This annual tradition, now in its 38th year,

WRAL - 2018-01-15 12:20:00

NCCU students give back during MLK Day of Service

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Students at North Carolina Central University are giving back for Martin Luther King's Day of Service at the university. While NCCU, a historically black university, physically has boundaries in Durham, students are going beyond those limits to help the community "It's been

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-15 23:19:05

Charity asks for experiences over cash

Durham, N.C. - Anyone who spends time with Jake Ingham is going to hear a joke. "Why don't turkeys make good pitchers? Because they always throw foul balls!" said Jake, to the laughter he was looking for. Jokes are just Jake's thing. "Who doesn't love Jake?" said Ingham's friend, Edson Freeman. I

WRAL - 2018-01-15 23:13:00

State senator never forgets his roots or his 'routes'

DURHAM, N.C. - On a fall afternoon in 1964, the school bell at North Durham Elementary rang, and a 12-year-old sixth grader walked out into the cool air on his way to his first day tossing the town's afternoon newspaper, The Durham Sun, onto driveways and porches and into yards. The paperboy was sma

WRAL - 2018-01-15 05:01:00

Woman injured by bullet while fleeing gunfire at Wayne County party

Google maps image BROGDEN, N.C. (WNCT/WNCN) - A woman was injured when shots were fired at her car as she fled a party where gunfire broke out early Sunday in Wake County, officials said. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called out to 1451 Durham Lake Rd. around 1:14 a

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-14 21:25:35

Frozen Over pop-up play returns to Museum of Life and Science

The Museum of Life and Science's popular indoor winter exhibit Frozen Over is back. The pop-up space is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Jan. 28, inside the Durham museum's main building. It features a variety of "winter fun," including an icicle forest made of pool noodles, an "icy" shelter, a synth

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Please attend Early Childhood Community Forum Jan. 20 - Ellen Reckhow | The Herald Sun

How can we give more of our children a great start in life so they have the opportunity to thrive? What does it mean for our children to thrive and how can we best help families? Durham County, along with the Partnership for Children and the Child Care Services Association, will hold an early childh

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Community mourns loss of popular physician

VICTORVILLE - The medical and High Desert community is mourning the unexpected loss of Dr. Suman Thakker, who died Thursday. Officials with Desert Valley Hospital and Medical Group said Thakker, a primary care physician and rheumatologist, was truly part of the "heart and soul" of the High Desert co

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:26:27

Death investigation ongoing at residence off Teton Road in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY - Authorities are continuing a death investigation for a second day at a home in the 20800 block of Teton Road. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller told the Daily Press that authorities were "not prepared to release any additional information at this stage

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-16 17:18:06

Apple Valley's Disaster Council learns to 'Stop the Bleed'

APPLE VALLEY - Wendy McEuen has spent the last year schlepping her knowledge of blood across Southern California. The registered nurse of 14 years has no specific destination in mind. She's visited high schools, airports and the occasional Model T Ford club. She'll go anyplace where people are willi

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS

Authorities investigating fatal head-on crash on Mariposa Road

HESPERIA - One person was killed and another severely injured in a head-on crash along Mariposa Road Saturday evening, authorities said. Emergency personnel from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and Fire Department responded to a call of a "head-on major injury crash" near the intersec

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:17:11

Four illegal commercial marijuana grows raided in Lucerne Valley, deputies say

More than 3,700 marijuana plants and over 200 pounds of processed cannabis were seized during service of four search warrants at unrelated illegal outdoor marijuana grows Friday, Jan. 12, in Lucerne Valley, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's reported. Sheriff's officials announced the raids in a Mo

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2018-01-16 02:18:33

Victorville Councilwoman booted from homeless warming shelter, narrating experience in online videos

VICTORVILLE - City Councilwoman Blanca Gomez was asked to leave a homeless warming shelter here Friday night and Saturday morning, but the lead-up to the expulsion remained disputed Monday. Gomez called attention to the incident in a series of Facebook videos posted to her personal page over the wee

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-16 02:37:49

Splitting up VVCCD into districts is nonsense

Running for and elected to serve on the old Victor Valley JU High School District from the far westernmost part of the then sprawling district in 1977, with the still-in-construction Serrano High School a focus, I put on a full-fledged campaign to win votes. That effort was made by friends and we ca

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-15 20:11:54

Sheriff's deptartment offers program for elderly residents

Homebound seniors can now take advantage of a new program designed to ensure they remain in contact with local authorities. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Hesperia and Apple Valley stations have recently rolled out the You Are Not Alone (YANA) program for elderly residents who live alone, are d

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS

Woman caught on camera stealing package off Westland porch

(WXYZ) - Westland police are asking for the public's help to identify the woman caught on camera stealing a package off of a porch. The theft reportedly happened at a home in the 39100 block of Hayward on December 21 around 8:30 p.m. The woman is believed to be about 20 to 30 years old with glasses

WXYZ - 2018-01-16 14:20:16

Surveillance Video: Westland police finds package thief

WESTLAND, MI - Police have identified a suspect wanted for stealing a package after posting surveillance video of the theft to social media. According to authorities, on Dec. 21, a woman, approximately 20 to 30 years old with glasses and dark colored hair stole a package off a resident's porch in t

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-16 16:53:30

Man shot while filling tires with air at gas station on Detroit's east side

DETROIT - A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday morning when he was shot while putting air in his tires at a gas station on Detroit's east side. The shooting happened at about midnight at the corner of Van Dyke and McNichols Road. The victim told police two men approached hi

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-15 21:52:28

Man found fatally shot behind wheel of Ford F-250 on Detroit's west side

DETROIT - A 39-year-old man was fatally shot Monday morning while sitting in a truck on Detroit's west side. Police said the man was seen slumped behind the wheel of a 2006 Ford F-250 on 7 Mile Road, between Prevost and Forrer streets. The man was shot several times and he was pronounced dead at t

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-15 15:46:08