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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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former head of Asheville Brewers Alliance charged with embezzlement

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former head of Asheville Brewers Alliance charged with embezzlement

Also, Nightbell restaurant served its last meals on Sunday night, and more.

by January 28, 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: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Also, there are a couple of calls to artists out right now, and more.

by July 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
4 dead following shooting in West Asheville

4 dead following shooting in West Asheville

A man has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

by April 19, 2018 0 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
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
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: Asheville Regional Airport updates, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport updates, more

Asheville airport officials are set to begin a couple of studies that will likely lead to an expansion of the terminal.

by January 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

The recent comments of two Buncombe County government officials have shed a bit more light into changes made since a federal investigation into former county manager Wanda Greene.

by December 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

GreeneGate: What we know so far about the Buncombe County fraud investigation

An FBI investigation into former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene was confirmed in August, and a steady stream of revelations have followed.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville RAD mural celebrates world peace

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Asheville RAD mural celebrates world peace

Also, two high profile murder cases were in the news recently, and much more.

by November 13, 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: Romantic Asheville releases 2017 fall foliage color guide

Also, a local lingerie maker is opening a new retail location in West Asheville, and much more.

by August 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police search for homicide suspect

Also, Wicked Weed donates $75,000 to Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, and more.

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ‘Critical mass’ ride set for July Fourth in Asheville

Also, White Labs is hiring a sous chef, and more.

by July 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anchor Bar and Kitchen coming to West Asheville

Also, the city of Asheville has two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.

by June 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Also, Hi-Wire has replaced a pale ale with a new IPA as a year-round flagship beer, and more.

by December 23, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Trivia bits about ‘Masterminds’ movie made in Asheville

Trivia bits about ‘Masterminds’ movie made in Asheville

Some fun facts about the making of “Masterminds” in and around Asheville.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New trampoline park, Orange Theory Fitness coming to South Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New trampoline park, Orange Theory Fitness coming to South Asheville

Also, there’s a new Asheville art studio tour, and more.

by May 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
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
Asheville brewery owner, fed up with graffiti tags, offers $500 reward

Asheville brewery owner, fed up with graffiti tags, offers $500 reward

Alternate headline – “Graffiti in Asheville: it’s still an issue.”

by November 13, 2015 13 comments Asheville News
Candlelight vigil for two slain Asheville women set for Sunday; online fund drive started

Candlelight vigil for two slain Asheville women set for Sunday; online fund drive started

The community is coming together to support Alexandra King and Tatianna Diz.

by November 6, 2015 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
Two bodies recovered from French Broad River in Asheville

Two bodies recovered from French Broad River in Asheville

Two young Asheville women have been missing for more than a week.

by November 5, 2015 2 comments Asheville News, Crime, Missing Persons
Bloody stabbing in downtown Asheville investigated

Bloody stabbing in downtown Asheville investigated

Some business owners are worried about downtown crime.

by August 26, 2015 21 comments Asheville News
Exonerated: Rape charges dropped against two former Asheville Tourist players

Exonerated: Rape charges dropped against two former Asheville Tourist players

The players have been cleared, but their budding baseball careers are most likely over.

by April 13, 2015 29 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

The heist comedy based on a true story is due out later this year and stars Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.

by March 31, 2015 8 comments Asheville film
The Hookers Gap Road property where Jason Owens lived in Candler. Photo by Jason Sandford

WLOS: Crew with shovels, sniffer dogs on Leicester property of murder suspect

The homicide case has garnered national media attention.

by March 30, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: West Asheville car thefts, adoption expo, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: West Asheville car thefts, adoption expo, more

Also, a cheese fest, a craft market and more.

by November 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Crow and con: How a millionaire Asheville entrepreneur got ripped off by her bookkeeper

Crow and con: How a millionaire Asheville entrepreneur got ripped off by her bookkeeper

Tommi Crow had hired the daughter of a prominent Asheville accountant. Turns out she also hired a thief.

by October 14, 2014 28 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Foundry closing on Charlotte St.; an Asheville mustache club; more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Foundry closing on Charlotte St.; an Asheville mustache club; more

Also, a sexual assault is reported in West Asheville, new buchi bar in downtown is close to opening, and more.

Asheville’s war on graffiti: Two new arrests, one ugly new tag

Asheville’s war on graffiti: Two new arrests, one ugly new tag

Asheville police arrested two 20-something men recently. Meantime, somebody tagged the beautiful trout mural on the side of Hunter Banks.

by April 15, 2014 23 comments Asheville News
Asheville police: Man arrested for tagging 19 properties

Asheville police: Man arrested for tagging 19 properties

The arrest follows increased community attention and concern about graffiti in Asheville.

by March 24, 2014 47 comments Asheville News
‘Little Hitler!’ Man yells, punches woman at Pack library, gets banned

‘Little Hitler!’ Man yells, punches woman at Pack library, gets banned

The woman asked for library quiet and got punched in the face for it. “Much yelling ensued.”

by March 17, 2014 36 comments Asheville News
Asheville DJ and bartender faces criminal charges for secretly videotaping another person for sexual purposes

Asheville DJ and bartender faces criminal charges for secretly videotaping another person for sexual purposes

Robert G. Castillo II, known around Asheville as DJ Rob, spins records and tends bar at venues around town.

by February 18, 2014 47 comments Asheville News
Graffiti: It’s back and worse than ever in Asheville

Graffiti: It’s back and worse than ever in Asheville

Seven years ago, Asheville officials made ridding the city of ugly graffiti a priority. It worked. For awhile.

Asheville police shoot, kill suspect as break-in epidemic sweeps city

Asheville police shoot, kill suspect as break-in epidemic sweeps city

The latest in a wave of break-ins around Asheville happened Sunday morning and ended in the shooting death of a suspect.

by September 29, 2013 17 comments Asheville News

PHOTOS: An arrest in downtown Asheville

A quick photo gallery of a downtown Asheville arrest.

by September 4, 2013 15 comments Asheville News
Cecil Bothwell/ photo by Jason Sandford

Police rouse a sleeping Asheville City Councilman in search for B&E suspect

An Asheville resident told police her home was invaded by a crazy, white-haired, pot-bellied old man. Turns out it wasn’t Councilman Cecil Bothwell, despite the similarities.

by August 9, 2013 7 comments Asheville News
Citizen-Times: Asheville Tourist baseball pitchers charged with rape

Citizen-Times: Asheville Tourist baseball pitchers charged with rape

Two 23-year-old relief pitchers were charged with raping a woman early Saturday at their apartment on Ascot Point Circle.

by August 1, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
WLOS: $1,500 reward offered in Thomas Wolfe House arson fire

WLOS: $1,500 reward offered in Thomas Wolfe House arson fire

The 15th anniversary of the Wolfe House fire is coming up later this month.

by July 16, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
City of Asheville replaces Urban Trail bench with new, ridiculously small version

City of Asheville replaces Urban Trail bench with new, ridiculously small version

Honey, they shrunk an Asheville Urban Trail stop.

by June 13, 2013 18 comments Asheville News
Ashevillian: Local musician’s signature red guitar stolen

Ashevillian: Local musician’s signature red guitar stolen

Smash-and-grabbers got a red Gretsch guitar with a skull on the pickguard. It’s owned by Justin Brophy of the Go Devils.

by May 28, 2013 2 comments Asheville News