The Albemarle Fire Marshal’s Office warns lightning is the last thing you want to see when you’re out in the elements this summer. Assistant Fire Marshal Mel Bishop says some people try to take cover under trees, and they actually attract lightning bolts. Bishop says it’s a good idea to avoid chores such as dish washing or laundry when there are lightning strikes. That’s because lightning bolts can have an affinity for plumbing systems.
The former "Price is Right" host and avid animal lover says he is a "complete success" at retirement, and is enjoying his free time.
A man has been charged with several offenses after a woman says she was held against her will in a hotel on Emmet Street.
Seven of the most powerful figures in soccer face extradition to the U.S. after their arrest in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.
Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.