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Warrants issued for West Alabama mayor


FORKLAND, Ala. (WIAT) – Forkland residents say their mayor is on the run from law enforcement. Warrants for his arrest were issued last week. Mayor Derrick Biggs was not at home when Greene County sheriff’s deputies went to serve him, but he allegedly informed the deputies that he would turn himself in on Saturday. 451 more words


Bloomberg: US should allow flights to Israel

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to “reverse course” and permit U.S. airlines to fly to Israel. 93 more words


Council votes on aggressive panhandling in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. – It’s an issue we have been covering for a month and now local leaders put it to a vote.

Monday night the Rochester City Council talked about aggressive panhandling in the city. 84 more words

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Redevelopment of Whisstocks Boatyard Clears Another Hurdle

The latest chapter in the long running Whisstocks Boatyard saga was played out at Suffolk Coastal’s South Area Development Management Sub-Committee this morning. Although I was sitting on the committee as substitute I was still able to speak on behalf of the Town Council and as a the ward Member. 92 more words


Davenport alderman: 'I will stand in front of buses' to stop unaccompanied children

Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba’s plan, to house up to 200 unaccompanied children that are detained on the southern U.S. border, was attacked on national television by Davenport 2nd Ward Alderman Bill Edmond. 318 more words


Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and local and federal law enforcement officials met privately today to hear residents and community leaders air concerns about violence in their neighborhoods in the wake of another bloody weekend in Chicago that saw more than 40 people shot, at least four of them fatally. 12 more words

Confusion Over Baltimore's New Strict Curfew Law

Dre’s #breakfastbite.. The Mayor will hold 2 public forums tonight to clear up confusion over the city new curfew law. Do you think this curfew will work? 1,055 more words