1 dead after shooting at Springfield bar

A person is dead after a shooting at a Springfield bar late Thursday. Around 11:30 p.m. Springfield police and medics were called to reports of a shooting at Club Hollywood in the 900 block of East Pleasent Street, according to Springfield Police Department. >> ‘We’re not ready;’ Employee speaks out after Walmart reopens doors days … Read more

Empty Stocking Fund, Nov. 24, 2023

Nov. 23—The Empty Stocking Fund is a 42-year-old project of The New Mexican. Each year, hundreds of people receive aid from the fund during the holiday season to help cover rent payments, medical bills, utility costs, car repairs, home improvements and other needs. Who it helps: Applicants, who must live within 50 miles of Santa … Read more

Deadly 24 hours in Jacksonville; Five shootings and two people dead in violent Thanksgiving holiday

It’s been a violent Thanksgiving Day in Jacksonville. Over the last 24 hours, there have been five shootings where two people have died. >>> STREAM ACTION NEWS JAX LIVE <<< “It’s very disheartening,” a resident at Villa Beauclerc Condominiums said. “The night before Thanksgiving, you know, families are preparing their meals and then all of … Read more

1 in custody after shots fired during road rage incident in Kettering

One person is facing charges after allegedly firing shots during a road rage incident in Kettering Thursday. Kettering officers were called to the 2400 block of Woodman Drive for reports of shots fired, according to Kettering Police Department on social media. Police learned a suspect had fired multiple shots at another vehicle. >> Man shows … Read more

Bundle up, Sacramento. Valley spots in Northern California under first freeze warning of season

Forecasters Thursday issued the first freeze warning of the season for the Sacramento Valley, meaning those Thanksgiving leftovers won’t be the only thing chilling this weekend. Most areas in the Sacramento Valley are under the advisory through 1 p.m. Friday and again from late Saturday through Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service’s office … Read more

Food bank busy during holidays

Nov. 23—CUMBERLAND — Managers in the social service field say demand for food and other charitable services remains strong throughout the holiday season. The impact of inflation on everything from food to rental housing has placed a strain on those living check-to-check, according to nonprofit workers. “We are distributing more (food staples) than we ever … Read more

‘Nothing new:’ TikTok video shows man harassing Muslim woman at Fort Lauderdale airport

An incident in which a man harassed a woman wearing a hijab at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday night has gone viral, after a fellow traveler recorded the encounter. The woman told the Miami Herald said she was shaken by how long it took officials to help her. Salma Khan, the Muslim woman verbally … Read more