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Hanceville police arrest man said to be selling drugs to children

HANCEVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Hanceville police arrested a man they say was selling marijuana to school-age children. Assistant Chief Adam Hadder said it all started when members of the community tipped off a Hanceville patrol officer. 344 more words


Man charged for illegally collecting thousands in unemployment fraud

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A Waterbury man was arrested for allegedly illegally collecting almost $9,000 in unemployment compensation benefits.

According to the State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice, 31-year-old Jose Velez was charged with one count each of larceny first-degree by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation fraud. 90 more words


Jefferson County Sheriff's Office investigating carjacking of teen

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating after an 18-year-old male victim was reportedly carjacked, according to a release from the organization. 164 more words


Target in Newington evacuated due to bomb threat

NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A Target store in Newington was evacuated on Thursday after receiving a threat.

Police say at approximately 1:18 p.m., officers responded to the Target on the Berlin Turnpike for a report of a… 79 more words


Subway employees describe armed robbery; Seekonk police seeking suspects

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) —  Two employees at a Seekonk Subway restaurant are describing their encounter with two armed robbery suspects, while police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the men. 356 more words


Woman charged in Johnston DUI had 5x legal BAC limit

SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) — When someone gets behind the wheel of a car in most of the United States, they’re considered drunk, intoxicated or impaired — improper to drive — if their blood alcohol content (BAC) level is 0.08 percent or higher. 250 more words


Providence police find gun near scene of rap video

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Another day, another gun seized by Providence police.

This time it was a loaded Smith & Wesson pistol with an obliterated serial number found in a jacket near a group of city men who told police they were shooting a rap video in a parking on the corner of Somerset and Pine Streets early Wednesday morning. 119 more words