Boone County Headlines

  • New county clerk to tackle election woes in Utah County

    The incoming county clerk in Utah County used to work for a major construction machinery company helping companies increase sales and efficiencies. Now, Amelia Powers will be tasked with figuring

  • How much snow did you get? Here’s a county-by-county look for the Charlotte region.

    Schools are closed, and more snow fell again the day after a winter weather storm hit the Charlotte region of North Carolina. Here’s a look at the latest conditions, closings and weather, county by county.

  • I-Team: Report on troubled Cuyahoga County Jail sent to county leaders

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has learned Cuyahoga County leaders have now received a report on the troubled Cuyahoga County Jail after a review of operations there by US Marshals. 6 inmates have died there in recent months, the jail has been severely overcrowded, many concerns have been raised about medical care there and more. The I-Team has requested a copy of the report. The  I-Team recently showed you exclusive pictures from inside the Cuyahoga County Jail, and we have […]
  • Broward County hasn't begun recount, while Miami-Dade County more than halfway done

    All eyes are on South Florida, as elections workers have until Thursday to finish a statewide recount. Elections workers in Broward County were still sorting through all the ballots as of 5 a.m. Tuesday and hadn't even begun the recount. That's a stark comparison to neighboring Miami-Dade County, where election workers have already surpassed the halfway mark and were expecting to finish by Wednesday. Broward County Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes said the process was delayed after one...

  • How much snow fell in your area? Here’s a county-by-county look of the Charlotte region.

    Sleet, ice and downed trees are creating problems across the Charlotte area Sunday, while heavy snow and sleet have blanketed areas north of Mecklenburg County. Ice accumulations are building, with

  • Orange County renames road for retiring county administrator — good luck pronouncing it

    The road leading into Orange County Public Works has been renamed for retiring Orange County Administrator Ajit Lalchandani, who has managed the day-to-day county operations for two decades. The honorary designation, Ajit Lalchandani Way, located off John Young Parkway across from the Orange County...
  • Wake County district attorney investigating Bladen County ballots amid fraud claims

    Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman confirmed Monday that her office has had an active criminal investigation into “potential voting irregularities” in Bladen County since early this year. The investigation … Click to Continue

  • In first act as Baltimore County executive, Olszewski forms panel to address concerns over county finances, budget

    As financial experts warn that Baltimore County may need to either raise taxes or scale back borrowing, the new county executive said Monday his first act will be to form a commission to review the county’s fiscal outlook and budget process. “You deserve to know that we have many challenges ahead...
  • Holy Fire Flood Watch: California Burn Areas Hit By Rain, Prompting Evacuations in Orange County, Riverside County

    Parts of California burned by this summer’s Holy Fire were ordered to evacuate on Thursday after severe rain hit the region.

  • Census Bureau: 5 Richest Counties Still D.C. Suburbs; 10 of Nation's 20 Richest Counties Are in D.C. Area

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  • The wealthiest counties drink from the swamp

    The brain trust behind the Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola project proposes slinging wires across the Potomac River, running a sort of skyline streetcar across the expanse, and connecting two of the wealthiest population centers in the country. It would cost $90 million, and it promises “access with a view.”

    Washington Examiner
  • Broward County Pension Recount

    In south Florida, a new battle over elections supervisor Brenda Snipes and the size of her exit package.

  • Did Democrats steal Orange County?

    Turning an orange blue isn't all that organic and natural, lefties. Dov Fischer at the American Spectator makes an interesting argument.
  • Palm Beach County Recounts

    Palm Beach County recounts as machines overheated at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office. … Click to Continue

  • Broward County Counts Away

    Broward County continues to count votes on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office. … Click to Continue

  • Driver Unhurt After Crash In Gilpin County

    A driver was going too fast for the icy conditions over the weekend.

  • Census: Wealthiest Counties All Surround Washington

    The five counties with the highest median income are all suburbs of the nation’s capital, according to numbers released by the United States Census Bureau

    The Daily Signal
  • Who is staying, who is going in Baltimore County under Olszewski

    Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced this week that he’ll do a national search for a new county police chief. Current Chief Terrence B. Sheridan plans to stay on for six months during the search, and then retire. Here’s a look at who else is staying and leaving under the Olszewski
  • Here are your Best of Howard County 2018 winners

    Whether you’re a recent transplant or you’ve lived here for decades, consider this list your go-to resource for local living. In this year’s readers’ poll, more than 17,000 voters selected their favorite people, places and organizations across Howard County — resulting in hundreds of recommendations...
  • Cook County Board, Preckwinkle sworn in

    The 2018-2022 board is comprised of six African-American and two Latinx commissioners. There are also five women on the 17-member board.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Inmate dies at Johnson County Jail

    OLATHE, Kans. — Friday afternoon an inmate at the Johnson County Detention Center was found unresponsive in her cell.  Detention and in-house medical staff initiated life-saving efforts until Olathe Fire Department and Johnson County Med-Act arrived on the scene.  Efforts to revive the inmate were not successful and the inmate was pronounced dead at 3:05 PM. The inmate was alone in her cell and had been incarcerated since November 2018.  The inmate’s name is being withheld until the family...

    FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports
  • Woman dies in Montgomery County crash

    A pedestrian crossing Georgetown Road in Montgomery County, Maryland, was killed when she was struck by an SUV that had just exited from Interstate 495.

  • Fixtures for the 2019 County Championship revealed

    Surrey begin their County Championship title defence in 2019 with a re-match of their only defeat of last season, a thrilling match against 2017 champions Essex.

    Mail Online
  • Boil alert lifted in Lake County

    LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — The Lake County Department of Utilities lifted the boil alert that was in effect for several areas of the county. That’s according to a press release sent out Thursday evening. It was also posted on social media.  The boil alert was issued Wednesday for portions of Willoughby, Willoughby Hills and Wickliffe, resulting from a pump malfunction at the water tower at Route 91 and 84. Officials said water samples were collected and were undergoing analysis. The […]