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Radford man claimed to have gun, told woman she wasn't leaving

RADFORD - Touching patrons at the Radford Coffee Company and saying he had a gun, then grabbing a woman exiting a nearby bank prompted a man's arrest last week, according to court paperwork. Joseph David Sayers, 37, of Radford, had a hearing Thursday conducted by video in Radford General District Co

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Woman pleads no contest in death of 90-year-old Pulaski man

PULASKI - Tina Shatan Thompson Kemp pleaded no contest Monday to voluntary manslaughter in the March 2017 death of 90-year-old Ernest Torres. Kemp, 47, of Pulaski, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison, the maximum term allowed by law. Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Brad Finch also imposes a year o

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-20 18:16:00

Flashback: Tracking NRV history

n "The Virginia Tech Foundation will spend about $10,000 this weekend to host state legislators and other bigwigs on a train excursion to the Tech-University of Virginia football game in Blacksburg." UVa won 41-38. n "The best game in the state this weekend could be Giles at Lebanon in the Group A D

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 09:30:00

Experts at Virginia Tech, RU discuss cybersecurity breaches

As a seemingly infinite amount of sensitive data multiplies each year in cyberspace, government intelligence agencies and the academic institutions they recruit from are left to navigate changes in technology and blows to the industry's brand. These efforts are complicated, as recently seen in the S

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-19 12:30:00

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BLACKSBURG - The Blacksburg Town Council approved a strongly worded resolution this week aiming at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant's environmental record. Arsenal officials then quickly fired back with a response. And, after a meeting Thursday to clear the air, it appears the two sides have opened


NRCC offering free GED Ready practice tests

For those interested in earning their GED credential, New River Community College is offering free GED Ready practice tests. Through Thursday, Nov. 30, an individual can choose between science, social studies, math and English to take two practice tests for free. The GED Ready practice tests are off

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 05:15:00

Multiple incidents causing delays on Interstate 81

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - Expect significant delays if driving on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County and the New River Valley on Friday night. On I-81 North, at mile marker 138.3, a vehicle fire is causing delays in Roanoke County. As of 5:37 p.m., the north right shoulder is closed. On I-81 South, at mi


Parkour club to open in Christiansburg

FLOYD - Viewed from the amphitheater at Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park, Elijah Bowen and his brother, Simeon, look like shadows hopping across the early evening sky. Simeon, 17, positions himself on one of the outdoor venue's concrete steps and leaps. While mid-air, he turns himself horizontally

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 10:45:00

Della Reese, Singer & Actress, Dies At 86

After a successful career as a jazz singer, Reese shot to stardom as a TV actress on the hit show "Touched by an Angel." Della Reese, who had a long career as a jazz singer before becoming a TV actress, died Sunday night at age 86. She leaves behind her husband, Franklin Lett, a film producer and co

CHICAGO DEFENDER - 2017-11-20 18:32:27

Park Junior High's Rendition of "Cinderella" a Stylish Success

Students at Park Junior High School enticed community members to fall in love during the fall musical production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 in La Grange Park. Under the direction of Kelly Paetsch, general music/choir teacher at Park, students performed the classic

PATCH - 2017-11-20 14:51:00

6 arrested when stolen vehicle chase leads to crash with CPD squad car

Six people were taken into custody Sunday night when a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended in a crash with a squad car in the South Side Calumet Heights neighborhood. A police helicopter first spotted the 2015 black Infiniti speeding off the Dan Ryan Expressway at 95th Street, according to Chic

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 08:11:00

Another carjacking in Morgan Park

CHICAGO - Chicago Police are investigating another carjacking in the city's Morgan Park neighborhood. In this case, a driver was approached by two armed teens in the 2300 block of West 115th St. The pair demanded she get out of the car. They then took off eastbound towards the expressway around 6:40

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-20 03:47:33

Top 10 Home Safety Tips to Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright

The holiday season is here! That means it's time to put up lights, decorate the tree, make festive dinners, spend cozy time by the fire, visit with family and friends, and enjoy the magic of the season. But with the happiness of the holidays also comes something scary: an increased risk of fire and

PATCH - 2017-11-20 17:14:25

Police: Stone Park man was driving drunk with loaded gun in Riverside

A west suburban man was arrested early Sunday for driving drunk with a loaded gun in his car in Riverside. At 2:15 a.m. Sunday, an officer working with the Illinois Department of Transportation DUI Traffic Enforcement Grant spotted a 2004 Infinity speeding, according to a statement from Riverside po

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 20:55:00

Snowman Photo Contest Hosted By Clarendon Hills Park District

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - Grab your camera of choice, and head out to build a snowman in Clarendon Hills. The Clarendon Hills Park District will host the Snowman Photo Contest from Dec. 1 to Feb. 28. All you have to do is take a photo of a snowman and submit it to valeriel@clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

PATCH - 2017-11-20 19:38:01

Two D181 Students Selected for Junior Honor Band

Two Community Consolidated School District 181 students were accepted as members of the Illinois Music Educatos Association District 1 Junior Honor Band. Nearly 1,000 middle school band, choir, and orchestra students auditioned for the opportunity, and only a small number were selected. Sam Chung of

PATCH - 2017-11-19 23:46:59

One taken to hospital in two-vehicle collision

A Boaz woman suffered apparent minor injuries in a two-vehicle head-on collision Sunday afternoon. McCracken County deputies said Johnny Walker, 39, of Boaz, was driving south in a 2002 GMC truck on Wice Church Road. Catherine Nalley, 75, also of Boaz, was northbound in a 2011 Toyota mini-van. Deput

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Graves 15th in state for deer crashes

MAYFIELD -- Tim Brown, owner of Burl's wrecker service in Mayfield, didn't hit the first deer he saw. "I didn't hit the second, either," he said. "I hit the third deer, that I didn't see." Brown's wreck was a few years ago, but this year he has already seen close to a dozen wrecks involving deer bet

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Teen planning to be a teacher

Middle school provided a defining few years in the life of Minlie Glover. "In high school you're trying to figure out your future, but in middle school you're kind of trying to figure out who you are and who you want to be," she said. It was her middle school teachers that helped shape and mold Glov

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Trash can recycling program now offered in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, IL - Don't trash that trash can, donate it instead. The City of Carbondale is offering a way for residents to recycle their old trash cans. Residents who have an old trash can they don't want anymore can take it to a site set up by Keep Carbondale Beautiful behind Hickory Lodge at 1115 W

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-11-20 13:09:29