Sign In   |   Sign Up   |   Contact Us

National News

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren assailed by rivals in 4th Democratic debate

    Golocal247.com news

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren assailed by rivals in 4th Democratic debate originally appeared on abcnews.go.comThe Democratic presidential contenders were in Westerville, Ohio, for the fourth primary matchup of the season.The pivotal debate, held on the campus of Otterbein University, came as the Democratic field is sparring -- over health care, immigration, climate change, criminal justice reform, among other topics -- and as an ongoing impeachment inquiry battle pulls the contest into Washington’s orbit despite efforts to keep kitchen table issues at the forefront.Here is how the night unfolded. ...

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:33:00 -0400
  • 2 questioned in Ala. girl's abduction charged in other cases

    Golocal247.com news

    One minute, police said, 3-year-old Kamille McKinney was playing outside at a birthday party on a cool fall night. Investigators say they've since located the vehicle and arrested two people on unrelated charges to the kidnapping of the little girl everyone calls Cupcake. Patrick Devone Stallworth, 39, of Birmingham was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of possession with child pornography with intent to distribute.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:31:19 -0400
  • 'Defiant message' as N.Korea's Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain

    Aides to Kim Jong Un are convinced the North Korean leader plans "a great operation", state media said on Wednesday in a report that included lavish descriptions and images of the leader riding a white horse up North Korea's most sacred mountain. In the photos released by state news agency KCNA, Kim is seen riding alone on a large white horse through snowy fields and woods on Mt Paektu, the spiritual homeland of the Kim dynasty. “His march on horseback in Mt Paektu is a great event of weighty importance in the history of the Korean revolution,” KCNA said.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:29:08 -0400
  • U.S. edges China out of race to fund Bougainville independence vote

    The United States and its Pacific allies have plugged a funding gap that endangered next month's independence referendum in Papua New Guinea (PNG)'s region of Bougainville, in a strategic move that also sidelined China, two sources told Reuters. Western nations are looking to rein in China's influence in the increasingly contested Pacific, where it has recently drawn away two of Taiwan's allies, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands, triggering a strong rebuke from the United States.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:25:47 -0400
  • Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

    Golocal247.com news

    The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of Atatiana Jefferson. Police released an arrest warrant Tuesday quoting the victim's 8-year-old nephew as saying Jefferson had pulled out a gun after hearing suspicious noises behind her house.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:19:24 -0400
  • "No excuse": Police vow cop who killed woman will be held accountable

    Golocal247.com news

    Aaron Dean is out on bond after being arrested and charged with murder in the death of Atatiana Jefferson

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:03:37 -0400
  • FOREX-Sterling's Brexit rally pauses, yuan falls on Hong Kong worries

    The pound pulled back from its highest level in almost five months versus the dollar on Wednesday, erasing some of the rally sparked by signs Britain is closing in on a deal to leave the European Union. Sterling also pulled back from its highest in five months against the euro as investors took profit and prepared for a make-or-break summit between Britain and the EU on Thursday and Friday. In Asia, investor focus is back on U.S.-China ties with the yuan falling after Beijing rebuked a new U.S. legislation that takes a hard line against the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:02:23 -0400
  • Yang and O'Rourke propose decriminalizing opioids, including heroin

    Golocal247.com news

    Two Democrats suggested making small amounts of heroin legal as a way to combat the drug epidemic.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:59:37 -0400
  • The Latest: Tumultuous council meeting after police shooting

    Golocal247.com news

    Dozens of people crowded Fort Worth's City Council chamber and hundreds more shouted outside to call for justice after the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports about 60 people signed up to speak to the council at its Tuesday night meeting. Once the chamber's capacity was reached, about 200 others who could not make it inside shouted bitter protests outside City Hall to Fort Worth police and political leaders.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:59:25 -0400
  • Buttigieg, O'Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

    Golocal247.com news

    At Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Pete Buttigieg escalated their disagreement over Buttigieg’s proposal for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:57:41 -0400
  • Trump vetoes measure to end his emergency declaration on border wall

    Golocal247.com news

    U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday. Trump declared the emergency to circumvent Congress and take money already designated for other programs to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall he promised to build during his 2016 campaign. Last month, the Democratic-led House passed the joint resolution by 236-174, as 11 Republicans and one independent joined Democrats to vote in favor.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:53:15 -0400
  • Organizers of popular Iowa bike ride cut ties with newspaper

    Organizers of the popular summer bike ride across Iowa are cutting ties with its longtime sponsor, the Des Moines Register, amid backlash over the newspaper's handling of a story. The four staff members who work full-time running the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa resigned on Tuesday. The group immediately launched a competing event, called Iowa's Ride, which will be held next July during the same week that the Register's ride had been scheduled.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:51:21 -0400
  • Trump vetoes measure to end his emergency declaration on border wall

    U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday. Trump declared the emergency to circumvent Congress and take money already designated for other programs to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall he promised to build during his 2016 campaign. Last month, the Democratic-led House passed the joint resolution by 236-174, as 11 Republicans and one independent joined Democrats to vote in favor.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:47:21 -0400
  • Tulsi Gabbard clashes with Democratic rivals over 'Syrian regime change war'

    Golocal247.com news

    Yet Gabbard was mostly alone in appearing to support the sudden withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region, even from candidates like Warren, who have expressed concern about U.S. military intervention abroad.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:34 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares tick up, sterling off 5-month peak as crunch Brexit talks eyed

    SYDNEY/TOKYO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Asian shares inched higher while sterling came off five-month highs in volatile trade on Wednesday as investors looked to whether Britain can secure a deal to avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union. The British pound rocketed to $1.28, a level not seen since May 21. The pound has strengthened nearly 5% over the past week as investors rushed to reprice the prospect of a last-minute Brexit deal before the end-October deadline.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:21 -0400
  • 'I'm feeling great': Bernie Sanders returns to debate stage two weeks after heart attack

    Golocal247.com news

    After suffering a heart attack two weeks ago, the Vermont senator made his formal return to the race during Tuesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate. And he thanked his rivals for their outpouring of "love" and "prayers."

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:38:32 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-Highlights of the Democratic debate: Warren pile-on, veterans battle

    The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and must be impeached. The Democrats used some of their harshest language yet against Trump in their first matchup since the launch of a congressional impeachment inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden. The unity gave way to some sharp clashes later in the debate over healthcare and a wealth tax.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:33:57 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Mexico convulsed by second mass shooting in two days

    A gunfight between security forces and armed civilians in Mexico's southwestern state of Guerrero killed 15 people on Tuesday, authorities said, the second mass killing to shake the country in as many days. Guerrero state public security spokesman Roberto Alvarez said 14 civilians and one soldier died in the shootout in the municipality of Tepochica, near Iguala, a city notorious for the 2014 disappearances of 43 student teachers. A photograph of the aftermath seen by Reuters showed two slain civilians, one of them hanging limply off the side of a battered pick-up truck that had been riddled with bullets as security forces patrolled the area.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:27:46 -0400
  • Some decry Gov. Cuomo for using racial slur during interview

    Golocal247.com news

    Some criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday for using a racial slur for African Americans while discussing historical discrimination toward darker-skinned Italian immigrants. The Democrat used the slur in an interview on WAMC radio while speaking about Columbus Day and a recent New York Times article about how Italians overcame bigotry in the U.S. The governor made his comments as he criticized Italian stereotypes and called for African American, Jewish and Italian communities to stick up for one another when one group faces bigotry.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:25:09 -0400
  • Man shocked by Michigan police stun gun falls on knife, dies

    Golocal247.com news

    Police say a man fell onto a large knife and died after a police officer shocked him with a stun gun in northwestern Michigan. State police say 29-year-old Calvin James Schwab died Friday in Marion, about 155 miles (250 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. Police said Monday that a woman called police for assistance, saying her son and husband were fighting and that the son had "two large knives." Two Evart police officers who arrived found the son near the family home and ordered him to kneel.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:24:24 -0400
  • The Latest: Spokesman says Cuomo was quoting New York Times

    A spokesman for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the governor prefaced his comment in which he used a racial slur by saying he was quoting a New York Times article. Cuomo used the slur Tuesday in an interview on WAMC radio while speaking about Columbus Day and a recent Times article about how Italians overcame bigotry in the U.S. Spokesman Richard Azzopardi says that the Democrat was using language that was printed in the Times.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:23:07 -0400
  • FACTBOX-Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's new emperor declares enthronement

    New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. Naruhito, 59, acceded to the throne in May after his father, Akihito, became the first monarch to abdicate in two centuries. Following are the main events planned for Oct. 22, a one-off national holiday.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:06:55 -0400
  • Prosecutors seek life for New Mexico man who killed family

    Golocal247.com news

    A New Mexico man convicted of killing his parents and three younger siblings when he was 15 apologized to the rest of his family Tuesday as he asked a judge for an opportunity at rehabilitation and redemption. Nehemiah Griego, now 22, was the last person to address the court during an emotional daylong sentencing hearing. Griego pleaded guilty to the crimes in 2015 and a judge earlier this year determined he should be sentenced as an adult following an appeal of an early sentence handed down by a children's court judge.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:03:32 -0400
  • Here's where the 2020 Democrats stand on gun control

    Golocal247.com news

    Democratic presidential candidates are both renewing their gun control proposals and pushing for more progressive plans in the wake of recent mass shootings in Odessa, Texas, El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left more than 30 victims dead. The list doesn't include every Democratic candidate, but highlights candidates who have significant positions or experiences that set them apart -- whether they were the first to support a policy, switched positions over the years, held office at the time a mass shooting occurred or have experience with guns through military service. Booker's policy, announced in May, would require all gun owners to acquire a license through the federal government.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:51:06 -0400
  • Latest: Crews use water, foam in California fuel firefight

    Golocal247.com news

    A firefighting expert says crews will have to use water and foam to battle a huge blaze at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area. About 12,000 residents are warned Tuesday to stay inside with windows and doors closed as black smoke fills the sky above the ethanol fire at the Selby Terminal in Crockett. Contra Costa County fire officials said petroleum experts are now on scene to assist.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:40:36 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive. All four measures passed by unanimous voice vote, as members of Congress - Democrats and Republicans - said they wanted to take an aggressive stance on China and show support for Hong Kong following four months of unrest in the city. The measures come as the White House engages in delicate talks with Beijing to resolve a crippling trade war, with U.S. Treasury yields edging lower on Tuesday as investors pared back expectations that an agreement was at hand.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:29:51 -0400
  • British family decries treatment by US after border crossing

    Seven members of an extended British family who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsylvania detention center nearly two weeks after their arrest, their lawyer said Tuesday, as U.S. border officials defended their handling of the case by disclosing that two of the adults had previously been denied entry to the country. The family said they blundered into Washington state while trying to avoid an animal in the road on the Canadian side and have since been "treated like criminals" by their U.S. jailers, forced to bide their time in a series of cold and unsanitary immigration facilities as they await deportation to England.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:29:45 -0400
  • U.S. dollar makes a comeback in Cuba to fight capital flight

    Cuba said on Tuesday it plans to allow some stores to sell domestic appliances and other goods in U.S. dollars, as the country struggles to get to grips with a black market of so-called mules who purchase goods abroad to sell door-to-door. Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa said 77 stores across the country would begin selling appliances and other goods for dollars at the end of the month. "We hope to increase the offer of domestic appliances most in demand: electric motorcycles, flatscreen TVs, air conditioners and spare parts for cars," Valdes Mesa said during a nationally televised round table with various ministers.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:28:09 -0400
  • Highlights of the Democratic debate: Warren pile-on, veterans battle

    Golocal247.com news

    The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and must be impeached. The Democrats used some of their harshest language yet against Trump in their first matchup since the launch of a congressional impeachment inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden. The unity gave way to some sharp clashes later in the debate over healthcare and a wealth tax.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:20:15 -0400
  • Weight-loss surgery tied to lower risk of birth defects

    As reported in JAMA, researchers examined data on more than 33,000 women with a history of severe obesity who gave birth, including 2,921 who had gastric bypass surgery and lost weight before conception. Overall, 3.4% of women who had surgery had babies with major birth defects, compared with 4.9% of women who didn't have weight-loss operations. Changes in weight and blood sugar may explain these results, said lead study author Martin Neovius, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:17:23 -0400
  • Democrats kick off fourth debate with call for Trump impeachment

    The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and must be impeached. The Democrats were unequivocal on impeachment in their first matchup since the launch of a congressional impeachment inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden. Biden, who has led the 2020 Democratic race, joined Senator Bernie Sanders in calling Trump "the most corrupt president in modern history." The former vice president defended his son Hunter's role on the board of a Ukrainian gas company, which has been criticized by Trump and his supporters.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:15:33 -0400
  • Rivals put Warren on spot over taxes and health care

    Golocal247.com news

    In her first debate as a frontrunner, Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced attacks over her position on health care.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:14:34 -0400
  • At debate, Biden defends his son — and himself — over Trump's Ukraine claims

    Golocal247.com news

    At the Democratic presidential debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended both himself and his son's actions in Ukraine amid claims by President Trump that they were corrupt.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:07:26 -0400
  • UN: 200 million children under 5 eat too little or too much

    One-third of children worldwide under age 5 — about 200 million youngsters — are either undernourished or overweight, undermining their full potential to grow and develop, the U.N. children's agency said in a report Tuesday. UNICEF also said almost two-thirds of children aged 6 months to 2 years are not fed food that supports their rapidly growing bodies and brains. In its annual report, UNICEF warns that poor eating and feeding practices start from the earliest days of a child's life.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:04:50 -0400
  • Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing people

    Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to 74, public broadcaster NHK said, many drowned by flooding after scores of rivers burst their banks. Public broadcaster NHK said 12 were missing and more than 220 injured after Typhoon Hagibis lashed through the Japanese archipelago at the weekend. Many elderly remained in evacuation centres, unable to clean up their homes.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:03:57 -0400
  • New details of Felicity Huffman's life in prison

    Golocal247.com news

    Felicity Huffman reported to a Northern California prison on Tuesday, and for the next 14 days, she'll be adhering to a highly regimented schedule. The actress who earlier this year pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the "Varsity Blues" college entrance scandal, will serve her time at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, Calif., about 25 miles southeast of Oakland, according to a statement released to ABC News by her spokesman. Huffman, 56, admitted in May that she paid $15,000 for a college entrance exam proctor to correct her daughter's SAT answers, and also that she arranged for the teen to have more time to take her test.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:00:25 -0400
  • FOREX-Sterling gives up some gains as Brexit optimism curbed

    The British pound fell from its highest level in almost five months versus the U.S. dollar on Wednesday as investors started to question their optimism about Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union. Sterling also pulled back from its highest in five months against the euro as investors booked profit and prepared for a make-or-break summit between Britain and the EU on Thursday and Friday. The focus is on last-ditch talks that dragged on late into Tuesday night to see whether the two sides can draft an agreement on Brexit before the summit.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:59:15 -0400
  • No debate about it: Dem candidates agree on impeachment inquiry

    Golocal247.com news

    At the start of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, all the candidates agreed that House Democrats were justified in opening an impeachment inquiry targeting Donald Trump.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:52:52 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes, sterling shines

    Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though it remained unclear if London could avoid postponing its scheduled departure on Oct. 31. The British pound rocketed to $1.28, a level not seen since May 21. The pound has strengthened nearly 5% over the past week as investors rushed to reprice the prospect of a last-minute Brexit deal before the end-October deadline.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:47:45 -0400
  • UPDATE 8-Pence, Giuliani will not cooperate in U.S. House impeachment inquiry

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president. The Pentagon also said it would not comply with lawmakers' request for documents related to Trump's effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, further illustrating Trump's determination to stonewall the Democratic-led impeachment effort, which threatens to consume his presidency. "The evidence of obstruction of Congress continues to build," Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, one of the leaders of the impeachment effort, said at a news conference.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:45:12 -0400
  • Mexican Senate approves mid-term vote recall for presidency

    Mexico's Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial constitutional change that would give the public a chance to vote again to either retain or remove a president halfway through their six-year term. The controversial plan for a "recall vote" now goes to the lower chamber of Congress, where it is expected to pass given the large majority held by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's leftist MORENA party in both houses. Lopez Obrador vowed when taking office in December to hold the recall vote, but opposition lawmakers are concerned it will entrench the popular president and potentially undermine a current ban on a leader serving more than one term.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:35:42 -0400
  • University may lose Superman papers over Liz Cheney comments

    The University of Wyoming could lose the papers of a longtime "Superman" comic book editor after his son took offense to comments by Congresswoman Liz Cheney. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Hank Weisinger contacted the university's American Heritage Center Tuesday demanding the return of the collected papers of Mort Weisinger. The elder Weisinger spent three decades as the story editor of the "Superman" series published by DC Comics Inc.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:35:19 -0400
  • Bomb scare at Montana school turns out to be false alarm

    Golocal247.com news

    Authorities evacuated an elementary school in Montana on Tuesday after officials found what they thought were the remnants of a homemade bomb that exploded, but it turned out to be a plastic bottle filled with nuts and bolts left in the schoolyard. School officials in Helena made the discovery shortly before classes began at Rossiter Elementary School. An investigation found the plastic bottle wrapped in black electrical tape was full of washers, nuts and bolts, along with a non-flammable unidentified liquid, Dutton said.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:12:06 -0400
  • Haiti opposition rejects president's assurances he will fight corruption

    Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Tuesday he was making moves to end the country's corrupt political and economic system, acknowledging one of the opposition's demands yet failing to convince protesters, who again took to the streets. Moise held a rare news conference at midday, rejecting calls for his resignation amid anger over alleged corruption by public officials, fuel shortages and rampant inflation that has fuelled five straight weeks of protests. Instead, Moise said he was ending questionable contracts with businesses made under previous administrations, accusing the guardians and beneficiaries of the unfair system of preventing the country from moving forwards, without naming names.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:06:13 -0400
  • Lawyer says Arizona official miscast as human smuggler

    Golocal247.com news

    A lawyer for an Arizona elected official charged in three states in an international adoption scheme said Tuesday prosecutors have miscast his client as a human smuggler. Attorney Matt Long said Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen cares deeply for the mothers from the Marshall Islands whom he connected with adoptive parents in the United States. Prosecutors say Petersen paid the women up to $10,000 to come to the United States, where they were crammed into houses to wait to give birth and provide their babies for adoption.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:05:41 -0400
  • Medical examiner: Police officer shot himself to death

    A medical examiner says a Maryland police officer found with a gunshot wound in a parking garage died of a self-inflicted injury. Acting Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones had told news reporters on Monday that the death of 38-year-old officer Thomas J. Bomba was being treated as a homicide, but he also said investigators were looking into all options. In a Tuesday news release, authorities concluded that Bomba had killed himself.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:03:56 -0400
  • A plea to kidnapper days into search for 3-year-old girl: 'Bring this baby home'

    Golocal247.com news

    Birmingham, Alabama, police said Tuesday evening they have charged two persons of interest brought in as they search for a missing 3-year-old girl, but all charges are unrelated to the disappearance. The Birmingham community is pleading for the safe return of Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney, days after she was allegedly abducted. On Tuesday, Patrick Stallworth, 39, had four outstanding warrants for possession of child pornography and three warrants for possession with intent to distribute child pornography.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:02:55 -0400
  • The Latest: Man faces murder, sexual assault charges

    A man faces murder, sexual assault and tampering charges in the assault and death of a woman that authorities say was captured in photos and videos on a memory card. Anchorage police have identified the woman as 30-year-old Kathleen J. Henry. According to police and a charging document released last week, a digital memory card found on a street in Anchorage contained videos of the woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:02:40 -0400
  • FBI helping in investigation of homicide recorded on video

    The FBI is assisting police in Anchorage with the investigation of a homicide captured in photos and video on a camera memory card. FBI Special Agent Steve Forrest said the agency is helping investigate the death of Kathleen Henry, 30, whose remains were discovered Oct. 2 by a passerby along the highway south of Anchorage, television station KTVA reported . "I can't discuss details of the case but can confirm the FBI has provided and continues to provide investigative and technical assistance to the Anchorage Police Department," Forrest said by email.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:01:54 -0400
  • New Orleans collapse site worry: Tropical weather

    Golocal247.com news

    A tropical disturbance over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula was being eyed Tuesday by New Orleans authorities, who fear it could become a tropical depression or storm that would topple a partially collapsed building and two huge construction cranes onto neighboring buildings at the edge of the city's historic French Quarter. Fire Chief Tim McConnell said searchers using dogs and high-tech equipment were able to get a partial view of the body known to be in the building but were unable to reach it or find the missing worker.

    Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:56:09 -0400
Data by Localeze
Powered by Intelligenx