September 19, 2018


Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people mostly cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence's still-rising floodwaters, as helicopters and boat pulled people from homes swamped by swollen rivers.

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Kavanaugh allegation poses political risks for Dems and GOP

NEW YORK -- With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination fight weeks before the pivotal midterm elections.

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Police log

Sept. 14 Alex Burgess, Walmart, 4019 Central Ave., reported a theft of work boots. William M. Childers, Redbeard's Living Canvas, 413 Park Ave., reported a theft of a tattoo infinity sign.

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Sheriff's log

Sept. 14 Garnett E. Norwood, Texarkana, Texas, reported a burglary at 733 Arrowhead Drive. Missing were multiple tools, three flat-screen televisions and a pump shotgun. Alice M. Parkman, 302 McCurtain St., reported a theft of a homemade trailer and lawn mower.

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