Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
statewide propane shortage is causing prices to skyrocket and the cost of
heating your home is going up.
Governor John Kasich has issued a statewide energy emergency declaration to
expedite propane shipments. The shortage is affecting 30 states in the U.S.
Township resident Lori Martinez says the rising costs are making it very
difficult for her to heat her home.
have a little one and one on the way, so even if I want to keep it colder I can't
because I have them," Martinez said. "It's not fun at the moment."
says it usually costs her about $650-700 to fill the tank up, and that lasts
about a month and a half. Her prices hover around $2.99 per gallon, but
depending on your supplier, prices can vary by more than a dollar.
to the Ohio Propane Gas Association, prices went up 32 cents per gallon last
week. Officials say they don't know how high the prices will go, but issued the
OPGA is working at all levels to seek relief from the current distribution and
infrastructure problems facing Ohioans and their fuel providers."
at Reliance Energy in Toledo say they haven't seen a shortage like this in 14
years. They say most years they fill up on 5-7 loads of propane per week during
the heating season, but this year, they're down to 2-3.
doing the things that we can, just bring space heaters in and turning it down
low, but it's cold and we're paying so much money and it's still cold,"
Martinez said. "It's frustrating because the house is cold and you're going
also says she is using her fireplace for heat. Other ways you can reduce your
furnace use is by putting plastic over windows, using weather strips,
insulating your attic and using thermal curtains.
cold? We have a slideshow with some helpful tips on how you can keep warm. See
Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
(WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitutionMore >>
A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.More >>
Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:53:03 GMT
Operation Crackdown struck before dawn Tuesday and targeted 20 homes across Jackson County. The sweep led to 18 suspects arrested on drug charges. Officers also seized various weapons, drugs, and cash.More >>
Operation Crackdown struck before dawn Tuesday and targeted 20 homes across Jackson County. The sweep led to 18 suspects arrested on drug charges. Officers also seized various weapons, drugs, and cash. The drug bust was considered a significant joint operation for the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team.More >>