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Man dies in Spotsylvania house fire

A man died early Tuesday in a fire at a home in the 2700 block of Lafayette Boulevard in Spotsylvania County, authorities said. Spotsylvania County Fire Chief Jay Cullinan said a passerby reported the fire about 2:30 a.m. at a home across the street from a shopping center just a few hundred feet fro

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-01-16 14:03:00

Drug-crazed man shoots acquaintance In Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - According to Prince William County Police, a man was arrested for allegedly shooting another man Jan. 15. John Anthony Arnold, 19, of Dumfries was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm and armed burglary. Police said the 23-year-old victim offered Arnold a ri

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-01-17 22:37:52

Wednesday's snow will be a distant memory by the weekend

The light snow will taper off by early Wednesday afternoon for most of the Fredericksburg area. The National Weather Service has dropped the Winter Weather Advisory for all counties north and west of Stafford. For Fredericksburg and three of the surrounding counties (Stafford, Spotsylvania, and King

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2018-01-17 14:28:00

Tide Pod Challenge: Police In Stafford Issue Warning

STAFFORD, VA - As a pre-emptive warning to residents about a bizarre and potentially deadly social media phenomenon known as "The Tide Pod Challenge," the Stafford County Sheriff's Office wants parents to talk to their kids about it, and youths to take note of the dangers. In a nutshell, people who

PATCH - 2018-01-17 21:05:16

Mother-daughter duo fight off carjackers with bags, hot chocolate

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Police said a mother-daughter duo in Prince William County were able to fight off armed, would-be carjackers, with little more than hot cocoa. Over the weekend, two men approached a 50-year-old women in Woodbridge was walking back to her vehicle after purchasing items at a 7-Elev

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-01-18 00:04:19

VDOT, VSP responding to road conditions and crashes

CULPEPER, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Road conditions are beginning to improve across Central Virginia. The Virginia Department of Transportation says crews are continuing their snow operations, but most of the major highways in the area are clear. However, many secondary roads are reporting minor conditio

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-01-17 20:27:00

Slick conditions possible on roads overnight

CULPEPER, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia Department of Transportation says crews will be monitoring for slick conditions Wednesday night in Central Virginia. According to a release, roads in the area are mostly clear with the exception of some roads in the southern portion of the Culpeper Distric

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-01-18 00:34:00

Art events and exhibits for the week starting 1-18

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DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-17 23:16:00

Police investigate suspicious death after body found near homeless encampment

A suspicious death in the Gardenland area of Sacramento is being investigated after a body was found Tuesday afternoon. The body was found off the side of the road near the Arden Garden Connector and Northgate Boulevard near a homeless encampment by a Sacramento River distributary. County rangers, p

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 21:17:00

City of Oroville Sues State of California Over 2017 Spillway Emergency

OROVILLE, CA - The City of Oroville has announced its intent to sue state water officials for damages caused by February 2017's Oroville Dam spillway failure, which, at the time, caused thousands of residents throughout California to be evacuated. According to Sacramento, California's Capital Public

ANDNOWUKNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 17:27:00

Oroville sues state water department for dam's near failure

The city of Oroville has sued the state's Department of Water Resources, alleging that decades of mismanagement were to blame for the Oroville Dam's near-failure in February 2017 and the emergency evacuation of 188,000 people. The suit, filed Wednesday in Butte County Superior Court, calls on the DW

SFGATE - 2018-01-17 23:37:00

Oroville Suit Alleges DWR Corruption, Recklessness Led to Spillway Crisis

A suit filed Wednesday by the city of Oroville accuses the California Department of Water Resources of a long pattern of recklessness and corruption that ultimately led to last February's near-catastrophe at the nation's tallest dam. The action filed on behalf of the city in Butte County Superior Co

KQED - 2018-01-17 20:30:15

One person in "extremely critical condition" after shooting in Oroville

One person is in "extremely critical condition" after a shooting in Oroville early Wednesday morning. According to the Oroville Police Department, at 1:58 a.m. they received a 911 call of a shooting that had occurred at the Olive Hill Retirement Community, located at 2921 Wyandotte Avenue, in south

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-01-17 10:28:51

'Send them to hell.' Accused cop killer disrupts courtroom with tirade in Spanish, English | The Sacramento Bee

Luis Bracamontes made it 12 minutes through his trial Wednesday before exploding into another tirade of profanity and threats, leading Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White to order him removed from the courtroom. Bracamontes, accused of killing two Sacramento-area deputies in 2014, erupted as

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 18:30:00

Woman reports kidnapping by carjacker on Florin Road

Sacramento police are investigating a kidnapping and carjacking that occurred early Tuesday on Florin Road, between Interstate 5 and Freeport Boulevard. The crime was reported at 12:23 a.m. in the 1300 block of Florin Road. The victim told officers that she was stopped and looking for her cellphone

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-17 22:53:00

KVMR's 'A Word in Edgewise' live at the Open Book in Grass Valley

KVMR's long-running show "A Word in Edgewise: Storytime for Grownups" presents an evening of live readings and music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Open Book, 671 Maltman Drive in Grass Valley, featuring Edgewise contributors John Bivens, Meri St. Mary, Scott Namanny and Vicky Stanton, with host T. E.

UNION - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

No charges to be filed in fatal Spencer shooting

SPENCER-A Sibley man will not face criminal charges in connection with a deadly shooting early on Sept. 1 in Spencer. An investigation concluded that 26-year-old Andres Ramos was justified under Iowa law in using deadly force when he shot Nicolas Bandomo, 30, of Albert City, according to the Clay Co

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-01-17 22:00:00

Sheriff's Log - January 4 through January 10

Thursday, January 4 8:43 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Fulda City. Fulda Ambulance was paged. Friday, January 5 1:50 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Slayton City. Murray County Ambulance was paged. 4:49 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Shetek Township. Lake Shetek Firs

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2018-01-17 22:15:00

Police: 2 arrested after shots fired during drug deal Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Police say a Sioux Falls man and teenager have been arrested after shots were fired during an alleged drug deal over the weekend. Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said police responded to a report of gunshots just after 3 p.m. Saturday in the 3500 block of S. Larch

KSFY.COM - 2018-01-16 23:02:00

Pickings from the Past 1-17-2018

Wednesday, Jan., 20, 1988 Ray Kremer is semi-retiredafter serving the Fulda community since 1953 as the local barber. Interstate Power Company crews check the power in the street lights as well as lines around town after last Tuesday's storm. Fulda Elementary School students celebrate Hat Day. More

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2018-01-17 22:29:00