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Virginia man collects $250K after taxes from Virginia Lottery

Martin Cuffe of Carrolton, Virginia won $250,000 playing the Virginia Lottery. CARROLLTON, Va. - A Carrollton, Virginia man will have a little extra money for the holidays after winning $250,000 on the Virginia Lottery. Martin Cuffe won the money playing Virginia Lottery's Bank a Million game, which

WTKR - 2017-11-17 18:32:41

Civil rights groups say police body cameras violate rights

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police departments around the country are now equipping themselves with body cameras to provide another look at what is happening at the scene. "It gives us a removed perspective of what's going on," said Newport News Sergeant Perry Bartels. Bartels says cameras have been

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-17 23:28:58

First Warning Traffic - Friday bridge openings, base traffic trouble and road work

Gilmerton Bridge 7:30 and 8:00 AM Coleman Bridge 2:30 PM - TRAFFIC ALERT: NORFOLK - 564 WB traffic backups are expected to last all morning. Solid delays on 64 WB in Norfolk back to Northampton Blvd. - HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT November 12-18 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York

WTKR - 2017-11-17 11:17:28

Police: Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire in Newport News on Tuesday

Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in Newport News, officials said. The incident occurred around 4:20 p.m. in the 600 block of Newmarket Drive. Police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the area and made contact with a man who told officials he heard seve


Man robbed at Hampton Wawa, police say

A 21-year-old Newport News man told police he was robbed at a Hampton Wawa store late Tuesday afternoon, an official said. Hampton police responded to the store, at 5280 W. Mercury Blvd., shortly after 4 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Cpl. Ashley Jenrette. There, officers met with the victim

DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-17 00:55:00

Frightened into action by failing health, 415-pound man loses more than half his body weight

Staff members at Planet Fitness were often confused when they checked in Thurman Radcliff. The figure that loomed large on his ID picture bore no resemblance to the slender man standing before them. "I did a double take on his picture," said Lynne Croman who would check him in at Newport News. "He w

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-11-16 20:00:00

Gloucester County school bus carrying middle school students involved in crash

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. - A Gloucester County school bus was involved in a crash Thursday morning as it was transporting students to a middle school. Virginia State Police say they were called to Dogwood Trail around 6:45 a.m. to investigate the crash. The bus had collided with a pickup truck. There

WTKR - 2017-11-16 13:57:55

Vape shop owner charged with running illegal gambling operation

Marjorie Fischer. (Credit: Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office). ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) - Deputies have arrested the owner of a local vape shop that has been at the center of an investigation into illegal gambling. The Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office raided Wicked Vapes on Carrollton Boulevard earlie

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-16 15:06:19

Shasta County sued for actions in lead-up to Yuba City collision spree

A Thousand Oaks couple has filed a claim against Shasta County, asserting it should be held responsible for injuries and damages suffered during a series of collisions in Yuba City in July. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this ar

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 03:02:00

Marysville man, 78, arrested in death of woman found in burned motor home

A 78-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found in a burned recreational vehicle at a Yuba County mobile-home park Thursday night. Ronald Allen Dainauskus was arrested on suspicion of homicide and arson. He and the victim were neighbors at the mobile home park in the

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-11-18 01:52:00

Homecoming: Equality, virtue, generosity - A trip to the Sikh Temple

My friends and I stood in the middle of the road under a chilly blue sky, holding out empty cups as a young Sikh man poured steaming chai from a silver pitcher. The young man, like so many men at the Nagar Kirtan and Sikh Parade that day, wore a bright gold turban. My friend and I wanted to ask him


Caltrans safety project gets mixed reviews in Marysville

A proposed Caltrans project will widen and make safety improvements to a section of Highway 70 north of Marysville, but those living and working along the route have mixed feelings. The State Highway 70 Safety Improvement Project, estimated at $101.7 million dollars, is tentatively slated to begin c


Hot shot: Double take

Double take: Clouds and the Sutter Buttes reflect in the waters of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Friday. Readers can submit photos for consideration to "Hot Shot" at photo@chicoer.com or tag their photos with #thisischico on Instagram. Submitted photo by Claudia Moll


Mother driving her boys to school when Rancho Tehama gunman struck shielded her son despite her wounds

Johnny Phommathep was driving home to Rancho Tehama from a quick trip to Sacramento Tuesday morning when he got a text message from his wife, Tiffany, telling him she was dropping their three youngest sons off at school. He texted her back to ask if she wanted something to eat. When he got no respon

LA TIMES - 2017-11-17 18:50:00

Coroner's Office identifies woman struck and killed on El Camino Avenue

A woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was pushing a shopping cart early Tuesday morning has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office as Raquel Gonzalez De Castrejon of Sacramento. Gonzalez De Castrejon, 75, was pushing the cart down El Camino Avenue near Connie Drive

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-11-16 05:33:00

Man Speaks Out After Wife, Kids Injured in Tehama County Shooting

TEHAMA COUNTY -- A "madman on the loose" with one goal. "He wanted to kill as many people as he could," Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said. In the path of Kevin Neal's murderous rampage were Tiffany Phommathep and her three young sons. Tuesday morning, in the small community of Rancho Tehama Reser

FOX40 - 2017-11-16 06:35:52

$7,000 reward offered as police search for murder suspects in shooting death

As police and sheriff's deputies work to identify suspects in a Gray homicide, a reward is being offered for information. Gray Police Chief Adam Lowe issued a news release Thursday about a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a Jones County man at his apartment comple

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-16 13:45:00

Bloody cellphone, towels link Eatonton killer to woman's 'brutal' drowning murder

A 27-year-old Putnam County man was found guilty Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the December 2016 murder of an Eatonton woman. Jurors in Putnam Superior Court deliberated about an hour before finding Frank Don Causey guilty of felony murder, malice murder and aggravated

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-16 19:04:00

Shiloh Baptist Church holds annual community Thanksgiving dinner

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- Shiloh Baptist Church held its annual pre-Thanksgiving community dinner on Thursday. In 2016, the church had more than 800 guests turn out. Church member Mary Smith said that the church expected more than 1,000 people to enjoy the dinner this year. Shiloh Baptist Church is sma

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 15:34:24

Causey convicted of murder in Putnam County

EATONTON - A jury of 10 women and two men deliberated just under an hour Wednesday afternoon before returning a murder conviction against Frank Don Causey in the strangulation and drowning death of Lydia Huggins Ivanditti in her Eatonton home Dec. 2, 2016. Putnam County Superior Court Clerk Sheila P