Day: February 9, 2019

Carjack suspect sought in death of Georgia businessman, philanthropist, Air Force vet

Jack Hough, 73, an Air Force veteran, was killed in an apparent carjacking attempt, authorities say. (Facebook) A search was underway in the Atlanta area this weekend for a suspect in the shooting death of a well-known Georgia businessman and philanthropist who was killed Thursday night in an apparent carjacking attempt, authorities said.Jack Hough, 73, was… …

San Antonio, Orlando clubs win as Alliance of American Football launches inaugural season

Orlando Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert, right, sets up to throw a pass in front of Atlanta Legends linebacker KeShun Freeman (92) during the first half of an Alliance of American Football game Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (Associated Press) The new, eight-team Alliance of American Football, a winter/spring football league, launched its… …

Globe means more to Oh after some time to reflect

Sandra Oh participates in the "Killing Eve" panel during the BBC America presentation at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at The Langham Huntington on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) PASADENA, Calif. – Now that she’s had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a… …

Feds investigating shooting death of black man at mall

FILE – In this Nov. 27, 2018, file frame from video, April Pipkins holds a photograph of her deceased son, Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., during an interview in Birmingham, Ala. A police officer will not face charges for killing Bradford Jr, a man he mistook for the gunman in an Alabama mall shooting on… …

Search of suspect’s home uncovers underground shooting range

This Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, photo released by the City of Fontana Police Department shows a manhole leading to an underground shooting range police found while searching the Southern California home of an alleged motorcycle gang in Fontana, Calif. The Fontana Police Department said on Facebook that officers discovered numerous weapons and thousands of… …

Man arrested on suspicion of impersonating LAPD officer

This booking photo released by Los Angeles County Sheriff Department shows Daniel Sohn, who was arrested Friday, Feb 8, 2019, by West Hollywood Sheriff’s station deputies in Los Angeles. Sohn, who was recorded antagonizing demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest, was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. (Los Angeles County Sheriff’s… …

Several mumps cases confirmed at Texas ICE facility, health officials say

Health officials on Saturday confirmed seven mumps cases at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Houston.The Houston Health Department said in a press release that the cases involved seven adults who were detained during their infectious period — meaning there was no evidence that anyone outside the facility was infected.“Since these individuals were isolated……

Attorney: Police wouldn’t arrest wanted man who lacked ID

NEW ORLEANS – A man wanted on a second-degree murder change spent nearly an hour pleading with New Orleans police to arrest him before they actually did.The New Orleans Advocate reports 25-year-old Frank Sams Jr. hoped to start the process of fighting the murder charge but lawyer Kelly Orians says deputies on Wednesday refused to……

Tim Tebow’s ‘Night to Shine’ event in NYC gets the royal treatment

Hundreds of people gathered in New York City last night to celebrate “Night to Shine”, a worldwide movement sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation that focuses on showing God’s love for those with special needs ages 14 and older.Tebow, currently a minor leaguer for the New York Mets and a former Heisman trophy winner, launched ‘Night……

Pennsylvania grapples with critical firefighter shortage; is your state next?

East Stroudsburg, PENNSYLVANIA – A generational decline in volunteerism has brought about a public safety crisis in Pennsylvania, with the number of volunteer firefighters reaching startling lows.More than 90 percent of the state’s fire companies are volunteer, and since the 1970s the number of volunteer firefighters has declined by 88 percent.What’s more, state officials warn that……

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