Quincy man faces 25 years to life in prison
Last week a jury found Kenneth Charles-Allen Stringfellow guilty of murder in the December 2013 death of a toddler who was under his care.
Stringfellow, 25, of Quincy, was found guilty of second-degree murder and assault on a child causing death.
He faces 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced June 12.
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Juror says duty was stressful, but important
The jurors who set aside their personal and professional lives for the nearly month-long murder trial understood the gravity of the decisions they faced.
For the nine men and three women on the panel, it was a stressful and emotionally draining experience.
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Blue lights: Horses Unlimited shines bright for Autism Awareness Month
|Steven Walker rides Hank led by Horses Unlimited volunteer Holly Sternberg as part of the nonprofit’s equine therapy program. Photo courtesy Horses Unlimited Inc.
April is National Autism Awareness Month and Horses Unlimited Inc. is shining light on the developmental disorder that MIT researchers predict will affect half the children born in the United States by 2025.
On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, the Cromberg-based nonprofit joins forces with the Autism Speaks organization in celebrating its international Light It Up Blue campaign.
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Locals want emergency alerts and more
|Near Cody, Wyoming, highway advisory radio stations inform broadcast messages about traffic, weather, roadway conditions, Amber Alerts and local events and activities. Photos courtesy Wyoming Department of Transportation
Prompted by the curiosity of their constituents, officials are looking into the feasibility of installing highway advisory radio stations and billboards in Plumas County, according to County Supervisor Terry Swofford.
HARs allow highway agencies to broadcast messages about traffic, weather, roadway conditions and Amber Alerts to motorists.
In Wyoming, they take it up a notch and also transmit information on local events and activities — secondary to any necessary emergency information. Near Cody, motorists can learn about alerts and local happenings thanks to a Wyoming Department of Transportation radio advisory station directing travelers to AM channel 1610.
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State of Jefferson proponents to meet
The State of Jefferson committee will be hosting a public meeting on Sat. Apr. 11 at the Memorial Hall in Portola. The event kicks off at 1:00 p.m. and the main topic will be focused upon the financial realities involved in supporting the new state.