Home News Local News

Local News

Dakota Access Pipeline Protester Turns Self In After DNA Found on Cigarette at Construction Site

DNA evidence on a cigarette butt found at the scene of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) riot of 2016 has led a South Dakota man to turn himself into authorities, according to The Bismarck Tribune.

Lunenberg couple planning to marry soon due to groom’s terminal cancer diagnosis exceeds fundraising goal

A Lunenberg couple raising money to hold their wedding within the next few weeks due to the groom’s terminal cancer diagnosis has met and exceeded their fundraising goal.

Minnesota Man Shot in Head at Funeral; Suspect in Custody

A Minneapolis man, 45, was shot in the head at a funeral on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota on Friday. He was subsequently transported to Cloquet Memorial Hospital, then transferred to Essentia Hospital in Duluth, according to the Associated Press, KBJR and KMSP. There is no word at press time about his condition, though authorities said that they did not believe his wounds were life-threatening.

Athletic Clothing Brand Runs Ads With Trump Tied Up, Promises to Donate Proceeds to Nonprofit

The athletic clothing brand Dhavani is running ads, including at Times Square, of women tying down or silencing President Donald Trump with the hashtag #StandForSomething.

North Carolina Cemetery Has Shut Down Its Scary Movie Night, but Elsewhere It’s a Routine Fright

A Fayetteville, North Carolina cemetery has cancelled plans to run a scary movie night, citing the concerns of relatives whose loved ones are buried there, according to the Raleigh News and Observer.

Navy Veteran Who Interviewed Gold Star Families in 50 States Ends Journey, Stories Live on in Library of Congress

A retired Navy veteran who traveled all over the country to interview Gold Star families about the loved ones they had lost in active duty finished his 428-day trek on Friday.

32-year-old woman arrested in connection to fatal Worcester stabbing

A 32-year-old woman was arrested Friday morning in Worcester in connection with the fatal stabbing of man in the city’s Greendale neighborhood. 

Former Republican State Senator Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing on Child Pornography Charges

Former Pennsylvania state senator Mike Folmer has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on child pornography charges, according to WHTM. Folmer's waiver is not an admission of guilt, although there is still enough evidence for the case to go to trial.