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HCC dairy judging team finishes fall semester

FREEPORT - The Highland Community College dairy judging team recently concluded its fall semester. Team members are Charlie Elliott of Freeport, Bria Koester of Dakota and Andrea Willing of Rock City. The team was coached again this year by Kristi Dinderman of Orangeville. The team traveled to the A


Happy Homecoming: National Guardsman surprises son at school

BRODHEAD (WKOW) -- A boy received the surprise of a lifetime Wednesday in Brodhead. He got to see his father for the first time in months, and it was all caught on camera. August Hohl served in several places, including Afghanistan, over the last year. Luckily, he has the chance to come home before


University of Illinois board approves $175K in bonuses

CHICAGO (AP) The University of Illinois board has approved bonuses totaling $175,000 for the president of the university's system and the chancellor of the University of Illinois-Chicago campus for the second straight year. The Chicago Tribune reports that university board of trustees approved the b

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 21:43:00

Dakota UMC to host worship

DAKOTA - Dakota United Methodist Church, 120 S. Church St., will host worship at 10 a.m. Nov. 19. The Rev. Brenda Morris will give the sermon "Good Eats," based on John 6:25-35. For information: 815-541-6646; doylebrendamorriss@gmail.com. DAKOTA - Dakota United Methodist Church, 120 S. Church St., w


One killed in Beloit crash that knocked out power, police say

An Orfordville woman was killed but her infant daughter was uninjured in a two-vehicle crash in Rock County Thursday afternoon that knocked out power to the area. The crash between a semi and pickup truck happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highways 213 and Q in the town of Beloit, po

MADISON - 2017-11-17 14:45:00

Officials ID woman killed in crash with semi; 5-month-old daughter survives

A semitruck and a pickup truck collided Thursday night, leaving one person dead, the area without power and 60-70 gallons of diesel fuel leaking, officials said. Police believe the pickup truck driver ran through a stop sign and hit the semitruck at about 5:30 p.m., Town of Beloit Police Department

FOX47.COM - 2017-11-17 14:21:26

DeKalb woman arrested in the murder of a two-year-old

DEKALB, Ill. (WIFR) -- A two-year-old in DeKalb dies and police arrest the girlfriend of the child's father for first degree murder. Alexandra Hoyle, 21, was already in custody for aggravated battery to a child after police say she slammed the two-year-old's head into a hardwood floor last week. Ea


Wisconsin women create new app for caregivers of kids with disabilities

MADISON, Wisc. - Deb Thompson couldn't find a tool that would give family members and caregivers adequate information about her son Evan. So she and her friend Laura Berkner, a physician assistant from Belleville, decided to create their own. Her son Evan, 25, was diagnosed with autism at 2 1/2 year

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-11-18 01:05:24

Brookhaven IDA closes on benefits package for Ronkonkoma Hub

The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency closed on a package of economic benefits for the first phase of Tritec Real Estate's Ronkonkoma Hub project. East Setauket-based Tritec is holding a groundbreaking event on Monday, Nov. 20. Although the IDA unanimously approved the tax breaks back in 2014


Emergency crews at scene of accident in Shoreham neighborhood

Police and other emergency responders were at the scene Saturday afternoon of a serious accident on a quiet street in Shoreham. The accident occurred outside a home on Josephine Boulevard. The Rocky Point Fire Department and Suffolk County police responded. Officials at the scene did not immediately

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 20:05:00

Police: Son fatally stabs mother at Center Moriches home

A Center Moriches man has been charged with fatally stabbing his mother, Suffolk County police said Saturday. Christopher Storm Harrison, 26, stabbed Joyce Skarka, 53, "during a domestic dispute" Friday night at their home on Union Avenue, police said. Skarka was pronounced dead at the scene, polic

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 16:48:34

Friends, families take polar plunge for Special Olympics NY

On a cold and cloudy November day most people would probably prefer to stay inside where it's warm - but Ryan Murphy and Danny Swiatocha aren't most people. The two 21-year-old Mount Sinai residents and friends said they were looking for a fun challenge, and jumping into the cool waters of Cedar Be

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 00:40:51

Blotter: Driving while intoxicated arrests on Route 48

A Mastic Beach man was arrested Sunday for driving while intoxicated in Southold, according to a Southold Town police report. Charles Taylor, 27, was pulled over around 10:30 on Route 48 and charged with DWI, police said. Miguel Herrera of Southold was arrested for DWI on Route 48 in Southold Sunda

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-18 10:59:06

Police: Man Fatally Stabs Mother During Domestic Dispute In Suffolk County Home

CENTER MORICHES, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A Long Island man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother to death in Suffolk County, New York Friday evening. Investigators say 26-year-old Christopher Storm Harrison stabbed his mother, 53-year-old Joyce Skarka, during a domestic dispute at their ho

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-18 13:29:41

Long Island weather: Showers, with wind advisory for Suffolk

Much of Long Island will experience aggressive winds Saturday night and throughout Sunday, according to a wind advisory issued early Saturday by the National Weather Service. Meteorologists in Upton issued a wind advisory at 3:39 a.m. The advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Saturday until 6 p.m. Sun

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 13:03:14

Girl Scout creates butterfly garden for Brendan House

During spring and summer months, residents of Brendan House will have the opportunity to enjoy time outdoors, surrounded by flowers and butterflies. That's thanks to a garden created by 16-year-old Michele Corona of Shoreham as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The Sound Avenue facility is

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-18 11:00:25

2 people suffer burns in boat fire in Fort Lauderdale, officials say

Both people transported after fire near Southwest 25th Terrace FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Two people were hurt in a boat fire Saturday, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue Department personnel said. It happened in the 2700 block of Southwest 25th Terrace in Fort Lauderdale. Both people transported after fire

CLICK10.COM - 2017-11-19 00:18:40

Car Rental Company Brings Jobs, Headquarters To Fort Lauderdale

Sixt brought in a band to play traditional German music at the staff gathering, after opening ceremonies. Caitie Switalski / WLRN A pair of very large scissors and an orange carpet were rolled out in the Fort Lauderdale sun Friday afternoon. The orange-themed German rental car company, Sixt-Rent-A-

WLRN.ORG - 2017-11-17 23:01:40

Fort Lauderdale, Wilton Manors Area Crime Log: Sept. 14 - Oct. 10

The following is a sampling of crime records from the Broward Sheriff's Office and local police departments serving Oakland Park, Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Sea Ranch Lakes. Theft 3400 block of North Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 14, 8:19 a.m. Pickpockets s


2 shot near Atlantic Technical College in Fort Lauderdale, police say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A shooting left two wounded Wednesday night in a residential neighborhood near Atlantic Technical College in Fort Lauderdale, according to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. Police officers were called about 8 p.m. to a home at 1602 NW 24 Ave., where they found two victi