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Police: Naked, drunk couple crashes car while having sex with newborn in backseat

ELBE, Wash. - A Washington man has been arrested and a woman has been hospitalized after police say the couple was having sex with an infant in the backseat, before crashing into a tree. Police say 23-year-old Michael Tonkin was driving drunk while having sex with his passenger, 23-year-old Daisy La

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 23:44:28

Thanksgiving triple homicide: Neighbor had 'no clue' before hearing gunshot

Watch CBS 6 News at Noon for Claudia Rupcich's complete report on this developing story. CHESTER, Va. - Police said the triple homicide at a Chester home on Thanksgiving night that led to one man's arrest was a domestic situation. Crime Insider sources said that officers discovered two women and a m

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 16:41:45

Chesterfield Police investigating Thanksgiving triple homicide

CHESTERFIELD, Va - Chesterfield Police are investigating a triple homicide after finding three people dead late Thanksgiving night. Police responded to a home on Dogwood Ridge Court around 11:30 p.m. Officers found a man dead in the front yard and two women dead inside. Police arrested a suspect ins

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 08:15:18

Bobcat survives 50-mile 'miracle' trip to Richmond stuck in car grill

RICHMOND, Va. -- The director of Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) along with her father and another animal control worker experienced a Thanksgiving "miracle" after a rescuing a bobcat trapped in the grill of a car Thursday morning. RACC Director Christie Peters said that a woman driving to w

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-25 00:36:55

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car at South Richmond intersection

RICHMOND, Va. - A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle at a South Richmond intersection Friday night. Police said around 9:20 p.m. the crash happened at the intersection of Bainbridge Street and Cowardin Avenue, near Hull Street. Officers were working a crash nearby when they heard th

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-25 03:43:44

Highland Park grocery store closed

S&K Supermarket, one of the last grocery stores in North Side, remains closed in Highland Park, with a planned renovation on hold. The owner, Chong Kim, could not be reached for comment about his plans for the store at 1404 E. Brookland Park Blvd. Richmond Commissioner of Buildings Douglas H. Murr

RICHMONDFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:42:00

Driver charged after striking disabled SUV being pushed along Route 60

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. - A woman has been charged with reckless driving after police say she struck a disabled vehicle that was being pushed by two people Thursday afternoon. State Police said the crash happened at 2:55 p.m. on Route 60 in New Kent County, near the 9000 block of Pocahontas Trail. Two

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-25 01:18:32

Rev. Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

CHICAGO The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. disclosed publicly on Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. In a statement to supporters issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow

RICHMONDFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:11:00

Football - All-Four Rivers Conference Team

Members of the Four Rivers Conference football first team assembled Monday, Nov. 20, in Sullivan for the annual photo shoot. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture. Photo orders can no

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Dry Conditions Contribute to Four Leslie Fires This Week

The Beaufort/Leslie Fire Protection District has been busy this week, fighting four fires in as many days. Two fires earlier this week likely were caused by a combination of dry leaves and hot equipment. Fire Chief Terry Feth said the owner of a farm at 8591 Highway 185 in Leslie had used a lawn mow

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-24 19:39:00

PICCOLLELA: Property tax burden inequitable

The rate of tax growth has slowed during Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration -- but half of voters still named New Jersey's highest-in-the-nation property taxes as their most pressing concern. Bob Jordan New Jersey apparently believes that real estate taxes are the best way to fund expe

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 17:37:41

LETTER: Don't build fence to keep out homeless

which was about a proposed six foot fence to prevent the homeless from entering the Washington Street Elementary School in Toms River. The Toms River Board of Education is not only cruel, but similar to Trump's proposals to build a wall blocking undocumented people from entering the United States. I

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 13:02:45

Cyber Monday 2017: 5 ways to shop safely

When it comes to holiday shopping, one Ocean County mom would rather not deal with the crowds. "I don't like dealing with so many people fighting for things," Toms River resident Selena Pereira said. "I'd rather be able to shop from home and you get great deals." With the malls and shops crowded thi

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Toms River school board member abruptly resigns

The Ohana Grill in Lavallette prepares 44 Thanksgiving dinners, that will serve about 300 people, for delivery by Toms River High School South National Honor Society members. THOMAS P. COSTELLO TOMS RIVER - Board of Education member Dan Leonard abruptly resigned on Thanksgiving Day, less than 48 ho

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:07:17

Bayville man had more than $3,400 in heroin in Manchester, police say

Agents arrest James F. Smith III, aka 'Brim Reaper,' at his family's Manchester home. He is one of 12 people charged in a drug trafficking organization that distributed large quantities of heroin at the Shore. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO Thomas P. Costello Manchester narcotics officers found


Were police right to ticket a man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital?

The story is one many expectant fathers wonder about: "If I have to rush my wife to the hospital to give birth and a cop sees me, will he give me an escort with all the bells and whistles - lights flashing, siren screeching?" The answer, at least in Howell Township, is, "No, we don't do that. That's

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 11:45:39

Celebrate the 95th holiday season of the Strand Center for the Arts

The celebration of The Strand Center for the Arts' 95th holiday season hosted by Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles begins at 7:00 p.m. in The Strand Gallery on December 13, 2017. Tickets cost $100.00 each and include light fare, an open bar, entertainment, and a gift basket auction, all of which will benefi


Cops defend speeding ticket for driver taking pregnant wife to hospital

HOWELL -- The Howell Township Police Department is defending an officer who gave a speeding ticket to a Lakewood man who was driving 78 mph in a 50 mph zone as he took his pregnant wife to the hospital earlier this month. Police issued a statement and a shared a portion of the officer's body camera


Franklin Co. to discuss 2018 budget

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28, to discuss the tentative 2018 budget. The full board will review the spending plan beginning at 10 a.m. and hold a call to order at 11 a.m. to conduct any other business that comes before its membership. The meeti

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-24 14:39:38

Retailers gear up for Small-Business Saturday

TUPPER LAKE - Ann Hoag of Cabin Fever Floral and Gifts is excited to see campaigns like this weekend's Small-Business Saturday get behind owners like her. American Express and local chambers of commerce sponsor the annual event, which focuses consumer attention on their neighbors and friends who mak

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-23 19:49:18