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Man convicted for killing teen over attempt to steal iPhone

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting a teenager who tried to steal an iPhone from him. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Roger Craig Brown III was convicted Friday in the 2017 killing of 16-year-old Jamaa Scott outside an elemen

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-20 23:25:01

2 arrested, another on the run following 2 separate shootings

Two people are behind bars and another on the run after two separate shootings in Petersburg. According to police, the first shooting happened in the 1800 block of Bogese Drive just before 7 p.m Thursday. When officers arrived, they found one woman who had been grazed by a bullet. The suspect in tha

NBC12 - 2018-01-20 19:24:18

Petersburg Police: 2 women wounded in separate shooting incidents

(File photo) PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Petersburg are investigating two shootings that occurred Thursday night. Investigators do not believe either crime is related. The first shooting occurred shortly before 7 p.m.in the 1800 block of Bogese Drive, near Lee Memorial Park. Police on scene


Chesterfield County Police investigate DUI crash on Beach Rd.

Photos released by the police department show the car ran off the road and crashed in the woods. Officers say the driver is in custody. Photos released by the police department show the car ran off the road and crashed in the woods. Officers say the driver is in custody.

WRIC TV - 2018-01-21 10:28:07

Ride honors tow truck driver killed in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Wrecker drivers from all over Central Virginia came together Saturday afternoon to remember a fellow tow truck driver killed on the job earlier this month. According to Petersburg Police, Allan Humphries was shot and killed on Thursday, Jan. 11 while repossessing a car in the city

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-21 03:44:01

Richmond drug trafficker sentenced to 12 years in prison

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A Richmond man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for distributing cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to court documents allege Parrish Williams, 31, was on federal supervision when he committed these crimes. The documents allege Williams b


Two men stabbed overnight in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Two men were stabbed after leaving a nightclub in the city's Shockoe Bottom area early Saturday morning. The stabbing occurred in the area of S. 18th and E. Cary streets about 12:30 a.m., according to police. Both stabbing victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police

WRIC TV - 2018-01-20 18:03:00

HGTV's 'House Hunters' to feature Richmond-area couple

Fans of the HGTV show House Hunters will soon see some familiar scenes out of RVA. Monday night's episode will feature empty nesters looking for a vintage home in downtown Richmond. The woman wants a "row house with room for her gowns, while he wants a Tudor with a designated beer brewing space." Th

NBC12 - 2018-01-20 20:20:40

State Police ID 81-Year-Old Woman Struck By Vehicle in Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) - State Police in Franklin have released the identity of an elderly woman who was struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of Grandview Road late Friday afternoon. According to a representative of Venango County 911, the call came in at 4:32 p.m. Franklin-based State Police Tpr. You

EXPLOREVENANGO.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Dunkirk Mayor Lauds Progress, Admits There's More To Do

Wilfred Rosas DUNKIRK - Dunkirk City Mayor Wilfred Rosas delivered a succinct, efficient and promising State of the City address Friday afternoon in front of a packed house of officials and members of the public. The overall theme of the mayor's speech seemed to echo his style of leadership, which i

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

DUNKIRK: Upbeat note adds belief

Where does this mindset begin? In the mayor's office at City Hall. On Friday, Wilfred Rosas welcomed about 75 business and community leaders to his State of the City message. Rosas talked, first and foremost, about recent progress. He also came with a vision. His is about turning a city around that

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Fans pay respects to Dolores O'Riordan

Hundreds of fans have paid respects to the late Dolores O'Riordan after her body was put in public repose. The Cranberries singer passed away on Monday (15.01.18) at the age of 46, and on Sunday (21.01.18) her body was placed in an open coffin at Saint Joseph's Church in her home town of Limerick in

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2018-01-21 20:00:00

Local grad lands job with Microsoft

OBSERVER Photo by Damian Sebouhian Taylor Roesler graduated from SUNY Fredonia in December and will be headed to Dallas, Texas for a lucrative entry-level position with Microsoft. There are a lot of stories out there of university graduates who leave the academic world behind only to discover that

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Broaden your horizons, better your health

The Fredonia Farmers' Market's winter market is held every Saturday from November through mid-May at the Masonic Forest Lodge, 321 E. Main St. (Route 20) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. An abundance of fresh, local produce and meat is available each weekend along with specialty foods including vegetable sush

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

85 pigs seized in animal cruelty investigation in Cattaraugus County

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - Eighty-five pigs were seized from a Cattaraugus County property Tuesday during an operation involving the sheriff's office, the SPCA and the Farm Sanctuary advocacy group. Twenty-five of the animals were so sick, they had to be transfered to the Farm Sanctuary in W


25 pigs seized from Cattaraugus County property

Twenty-five pigs were seized Tuesday from a Cattaraugus County property where 128 neglected animals were seized in 2002, according to Farm Sanctuary, a non-profit organization. The pigs, most of which were between 1 and 6 months old, were described as being "sick, emaciated and mange-ridden," the or


Biloxi woman found lying dead in the road

Authorities in Harrison County are investigating how a Biloxi woman died. According to D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne, a driver reported running over a person who was lying in the middle of the road around 4:21 a.m. Sunday. When first responders arrived on Cypress Drive, they found 32 year old

WLOX - 2018-01-21 17:41:38

Three people shot at Biloxi nightclub

A Gautier man is now behind bars after a nightclub shooting in Biloxi left three people injured overnight Friday. It happened shortly after midnight at the Horseshoe Lounge on Veterans Boulevard, a gentleman's club located just off Highway 90 behind Big Play Family Fun Center. Police say an altercat

WLOX - 2018-01-20 08:37:34

Two arrested in Waffle House armed robbery case

Gulfport police have arrested two men in connection with a robbery at Waffle House in Biloxi. Markil Jackson, 22, and Blaise Tucker, 24, were taken into custody and charged with armed robbery on Sunday morning. At about 5:30 a.m., the Biloxi Communications Center received a call in reference to a

WLOX - 2018-01-21 20:05:59

Biloxi residence captures surveillance video from burglary

Do you recognize this person? Police need help identifying this unknown individual. The Biloxi Police Department believe the unknown subject shown in these photos was involved in a Residential Burglary. Police say the burglary occurred just before 8 a.m. January 12 at a house in the Edgewater Park E