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Sheriff: Woman, 2 children killed in Houston-area house fire

HOUSTON - Sheriff's officials say a woman and two children have died in a mobile home fire northeast of Houston. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez posted on Twitter that the fire occurred early Wednesday in an unincorporated area of the county known as Huffman. The woman who was killed is believed t

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 13:40:00

Fatal Sparta shooting investigation continues

The state Department of Justice identified Skyler Burnette as the Sparta man fatally shot Sunday, Jan. 7, by a Monroe County Sheriff's deputy when he threatened a woman with a knife. Police officers at about 10 a.m. responded to a domestic violence call at 1005 St. Anne St. in Sparta, where they fou

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 16:00:00

La Crosse police burglary investigation leads to large drug bust

Lennel Davis, Debrian Hayes, Daitwon Cowson, Jess Miedema and Jerrad Simms. LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A burglary investigation by the La Crosse police led to multiple arrests, a large quantity of stolen items, a loaded hand gun, cash and a variety of drugs. La Crosse police received several burglary

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-01-16 19:28:04

La Crescent police department adds body cams

LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WKBT) - Advancing technology and a national push for increased police transparency has led to more police departments implementing body cameras for their officers, including small agencies. With the help of a federal grant, the La Crescent police department is the first in Housto

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-01-17 23:43:59

Sparta man pleads not guilty to drug trafficking charges

A not guilty plea from a Sparta man to felony drug trafficking charges was entered in a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Prosecutors say 38 year old Corydon Drake set up multiple marijuana growing operations in Colorado and brought large amounts - estimated at 500 pounds - to the La Crosse area to sell

WXOW TV-19 - 2018-01-17 02:31:00

Search on for missing La Crosse sex offender

Authorities are looking for a La Crosse sex offender who removed his monitoring. According to authorities, Casey Thibodeaux removed his monitoring bracelet at the La Crescent Kwik Trip on January 12. After doing that, he may have headed to the Kenosha or South Milwaukee area according to the Departm

WXOW TV-19 - 2018-01-18 02:59:00

'Taste of Onalaska' to raise money for Onalaska schools

ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) - A local organization hopes to raise money to fund innovation in both public and private schools in Onalaska. The Onalaska Education Foundation is once again hosting the Taste of Onalaska. The event offers food samples from area restaurants, local wines and beers, and games wi

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-01-17 23:10:41

Registered Sex Offender wanted by police

Casey Thibodeaux LA FARGE, Wis. (WKBT) - Police are looking for a class 3 registered sex offender who cut his monitoring bracelet off last week in La Crescent. According to the La Farge Police Department Facebook page, Casey Thibodeaux cut off his bracelet at the La Crescent Kwik Trip and is current

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-01-17 17:06:25

Richmond man released on parole sentenced for perjury

A 66-year-old Richmond man lied while giving testimony in a case of drug trafficking charges against him. Now, Douglas Lewis has been sentenced to three years on top of the seven years he received in the case. Lewis, who was arrested on the trafficking charges in November 2015 and sentenced in Augus

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-18 00:49:00

CRIME REPORT: Man arrested after burglarizing home

Richmond police officers responded to a burglary on Breezewood Circle early Monday morning after a home was found to be broken into. Sometime between Sunday and early Monday morning, Christopher Parsons, 37, no address listed, forcibly opened the back door to the residence and stole several items, i

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-17 23:53:00

CRIME REPORT: Trio arrested after botched burglary

Julie Rice Berea police arrested three people after they received a call about a burglary in progress Sunday morning. When officers arrived, Julie Rice, 32, of Gumbottom Road, Berea, was standing outside of a Short Line Pike residence with a pick hammer in her hand. The homeowner told police prior t

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-17 00:17:00

Crews keep busy clearing neighborhood roads

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Crews in Lexington are doing their best to finish clearing all the roads by Thursday morning. Officials with Lexington's Streets and Roads Division credit the sunny weather we saw Wednesday for their ability to get crews out to these neighborhood roads. They say the day shift

WTVQ - 2018-01-17 23:49:09

Side roads still slick in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The arctic air created an additional challenge for road crews around Lexington today. Many side roads are still slick, and Wednesday morning's additional flakes left just enough of a coating to create hazards, even on some main roads, but that should change soon. Leaders wi

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-17 19:04:00

Lexington doctor arrested for allegedly being intoxicated before surgery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington plastic surgeon faces a criminal charge, after allegedly showing up for surgery while he was intoxicated. WKYT reports that Lexington Police arrested Dr. Theodore Gerstle on Monday afternoon for public intoxication. According to Baptist Health Lexington spokeswo

WDRB.COM - 2018-01-16 19:00:00

Richmond mayor will not seek re-election

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Two term Richmond mayor Jim Barnes says he will not run for re-election. Barnes, who was first elected in 2010, says it was not easy decision, but that he does not foresee changing his mind before the January 30 filing deadline. Two candidates have filed to run for the posit

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-17 19:11:00

Jessamine Co. Sheriff's Office needs help identifying person of interest

Tags: Jessamine County Sheriff's Office, Person of Interest, Vandalism Police say they believe on January 1st the unknown suspect shoplifted from the Kroger at Bellerive Plaza in Nicholasville and also vandalized a victim's vehicle in the Kroger parking lot. They say he caused more than $1,000 in da

WTVQ - 2018-01-17 20:21:12

6 indicted for armed robbery, stealing cocaine

Six people were indicted by a Cherokee County grand jury on Jan. 9 after allegedly committing armed robbery against a man who intended to sell them drugs. Nicole Ann Clary, 18, of Jasper, William Ellijah Harris, 19, of Acworth, Shamer Lamar Jones, 19, of Canton, Marissa Elizabeth Lemieux, 18, of Jas

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 18:00:00

Bartow, Cartersville Make Decision About Jan 18 Classes

BREAKING: weather forecast indicate temperatures will remain below freezing for most of Thursday, providing little chance for snow to melt. CARTERSVILLE, GA - In an expected move, the Cartersville City and Bartow County school systems have said they will remain closed on Thursday, Jan. 18 due to uns

PATCH - 2018-01-17 21:03:03

Road conditions, closings, and delays in Fannin County

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. - Dangerous arctic air has moved into Fannin County following the cold front that brought with it Winter Storm Inga. As the day progressed roads have cleared of the icy conditions that caused treacherous travel situations throughout North Georgia. Public Works Director Zack Ratcliff

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Drug bust yields 1,100 grams of weed

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Johns Creek, Forsyth County and Milton law enforcement officers found over 1,100 grams of marijuana and THC products Jan. 5 after searching an Alpharetta home. The officers also discovered 4.3 grams of psychedelic mushrooms. The bust came as part of an investigation by the Forsyt

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00