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Local support superior to government programs Local support superior to government programs
- March 25, 2017

Toscano said the nonprofit service, which served 66,000 meals in this area a year ago, not only provides nourishment and visits to low-income homebound residents, many of them elderly, but it also saves money. The little things they do cheer you up. "For us, it's scary", said CEO and President Pamela Calzadilla. Today, Meals on Wheels Central Texas provides service to almost 5,000 persons in need with the help of more than 7,000 volunteers. (more...)
SF police arrest suspect in Sacramento quad homicide SF police arrest suspect in Sacramento quad homicide
- March 25, 2017

The relative also indicated "there were suspicious circumstances in the home", Officer Linda Matthews said . Officer Giselle Talkoff, Public Information Officer for the San Francisco Police Department, confirmed they assisted the Sacramento PD in detaining the person. (more...)
National Puppy Day in the Columbus Area National Puppy Day in the Columbus Area
- March 24, 2017

A puppy spends about fourteen hours of every day sleeping. The trending holiday was founded in 2006 by celebrity pet and home lifestyle expert and author, Colleen Paige . What do you guys think of these fashion finds? So how can you make a difference this National Puppy Day? What better way to celebrate than to give a puppy a new home and loving family? For more information on National Puppy Day , visit the National Puppy Day website . (more...)
Suspected East Baton Rouge officer killer identified Suspected East Baton Rouge officer killer identified
- March 24, 2017

State Police declined on Monday to release any details on the incident that led to Anderson's death, including whether Wiley was armed, did the gun discharge during the struggle and who shot Wiley. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies stand at attention as a procession carrying the body of Sgt. Shawn Anderson. He served in various divisions including Parish Prison, Narcotics, K-9, Emergency Services Unit, Maritime Response Team and SWAT. (more...)
No credible sightings of TN teen and teacher
- March 22, 2017

The Maury County School District officially fired Mr Cummins after the first missing-person alert was issued last week. He was suspended after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with the missing Tennessee girl. Cummins had been the teen's health teacher. A Tennessee teen who investigators believe was abducted by one of her teachers had said she was going away for the day, but that someone should call police if she wasn't home by evening, a relative told HLN on Tuesday. (more...)
Week goes by, still no sign of missing TN teen
- March 21, 2017

Thomas, who goes by Elizabeth, was reported missing in Maury County, Tennessee, on the afternoon of March 13 - after she asked a friend to drop her off at a local Shoney's that morning. "Thomas is 5'5" and 120 pounds with blonde hair and hazel eyes. Cummins was seen driving a Silver Nissan Rogue with a Tennessee license plate 976ZPT , according to authorities. (more...)
Travis County Tops ICE List Of Jurisdictions Declining Immigration Detainers Travis County Tops ICE List Of Jurisdictions Declining Immigration Detainers
- March 21, 2017

The numbers come from a report issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on Monday that details the release of criminal aliens from local jails that refuse to honor immigration detainers issued by the agency. According to numbers from the Sheriff's Office, Hernandez had declined 196 ICE detainers by February 2, with the majority of these applied retroactively. (more...)
Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Found Tom Brady's Stolen Super Bowl Jersey Found
- March 21, 2017

I'll take the ring. "I know they worked very hard on this case - and it is very much appreciated". The morning after the game, Brady told the media: "The jersey, I put it in my bag and I came out and it wasn't there anymore". The jersey might be found, but there is also a good chance we haven't heard the end of this story, not with so much an global border being involved in the theft. (more...)
U.S. banker David Rockefeller dies at 101
- March 21, 2017

Seitel. The billionaire philanthropist who was the last of his generation in the famously philanthropic Rockefeller family died, Monday, March 20, 2017, according to a family spokesman. David Rockefeller delivers remarks before presenting then-Secretary of State Colin Powell with the Marshall Award in 2003. David Rockefeller gave away almost $2 billion in his lifetime, Reuters reports , and in 2010 he declared he would donate even more, signing a pledge with 39 other American billionaires ... (more...)
Another person tries to jump White House fence Another person tries to jump White House fence
- March 19, 2017

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EMT dragged, killed by own ambulance EMT dragged, killed by own ambulance
- March 18, 2017

A New York Fire Department (FDNY) paramedic has died after she was run over by a man driving her stolen ambulance. "She died protecting her partner". Gonzalez being escorted from the precinct: According to the New York City Police Department, he is an emotionally disturbed person and he has a criminal history. (more...)
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma senator, faces child prostitution charges Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma senator, faces child prostitution charges
- March 17, 2017

The Oklahoman's Nolan Clay reports that Cleveland County district attorney Greg Mashburn is awaiting an investigator's final report before making a decision about pressing charges. Shortey and the teenager, who is 16 or 17 years old, admitted to police they had engaged in electronic conversations "pertaining to sexual activities in exchange for money", according to a court affidavit. (more...)
New Details Emerge About President Trump's Visit Wednesday To Nashville New Details Emerge About President Trump's Visit Wednesday To Nashville
- March 16, 2017

The president rehung Jackson's portrait, by painter Ralph Earl , in the Oval Office. Nashville has been ground zero for debate about school choice. House Republicans recently unveiled their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, the Obamacare legislation they have long vowed to repeal. "Obviously, the major components are staying intact, because this is something we wrote with President Trump, this is something we wrote with the Senate committee", Ryan said Wednesday. (more...)
AG Jeff Sessions gave Trump no reason to believe wiretap claim AG Jeff Sessions gave Trump no reason to believe wiretap claim
- March 16, 2017

In the meantime we can only dream for the day when we get an attorney general "slightly less awful" than Jeff Sessions . Condemning its use even for medicinal purposes, Sessions claimed that medical marijuana "has been hyped, maybe too much", making an out-of-touch and irresponsible comparison to another far , far more unsafe substance. (more...)
10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in 10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in
- March 15, 2017

The largest accumulations of lake effect snow are expected to be between five to ten inches, with a few spots seeing larger amounts and areas farther to the west with a bit less, according to the NWS. Lake-effect snow develops when sufficiently cold air blows across the relatively warm waters of the Great Lakes, but this usually happens when winds are from the northwest. (more...)
Whole Foods Market Expands Vulto Creamery Recall Because of Public Health Risk Whole Foods Market Expands Vulto Creamery Recall Because of Public Health Risk
- March 14, 2017

These cheese were sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and NY. The recall expansion includes Vulto Creamery Andes, Hamden, and Walton Umber raw milk cheeses. People who have purchased any of the raw milk cheese produced by Vulto should not consume them. Throw them away in a sealed container or take them or the receipts back for a refund. (more...)
Hoverboard eyed in fire that killed girl, responding firefighter, critically hurt 2 Hoverboard eyed in fire that killed girl, responding firefighter, critically hurt 2
- March 13, 2017

Fire officials in Harrisburg said one victim jumped from a second-floor porch roof to escape the blaze, which was reported shortly before 8 p.m. Friday. A veteran firefighter rushing to tackle a deadly house fire which killed a three-year-old girl, has died after a teen driving a stolen auto smashed into his vehicle. (more...)
Michigan Basketball Wins The Big Ten Championship
- March 13, 2017

MI (+1) over Wisconsin: After splitting a pair of regular-season meetings with the Badgers, the eighth-seeded Wolverines will complete their unlikely and emotional championship run with another efficient and brilliant offensive effort, led by soon-to-be Tournament MVP Derrick Walton Jr . (more...)
Warm, sunny Thursday ahead; cooler temps coming for weekend
- March 12, 2017

Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Fontana will experience lots of sunny weather, with temperatures rising into the 90s this weekend, according to the National Weather Service . After an overnight low around 15, Friday should be sunny, with a high near 24 and northwest winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. In Madison on Thursday , there's a 60 percent chance for snow, possibly mixing with rain after 3 p.m., and possible accumulation of less than a half inch, with cloudy skies, a high near ... (more...)
Indianapolis airport scores another nonstop flight to San Francisco Indianapolis airport scores another nonstop flight to San Francisco
- March 11, 2017

The new routes target United, which operates from San Francisco to all nine of the markets Alaska/Virgin America will enter. For the second time this week, Indianapolis International Airport is announcing an additional nonstop flight. Rob Wigington, MNAA president and CEO, said Alaska Airlines' providing BNA's first year-round nonstop service to Seattle in 2015 provides some context to today's announcement. (more...)