Police still investigating attempted burglary

August 20, 2009

NEW — 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 2009

Newcastle Police responded to an attempted burglary in Newcastle Windtree neighborhood. The burglar attempted to break into a shop building on the 12200 block of Southeast 91st Street.

The attempted burglary took place Aug. 19 or Aug. 20.

Officers are still investigating burglaries that occurred in the Olympus and China Creek neighborhoods. Residents are urged to keep an eye out for suspicious activity.

Preliminary results are coming in for election primaries

August 20, 2009

NEW — 1:15 p.m. Aug. 20, 2009

Rich Crispo and Karin Blakely look to be heading for the general election in the race for Newcastle City Council Position 5, held by Deputy Mayor Dan Hubbell.

As of 4:10 p.m. Aug. 19, Crispo collected 49.12 percent of the vote, Blakely collected 28.37 percent and Larry Betsch collected 22.18 percent in the Aug. 18 primary. There have been 1,242 ballots recorded at this point, 20.64 percent of Newcastle’s registered voters.

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