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Staunton resident remembers attending the March on Washington

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) - When Barbara Lee was 15, she boarded a hot bus in the middle of August and headed to Washington to join the march. It was 1963 and Lee that as she stood and listened to Martin Luther King Jr. give his iconic speech, she had no idea that she was a part of history. "Women were d

WHSV - 2018-01-16 03:42:00

Long prison term looming for Staunton killer

STAUNTON - A man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend's fiance in 2016 will probably never get out of prison alive when he is sentenced Thursday in Augusta County Circuit Court on numerous felony charges, including first-degree murder. Christopher L. Simmons, 37, who has a long history of serious crimi

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-15 14:31:08

Staunton's Pitmaster Poteat talks barbecue

STAUNTON - Southerners are serious when it comes to barbecue. And if you ask Staunton's Matthew Poteat for the top five best spots in town for barbecue, he says that answer could start a war. "Southerners are rightly proud of their most famous regional food, and should you engage with a Dixie native


Man charged with rape in Waynesboro

WAYNESBORO - Police have charged a man with sexually assaulting a woman at a Waynesboro motel in December, according to an arrest report. Roland E. Thornton Jr., 49, no fixed address, is charged with rape. Waynesboro police said Thornton was at an undisclosed location in Fishersville on Dec. 28 when

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-16 14:52:25

Augusta County man accused of kidnapping, strangulation

WAYNESBORO - A Greenville man has been charged with multiple felonies stemming from a weekend domestic incident. Joshua Scott Baska, 32, was arrested on Sunday on charges of kidnapping, strangulation, assault and battery on his wife and unlawful use or injury to a telephone, said Lt. Aaron LeVeck of

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-16 17:42:00

Greenville man faces abduction, assault charges

GREENVILLE - An Augusta County man faces charges of abduction and assault after he reportedly attacked his wife inside their home early Sunday morning, according to the sheriff's office. An arrest report said Joshua S. Baska, 32, was in an argument with his wife at about 2 a.m. on Sunday at their Gr

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-16 16:56:19

New BBQ restaurant opens; interest-free grants; Draft diner closes - The buzz

The Staunton's west end sees a new barbecue restaurant opening, the Staunton Creative Community Fund is offering interest-free grants and Stuart's Draft's DoLittle's is now closed - here's the buzz. BBQ A new barbecue restaurant, which was first announced over the summer, is now officially open to t

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-16 14:04:04

Parents share their school bus woes

Fun fact: transportation to and from school is not a requirement for school divisions in Virginia, according to the Department of Education. That being said, all 132 school divisions in Virginia offer school bus transportation. For a school division the size of Augusta County, providing transportat

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-16 18:54:42

Casa de Spin Painting Parlor opens in Massapequa

Here's another "spin" on spots where you can create instant art without having to be gifted with a paintbrush - the Casa de Spin Painting Parlor in Massapequa. Canvasses stand on easels - you grab one, bring it to one of 10 paint spinning machines and place it inside. The canvas turns quickly, and y

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 14:06:36

Man accused of trying to assault woman on Albuquerque campus

Tehilape Clairmont ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A 23-year-old was arrested for trying to sexually assault a woman on a metro-area college campus. It happened Sunday at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) on Coors. A female student told Albuquerque Police she went on a walk with 23-year-

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-16 05:08:35

State analysts review factors fueling Albuquerque crime rate

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Analysts for the Legislative Finance Committee are undertaking a review of the criminal justice system in Bernalillo County - a jurisdiction that includes Albuquerque, where crime has been on the rise in recent years. Jon Courtney and Travis McIntyre told lawmakers at a hearing

FORT BEND HERALD - 2018-01-16 02:41:00

MLK Day food pantry held for Albuquerque seniors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Albuquerque seniors got to grocery shop for free thanks to their community. Monday, dozens of volunteers with the city's Senior Corps worked at the Senior Food Pantry held each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Organizers say it's an important service for an often under-

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-15 22:20:34

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events happening around Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several events around the city are planned to honor the civil rights leader. Monday is the 22nd MLK Commemorative Breakfast highlighting scholarships for college. The event takes place at 8 a.m. at the Marriott Pyramid North Hotel. M

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-15 12:44:52

House speaker: Fixing Albuquerque's crime crisis benefits state

On Tuesday, the halls of the Roundhouse will be filled with people from all walks of life interested in making some change in New Mexico. Lawmakers will gather for the first day of the 30-day legislative session. KOB spoke to a key leader who has a lot of power in what exactly that change looks like

KOB.COM - 2018-01-16 04:37:00

ACLU sues over Albuquerque panhandling ordinance

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has filed a lawsuit over an Albuquerque panhandling ordinance that went into effect last month. The ordinance passed by the Albuquerque City Council prohibits panhandlers from soliciting motorists at medians and sidewalks. It also makes it illegal for

MCCLATCHY - 2018-01-15 20:26:00

January 15th Morning Rush: Massive sinkhole forms in font of Albuquerque home

1. An Albuquerque couple is without a home after a massive sinkhole opened up in front of their house. The Water Utility Authority says the sinkhole was caused by a car running into the fire hydrant right outside the home early Sunday morning. The crash caused the water to flood the front yard and e

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-15 13:32:40

Governor-Elect Murphy Honors Veterans in Wildwood

With Phil Murphy officially taking his seat as New Jersey's 56th governor on Tuesday, January 16th, the governor-elect set out this weekend to celebrate in communities throughout the state including here in South Jersey. As part of a variety of inaugural events hosted throughout the weekend, Murphy

SNJTODAY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:00:00

WATCH LIVE: St. Augustine vs. Wildwood Catholic basketball

Two of the best teams in the Cape-Atlantic League square off tonight as St. Augustine Prep travels to Wildwood Catholic. Watch the game LIVE below: Welcome to the discussion. Two of the best teams in the Cape-Atlantic League square off tonight as St. Augustine Prep travels to Wildwood Catholic. Watc

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-01-16 00:15:00

Gov.-elect Murphy visits Wildwood to discuss veterans, kick off inauguration week

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy made it clear Sunday morning at the Wildwoods Convention Center who he first wanted to address. "I want to thank every veteran here this morning for your service to this nation and for protecting the values our nation stands for," Murphy said. Murphy was kicking off a series o


Car Stop Leads to 2 Arrests

VILLAS - On Jan. 14, at approximately 10:52 p.m., Lower Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Fulling Mill Road, in the area of the Par 3 Golf Course, which is located in Villas. The driver of the vehicle, Cortney M. Plexico, 36, was checked for the validity of her driver's license, as

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-01-15 17:01:00