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 …
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…
We’ve canceled the ‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip in The N&O and we want you to know why
A profane comment aimed at President Donald Trump in the “Non Sequitur” comic strip on Sunday has caused the cancelation of the strip by several news organizations including The News & Observer.
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.
How high did heavy rain push Lake Cumberland? Way past the old record.
Heavy rain pushed the elevation of Lake Cumberland in Southern Kentucky to a new record well past the old high-water mark, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Heavy releases from the lake are causing flooding.
Hillary Clinton’s Mind-Boggling FBI Interview
The FBI-302 report of the interview of Hillary Clinton, along with the other notes of investigation released today, make for mind boggling reading ...
An Uphill Battle: Finding a Modern Gown
Formal evening wear has a future, if innovative brands like Valentino and the Row have anything to do with it. How the floor-length dress is being reevaluated by a new generation of designers and gala-goers.
The perilous, high-stakes question of what to call the PawSox once they move
The Worcester Mitten Kittens? The Worcester Tube Sox? The Worcester Hot Weiners? Nothing’s off the table it appears when it comes to renaming the PawSox.
London Beit Din Dayan Resigns, Cites Falling Short of Standards
Rabbi Abraham said he had been “under exceptional strain and stress for some time which has taken its inevitable toll."
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…