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Roanoke Police investigating attempted robbery at Holiday Inn Express

ROANOKE (WDBJ7)-- Roanoke Police are investigating after they say an attempted robbery took place at the Holiday Inn Express in Roanoke Tuesday around 8:47 p.m. According to Roanoke Police, two employees at the Holiday Inn Express say a person entered the hotel and pointed what appeared to be a hand

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-17 18:49:00

Car crashes into utility pole causing over 1,000 outages in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) According to Appalachian Power, 1,152 customers are without power in Roanoke. Teresa Hall, a spokesperson for Appalachian Power, says the power outage is due to a car that crashed into a utility pole. Hall says calls for the outage came in around 3:20 p.m. Crews are working to r

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

Tractor trailer accident closes Catawba Road in Troutville

TROUTVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)-- The Troutville Volunteer Fire Department posted to its Facebook page saying a flatbed tractor trailer flipped and slid into a Jeep this morning. The fire department says in its post that no injuries were reported in this accident. Because of this accident, Catawba Road just

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-17 20:12:00

Roanoke Police investigating shooting in Smokey Bones parking lot

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confirmed there was a shooting in the Smokey Bones parking lot in the Valley View area. The call came in at 11:17 p.m. Officials could not confirm if anyone was injured. The shooting is still being investigated. ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke City Police confir

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 13:41:00

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

Roanoke Fire and EMS go into 'crisis mode' when winter weather hits

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) A lot of folks got to stay home in this weather -- but first responders don't have that luxury. They have to be out on the roads no matter what. Wednesday, they went into "crisis mode" which changes how they respond when calls come in. Inside Fire Station One, they can't take a

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

State police respond to more than 250 crashes across Virginia

25 crashes reported in district that covers Roanoke, Blacksburg, more RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia State Police troopers continue to respond to traffic crashes statewide. So far, state police have responded to 268 traffic crashes statewide and 126 disabled vehicles. The majority of the crashes involve

WSLS - 2018-01-17 20:18:23

Snow continues to fall through the morning commute

ROANOKE, Va. - Snow showers will continue through the morning before gradually tapering off from west to east through the afternoon. Be on the lookout for slick roads and reduced visibility through the first half of Wednesday. Up to an inch of snow is possible in Roanoke and the New River Valley. I

WSLS - 2018-01-17 10:09:48

Embezzlement charges filed against Visit Mendocino exec

Felony charges have been filed by the Yolo County District Attorney's Office against Alan Humason, former executive director of Visit Yolo and current executive director of the Mendocino County Tourism Commission. Humason, 63, may have embezzled as much as $50,000, according to sources familiar with

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Lori Dengler: In the earthquake race, it's good to be an also-ran

The results are in. And for the first time in the last four years, the North Coast did not win "largest quake in the contiguous 48 states" recognition for 2017. This year, we had to settle for second place, edged out by Montana. 2017 was a mix of the expected with a few surprises sprinkled in. The o

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

From the Chief: Drugs and kids - a dangerous combination

A few weeks ago, Ukiah Unified Superintendent Debra Kubin wrote a School Desk column about a November 2017 article published by the American Academy of Pediatrics on the effects of cannabis in children. In case you missed it, the AAP study entitled "Understanding the Highs and Lows of Adolescent Mar

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Mendocino Forest releases river management plan

The Mendocino National Forest has released its Draft Environmental Assessment for the Black Butte and Cold Creek Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive River Management Plan for comment, posted online at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50351. The Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage Wilde

RED BLUFF DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Debris Cleanup in Mendocino County to continue

California lawmakers agreed to a contract with Environmental Chemical Corporation of Burlingame to continue with debris removal on Friday, allowing contractors in Mendocino, Sonoma, and Napa to keep cleaning up areas affected by the October fires. Crews clearing debris cleanup had to halt work last

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

The Mendocino Group's homegrown approach to cannabis marketing

Today's cannabis farmers, many who existed in the shadows for generations, are entering a new world. Farmers participating in today's newly-regulated, highly competitive industry must now build a brand, an identity, a web presence and a marketing strategy - tasks not generally part of a farmer's ski

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

CA Eureka CA Zone Forecast

_____ 268 FPUS56 KEKA 171016 ZFPEKA Zone Forecast Product for California National Weather Service Eureka CA 216 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018 This is an average forecast over a large and geographically diverse area. For a specific forecast for your location...please refer to the point and click forecast on

SFGATE - 2018-01-17 10:21:00

Remember Willits: House calls in the 1900s?

Traveling by horse and buggy about 1900. Possibly a doctor on his way to make a house call. Traveling by horse and buggy about 1900. Possibly a doctor on his way to make a house call.

WILLITS NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Beaver Dams man jailed on drug charges

A Beaver Dams man is accused of manufacturing meth in the City of Corning. Corning police charged Kevin L. Quackenbush Jr., 37, of county Route 19 in Beaver Dams, with one count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and one charge of third-degree criminal mischief, both felonies. P

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 21:15:41

Elmira man convicted of drug and gun charges faces life in prison

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - An Elmira man is facing life in prison, convicted of possessing and distributing cocaine, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. In October, 2012, Elmira police found a pistol during a robbery investigation. The owner of the handgun had previously reported it stole

WETM - 2018-01-18 00:05:32

Two jailed after Endicott police raid reveals meth lab, heroin

The discovery of a meth lab in an Endicott residence has landed two people in jail, after police conducted a search inside the property. Donald House III, 37, and Tashia Corey, 24, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the alleged methamphetamine lab that authorities found Jan. 13 at 106 N. McK

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-17 20:42:19

WENY News - New Ownership Brings New Life for Federal Building

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Two local developers are continuing work on a historic downtown Elmira building--the former Federal Building. "What first attracted us to it when we looked at it was just the architecture and the craftsmanship that they had," says Nicholas Difasi, who co-owns the property. "Th

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-01-17 22:50:00