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This customer gets a stamp of approval

Alice Stuck of Carrsville visited a Windsor post office during the holidays. The clerk was working with a customer she appeared to know. The customer then started talking to Stuck and asked her if she was there only to buy stamps; Stuck said yes. The customer asked the clerk for a book of stamps and

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-22 11:30:00

You can check out a person at Engage Suffolk's "Human Library"

Buy Now Ken Wright leads The Buffalo Riders in prayer before the 15th annual Buffalo Riders Parade of Horses on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Portsmouth. From left to right: Sharon Komenda and her husband, Rogard Ross, led a group of Friends of Indian River volunteers on a recent Saturday morning to r

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-21 13:00:00

Suffolk police investigating armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Photo courtesy: Suffolk Police Department SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Suffolk police say two men robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint in the early hours of Thursday morning. Suffolk dispatch received a call about the incident around 2:30 a.m. The two armed men went inside the store in the 1100 block of P


Virginia business removes post advertising Tide Pod-themed doughnuts after backlash

SUFFOLK, Va. - A Suffolk business removed a Facebook post advertising Tide Pod-themed doughnuts after receiving criticism online. A WTKR viewer sent a screenshot of the post by O'doodleDoo's Donuts before it was taken down: The doughnuts had frosting on top of them that looked like Tide Pods, a play


Judge grants extension on mental evaluation of man charged with kidnapping, murder of Ashanti Billie

NORFOLK, Va. -A judge has granted an extension on a psychiatric exam to determine Eric Brown's competence to stand trial, according to court documents. Eric Brian Brown (Norfolk City Jail) The judge said he is allowing the extension "due to the large number of evaluations received at this facility a

WTKR - 2018-01-22 16:46:17

Smithfield Foods Commences 10th Anniversary of Helping Hungry Homes Initiative

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Last week, Smithfield Foods, Inc. launched its 2018 giving tour in celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the company's signature hunger-relief program, Helping Hungry Homes. Founded in 2008, Helping Hungry Homes is a company-wide initiative focused on allevia

CSR WIRE - 2018-01-22 17:20:26

Two men injured in Portsmouth shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Portsmouth Police are investigating after a weekend shooting injured two men. Investigators say the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday on Lexington Drive, just off of Deep Creek Boulevard. Both shooting victims had non-life threatening injuries, with only one transp

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-22 13:03:05

Judge: Suspended ODU linebacker, son of coach guilty of eluding

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- A judge found Derek Wilder guilty of felony eluding charges on Monday. The charges against the suspended Old Dominion University linebacker, son of Coach Bobby Wilder, stem from an incident that happened in May of 2017. Police said Wilder and his friend, Aquante Thornton, w

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-22 18:32:50

Standoff At South San Jose Hotel Continues

SANTA CLARA VALLEY, CA - San Jose police this morning are engaged in a standoff that began Sunday afternoon at a hotel off U.S. Highway 101 in South San Jose. On Sunday at 2:25 p.m., officers located a suspect, who is wanted for felony warrants, at the Wyndham Garden hotel at 399 Silicon Valley Blvd

PATCH - 2018-01-22 15:18:22

Salinas Police: 14-year-old boy killed in Russell Road shooting

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A 14-year-old boy died after being shot while walking on Russell Road Wednesday night. The homicide is the first one in Salinas this year. Around 6:30 p.m., the Salinas Police Department's gunshot location system, Shot Spotter, alerted to gunshots in the 18000 b


Sewage spill closes several Monterey beaches

Marina >> A massive sewage spill at the Monterey One Water wastewater treatment facility early Saturday morning has closed a number of beaches, the Monterey County Environmental Health Department reported. Approximately 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled from the wastewater treatment facility bef

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

More than $70K raised for beekeeper whose hives were destroyed by vandals

It's been just over a week since vandals toppled 100 beehives in Prunedale, pouring diesel fuel on the hives and killing 200,000 bees in the process. Since then, people from all over have raised more than $70,000 for beekeeper Alfonso Perez and his family, to recover the damages lost and begin to re

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-22 02:19:00

Salinas homicide victim, 14, identified by police

A 14-year-old boy who became Salinas' first homicide victim of 2018 was identified by police Thursday afternoon as Enrique Sosa. Sosa, known to some of his friends as "Kiki," was a freshman at Everett Alvarez High School. He was walking home on Russell Road at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday from a nearby res


1 dead in fatal accident south of Watsonville

Around 2 am January 19, a 28-year old male died after driving his car into a drainage canal, according to Monterey County CHP. The victim was traveling at an unknown speed Northbound on Elkhorn Road just north of Garin Road. CHP says for unknown reasons the victim drove his white, two-door Honda Civ

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-21 06:24:00

Customers on cloud 9 as weed sales begin in Salinas

On Friday, Salinas got its first store where customers can buy a package of Blueberry Pie, a Golden Pineapple batch - and some Black Mamba. All available with a side of Green Crack. After some hiccups from computer issues, the city's first medical and recreational marijuana dispensary Emerald Skyw


Man hospitalized after being shot multiple times in Watsonville

The Watsonville Police Department says a 37-year old H0ispanic male was shot multiple times on Walker Street between Lake Avenue and Beach Street. He did not suffer life-threatening injuries despite being shot in the arm and the chest. According to police, the victim says he was shot on Walker Stree

KSBW.COM - 2018-01-21 04:30:00

Snow blankets most of Nebraska

Snow continues to cover much of the state early Monday morning as a Blizzard Warning remains in effect. The National Weather Service says Greeley, Nebraska received 10 inches of snow. Wilsonville got 5 inches, Ravenna 3.6 inches, 2 inches was reported at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Gra

1011NOW.COM - 2018-01-22 16:48:00

Merrick Ag Day set for Feb. 1 at Central City

CENTRAL CITY - From dicamba challenges to new technologies, weather updates and land rent considerations, the 2018 Merrick Ag Day will offer the latest information to help Nebraska growers and producers farm more effectively and profitably. The event will begin with exhibits at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb.

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-01-21 04:00:00

Omaha makes progress in lead contamination cleanup

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GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-22 19:00:06

Trial set for man accused of making bomb parts for jihadists

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GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-21 16:22:43