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  • No Motive Yet in Maryland Mall Shooting

    No Motive Yet in Maryland Mall Shooting

    (COLUMBIA, Md.) — A shooting incident at a crowded Maryland mall left three people dead Saturday morning and police are still trying to determine the gunman’s motivation. After receiving 911 calls from The Mall in Columbia, authorities later discovered the bodies of Brianna Benlolo, 21, and Tyler Johnson, 25, inside the apparel store Zumiez.  That’s where they also found the shooter, Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, who died as a result of a self-inflicted wound from the same 12-gauge shotgun he used to commit the murders. Another person received a gunshot wound to the foot but was expected to recover.  There… Read more

  • 'Bad Batch' of Heroin Blamed for Multiple Deaths in Pittsburgh

    'Bad Batch' of Heroin Blamed for Multiple Deaths in Pittsburgh

    (PITTSBURGH) — Public health officials are sounding the alarm in Pittsburgh after a “bad batch” of heroin likely led to at least four deaths in just 24 hours and possibly 15 over last six days. Allegheny County Medical Examiner Karl Williams said the investigation is in the early stages but he has had 15 suspected heroin overdoses in his county in the last six days. “This is major increase in drug overdoses,” said Williams, who said he usually will see about one suspected drug overdose per day, occasionally two. Williams said some of the bags found at the scene with… Read more

  • After Traveling the World, Texas Woman Goes Missing Close to Home

    After Traveling the World, Texas Woman Goes Missing Close to Home

    (SAN ANTONIO) –  Texas police are baffled by the disappearance of a 33-year-old woman, who after returning from a two-year trip around the world went missing near her in-laws’ Texas home. Leanne Bearden, 33, was last seen Jan. 17 when she went for a jog near her in-laws home in Garden Ridge, a suburb of San Antonio. She and her husband Josh were visiting his parents for a few weeks after returning from a nearly two-year-long trip around the world. The pair planned to go back to their home in Denver, Colo., and look for jobs. “We have exhausted the… Read more

  • The Superintendent speaks

    SANFORD–Superintendent Andy Bryan will take his Meet and greet to West Lee Middle School Monday Evening. Dr. Bryan began holding the meetings when he first became superintendent and found them to be vital to his programs. Parents from any community may attend any meeting which are held from 5:30 to 6:30. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Commissioners schedule special meeting Monday

    SANFORD–Lee County Commissioners will meet in emergency session at 6 PM Monday to discuss the county’s economic development policy/guidelines. The meeting will convene in the commissioners’ meeting room of the county office building. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & oldies.

  • Local attorney had lots of support in his bid for a state house representative

    PITTSBORO–When Sanford Attorney Robert Reives, II began his quest to succeed former State Representative Deb McManus in the State Legislature, lots of people got on board. When he was appointed to the position by a committee of three judges Friday evening, he had basically “all” the support. The two Chatham County Judges had a total of 212 votes and the lone Lee County judge had 51 votes. There were also two Chatham County candidates. Attorney Reives received all 263 votes and a standing ovations. Over three fourths of the people in the audience were Lee County residents. The 54th House… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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