New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions
The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent him to the Los Angeles Rams in a deal that brought Jared Goff as his replacement.news.yahoo.com
In case’s final turn, Riverside businessman once targeted in murder plot found dead by FBI informant who helped save him
According to trial testimony, Mandell and Engel were going to pose as police officers to abduct Campbell, take him to a secret location and torture him until he handed over all his cash and real estate deeds. Then they’d kill him and dismember his body. They also talked about killing Campbell’s daughter if she tried to take over the properties after he disappeared, according to the trial evidence.chicagotribune.com
Radford’s season comes to an end in Big South Semifinal
3 Campbell, 78-60, in Thursday’s Big South Semifinal game, the Radford men’s basketball team solid 2020-21 season came to an end. Ali kept the team within striking distance in the first half with 16 points and Hart caught fire in the second half with 13. The Highlanders finished the game with a 42.9 3-point percentage, with Ali and Hart knocking down seven of the nine. Even though Ali went 4-for-4 from the 3-point line in the first half, Campbell shot 55.6 percent from the floor and from beyond the arc. The Camels used strong shooting in the second half to push the lead to a game-high 24 points.
Thousands without power as winter weather hits Southwest, Central Virginia
AEP outages as of 5 p.m.Thousands are without power as Southwest and Central Virginia are experiencing wintry weather. Below are the worst outage areas among the 2,724 Appalachian Power customers in Virginia without power:County/City Customer Outages Pulaski County 1,347 Montgomery County 500 Wythe County 162 Roanoke County 148 Giles County 144 Pittsylvania County 94 Carroll County 28 Smyth County 20 Franklin County 41 Grayson County Fewer than 5Here’s a breakdown of the Dominion Energy customers in our region without power:Charlotte County: 44Halifax County: 169Alleghany County: 36Danville officials say that 1,200 customers on Memorial Drive, Lanier Avenue, Park Avenue, Bishop Road and across the river on Piedmont Drive are without power. Here’s a breakdown of the Mecklenburg Electric customers in our region without power:Halifax County: 608Pittsylvania County: 459Here’s a breakdown of the BARC Electric Cooperative customers in our region without power:AdHighland County: 109Here’s a breakdown of the Southside Electric Cooperative customers in our region without power:
Thousands without power across southwest, central Virginia
Appalachian Power customers out of power on Feb. 16Thousands are still without power across southwest and central Virginia as the region braces for more winter weather Thursday. Below is a breakdown of local counties covered by Appalachian Power and the number of outages they’re experiencing:Bedford: 93Campbell: 437Floyd: 2,163Franklin: 2,887Henry: 1,114Patrick: 208Pittsylvania: 658Roanoke: 626Below is a breakdown of local counties covered by Mecklenburg Electric:Halifax: 2,602Pittsylvania: 2,070Danville Utilities is reporting 4,699 outages.
Longtime St. Sabina pastor Pfleger receives support, releases statement after sex abuse allegation sidelines him
“This is an accusation, and what I would really like is for the archdiocese, (Cook County State’s Attorney) Kim Foxx or whoever is doing this investigation to hurry up and get it done,” Campbell said. “Don’t let this (linger) on for years at a time. Because, guess what? We need him back in this community.”chicagotribune.com
No. 8 Hokies beat Camels 28-6 in opener on the mats
The eighth-ranked Hokies won eight matches over the Fighting Camels, including two bonus-point victories. MATCH HIGHLIGHTSMaking his dual debut, freshman Sam Hillegas won in convincing fashion, pinning his opponent Shannon Hanna in 4:17. The Pittsburgh product was a two-time Pennsylvania state champion before signing with the Hokies in November 2019. Sam Latona and Andy Smith won by decision in their dual debuts. Latona, a redshirt freshman, took a 5-3 decision while the freshman Smith won 12-7.
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: FireEye, GameStop, United Natural Foods & more
The shares gained 1.5% in premarket trading as of 7:36 a.m. United Natural Foods (UNFI) – The wholesale grocery distributor earned 51 cents per share for its latest quarter, shy of the 74 cents a share consensus estimate. The shares lost 13% in premarket trading as of 7:36 a.m. The stock lost 9% in premarket trading as of 7:36 a.m. The stock lost 15% in premarket trading as of 7:36 a.m.cnbc.com
Flash Flood Watch canceled early for area that includes Lynchburg’s College Lake Dam
LYNCHBURG, Va. – UPDATEThe National Weather Service has canceled a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Central Virginia that includes Amherst and Campbell counties along Blackwater Creek below College Lake Dam. Dam operators at College Lake Dam on the Blackwater Creek reported that the dam no longer poses a potential flooding threat. The NWS canceled the flash flood watch early; it was originally expected to go until 2 a.m. ORIGINAL STORYThe National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Flash Flood Watch and says that structural concerns have been reported at Lynchburg’s College Lake Dam. The Flash Flood Watch covers parts of Amherst and Campbell counties along Blackwater Creek below College Lake Dam.
Local counties drafting ‘no shutdown resolutions’ against Governor Northam’s new executive order
CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – Some localities are frustrated by new restrictions in Virginia and are taking action. Bedford, Campbell and Appomattox counties are all drafting ‘no shutdown resolutions’ against Governor Ralph Northam’s executive order, calling it unconstitutional. Campbell County Supervisor Matt Cline says it goes against the First Amendment right to gather. After a vote, the topic failed to make it on the agenda. Campbell County supervisors plan on discussing the resolution at their next meeting on December 1.
You can get a free Thanksgiving dinner through Walmart
If you and your family are cutting back on Thanksgiving this year due to a tightening budget, Walmart is here to help. The big-box retailer has teamed up with Ibotta, Campbell’s Butterball and Coca-Cola to launch the Free Thanksgiving Dinner Program. KSDK reports that Ibotta’s Thanksgiving Survey found more than one-third of Americans will spend less on Thanksgiving this year. You can also link your Walmart Grocery account to verify your purchase. To shop for your items in-store, you scan your receipt in the app.
The Latest: Scottish Open decides not to have limited fans
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The European Tour has decided against having a limited number of fans for the Scottish Open next week. The tour says because of a recent update on the Scottish government's guidelines for COVID-19, the tournament at the Renaissance Club with not have spectators. It would have been the second golf tournament to have fans, after the Sanford International two weeks ago in South Dakota on the PGA Tour Champions. Another postponed game, Virginia-Virginia Tech, had previously been moved to that date as well. The positive tests at Notre Dame also caused South Florida to pause on-field football activities Wednesday.
A new name for a new agenda: One of the food industry's biggest trade groups rebrands itself
It will have a new agenda that it says is a better reflection of today's consumers and its members' concerns. Large food brands built businesses on the power of scale. The organization's agenda is based on the industry's realization that it must react to consumers' demands, rather than fight them, Freeman explained. The new name more clearly identifies the companies in its membership: branded names in food, beverage, personal care and household products. Despite specific issues that may divide the industry, the GMA still believes there is a place for a trade group.cnbc.com
Seasonable Tuesday, followed by scorching Wednesday
This leaves us with fairly seasonable afternoon temperatures and only a stray shower or storm in the mountains. A front that gave Campbell and Appomattox Counties some severe weather Monday will lift north, allowing some high heat to settle in by Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. We could really use a good soaking rain, with wildfire season about a month away. Friday may not be a soaking rain, but it's at least the best chance of getting wet we have this week. Our front drops back to the south, leading to less oppressive heat and an increased chance of showers and storms.
Nearly a decade later, investigation into Montgomery County double murder continues
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - It's been nearly a decade since two Virginia Tech students were murdered. On Aug. 26, 2009, Heidi Childs, 18, and David Metzler, 19, were shot and killed in the parking lot of Caldwell Fields in Montgomery County. Both were sophomores at Tech and met before college through their church youth group. Members of both families will share remarks as well. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
Mother allegedly finds chicken embryo in daughter's soup
Mother allegedly finds chicken embryo in daughter's soup A Broomfield, Colo., mom says she found what looks like a chicken embryo floating in a bowl of Campbell's soup after opening the can and heating up the soup for her sick four-year-old.cbsnews.com