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Texans salute MLK with peace marches, music, speeches

Eileen Walter and Anthony Carr visit at the 10th annual MLK Peace through P.I.E. Social at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, on Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. About 250 people came together for the pie social to celebrate Martin Luther King's message of peace and unity. The event also

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-15 17:49:11

County begins to crunch budget numbers

The process is just starting, but the county is already looking at a challenging budget process for the upcoming fiscal year, including a projected increase in regional jail costs. Attending the meeting of the county supervisors' finance committee on Tuesday afternoon in Halifax were County Finance

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Appomattox man arrested in hit and run; police identify victim as Charlotte County resident

A 30-year-old Appomattox man has been charged with hit and run in connection with a crash that seriously injured a pedestrian on Highway 501 near the Halifax/Campbell County line early Friday morning. Corbin Watson was arrested early Sunday morning and is being held without bond in the Blue Ridge Re

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-15 03:56:00

Editorial: Consolidation the right course

Vance County Schools' proposal to consolidate Eaton-Johnson Middle and Henderson Middle, as well as Northern Vance and Southern Vance high schools, is the right course of action. We recognize that consolidating schools is a painful process. For some, it raises concerns about destroying a sense of co


Warren County honors those moving MLK's legacy forward

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words -- "whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward," -- were heeded Saturday night in Warren County. The legacy of King was remembered during the annual scholarship and awards banquet held at the Warrenton Armory Civic Center. Area residents moving King's le


Ansonia seeks new life for dilapidated manufacturing giants

Published 6:44 pm, Monday, January 15, 2018 ANSONIA - The city is working to create a master plan of development to help breathe new life into dilapidated manufacturing giants, like the former, abandoned Ansonia Copper & Brass property downtown. To help jump start the plan, the city has received a

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 18:44:15

Ansonia event honors MLK, brings commnity together

ANSONIA - The community lifted their voices in song and prayer Monday to honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More than 150 people packed Macedonia Baptist Church, and for two hours, sang, preached, prayed and celebrated the inspirational Baptist minister and leader in th

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 18:40:13

Former Ansonia Superintendent Robert E. Zuraw dies

ANSONIA - Every Sunday, Cathy Zuraw would pick up her father - Robert E. Zuraw - for breakfast at Duchess and then take him to Mass. "After Mass, anything goes," said Cathy Zuraw, Hearst Connecticut Media's photo editor, recalling the 16 wineries she and her father hit since starting on the Connecti


New Haven man facing forgery charge in Hamden

HAMDEN - A man accused of passing a $1,987 counterfeit check has been arrested, police said. Jose Cordero, 42, of Salem Street, New Haven, was charged with third-degree forgery and fourth-degree larceny Thursday. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bail and issued a court date of Jan. 29, Hamden police s

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 16:36:58

Murder Arrest Made In New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT - A convicted felon was arrested after a murder on Whalley Avenue Friday. Joshua James Council, 31, of New Haven had shot and killed Kenneth Cooper near the Exxon Gas Station, said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. Police arrested Council after witness interviews and other evide

PATCH - 2018-01-15 02:23:01

Sam's Club members can get refunds or shop online

Customers who have purchased memberships in Sam's Club stores that are closing, including the Manchester store, have multiple options, a company official said. Sam's Club, which is operated by Walmart Stores Inc., announced Thursday that it would close 63 stores nationwide, including ones in Manches

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-01-15 17:04:00

'Sugar daddy' dating website claims increase in Connecticut students

NEW HAVEN - Connecticut students have some of the highest student debt in the nation - fourth highest overall, with the average 2016 state graduate owing $32,326, according to student loan refinancing website LendEDU - but some students and grads are apparently getting creative. The website SeekingA

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-15 15:14:54

New Haven man arrested in Hamden burglaries, assault

Ernest Snow (Hamden Police) HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)- A New Haven man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman during a burglary in Hamden on Friday night. Police say at around 10 p.m., officers responded to a three story residence on Walden Street for a burglary in progress. An investigation rev

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 18:43:54

Mother Arrested After Allegedly Leaving Son, 6, Home Alone For Hours

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A Pittsburgh woman was arrested Friday after allegedly leaving her 6-year-old child home alone for hours. A criminal complaint says officers were sent to a home in the 1200 block of Woodland Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Friday for a burglar alarm going off. When officers arrived on

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-14 22:59:32

Police: Pizza shop manager didn't think he hurt woman in altercation

According to the complaint, Martin, 34, told police she had been drinking at a nearby bar before deciding to go home. She missed her bus, however, and tried to enter the restaurant to use the washroom. Witnesses told police Martin was yelling on her phone before entering the restaurant and asking th

WPXI - 2018-01-14 23:26:09

Police, rangers search for missing retired Pittsburgh firefighter

Updated: 9:10 PM EST Jan 15, 2018 New River Gorge National River rangers are assisting West Virginia State Police in locating a retired Pittsburgh firefighter, officials said. George Andrew Gross, 56, was last known to be in the Beckley, West Virginia, area on Friday. Gross' family has not heard

WTAE.COM - 2018-01-16 02:10:00

FBI: Man threatened to kill Pittsburgh Steelers players and fans

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 14: Martavis Bryant #10 of the Pittsburgh Steelers cannot come up with a catch while being defended by Jarrod Wilson #26 of the Jacksonville Jaguars and A.J. Bouye #21 in the fourth quarter during AFC Divisional Playoff game at Heinz Field on January 14, 2018 in Pittsburgh,

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-15 02:34:07

Pittsburgh man charged in Farrell man's homicide

State police at Mercer said a Pittsburgh man was arrested on charges related to a homicide and robbery in Farrell on Thursday night. According to police, Gerald Allen Frank, 27, was taken into custody Friday morning after a police investigation uncovered a plot to rob the victim, Harry Kennedy Jr.,

DERRICK - 2018-01-15 06:31:07

Snow could blanket frigid Pittsburgh region overnight

Updated 2 minutes ago Frigid winter weather will continue over the next several days with up to 3 inches of snow expected to fall in the Pittsburgh region, according to the National Weather Service. Light snow will begin to fall after 5 p.m. today and continue overnight with accumulation of 1 to

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-01-15 11:27:48

Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast: More snow, colder temperatures on the way

We have an area of low pressure moving in that will bring us widespread snow Monday night and into Tuesday. We are looking at accumulations between 1 and 3 inches. Behind the low, temperatures will drop throughout the day Tuesday and be very chilly by Wednesday. We gradually warm up late week with d

WTAE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:52:00