# Local news
Huntington Man Accused of Robbing Business at Gunpoint
A robbery at gunpoint rattled the community of Huntington on Monday morning, as a man targeted Annie’s Place, a local business on Washington Ave. The incident, which was reported to Cabell County dispatchers at about 9:23 a.m., involved an unidentified man entering the establishment and demanding money at gunpoint.
Guy Fieri's New Multi-Year Deal With Food Network After Collab With Stratford, Connecticut Brewers
Triple D's Guy Fieri has just signed a new multi-year deal with the Food Network! The iconic chef, who is collaborating on a spiked beverage line called 'Flavortown Spiked' with Two Roads Brewing in Stratford, Connecticut just renewed with the Food Network. He signed a three-year deal with the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned cable network. As the "face of the network", bringing an "element of rowdy, mass-market culture to American food television" and that his "prime-time shows attract more male viewers than any others on the network", according to The New York Times. Guy Fieri struck a similar deal in April of 2021. The Flavortown chef has signed a brand new deal with the Food Network, according to Variety and it is valued at over $100 million.
Vermont Child Care Provider Convicted of Manslaughter in Infant's Death
A jury in Rutland, Vermont, has found former childcare provider Stacey Vaillancourt guilty of administering a lethal dose of a sedative to six-month-old Harper Rose Briar, resulting in the infant's death in 2019.
Bringing the Nation's Premier Bookseller to New York again
Barnes & Noble is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its new Bridgehampton bookstore on December 1st at 12 PM ET. Located in the Bridgehampton Commons, the store will feature the highly acclaimed bookstore design seen in recent openings. This marks one of three new Barnes & Noble bookstores opening this week, with others in Cincinnati, OH, and Richardson, TX. This brings the total to 10 new stores in the past 30 days.
Where To Get The Best Fudge & Other Holiday Sweets in Torrington
If you are looking for some of the best fudge and holiday sweet treats in our fine state of Connecticut, look no further. The Nutmeg Fudge Company, located at 20 East Main Street in Torrington, Connecticut is famous for their holiday fudge, which is crafted in small batches. They offer an assortment of retro candies, decadent chocolates, and bulk candies. According to their official website ''They also make Canton Creamery ice cream, milkshakes and smoothies. Can’t get enough of our delectable fudge? Order online and send the perfect gift. Want to book a party? What can be more fun than having your special event at the Nutmeg Fudge Company? Think of us for birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate events, or just a night out with friends. Party room packages includes food, games, and everything you need to create a memorable event. And we clean up the mess!'' A wonderful offering for residents off the ''Nutmeg State'' and beyond.
See Actor Chevy Chase at 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' Movie Screening with Q&A in Ledyard
Are you ready to kick off the Christmas season by watching an all time favorite Christmas movie? Well, we have "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" AND the legendary comedic actor Chevy Chase at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut! The screening and Q&A will take place on December 2, 2023 at 8pm in the Great Cedar Showroom at Foxwoods. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is the 1989 Christmas comedy starring actor Chevy Chase. ''Everyone's favorite Christmas movie is here and Clark Griswold is coming to Foxwoods! Don't miss this exclusive showing ofNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Q&A hosted by the one and only Chevy Chase. Watch the film on a 25x14 screen in the Great Cedar Showroom for an unforgettable viewing experience. After the movie, you'll hear from the man himself as Chevy talks about the film and takes your questions,'' according to the Foxwoods website.
Sandy Hook Families Offer Alex Jones a Deal For The $1.5B to Get Out of Bankruptcy in Connecticut
The families of the Sandy Hook victims have offered Infowars host, Alex Jones a deal to pay them 6 percent of what he owes in exchange for dropping their claim against him for stating that the December 14, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut tragedy that claimed 26 lives a hoax. The families forced Alex Jones into personal bankruptsy after they won $1.48 billion in defamation damages. According to News Times “Jones may elect to receive a complete discharge for himself and (his parent company also in bankruptcy) if he agrees to pay, from any source, at least $8.5 million per year, plus 50 percent of any income over $9 million per year, for 10 years,” reads a settlement offer by the families’ attorneys, filed two days before Thanksgiving in Texas bankruptsy court.''
Southwest Philadelphia Residents Resist City's Effort to Take Down Palestinian Memorial
In Southwest Philadelphia, a contentious debate has erupted as residents vehemently oppose the city's proposal to dismantle a memorial dedicated to Palestinians amid the ongoing Middle East conflict.
UCONN Men's Basketball Team Makes History in 84-64 Win Over New Hampshire
The UCONN Huskies men's basketball team made history in 84-64 win over New Hampshire on Monday! The No.4 UConn men's basketball team (7-0) has made history with an 84 - 64 victory over the New Hampshire Wildcats (4-3) on Monday night at Gampel Pavilion, on the campus of the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. According to the UCONN Huskies official website ''The win was UConn's 24th- straight victory over a non-conference opponent by double-figures, setting a new NCAA record for such a streak. Donovan Clingan(Bristol, Connecticut) scored a career-high 29 points on 12-of-13 shooting and Tristen Newton (El Paso, Texas) posted a 17-point, 10-rebound double-double to lead the Huskies in the win.''
Crisp County, Georgia: Man in Custody for Shooting Uncle
The Cordele Police Department announced an arrest on Sunday in connection with a shooting incident involving a man and his uncle. According to a Facebook post by the department, an officer was hailed while patrolling the Enmark area of N. 7th Street. The victim, a 61-year-old man, managed to communicate to the officers that his nephew was responsible for shooting him. The victim stated that a verbal argument had escalated, leading to the shooting.
The 'Pop 2000 Tour' Hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC, O-Town, LFO & More Live in New York City
We have the ulttimate 2000's Throwback Thursday in New York City! Coming to Sony Hall the 'Pop 2000 Tour' hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick of NSYNC, O-Town, BBMak, Ryan Cabrera & LFO will perform live on stage December 10th 2023 at 8pm in New York City. Tickets are still on sale for this special event. The 'Pop 2000 Tour' delivers the nostalgic ''TRL'' moments from the days of MTV that will bring you right back to the music you loved from the early 2000s. The 'Pop 2000 Tour' features singer, dancer, and voice actor, Chris Kirkpatrick, founding member of *NSYNC, the band O-Town, and LFO.
Ben Hill, Georgia: GBI Inmate Investigation
BEN HILL, Georgia - The Ben Hill Sheriff's Office is collaborating with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to look into the death of an inmate that occurred on November 26th.
FuseArt Adds Color to Downtown Statesville
Electric boxes are usually black boxes that look, well, utilitarian. Some would say ugly. Others have never noticed them. Statesville has joined many other cities and towns across the country to make these black boxes go from eyesores to art, from boring to beautiful.
The 'Home Alone' Christmas Movie Screening With The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra
Connecticut come out for the 'Home Alone Movie Christmas Screening' with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra! The iconic Christmas movie 'Home Alone' screening will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 2 - 4pm in Waterbury, Connecticut. According to The Palace Theatre ''A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra.'' WSO's Annual Cinema & Symphony Event at The Palace Theater will host 'Home Alone' in concert. The film screening will be joined by a live orchestra at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. This holiday film is a true family favorite! ''Experience the LIVE ORCHESTRA performing this John Williams film score, while watching this annual Christmas favorite is an experience like no other. All eyes will be on the Palace Theater’s giant screen as we join in on the holiday fun with a classic family film, Home Alone. The WSO will be joined on the Palace stage by the Waterbury Chorale for a performance of John Williams festive score LIVE with this timeless yuletide film classic!''
Let’s Sing Taylor: A Live Band Experience Celebrating Taylor Swift in Wallingford
This may be the ultimate Taylor Swift ''Experience'' swifties and it's coming to Connecticut! Let’s Sing Taylor - A Live Band Experience Celebrating Taylor Swift a Taylor tribute band will perform live on Friday, February 23, 2024 at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut. The concert is part of the Hartford Healthcare Concert Series and you can purchase tickets at the Live Nation website.
Find Hollywood's Missing 20-Year-Old with Autism
HOLLYWOOD, FLA. – In a concerning circumstance, Hollywood Police are urgently appealing to the public for assistance in locating a missing 20-year-old male with autism, Isaiah Medina.
Local Emergency Responders Rush to Extinguish Storage Yard Fire
According to a report from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, local emergency responders from multiple agencies rushed to put out a fire early Tuesday morning that was burning on two storage yard properties in the 4200 block of 10th Street. In addition to sheriff's deputies, members of the Pueblo City Fire and West Park Fire departments assisted in efforts to extinguish the blaze.
Rick Springfield & Richard Marx ''An Acoustic Evening'' Live at Foxwoods in Ledyard
Get ready for really some great music Connecticut! Come out for this special event "An Acoustic Evening" with Rick Springfield and Richard Marx live at Foxwoods Resort Casino in January! The two 80's teen heartthrobs, Rick Springfield and Richard Marx are teaming up for the first time in 2024. They will be performing a series of solo, acoustic performances with full sets from both of these multi-talented artists playing somgs you know and love. Rick Springfield and Richard Marx will play live at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on Friday, January 19th, 2024 at 8pm in the Premier Theater. From the Foxwoods website ''Rick Springfield is the creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, he’s a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and musician with hits including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” As a performer, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx’s career has had numerous highlights with chart-topping hits “Hold On To the Nights”, “Don’t Mean Nothing”, “Satisfied”, “Right Here Waiting”, “Keep Coming Back”, “Hazard” and #1 AC hit “Now And Forever.”
Huntsville Tragedy Discovery: Loss of 15-Year-Old Ja'Marious Logan
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Huntsville Police Department has made a sad announcement, stating that remains believed to be those of 15-year-old Ja'Marious Logan have been discovered.
"Unveiling the Mystery: The Journey of a Century-Old Book Rediscovered in the St. Paul Library"
In the enchanting depths of the St. Paul library, a captivating discovery has recently unfolded. Amongst the countless shelves housing literary treasures, a century-old book has resurfaced, taking both librarians and visitors by surprise. This unexpected find has reignited the flames of curiosity and set the stage for an exhilarating journey into the past.