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Shawna Larassa loved giving to others.A number of years ago, Shawna surprised her father, George Larassa, of Marlborough, by asking him to forgo buying her presents for Christmas. Instead, what she wanted was money to spend on buying presents for those who could not afford them.She graduated from Bartlett High School in 2008 and was studying criminal justice at Johnson & Wales University. In the summer after her freshman year, Shawna was killed in a car crash.Saturday, Aug. 6,... [Read More]
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Multi-platinum country-music artist Travis Tritt has scheduled a performance in Peoria. Tritt's concert is to begin at 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Peoria Civic Center Theater, according to a release issued Monday morning. Tickets are to go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at ticketmaster.com or at the Civic Center box office. Prices were unavailable. A Georgia native, the 56-year-old Tritt made his national recording debut in 1989. Since then, he has released seven platinum albums, part of 30 million he... [Read More]
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Funeral services were scheduled for Monday in Peoria for a former resident who was killed last month in a skiing accident in Idaho. Stewart Milus, 65, of Boise, Idaho, died Nov. 30 as a result of the accident at Sun Valley Resort, according to multiple sources. While skiing, Milus apparently clipped skis with someone else, KMVT-TV of Twin Falls, Idaho, reported. That caused Milus to change direction, and he collided with a snow-blowing machine. The person with whom Milus clipped skis was an... [Read More]
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Good morning, troops. It's Monday, Dec. 9. The Taco Bell fast-food restaurant at Big Hollow Road and War Memorial Drive in Northwest Peoria opened more than three months ago. But it's been operating in violation of city ordinances, technically. The primary violation probably isn't apparent to anybody who uses the Taco Bell drive-through window, unless they're extremely well-versed in municipal codes. Signs and the menu board at the Taco Bell at 4115 W. Partridge Way are too big and/or don't... [Read More]
Deputies are searching for three teenagers who led a pursuit in the Spring Valley area early Monday morning. [Read More]
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A Spring Valley man who allegedly posted YouTube videos showing him loading and aiming guns out a window at people walking by his downtown San Diego hotel room is slated to appear in court Monday. [Read More]
Contact: Stephanie Brackin, Information Management Officer, 802-828-4872, stephanie.brackin@vermont.gov Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation has entered into a settlement agreement with John Hancock Life Insurance Company, of Massachusetts, for improperly calculating interest amounts resulting in underpayments to approximately 962 life insurance policy beneficiaries. Under the terms of the settlement, John Hancock will pay an $800,000 administrative penalty and implement a corrective action plan. The company has also paid $154,499.57 in restitution to the affected beneficiaries. "Vermonters are entitled to the full benefit of their life-insurance policies. I am pleased John Hancock worked cooperatively with our department,... [Read More]
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It's me, Seth Johnson, back with another update on my many adventures. [Read More]
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Indiana's very favorite acapella group came back home again for their 36th concert in their home state. Straight No Chaser sang, swayed and stomped on stage for their 'Open Bar'... [Read More]
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Bizkit makes his transition from NYC socialite to full time rapper! [Read More]
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Turkey deports 11 French nationals with suspected links to Daesh back to France as part of a plan to expel foreign terrorists. [Read More]
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The "Good Morning Football" crew breaks down the current AFC playoff picture. [Read More]
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NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport explains officials' reasoning behind non-call on N'Keal Harry touchdown vs. Chiefs. [Read More]
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The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions... [Read More]
A 4-year-old boy in a Spider-Man top lying on a hospital floor took center stage Monday in Britain's election campaign, as the opposition painted his plight as... [Read More]
You can stop the usual process of trading time for money when you learn how to earn passive income by working smarter. There are four proven ways to do it. [Read More]
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Tom Hanks got a best supporting actor nod, and "Game of Thrones" only received one nomination, shocking some fans. [Read More]
Netflix arrasó este lunes en los Globos de Oro con Marriage Story y The Irishman, como los filmes más nominados, y dos series entre las tres con más opciones, The Crown y Unbelievable. [Read More]
La actriz Ana de Armas, de nacionalidad cubana y española, aseguró este lunes que "no tiene palabras" para describir lo que siente por su nominación a los Globos de Oro como mejor actriz protagonista de comedia o musical. [Read More]
Torrenciales aguaceros inundan la capital del Líbano, dañando viviendas y convirtiendo las calles en ríos virtuales al tal punto que muchos conductores quedaron atrapados en sus vehículos... [Read More]