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Benefit will help Williston toddler with leukemia

Aryan Williams was always a happy, cheerful boy. He would always smile and laugh, even when he was in trouble. And then the disease struck. This 2-year-old was diagnosed Dec. 7 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Sheila Hollen, his grandmother, described how that has changed Aryan - or "A.J.," as the

WILLISTON DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Williston man backs out of plea deal

An 18-year-old surprised lawyers on both sides Friday when he decided moments before a change-of-plea hearing began that he no longer wanted to accept the state's offer. Gage Lee Cox, of Williston, was scheduled to plead guilty to some of the 13 charges he is facing in two separate cases. On Aug. 22


Alternative class pulls Williston kids back from the brink

Ever since the alternative classroom started at the middle school, absences are down 42.9 percent, and failed classes are down by 93.3 percent. Reports of behavior problems are down by 90 percent. That's in less than one year. Williston Middle School discussed its alternative classroom at the Willis


After outrage over video showing children not dressed for cold, Williston police urge quick calls for kids' sake

WILLISTON, N.D.-The Williston police said Friday, Jan. 12, that anyone who suspects they see child abuse, neglect or endangerment should call them immediately. That message came a day after a Facebook post that seemed to show a woman with two children not dressed appropriately for the cold went vira


Tester answers questions from area residents during time in Sidney

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., was looking for assistance when he visited Sidney for a question-and-answer session on Saturday afternoon. Tester mentioned a potential federal infrastructure bill that could help eastern Montana if communities' needs become known to him. "If we get an infrastructure b


Halvorson files for county attorney

Tom Halvorson, who has served as a deputy attorney for nearly 18 years, has filed to be Richland County's new county attorney. Longtime county attorney Mike Weber has announced that he is not seeking re-election. Halvorson says he is committed to the mission of the office and is qualified to carry i


King of music starts his 'Reign' in Williston

"From out of the shadows into the sunlight a king shall arise." That's the opening salvo from a Williston resident - and he is the king. It's a line from his song "2,000 Miles Away." Avery Franklin records under the name King Neptune. At the tail end of 2017, he put out a collection of songs that he


Benefit planned to help with medical costs for local child

Having a sick child is never an easy thing for a parent to deal with emotionally, mentally and even physically. During such a difficult time, thinking about the financial side of things only adds to the stress of an already hard situation. With the LaDuke family in that exact situation, family membe


5 Things TO DO This Week In and Around Pembroke

1. S.T.E.A.M. Planting Seeds of Love. Grades three through six will pot their own plants and learn to care for them (you can take your plant home too) at Pembroke Public Library Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. Space is limited for this free workshop; registration began Jan. 17. Students from Pembroke P

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Pickup driver cited in crash with Cohasset cruiser

The driver of the 4-door Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck involved in a serious accident with a police cruiser on Tuesday (Jan. 9) is being cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. Police have also determined why the airbags in the cruiser, which was totaled in the crash, did not deploy.

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 18:27:35

Randolph robbery, police chase end in fatal crash

A 37-year-old Holbrook man suspected of robbing a North Randolph grocery store died after a head-on collision while fleeing police. RANDOLPH - A Holbrook man sought for an armed robbery of a grocery store died in a head-on collision during a police pursuit, investigators said. The name of the suspec

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-17 23:01:42

Suspect involved in police after armed robbery dies

A police chase with a robbery suspect ended in a head-on collision with a civilian in Randolph. Authorities said a man walked into Super Mart on North Main Street around 3 p.m. Wednesday and demanded money from the clerk. During the robbery, the man fired off a round from a sawed-off shotgun into t

WCVB - 2018-01-18 03:50:00

No bail for Marshfield man accused of trying to kill girlfriend

James Woods, 59, will be in jail until his next hearing after police say he stabbed the woman in his home. Mary Whitfill The Patriot Ledger thelittlewreck MARSHFIELD - A man accused of beating and stabbing his longtime girlfriend is being held without bail after a Plymouth District Court judge said

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-17 22:03:34

Brockton boy, 15, charged with attempted murder in stabbing

The suspect is charged with stabbing a 16-year-old boy. BROCKTON - A 15-year-old boy was charged with attempted murder, accused of stabbing another teen known to him Sunday night, police said. Firefighters and paramedics responded to 45 Battles Farm Drive about 10:13 p.m. after receiving a report of

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 23:00:58

Wareham School Committee OKs crucial step for new Minot School building

WAREHAM - The School Committee gave unanimous approval Wednesday night to the proposed educational program for the Minot Forest Elementary School - a crucial step in the process with the Massachusetts School Building Authority for the new school building. "The building is being built around the educ

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-18 17:23:24

The hood of one of the cars hit him on his left side, he said.

A truck traveling south on Memorial Drive veered off the road Tuesday night and struck seven of the Avon Auto Broker car dealership's vehicles, sending one right into employee Roberto DaSilva. AVON - He heard the bangs and saw the cars fly into the air, but all Brockton resident Roberto DaSilva foun

ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-17 20:39:27

$50K Powerball ticket sold at grocery store

A $50,000 Powerball ticket for Wednesday's drawing was sold at a Burlington County grocery store. The ticket matching four numbers and the Powerball was bought at a ShopRite on Fairview Boulevard in Delran. Wednesday's winning numbers were 3, 33, 37, 51 and 57. The Powerball number was 21 with a mul

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:43:43

Man serving 15 years for one shooting is found guilty of another

JERSEY CITY -- A Somerset County man already serving a 15-year prison sentence for shooting at a Jersey City building was convicted last week of shooting a woman in Kearny in June of 2016, an official said. Rhudell Cruz-Snelling, 26, of Somerville, was convicted Thursday of aggravated assault in the

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 13:33:28

Parents of murdered college student break silence

The parents of the Ivy League student who authorities say was killed by a former classmate in an attack being probed as a possible hate crime said Thursday they're not focusing on why he was killed - and are choosing instead to remember the joy he brought to everyone's life. "We celebrated him, ever

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 19:41:05

A lot of people in N.J. came from Trump's "s---hole" countries

Those immigrants from Trump's "s---hole" countries? A lot of them live in New Jersey (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) They battle the same endless traffic and transit delays, they pay the same outrageous property taxes and they number more than the entire city of Paterson. They are the 1

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 12:46:01