Woman indicted in Shockoe Bottom felony hit and run A grand jury in Richmond indicted a local woman today on a felony hit-and-run charge in an incident in Shockoe Bottom that left one man dead and another seriously hurt. Jennifer Jon Slemp was indicted in the April 21 incident that fatally injured David M. 05/7/2012 - 3:56 am | View Link
SAN FRANCISCO — It's been a busy weekend mixed with football and politics for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and bassist Flea wouldn't have it any other way."I'm always ready to play my heart out," Flea told The Associated Press backstage on Saturday night before the band took the stage at a San Francisco venue as part of the Super Bowl weekend festivities."I'm coming here, and I'm going to rock like a feral beast.
Today's obituaries in the Savannah Morning News. For these and past obits, click here.- Edna Abramczyk, Collins, GA- Jill Hall Bean, Savannah, GA- Mother Rachel Allen Brown, Savannah, GA- Mr. Jibri Syed Bryan, Sr., Savannah, GA- Mr. John Peter Cooler, Guyton, GA- Joseph W. Dobransky, Savannah, GA- Gene Graham, Rincon, GA- James R.
BLOOMFIELD — It was a business opportunity just lying on the ground, waiting to be picked up. Literally.
But Todd Johnson, now president and CEO of Osage Healthcare in Bloomfield, found a way to use oil extracted from hedge balls — also known as hedge apples or, even, monkey brains — to build a business.
Before the invention of barbed wire, farmers planted rows of dense hedge trees to contain their livestock.
MARION — Marion’s police department is trying to keep up with the demands that come with serving a rapidly growing population, paying two to nine times more on overtime for its officers than other similarly sized departments in Iowa to cover more patrols and increased calls for service, according to city records examined by The Gazette.
Bettendorf, for example, spent $73,000 in its 2015 budget year.
But with an understaffed department and its own dispatch center, paying out thousands in overtime has become a reality for Marion year after year.