Post Tagged with: "Asheville Police Department"

New downtown Asheville police district coming online soon

New downtown Asheville police district coming online soon

The downtown police district proposal faced criticism when it was first proposed about two years ago.

by September 17, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police chief set to resign after two months on the job

Asheville police chief set to resign after two months on the job

The city of Asheville plans to contract with Robert C. White, a retired former police chief, to serve in the interim.

by September 11, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Interstate 26 widening from Brevard Road to Airport Road set

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Interstate 26 widening from Brevard Road to Airport Road set

Also, New Belgium has teamed up with Push Skateshop and Brainstorm Skateboards to make a limited number of boards featuring local artists, and more.

by August 1, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

Suspect arrested, charged with rape in West Asheville

The 20-year-old suspect is in jail, and other charges are pending, according to police.

by August 2, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Citizen-Times declines to answer SBI questions

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Citizen-Times declines to answer SBI questions

It’s unclear how far the SBI will go to seek information regarding the publication of leaked police body cam video.

by July 5, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

City Council said it wanted police to adopt a written consent policy for certain types of searches.

by May 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
In this August 2012 photo, Asheville Police Department officer Mark Byrd accepts his promotion to captain.

Asheville police Capt. Mark Byrd suspended

Was Asheville Police Department Capt. Mark Byrd, who’s been no stranger to controversy, the source of leaked police body cam video?

by May 21, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Also, the owner of a downtown Asheville pizza shop complained that loiterers along Biltmore Avenue are hurting his business.

by May 16, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council closes budget gap with spending cuts, fee increases and a dip into reserves

Asheville City Council closes budget gap with spending cuts, fee increases and a dip into reserves

One new big ticket item of spending: some $780,000 for a second set of turnout gear for Asheville firefighters.

by April 25, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Asheville City Council members Brian Haynes, Keith Young and Sheneika Smith said they want to take a closer look at Police Department funding.

by April 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
In race for Buncombe sheriff, new questions about old Asheville Police Department traffic stop

In race for Buncombe sheriff, new questions about old Asheville Police Department traffic stop

Sean Devereux, a prominent Asheville defense attorney, is raising concerns about the integrity of Daryl Fisher, a candidate for Buncombe County sheriff.

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
News obit: Harry Anderson, TV sitcom star and comedic magician, dies in Asheville

News obit: Harry Anderson, TV sitcom star and comedic magician, dies in Asheville

Anderson died of natural causes, according to reports. He was 65.

by April 16, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
New videos released in Asheville police beating; national media takes notice

New videos released in Asheville police beating; national media takes notice

The new video offers a fuller picture of the events in August 2017.

by April 4, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Heartburn: Asheville City Council works to fill budget hole

Heartburn: Asheville City Council works to fill budget hole

A $3.5 million operating budget deficit for the city of Asheville this coming fiscal year can be trimmed to $1.7 million, city staffers told Asheville City Council members Thursday.

by March 29, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dorfman to lead The Collider in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dorfman to lead The Collider in Asheville

Simple Cafe and Juice Bar is coming to Haywood Road in West Asheville.

by March 25, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

A host of actions are underway, from plans to increase the hiring of more minority police officers to the creation of a Human Rights Commission.

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

“You look like I kicked your puppy,” Barbara Whitehorn, the city’s chief financial officer, told Asheville City Council after she finished her budget presentation.

by March 21, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

Jackson’s firing is the latest fallout from the publication last month of police body cam video showing an Asheville police officer beating a man.

by March 21, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council will meet on Tuesday to consider taking more action.

by March 19, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

James E. Ferguson II was a student at Stephens-Lee High School when he first started fighting for civil rights in the 1950s.

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police officer controversy: More NYT coverage, FOP vandalized

Asheville police officer controversy: More NYT coverage, FOP vandalized

Somebody spay-painted the words “Black lives matter” in giant letters across the front of the Fraternal Order of Police lodge early Monday.

by March 16, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe DA drops 27 cases involving former Asheville police officer involved in beating

Buncombe DA drops 27 cases involving former Asheville police officer involved in beating

And more cases are under review, according to Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams.

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Former Asheville Police Department officer arrested, charged with assaulting man

Former Asheville Police Department officer arrested, charged with assaulting man

In other developments, Asheville attorney Ben Scales holds a press conference to criticize District Attorney Todd Williams, and Asheville City Council members get use of force training by Asheville police.

by March 9, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Hundreds of residents attended a Wednesday night meeting to vent their anger.

by March 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

Asheville City Council wants to know how the Asheville Police Department and its officers are affected by structural racism and implicit and explicit bias.

by March 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

Here’s a timeline of events.

by March 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Asheville’s police chief and district attorney have suggested an investigation into who leaked the police body cam video may be in order.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Who leaked the video to the Asheville Citizen-Times?

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

The SBI declined to investigate the incident, saying too much time had passed to make an investigation effective.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

The newspaper obtained body cam video that shows an Asheville Police Department officer beating and choking a man last summer.

by March 1, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate after human remains found

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate after human remains found

Also, Walter Wells, who owned and operated the Well Groomed Barber Shop on Biltmore Avenue for half a century, died recently.

by February 5, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate fatal shooting Friday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate fatal shooting Friday

Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio is hiring a full-time regional reporter, and more.

by January 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Expect tight gasoline supply around Asheville

Also, WLOS-TV news reporter Evan Donovan has announced he’s leaving the station, and much more.

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Chef Steven Goff returns to Asheville

Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.

by August 22, 2017 4 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville beer museum on tap

Also, campaign finance reports for Asheville City Council candidates are coming in, and more.

by August 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

With love, and a lawsuit, Marzelle presses brutality case against Asheville police

The Return to Love AVL campaign features bumper stickers and an Instagram account.

by July 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Video of Asheville police officers slidin’ at July Fourth block party a hit

Video of Asheville police officers slidin’ at July Fourth block party a hit

It’s a fun little video.

by July 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Charges dropped against Marzelle

Also, Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed thinks a “certified independent craft” seal on beer is a waste of time, and more.

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Calling Asheville police officer’s actions unjustified, community rallies for Marzelle

Calling Asheville police officer’s actions unjustified, community rallies for Marzelle

The crowdfunding campaign for Marzelle’s legal defense fund has already raised more than $2,400.

by June 29, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville police close I-240 to remove red ‘peace’ button from bridge

Asheville police close I-240 to remove red ‘peace’ button from bridge

Massive traffic back-ups ensued after the interstate closure.

by June 22, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city’s bus service.

by June 13, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police issue citations to protesters one week after sit-in

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police issue citations to protesters one week after sit-in

Also, there’s a bikini bike wash at Harley-Davidson Asheville on Saturday, and much more.

by July 28, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Blade: Protesters arrested during sit-in at Asheville Police Department

Asheville Blade: Protesters arrested during sit-in at Asheville Police Department

The protesters said they were calling attention to a July 2 shooting in Asheville in which police shot and killed a man.

by July 21, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
Realtor stabbed to death in downtown Asheville parking lot; suspect arrested, charged

Realtor stabbed to death in downtown Asheville parking lot; suspect arrested, charged

Police have arrested and charged a Marshall man with first-degree murder in the death of 62-year-old Tina Kessinger.

by February 14, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
New Asheville police chief: Veteran officer Tammy Hooper

New Asheville police chief: Veteran officer Tammy Hooper

Hooper is currently deputy police chief in Alexandria, Va.

by May 29, 2015 20 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MountainTrue taking reservations for annual French Broad Float

Also, former WLOSer Mike Mason lands a new gig and a new photography studio opens in Riverside Business Park.

by May 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A-B Tech announces closure of daycare center

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A-B Tech announces closure of daycare center

Also, a public meeting is set to meet Police Chief candidates, a meeting tonight of the Coggins Conservation Project and more.

by May 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the LoveTown activists in Asheville

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the LoveTown activists in Asheville

Is Asheville a town in which any interest or entity can simply purchase the ability to brand us as their own?

by April 8, 2015 32 comments Opinion
Ashvegas Political Hit List: McCrory’s payout pandemonium and more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: McCrory’s payout pandemonium and more

Also, N.C. Sen. Terry Van Duyn is elected minority whip, and more.

by December 19, 2014 0 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Busker forum Tuesday, Ethiopian restaurant taking reservations, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Busker forum Tuesday, Ethiopian restaurant taking reservations, more

Also, Chipotle is scheduled to open on Saturday.

by December 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News