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Man accused of fatally shooting 2 dogs as revenge for cat's death

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Authorities say a Virginia man whose cat was killed by two Labrador retrievers pursued their owner and fatally shot the dogs. The Roanoke Times reports 68-year-old Stephen Nichols Cook was convicted Tuesday of two misdemeanor charges in connection with the November incident and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 06:47:52

Court Roundup: Embezzlement, drug cases heard in Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE - Drug, gun, embezzlement and other larceny cases are among those heard in Martinsville General District Court recently. The prosecution dropped but could reinstate a charge of possession of a gun by a nonviolent felon against Kerry Marcel Scales Jr. of Axton. The charges stem from an a

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Snow-covered roads & dangerous wind chills this morning

ROANOKE, VA (WDBJ) We're waking up to dangerous wind chills and slick road conditions, especially those neighborhood streets. Temperatures this morning will drop to the single digits in many areas. Once you factor in the NW winds at 10-15mph, "feels like" temperatures will be in the 0 to -15 range.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-18 11:51:00

State Police, VDOT ask people to stay home if possible

AXTON-Stay home. That's what both the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia State Police are asking people to do this afternoon and tonight. As of 3 p.m., the temperature in Martinsville and Henry County was 23 degrees. That's expected to drop into the teens by 10 p.m., meaning that

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 19:30:00

3 tractor-trailers crash on I-77 North in Fancy Gap

All lanes on Interstate 77 northbound are closed in Carroll County, Virginia. The closure will impact drivers in North Carolina. Virginia State police say three tractor-trailers crashed at Fancy Gap Mountain. Officers did not know the extent of the crash, but did recall the area being 'very curvy' a

WXII 12 - 2018-01-18 13:35:00

Grand jury hands down indictments in Henry County

COLLINSVILLE-A Henry County Grand Jury on Tuesday handed down 117 indictments. An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a grand jury's determination that enough evidence exists to hold a trial. Among those indicted were: Jamey Lee King, 67, of Martinsville, who faces one charge of shoplif

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-17 04:30:00

Roanoke City Police investigating armed robbery at Holiday Inn Express

ROANOKE, Va. - Roanoke City Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Holiday Inn Express on Gainsboro Road. Police say they responded to the call at 8:47 p.m. They say two hotel employees were confronted by a suspect, then locked themselves in the hotel office and called police. The suspect

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-17 16:16:38

Brutally cold, windy to start Thursday

ROANOKE, Va. - The snow is long gone, but the cold and wind have taken its place. Wind chills are below zero in the New River Valley and in the single digits elsewhere. The winds will gusts 20-30mph through the day. With the help of sunshine, actual air temperatures climb back into the 40s. Be on t

WSLS - 2018-01-18 10:09:09

Attempted rape at church in Elkton

ELKTON, Md. - They didn't come here to pray. Elkton police say in early December, an 18-year-old male invited a 12-year old boy to play basketball at Five Rivers Church on Whitehall Road where he allegedly groped the young victim. Weeks later, he drove the same boy to the church's parking lot wher

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-01-17 23:22:01

One person taken to the hospital after being struck by vehicle in Waynesboro

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.- One person was taken to the hospital after being struck in a crosswalk on Wednesday night. On January 17 around 6:00 p.m., police responded to a report of a vehicle crash involving a struck pedestrian at the intersection of E. Main Street and Walnut Street in Waynesboro. The pe

FOX43.COM - 2018-01-18 12:50:07

Wintry Weather Impacts Wednesday Morning Commute

The wintry weather is impacting the morning commute on Wednesday. Snow covered the side streets and sidewalks in West Chester, Pennsylvania and other surrounding counties. In Philadelphia, city officials say they have around 70 pieces of equipment treating roads and more than 40,000 tons of salt ava

PHL17.COM - 2018-01-17 14:45:56

Police investigate reported shooting in Edgemoor Gardens

New Castle County Police investigate at the scene of an apparent shooting at Polk Road and Rysing Drive in Edgemoor Gardens, reported shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday. William Bretzger, The News Journal Buy Photo None New Castle County Police investigate at the scene of an apparent shooting at

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-01-18 03:51:39

$4,600 in merchandise stolen from outside Newark shoe store

A shoe store in Suburban Plaza lost thousands of dollars worth of merchandise after someone stole packages that were delivered overnight and left outside. The incident happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 12 at Banana Shoes and Beyond, according to Lt. Fred Nelson, a spokesman for the Newark

NEWARK POST - 2018-01-18 02:42:00

Drug dealer who distributed 10 kilograms of heroin sent to federal prison

A 55-year-old Wilmington, Delaware man convicted of running drugs from Philadelphia to Dauphin and Lycoming counties was ordered to spend more than 12 and a half years in federal prison. Anthony Rowe distributed more than 10 kilograms of heroin, which is equal to about 400,000 retail bags of heroin

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:49:08

2 shot, hospitalized in Middletown

Officers were called to the 100 block of Lockwood Street on January 17, 2018, for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived at the scene, they found one victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. Further down Lockwood Street, at the North Lake Village Apartments, another victim was also foun

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-01-18 01:17:00

Elkton crime rate continues to drop

ELKTON - The crime rate in town dropped last year compared to the average crime rate from the previous five years, although some serious crimes spiked between 2016 and 2017, according to the Elkton Police Department's annual report. Capt. Joseph Zurolo explained that when presenting statistics to th

CECIL DAILY - 2018-01-17 16:07:00

Body found at Moss Landing harbor ID'd as Santa Cruz County man

MOSS LANDING, Calif. - UPDATE: The Monterey County Sheriff's Office tells KION the body pulled from the waters off of Moss Landing has been identified as 44-year-old Rene Delatorre of Santa Cruz County. Delatorre had been missing since Friday. According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office, Del

KION546.COM - 2018-01-17 18:08:36

Ucsc Student Pleads Guilty 2016 Crash That Killed 2

A University of California at Santa Cruz student pled guilty today to two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and two counts of reckless driving causing injury to her passengers after a fatal crash in March of 2016, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's office. Texa

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 07:08:00

Man Injured In Assault Last Year Dies Saturday

Bay City News Service Published 2:17 am, Thursday, January 18, 2018 SAN JOSE (BCN) A man who was injured in an assault last November during a family disturbance in San Jose died Saturday, police said Wednesday. Baltazar Rudolph Espinoza, 65 of San Jose, was pronounced dead Saturday at a hospital. T

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 10:17:00

San Jose: Year's first homicide comes after man dies from 2017 assault

SAN JOSE - A man who was brutally beaten by his sister's boyfriend in November has died from his injuries, and the suspect already jailed for the assault now faces a murder charge, according to San Jose police. Because the victim's death occurred and was declared a homicide in the new year, he becom

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-18 00:10:15