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Hillsboro man dies in car crash on wet pavement

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Hillsboro man dies in car crash on wet pavement

- A Hillsboro man died in a car crash in Jefferson County after losing control of his car on wet pavement early Thursday morning. James Dixon, 27, was driving on northbound Highway 67 at Highway 61 at about 1:49 a.m. when he lost control of his car, according to Missouri Highway Patrol Troop C. The car struck a concrete median and a traffic signal base
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Missouri DE Nate Howard arrested for failing to appear in court

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Missouri DE Nate Howard arrested for failing to appear in court

- Missouri defensive end Nate Howard was arrested on Monday night by UMPD for an out-of-county warrant for not appearing in court for a speeding ticket in Montgomery County, according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Dave Matter. Howard had a ticket arraignment slated for Aug. 10 in Montgomery Circuit Court for a misdemeanor speeding ticket on March 28. Howard didn’t pay the $121 ticket and didn’t go to court to contest the charge, based on online court records
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Mizzou's Howard arrested again for failing to appear in court

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Mizzou's Howard arrested again for failing to appear in court

- COLUMBIA, MO. • Missouri defensive end Nate Howard, already suspended and facing a felony drug charge, was arrested again Monday night by UMPD for an out-of-county warrant for failing to appear in court for a speeding ticket in Montgomery County. Howard had a ticket arraignment scheduled for last Thursday in Montgomery Circuit Court for a misdemeanor speeding ticket filed March 28
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Selma Police Chief injured in crash in Montgomery

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Selma Police Chief injured in crash in Montgomery

- MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier was injured Monday night in a two vehicle crash, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports. According to ALEA, the crash happened on U.S. 80 around Mitchell Young Road in Montgomery. Collier was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. No other information is available at this time. Copyright 2017
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Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900

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Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900

- Steep prices in Montgomery County stop some prospective buyers in their tracks, especially if they are looking for a place with room for a family. The median sales price for a home in Montgomery County was $440,000 in June, according to Bright MLS, but prices are steeper for residences closer to the District, downtown Bethesda and a Metro station. Buyers willing to look at condos may find a more affordable option, but don’t forget to include the condo fees in your monthly housing budget
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In Yanks’ Loss, Montgomery Is Struck in the Ear and Severino Is Hit Hard

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In Yanks’ Loss, Montgomery Is Struck in the Ear and Severino Is Hit Hard

- Photo With time to kill on Saturday afternoon, Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery was being a mensch, signing autographs down the right-field line at Yankee Stadium while the Boston Red Sox took batting practice. A line drive came screaming into the right-field corner, cleared a portable protective screen and hit Montgomery in the right ear. The ball left a gash and a bruise on his ear, and the bullpen catcher Radley Haddad helped the woozy pitcher off the field
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Video: Fishermen, police rescue calf stranded in water

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Video: Fishermen, police rescue calf stranded in water

- An adorable calf is safe after Montgomery County police and a pair of bass fishermen helped rescue it from a creek. Montgomery High School graduates Ben Breckenridge and Zach Smith called police after they noticed the baby animal stuck in a body of water surrounded by fencing, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter. The two men left their boat and accompanied the calf in the water, preventing it from traveling deeper into Little Lake Creek
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Yankees’ Jordan Montgomery Hit in Head by Ball During Batting Practice

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Yankees’ Jordan Montgomery Hit in Head by Ball During Batting Practice

- Photo Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery was struck in the head by a foul ball while he signed autographs down the right-field line during batting practice before Saturday’s game against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees said that Montgomery had been evaluated by the team’s medical staff and that he was still expected to start the series finale against the Red Sox and their ace, Chris Sale, on Sunday
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'Angel' saved Missouri man when pipe speared his windshield

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'Angel' saved Missouri man when pipe speared his windshield

- IMPERIAL, Mo. A Missouri man survived a bizarre incident on an interstate highway south of St. Louis, as a drive shaft from a truck speared the windshield of his pickup truck. Steve Montgomery said he was driving home from a painting job Tuesday evening when he noticed what he believed was a pipe rolling around on the highway, KTVI reported. A tow truck hit the pipe, sending it airborne and into the windshield of Montgomery’s 2017 Dodge Ram
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Part of roof collapses at Big Lots Distribution Center

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Part of roof collapses at Big Lots Distribution Center

- MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Part of the roof collapsed at the Big Lots Distribution Center on Selma Highway. According to Montgomery Fire/Rescue, units responded to a private alarm at the facility Thursday night. The collapse happened about 50 yards from the outer wall. Upon arrival, the units smelled a gas odor inside the building. HAZMAT was dispatched to monitor. Units turned off gas and power, and HAZMAT checked the scene later and found no additional odor
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Convicted killer of Montgomery County woman gets death date

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Convicted killer of Montgomery County woman gets death date

- CONROE, Texas – A 46-year-old Montgomery County man condemned for the slaying of a suburban Houston college student almost 19 years ago has received an execution date. State District Judge J.D. Langley has set Nov. 16 for Larry Swearingen’s lethal injection. Swearingen was convicted of the abduction, rape and strangling of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter. She was last seen leaving a community college in Conroe in December 1998
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Montgomery County settles with family of man who died after being shot by Taser

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Montgomery County settles with family of man who died after being shot by Taser

- Montgomery County officials have settled a civil rights violation claim with the family of a Gaithersburg man who died after county police officers shot him with a Taser during a 2013 arrest. The family alleged in a recent letter written to county officials that officers violated Anthony Howard Sr.’s civil rights during the April 19, 2013 arrest. “The County recently settled a claim filed by the estate of Anthony Howard Sr
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Judge sets death date for Montgomery County killer

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Judge sets death date for Montgomery County killer

- After seven thwarted attempts, Montgomery County has finally succeeded in setting yet another execution date for its only death row convict, a Willis man who raped a 19-year-old coed before strangling her with panty hose nearly two decades ago. Larry Swearingen, convicted of killing Montgomery College student Melissa Trotter in 1998 and dumping her body in the Sam Houston National Forest, is slated to meet his fate in Huntsville's death chamber on Nov
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Probable human case of West Nile reported in Montco

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Probable human case of West Nile reported in Montco

- Pennsylvania’s first probable case of West Nile Virus in 2017 has been reported in Montgomery County. The patient, a 52-year-old man in Horsham Township, suffered from encephalitis/meningitis, according to the state’s West Nile Virus Control Program. He was hospitalized, recovered and was discharged, said Kaitlyn Foti, Montgomery County spokesperson. “We typically see between one and three cases [each year],” said Julie Paoline, Montgomery County director of communicable disease control and prevention
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Woman accused of stealing $1M from payroll

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Woman accused of stealing $1M from payroll

- DOUGLASVILLE, Montgomery County — A 31-year-old Douglasville woman accused of stealing nearly $1 million from her employer is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and identity theft, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. Christine Cushman was an employee of HighPoint Solutions when a bank officer notified the company’s payroll department that suspicious direct deposits of significant size — totaling $919,301 — had been sent to her personal account, according to Montgomery County DA Kevin R
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World's largest bouncy house coming to Hillsboro

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World's largest bouncy house coming to Hillsboro

- The world's largest bouncy house is coming to Hillsboro next month!The 10,000-square foot, 32-feet tall bounce house will be set up at Shute Park on SE 8th Avenue in Hillsboro from Sept. 1 through Sept. 4. Tickets to get in cost $9 and can be purchased onl.
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Douglassville woman charged in nearly $1M theft from employer

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Douglassville woman charged in nearly $1M theft from employer

- The human resources director of a Montgomery County firm has been charged with stealing nearly $1 million from the company by depositing a significant number of checks into her personal checking account, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Monday. Christine Marie Cushman, 31, of Douglassville, faces multiple offenses related to allegations that she stole $919,301 from HighPoint Solutions LLC in East Norriton by making 45 illegal transactions, according to a news release authorities issued on Monday
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1 person injured in Sunday shooting in Montgomery

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1 person injured in Sunday shooting in Montgomery

- MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Police are investigating after a man was shot Sunday in Montgomery. According to the Montgomery Police Department, officers responded to the 1700 block of Pine Street in reference to a person shot. Contact was then made with a man who had sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound while in the area of Forbes Drive and Lower Wetumpka Road
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Sports

  • Athlete of the week: Kyle Henningsgard of Hillsboro-Central Valley boys basketball
    Athlete of the week: Kyle Henningsgard of Hillsboro-Central Valley boys basketball

    , grandforksherald.com

    Kyle Henningsgard is one of the standouts on the fifth-year Hillsboro-Central Valley boys basketball team that is making its first appearance in the Class B boys state tournament this week.
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Business

  • Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900
    Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900

    , washingtonpost.com

    Steep prices in Montgomery County stop some prospective buyers in their tracks, especially if they are looking for a place with room for a family. The median sales price for a home in Montgomery County was $440,000 in June, according to Bright MLS, but prices are steeper for residences closer to the District, downtown Bethesda and a Metro station. Buyers willing to look at condos may find a more affordable option, but don’t forget to include the condo fees in your monthly housing budget
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Health

  • Police: Missing Hillsboro man faces health risks without medication
    Police: Missing Hillsboro man faces health risks without medication

    , katu.com

    HILLSBORO, Ore. – A 55-year-old man went missing in the Hillsboro area on Friday, and police said he could be at risk of a health issue. According to police, Ronald Ray Jones recently had several major surgeries and was diagnosed with an emotional disability. He doesn’t have his medication, and police said his disappearance “poses a threat to his own health and safety
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Family & Parenting

  • Teen girl in ICU after head-on crash with suspected drunk driver in Hillsboro
    Teen girl in ICU after head-on crash with suspected drunk driver in Hillsboro

    , katu.com

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. — The victims in a head-on crash Tuesday night included two teenage sisters and their father. Rebeccah Waters, 16, is in the intensive care unit at Oregon Health & Science University after being flown in a medical helicopter from the crash scene, which happened near Farmington and River roads. Her father, 53-year-old Larry Waters, is also still in the hospital after police say they were hit head-on by a suspected DUII driver
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Education

  • Alabama high school football scores, Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Alabama high school football scores, Thursday, August 18, 2016

    , abc3340.com

    Alabama high school football scores from Thursday night, Aug. 18, 2016: Appalachian 34, Southeastern 14. Auburn 17, Carver-Montgomery 14. Collinsville 17, Geraldine 7. Good Hope 19, Susan Moore 12. Gordo 21, Fayette County 6. Greenville 13, Stanhope Elmore 7. Hillcrest 42, Demopolis 7. Hubbard 25, Cherokee 22. James Clemens 35, Decatur 0. LeFlore 20, Williamson 14. Murphy 28, Milton, Fla. 0 Notasulga 25, Reeltown 6. Park Crossing 30, Jeff
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  • Rang Barse festival of colors coats fairground (photos)
    Rang Barse festival of colors coats fairground (photos)

    , oregonlive.com

    Nearly a thousand people attended the Holi Festival of Colors celebration -- or "Rang Barse" -- on Saturday in Hillsboro so they could be, among other things, saturated in a variety of brightly colored organic powders. The event, which is similar to a water balloon fight with music, was held in a open field at the Hillsboro Fairgrounds. The Hindu festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil with dancing, water and color
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