Category : Southeast

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

Marc Lamont Hill Launches Bookstore in Hometown

He’s one of the nation’s most recognized Black intellectuals, whose teaching career has landed him at Columbia University, Morehouse College and his alma mater, Temple University, where he currently holds the Steve Charles Chair in Media, Cities and...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

Injured man resists help, punches officer

By Chris Baldwin Staff writer A Gainesville man in need of medical attention was arrested Saturday evening after police said he resisted efforts to help him, according to a GPD report.  Officers were in the 100 block of Northwest 18th Street when t...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

GPD: Man accused of taking guns from car

By Chris BaldwinStaff writer A Gainesville man was arrested Saturday evening blocks away from the University of Florida campus after police said he broke into a vehicle and stole multiple firearms, according to a GPD report.  The report stated that...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

Law to increase textbook challenges

By Terry SpencerThe Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE — A parent in Florida is citing profanity and violence in trying to get the local school to ban Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" — itself a cautionary tale on the banning of books. Another wants t...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

Fall-like temps will fill the the air

Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin Daily highs are expected to range from the upper 60s to the upper 70s throughout the week, while nightly lows should range from the mid-40s to the upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service. A small chan...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 year ago

Special report: Puerto Rico stuck in time

Hurricane Maria hit fast, but Puerto Rico's long recovery has some imagining life on the mainland Seth Robbins @SethRobbinsDBNJ UTUADO, P.R. — In a navy blue Chevy Blazer with its interior wires exposed, Jose Maldonado crawled along winding roads th...