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As investigators work to determine cause, some Petersburg residents return home after massive fire

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Days after a raging fire forced dozens of families out of their apartments and townhomes in Petersburg, some residents returned home Thursday. Tuesday's fire ignited in an old warehouse before spreading across the street to the High Street Lofts which were also damaged by fl

WRIC TV - 2018-01-18 22:29:38

Boil water notice issued in Petersburg

A water main break has prompted a boil water notice for parts of Petersburg. The affected areas are: High St. from Lafayette St. to University Blvd.; Plum St. from Hurt St. to Cross St. Petersburg says you should not drink tap water without boiling it first. The notice is expected to last between 24

NBC12 - 2018-01-18 19:26:18

Down East Drug Task Force takes down meth lab

The Down East Drug Task Force has taken down a meth lab in Pendleton. Lt. Michael Sledge of the Northampton County Sheriff's Office said agents from the task force followed up on drug complaints Jan. 11 at a residence located at 218 Pineridge Lane in Pendleton. "Upon agents speaking with the subject

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-18 17:31:00

Additional charges against woman in AMVETS shooting

A woman facing charges in connection with the December shooting at an AMVETS location is now facing additional trouble. Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty said Emya Jahne Boothe, 18, of Roanoke Rapids, came to the department about 11 a.m. Tuesday to be served additional warrants. Detective Gort

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-18 17:01:00

Colonial Heights Police: Car theft suspects spotted in Petersburg

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) - The Colonial Heights Police Department needs the public's help identifying multiple suspects who are being sought in connection with a recent vehicle theft. Police say the 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis was stolen from Danville Avenue on January 1. The suspects' descriptio

WRIC TV - 2018-01-18 16:59:19

'We watched everything we own burn:' what's next after massive Petersburg fire

Neighbors are still waiting to find out when they can return to their homes at the High Street Lofts - while others are left to start over. A landlord said some tenants are allowed to go back to the High Street Lofts, but people in 18 of the units are still not allowed. Power has been restored to pa

NBC12 - 2018-01-18 23:05:02

Police: Meth house uncovered

The Down East Task Force uncovered what appeared to be a "meth house" in Pendleton. Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith reported in a statement this afternoon that while his agency, task force agents and the SBI were following up on drug complaints Thursday, what appeared to be a meth operation wa

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-17 20:10:00

Police: 5-year-old boy has died, mother faces abuse charge

ZUNI, Va. (AP) - A 5-year-old boy who Virginia authorities say had been abused by his mother has died. Lt. Tommy Potter of the Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the boy died at 9:53 p.m. Tuesday. A medical examiner will perform an autopsy in nearby Norfolk. The child's mother,

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-17 21:54:36

Cameron man arrested after allegedly biting and choking victim over two days

CAMERON, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A 29-year-old Cameron man is facing assault and obstruction of breathing charges after it's alleged he intentionally choked and bit a victim over a two-day period. Anthony Ocasio is charged with assault in the third degree and criminal obstruction of breathing. He was sent

WETM - 2018-01-18 17:04:23

Lima man charged after crack cocaine found during traffic stop

LIMA - A Lima man is facing a drug possession charge following a traffic stop on Lake Avenue, according to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Sidney A. Morris, 62, was allegedly in possession of crack cocaine, the Sheriff's Office said. He was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of

THELCN.COM - 2018-01-18 18:28:00

Pedestrian struck by car in Auburn; helicopter dispatched

A person was reported to be struck by a vehicle on South Street in Auburn, and emergency responders requested that a helicopter meet them in the parking lot behind the Holiday Inn to transport the victim. The accident, reported just before 7:30 p.m., occurred near the intersection of Swift Street. S

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-19 00:38:00

Bicyclist seriously injured after crash with Ithaca DPW dump truck, police say

ITHACA, N.Y. -- A bicyclist was seriously injured earlier this month after crashing with a city of Ithaca six-wheel dump truck, according to the Ithaca Police Department. Ithaca police officers were called to the crash at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the intersection of Madison Street and Third Street. The

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:20:30

Police raid five sites in welfare fraud probe

Police in Wayne and Seneca counties executed search warrants Wednesday at five locations as part of what Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts called an "extensive" investigation into welfare and Medicaid fraud. Virts said investigators from his office and the Wayne County Department of Social Services b

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-18 14:00:00

Man accused of raping outlet mall co-worker pleads not guilty

WATERLOO - The Trumansburg man accused of raping an underage co-worker at Waterloo Premium Outlets last year pleaded not guilty to numerous felony charges during his arraignment Tuesday in Seneca County Court. Jesse M. Farina-Geiger, 24, was arraigned on one count of first-degree rape and five count

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-18 19:55:00

Bradford woman facing child endangerment charges

BRADFORD, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A child's call to Steuben County 911 has resulted in the arrest of a Bradford woman. On January 12, New York State Police at Bath were dispatched to the residence of 46-year-old Gina Dickinson. An investigation revealed that Dickson was unable to properly care for a child

WETM - 2018-01-18 18:49:12

Watch: Man armed with handgun robs bank in Tompkins County (video)

LANSING, N.Y. -- An armed suspect robbed the Cornell Federal Credit Union in the village of Lansing Wednesday afternoon, according to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office. Deputies released the bank's surveillance video of the robbery and seeks the public's help identifying the suspect. Deputies wer

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 17:38:28

LA Times CEO under investigation after report on impropriety

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, Ross Levinsohn, then Yahoo Executive Vice President of Americas, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Levinsohn, currently the CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times, is being investigated by its parent company for allegations of inappropriate

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-01-19 02:56:00

North Arkansas College requests third-party probe into alleged racial taunts

North Arkansas College officials have asked the National Junior College Athletics Association to investigate alleged racial taunts made at a basketball game with a Kansas junior college. A Parsons, Kansas, newspaper recently published a report stating North Arkansas College fans issued racial slurs

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2018-01-19 02:58:00

Is this your dog?

Contributed photo/Matthew Case Harrison Police Animal Control Officer Matthew Case said this black and white male shepherd mix with a brown collar was picked up at the Heritage Heights Apartments on South Sycamore. If this is your dog, call Harrison Police at 741-5463. Harrison Police Animal Control

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2018-01-18 18:30:00

Brightwell seeks re-election as MC tax collector

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Marion County tax collector Cathy Brightwell has announced that she will seek re-election in 2018. Brightwell was first elected as county collector in 1998, and served as the office's chief deputy for five years prior to that. "The office of collector has great re

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-19 03:33:55