A Willits resident was injured Tuesday when a “homemade cannon” they were trying to load exploded, the Willits Police Department reported. According to the WPD, officers responded to apartments in …
Feds: St. Rose grad destroyed more than 50 campus computers
ALBANY - A College of St. Rose graduate has been arrested for allegedly using an electronic device to destroy more than 50 computers on campus earlier this month, federal prosecutors said Vishwanath Akuthota, 26, of Albany, was arrested Friday in North Carolina on a warrant charging him with intentionally causing damage to protected computers Akuthota allegedly entered numerous locations around the Saint Rose campus Feb. 14 and used a device known as a "USB killer" to destroy the machines. The device resembles a normal USB stick, but sends a rapid series of power surges into the computer, destroying its components. Akuthota is a citizen of India. He's in the United States on a student visa. According…
Annual Pie Auction & Barbecue raises $20,531 for junior fair
Olivia vanTol smashes a pie in her sister Kaylin’s face as part of the annual pie auction that raises money for the Ramona Junior Fair and Livestock Auction. Kaylin is the 4-H representative on the junior fair board Olivia vanTol smashes a pie in her sister Kaylin’s face as part of the annual pie auction that raises money for the Ramona Junior Fair and Livestock Auction. Kaylin is the 4-H representative on the junior fair board. (Maureen Robertson) A jar of chocolate cookies went for $2,000, a plate of cream puffs garnered $800, and two pies in the face netted $1,123 during the annual Ramona Junior Fair Pie Auction Saturday evening. Donations for the junior fair fundraiser totaled $20,531 from the barbecue dinner, pie auction, after auction food sales and individual donations. This…
Harris Teeter partners with BP for a fuel rewards program for VIC shoppers
Harris Teeter is partnering with BP to offer Fuel Points reward discounts for Teeter VIC card shoppers when they fuel up at BP and Amoco gas stations. The program is effective Oct. 2, 2018.
Fatz Cafe in Evans closes
Updated Feb 20, 2019 at 11:19 AM The Fatz Cafe in Evans on North Belair Road abruptly closed on Tuesday. The Taylors, S.C.-based chain opened the location in early 2004. [AMANDA KING/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] ▲ The Fatz Cafe in Evans on North Belair Road abruptly closed on Tuesday. The Taylors, S.C.-based chain opened the location in early 2004. [SPECIAL] ▲ The Fatz Cafe restaurant in Evans has closed after 15 years in operation "Sorry y'all, this location has closed," a sign posted on the door as of Tuesday said. "We've enjoyed providing southern hospitality to our community over the years." The Taylors, S.C.-based chain, which has rebranded itself Fatz Southern Kitchen, did not immediately return phone…
What makes the Iron Bowl great, part IV: 1981
Each day his week, The Anniston Star will look at important moments in the Alabama/Auburn series. They’re not always the greatest games, but instead, they’re a game or group of
Teen shot in Port Hueneme said to be in critical condition
A 17-year-old was critically injured after getting shot Sunday night in Port Hueneme, authorities said.
Police charge man with murder
A Rocky Mount man is accused of shooting an elderly woman in the head Tyquon Marquese Draughn, 21, was charged early Saturday by the Rocky Mount Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon Draughn is accused of shooting 65-year-old Sandra Faye Epps of Rocky Mount. The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a shot spotter activation at 12:41 a.m. at 1716 Windsor Drive, said Rocky Mount police Sgt. Brad Summerlin. Police officers responded and located an unresponsive woman at that address. Epps had been shot in the head, according to emergency communications. She died of her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. "The Rocky Mount Homicide Unit responded and…
The reason why Scottie Pippen is divorcing wife Larsa
NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen surprised pop culture when he raced to the county courthouse to file for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa. But what was not known at the time was the source…
Why Do Democrats Get Away With Lying About Guns?
The Fourth Estate has a responsibility to correct Democrats' wild exaggerations and untruths about guns. Yet they rarely do.