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North Carolina county under curfew after gun attack on 2 substations cuts power to 45,000

Residents of Moore County, North Carolina, were under curfew Sunday night and school was canceled Monday after a group or person shot up and badly damaged two power substations Saturday night. "The person who did this knew what they were doing," Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields said at a news conference Sunday. "It appears they were trying to shut down the county." "I can promise you, to the perpetrators out there, we will find you," Fields said. The attack, which began at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, left 45,000 households and business without power, and roughly 35,000 remained without power Sunday night,...
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Kids turn hateful graffiti at Loudoun County shopping center into messages of love, hope

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (7News) — The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vandalism in South Riding that the Sheriff’s Office says involves hateful, racist rhetoric. The busy South Riding shopping center was vandalized with graffiti on Friday. The graffiti included several racist words, LGBTQ slurs, antisemitic...
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A tree ordinance would be a great start for Las Cruces

Las Cruces City Council will consider a tree ordinance. No, the trees haven’t been speeding, littering, or stealing hubcaps. They’re our best citizens, providing delightful oxygen and thwarting our enemies, those greenhouse gases and other pollutants. They help protect us. They’re not as good at protecting themselves from us.
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Sheriff’s Blotter – November 2022

During a traffic stop at Tractor Supply, a 38 year old man and 43 year old man were both arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Center for outstanding warrants from an outside agency. November 2. A residential burglary was reported on the 100 block of Poomacha Road, Pauma Valley....
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Loudoun Co. shopping center vandalized with racist graffiti, swastikas

Law enforcement and community leaders say they’re responding to racist, antisemitic and homophobic graffiti discovered at a shopping center in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Friday morning. The hate speech targeting minority communities was found around 8:30 a.m. Friday morning at the South Riding Town Center, which is located at...
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FBI Investigating North Carolina Power Outages After Local Authorities Say It Was ‘Targeted’ Attack

Multiple agencies are investigating after tens of thousands of residents in North Carolina have been left without power due to a “targeted” attack. In an initial statement shared to social media, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office noted that the mass power outage in the region was being investigated as a “criminal occurrence,” adding that early evidence showed that “intentional vandalism” was to blame. In a follow-up statement, a curfew was announced.
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California man charged in connection with Jan. 6 insurrection after Facebook post

An Orange County man who reportedly boasted about being on a plane “loaded with fellow patriots” before allegedly taking photos of himself in the midst of the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 was arrested this week in Huntington Beach, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office.

Someone shot at substations in North Carolina, knocking out power for thousands

"This appears to be an intentional, willful and malicious act. The perpetrator will be brought to justice and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." A North Carolina county is under a state of emergency following a mass power outage that could leave tens of thousands of people without electricity for days to come. The outage, which the authorities believe to be intentionally caused by gunfire, is now being investigated as a criminal act.
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NC State to face Maryland in Duke's Mayo Bowl at BofA Stadium

NC State will face Maryland in the Duke's Mayo Bowl at Bank of America Stadium later this month, bowl officials announced Sunday. NC State to face Maryland in Duke’s Mayo Bowl at …. NC State will face Maryland in the Duke's Mayo Bowl at Bank of America Stadium later...