• Two Killed in Shooting at New York City Home Depot

    Two Killed in Shooting at New York City Home Depot

    (NEW YORK) — Two people were shot inside a Home Depot store in New York City on Sunday. ABC News has confirmed that two employees were shot at the Home Depot on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police believe the incident may have been a murder-suicide. The store was crowded at the time of the shooting as New Yorkers were stocking up for an approaching winter storm. A handgun was recovered at the scene. The motive for the shooting was unclear. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Three Killed, 10 Injured in Omaha Shooting

    Three Killed, 10 Injured in Omaha Shooting

    (OMAHA, Neb.) — Three people were killed and 10 more injured in a shooting at a house party in Omaha, Nebraska Saturday. According to a press release from the office of Mayor Jean Stothert, dozens of people may have witnessed the shooting. Two women and one man were killed and five others were shot. The incident occurred at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday, and when officers arrived at the scene, found more than 40 people at the home. Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene, while a third died at a hospital on Saturday afternoon. Police believe there may have… Read more

  • Winter Weather Expected to Hit Northeast

    Winter Weather Expected to Hit Northeast

    (NEW YORK) — With winter weather and a possible blizzard heading for the northeast, many are worried about the potential travel nightmare. From northern Virginia up through Maine, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches and winter weather advisories. “Heavy snow and strong wind, even blizzard conditions, are possible in parts of the northern mid-Atlantic and New England,” the NWS said. Two to six inches of snow are expected in the Ohio Valley, with four to eight inches in northern Maryland and southern Pennsylvania. From New Jersey up through eastern Massachusetts could see between six and 12 inches… Read more

  • F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Twitter Bomb Threat

    F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Twitter Bomb Threat

    (ATLANTA) –Two F-16 fighter jets were scrambled on Saturday to escort two airliners enroute to Hartsfeld-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta for a possible bomb threat, NORAD said. The fighters from McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina were dispatched at 1 p.m. ET and escorted the planes to Hartsfeld, where they both landed safely, NORAD spokesman Preston Schlachter said. The fighters escorted both aircraft from a distance behind until they landed. After landing teams swept the planes for explosive devices and passengers were scheduled to be interviewed by investigators. Video of the scene appeared to show passengers leaving the… Read more

  • Patriots Coach Says 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls

    Patriots Coach Says 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls

    (FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said on Saturday taht “climatic conditions” may have been to blame for the footballs that were under-inflated Sunday for the AFC Championship game, and said the team had not tried to tamper with them. He said the team “followed the rules to the letter,” denying any intentional wrongdoing by the Patriots. “At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to gain an advantage,” Belichick said. The NFL acknowledged for the first time Friday that the Patriots used under-inflated balls in the… Read more

  • F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Bomb Threat

    F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Bomb Threat

    (ATLANTA) — Two F-16 fighter jets were scrambled on Saturday to escort two airliners traveling to Hartsfeld-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta for a possible bomb threat, NORAD said. The fighters from McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina were dispatched at 1 p.m. ET and escorted the planes to Hartsfeld, where they both landed safely, NORAD spokesman Preston Schlachter said. The two passenger flights were Delta 1156 from Portland and Southwest 2492 from Milwaukee. The fighters escorted both aircraft from a distance behind until they landed. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Sexual Assaults Under Investigation at Iowa State University

    Sexual Assaults Under Investigation at Iowa State University

    (AMES, Iowa) — Iowa State students are being alerted about two recent reports of sexual assaults on campus.   The first incident happened on Jan. 17 at a fraternity house.  The second assault happened last Monday at a residence hall, according to ABC News affiliate WOI-DT-TV. Jason Tuttle of the Ames Police Department told the television station that police have executed a search warrant of the frat house. “We search for any type of items that could have DNA on them.  It could be bedding. It could be underwear,” said Tuttle. College campuses across the nation are now required to… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Jan 27Lee County Democratic Party meeting
  • Jan 28Lee County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class
  • Jan 30Quiz Bow 2015
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  • Feb 01The Enrichment Center Center of Lee County Support Groups