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Man Charged After Firing Gun In Alexandria Apartment - Source Patch

Source Patch By Emily LeaymanALEXANDRIA, VA. - At least one suspect was arrested in an early Monday morning gun-related incident in West End Alexandria. Police say a suspect shot a gun in the victim's apartment in the 800 block of North Van Dorn Street. The victim was not injured. Police say an adul

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:54:36

Opioids in Alexandria: The opioid crisis through an EMT's lens

Alexandria paramedic Chad Shade's idea of an emergency is different from that of most people.Chad Shade is a paramedic with the City of Alexandria (Photo Credit: Louise Krafft) Shade, a 14-year veteran of the Alexandria Fire Department, is equipped to deal with any call he's dispatched to, from life

ALEXTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 12:45:14

Third Annual Empty Bowls Alexandria Raises Over $65,000

Alive! Empty Bowls Alexandria (Courtesy Photo) ALIVE!, the oldest and largest social safety net serving the City of Alexandria, has announced that over $65,000 was raised at its third annual Empty Bowls Alexandria. All proceeds from the event will provide direct support for Alexandrians living in po

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-11-22 17:26:37

200 Turkeys Delivered To Needy Families In Alexandria - Source Patch

Source PatchBy Emily LeaymanALEXANDRIA, VA. - Thanks to a team of local partners, 200 needy families in Alexandria can celebrate Thanksgiving with a full table of food. Families received food donations Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Brent Place Apartments (375 South Reynolds Street). Islamic Relief USA, an Ale

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-11-22 13:56:04

Northern Virginia Non-Profits Celebrate Expanded Access To Affordable Health Care - Source Alexandria news

Source Alexandria newsALEXANDRIA, VA. - Six local non-profits joined CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield on Nov. 13, to celebrate ongoing collaborations that have led to expanded access to health care services in Northern Virginia. Through the implementation or expansion of recent programs, these organiz

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-11-22 13:56:02

Hummus Recall For Listeria Concern In Virginia, Maryland, D.C. - Source Patch

Source PatchALEXANDRIA, VA. - An Alexandria, Va. company is recalling a hummus product sold throughout Virginia, Maryland and D.C. because of a possible bacterial contamination. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a statement saying Asmar's Mediterranean Food, Inc.

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-11-22 13:56:05

City council upholds BAR's decision on historic house painting

Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states city council reversed the Old & Historic Alexandria Board of Architectural Review's decision and allowed the Reeds to keep their house painted. In reality, Cou

ALEXTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 08:27:22

How I Got This Body: Quitting "Diets," Losing 15 Pounds, and Training for Marathons - Source Washingtonian

Source WashingtonianBY CAROLINE CUNNINGHAMWASHINGTON, DC. - Welcome to How I Got This Body, our look at some of the amazing things the human body is capable of and the Washingtonians who put their bodies to the test. Want to share your transformation story? Who I am: Dorothy Beal, 35, marathoner an

LOCALKICKS.COM - 2017-11-22 17:42:54

State prison guards, including one from Saugerties, convicted in attack on Downstate inmate

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A Saugerties woman faces up to 20 years in federal prison for the brutal assault by prison officers of an inmate at the Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill. Kathy Scott, 43, and George Santiago Jr., 35, of Fremont Center, in Sullivan County, were convicted Monday by a feder

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Former Congressman Maurice Hinchey has died

SAUGERTIES - Former Congressman Maurice Hinchey, a champion of the environment who served 20 years in Congress and 18 years in the state Assembly, died at home Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement from his wife, Ilene Marder. Hinchey, 79, was diagnosed this year with a progressive and fatal

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-22 23:00:19

Breaking: Maurice Hinchey, former U.S. congressman from NY, is dead at 79

Former Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey, who served 20 years in Congress and had been battling a terminal neurological disorder, died on Wednesday, his family confirmed. The 79-year-old Ulster County resident announced in June he had been diagnosed with frontotemporal degeneration after battling colon cancer

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 22:42:58

Cucina makes Woodstock a worthy dining destination

Perched above the busy intersection of Routes 212 and 375, Cucina has served as a welcome gateway into Woodstock since it opened in 2006. Owned by Chef Gianni Scappin and Lois Freedman, the excellent Italian restaurant is in a lovely old yellow farmhouse. The food is delicious and the decor and soft

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 00:00:02

Thanksgiving 2017: 5 great things to do this weekend; Black Friday shopping, Mark Viera

With shopping, cooking and family in town, the holiday season is a hectic time for most of us. On Thanksgiving weekend, take a break from all the hustle and bustle and head to Levity Live for some laughs courtesy of Mark Viera from the hit tour The NY Kings of Comedy. See performances at 7:30 and 9:

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 00:00:02

Maurice Hinchey, former Democratic congressman, dies at 79

ALBANY - Former U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, a Democrat who represented parts of the Hudson Valley, Catskills and Southern Tier, died Wednesday. He was 79. His death was confirmed in a statement from Rep. John Faso, the Kinderhook Republican who represents much of Hinchey's former district. Faso calle

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-22 16:06:45

Coxsackie guard charged with faking workers compensatin

A 29-year-old Valatie man who worked as a correctional officer at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility has been arrested for allegedly falsifying medical records in order to collect more than $30,000 in workers compensation payments while not showing for work for 13 months. Kristopher Cowan, 29, of R

ALBANY TIMES UNION (BLOG) - 2017-11-22 20:09:14

7 great things to do: Tom Petty hits, holiday shows, tours and more

The renowned Tom Petty Tribute Band, Damn the Torpedoes, will keep the rock icon's spirit alive with a performance at Empire City Casino, Dec. 14. The show will feature Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers all-time hits including Runnin' Down a Dream, Free Fallin', I Won't Back Down and more. As part of

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 17:09:58

Murder suspect on the run for nearly 2 months found hiding in Bessemer attic

A 21-year-old murder suspect on the run for more than a month is now in custody after he was found hiding in the attic of a Bessemer home. The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Bessemer police arrested Eric Dewayne Burts Wednesday afternoon at an apartment in the 2400 block o

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 01:23:01

Afternoon shooting in Shelby County under investigation

An investigation is underway after shooting Wednesday afternoon in Shelby County. Sheriff's officials said responded at 12:52 p.m. to a report of a domestic dispute in unincorporated Shelby County near Chelsea. Once on the scene, they found a 56-year-old victim suffering from a non-life threatening

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:28:10

Young Bessemer man charged in deadly shooting of U.S. Navy veteran

A young Bessemer man has been charged in the shooting death of a 52-year-old U.S. Navy veteran. Bessemer police on Wednesday announced s murder charge against 21-year-old Kyler Deshard Hatter. At the time of Hatter's arrest on Tuesday, he already was awaiting trial on charges of assault, robbery and

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:39:32

Man shot and killed in Bessemer Wednesday morning

A homicide is under investigation in Bessemer. Police tell WBRC a white male was shot around 7:30 Wednesday morning on 10th Avenue and 18th Street. A gun has been recovered and three people are being questioned. A homicide is under investigation in Bessemer. Police tell WBRC a white male was shot ar

WSFA - 2017-11-22 14:38:59