I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Man stabbed to death in hotel on Hillsborough Road in Durham. Violent crime rising.
Durham police found the body of a man who had been stabbed to death in a hotel on Hillsborough Road on Saturday. It was the second fatal stabbing in the Bull City this week, as crime rises in 2019.
WLEX anchor Lee Cruse to spend a week off the air after ‘inappropriate’ comments
WLEX will keep anchor Lee Cruse off the air next week after he made an on-air comment that was decried as racist. He was reacting to a story about a DJ who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee in reference to the royal baby.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Life in prison for Glenn Armstrong, convicted of killing father in Blackstone
WORCESTER - Found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2017 beating and strangulation death of his 83-year-old father, Glenn R. Armstrong of Blackstone
Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
Adam Weitsman's horse Concrete Rose earns stunning victory on Kentucky Oaks undercard
The Southern Tier businessman's horse stunned the heavy favorite in Friday's Edgewood Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Soon-to-be released child rapist’s face made public
The face of convicted child rapist Cho Doo-soon, whose brutal rape of an 8-year-old girl in 2008 shocked the South Korean public, was revealed on a TV program Wednesday amid growing concerns over his upcoming release. (MBC)Public broadcaster MBC released a photo of Cho, who is due to be released from prison Dec. 13 next year, during a program that aired Wednesday afternoon. It was the first time Cho’s face was r...
Barbara Cooney remembered as champion for the arts
Nationally known Sedalia artist and writer Barbara Cooney died Wednesday morning at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Cooney, 82, was a patron of the arts for decades and contributed much to
Top NDDOT official resigns after stinging workplace investig...
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation has accepted the resignation effective Friday, May 3, of one of its top officials after a workplace investigation. Driver’s License Division Director Glenn Jackson, 63, was accused of favoritism, workplace harassment, unprofessional conduct...