2 men charged in Suffolk County store burglary spree

NEW YORK -- A Long Island man charged in a crime spree across Suffolk County appeared before a judge on Wednesday.Police say small shops from Bay Shore to Islip, West Islip, Oakdale, Bohemia and Lindenhust were targeted since late May, some multiple times.In all, there have been at least 14 burglaries.Surveillance video captured the alleged serial burglar throwing a rock through the glass door at Bang Bang Burritos in West Islip and then ripping out cash resisters.Moments later, a neighboring ice cream shop was struck.Robert Porter, 55, of Kings Park is charged with 14 counts of burglary."We are here all day long, and we work hard for what we have and for someone to just come in here and take what they want, I'm glad, I'm honestly glad, he got caught," burglary victim Barbara Pagliarulo said."You couple that with supply chain issues that exist and prices of everything are going up, the merchants are trying to hold the line on prices. It's just very unfortunate this is where we are right now," said Rich Carpenter, president of the West Islip Chamber of Commerce.An alleged accomplice, 56-year-old Eric Hyndman, who is homeless, is charged in four of the burglaries. 

Police search for wanted man at Topeka apartment ends

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department surrounded an apartment complex on Wednesday night looking for a wanted man. The police presence is due to someone who is barricaded inside of the Monterey Apartments at 1015 SW Garfield Ave., according to police. However, a media release from TPD at 8:55 p.m. reported that after TPD’s […]
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COVID-19 spread levels in Northeast Tennessee

The spread of COVID-19 appears to have leveled off somewhat in Northeast Tennessee, according to the latest weekly report from the Tennessee Department of Health. The report, which was released Wednesday evening, covers the period from July 31-Aug. 6.

Dothan commission to soon vote on short-term rental ordinance

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — According to the city’s research, there are 76 short term rental problems properties in the Circle City — some have caused problems over the past two years. “We started getting a lot of complaints about individuals using homes, renting homes having parties, etc,”...

HSFT Stop #45: Pontotoc

Pontotoc (Miss.)– Pontotoc had to fight through some serious adversity last season and still had success. Jeff Carter’s crew is now stronger because of it. “We’re gonna have to be injury free. We were hit with the injury bug last year,” head coach Jeff Carter said.
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Police asking for help finding theft suspects

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for help identifying and finding two suspects who police said committed a theft from a parked vehicle in July. The incident happened July 23 in the 5700 block of Stockdale Highway, said police. They are also under suspicion of...

PACT Act brings long-awaited justice for Camp Lejeune victims

A section of a cemetery near Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C., goes by two words — “Baby Heaven.”. It includes children, some just infants, who never got to live full lives. Their lives were cut short because of water that was toxic. Audrey Williams-Pride moved to Camp Lejeune...