CORBETT, OR (KPTV) -Multnomah County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a man they said stole tools, two safes and valuable coins from a shed at a Corbett home belonging to his own father. Investigators told FOX 12 that the suspects dumped the collection into a coin counting machine in Gresham and received about $450 in return. Read full story…..
DoingItLocal.com has learned from multiple sources that a student at Fairfield’s Notre Dame High School has been suspended after releasing a YouTube video loaded with “F” bombs; He also talks about the school, teachers and principal in a negative/derogatory manner. In the video he also said he would bomb the school. The video has since been removed from YouTube. The student is a senior, and a popular athlete. Because he is a minor we cannot release his name. A
Students from Saint Augustine’s Catholic School were invited for a special learn to skate party on the ice at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Later that evening, they will watch the 7:30 p.m. performance of Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic, playing the Webster Bank Arena from January 4 – 8, 2012. Tickets for Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic are affordable for the whole family and available at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available in person at the Webster Bank Arena CLICK IT or TICKET Box Office.
Business owners in Fairfield and surrounding areas are being warned by Fairfield Police to double check money received particularly $100 bills. Restaurant Archie Moore’s , candy store Sweet Rexie’s and most recently Fairfield University Book Store have fallen victim to receiving counterfeit $100 bills. In all instances the bogus bills were received in exchange of a smaller purchase, usually around $10. At this point it appears to be different people passing the funny money. Police are warning merchants double check large bills either by close inspection looking for watermarks on the bill or with a counterfeit detector pen.
(Hartford, CT) – Today, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation announced over $51 million dollars in disaster relief funds for the Connecticut Department of Transportation in the wake of both Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm. Two separate grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Relief Program and will go toward repair and reconstruction of roads that were damaged as a result of the storms.
“These resources will go a long way to restore and rebuild Connecticut after two devastating storms in a row,” said the delegation. “The funding will provide the resources needed to repair our damaged roads, highways, and infrastructure so Connecticut residents can travel safely.”
Eastman Kodak Co. is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would cap a stunning comedown for a company that once ranked among America’s corporate titans.
The 131-year-old company is still making last-ditch efforts to sell off some of its patent portfolio and could avoid Chapter 11 if it succeeds, one of the people said. But the company has started making preparations for a filing in case those efforts fail, including talking to banks about some $1 billion in financing to keep it afloat during bankruptcy proceedings, the people said.
With two trials of his family’s killers now behind him, Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 deadly Cheshire home invasion, plans to marry again.
In an email Wednesday, Petit, 55, said no date has been set for his marriage to Christine Paluf. Petit’s mother, Barbara Petit, said the couple became engaged after Christmas.
ATLANTA —More U.S. women are having twins these days. The reason? Older moms and fertility treatments.
One in every 30 babies born in the U.S. is a twin — an astounding increase over the last three decades, according to a government report issued Wednesday. In 1980, only 1 in every 53 babies was a twin.
With politicians stuck on a partisan tug of war over Bridgeport and New Britain, the redrawing of Connecticut’s congressional districts — constitutionally mandated to follow each federal census — has fallen to the Connecticut Supreme Court to resolve.
On Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, the court appointed Professor Nathaniel Persily as the “special master” who will assist the court in resolving the redistricting issue. He is the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law and Political Science at Columbia University Law School.