MCKINNEY, Texas | Valdosta St. beats Ferris St. 49-47 for Division II title

MCKINNEY, Texas — Ninety-six points were scored in the NCAA Division II championship game Saturday. Two points that weren’t scored made the difference. Rogan Wells tied the championship record with five touchdown passes and Valdosta State won its fourth national title with a 49-47 victory over Ferris State. Ferris State’s rally from an 11-point deficit … Continue reading MCKINNEY, Texas | Valdosta St. beats Ferris St. 49-47 for Division II title

Missouri News: Jury Convicts Osceola Woman, Carol Ann Davis, of Social Security Fraud

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Osceola, Missouri woman has been convicted by a trial jury of stealing $47,340 in Social Security benefits. Carol Ann Davis, 56, was found guilty on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, of five counts of wire fraud and one count of theft of government money. Davis was approved in April 2003 to … Continue reading Missouri News: Jury Convicts Osceola Woman, Carol Ann Davis, of Social Security Fraud

CHARLOTTE, N.C | James, Ball post triple-doubles in 128-100 win over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers multiple triple-doubles in a game for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for its fourth straight win. James had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, while Ball had 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | James, Ball post triple-doubles in 128-100 win over Hornets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C | No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— Cameron Johnson had 25 points and six 3-pointers while No. 12 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat fourth-ranked Gonzaga 103-90 on Saturday night. Luke Maye added 20 points and 16 rebounds for the Tar Heels, who led by 14 at halftime and never let the Zags closer than eight after the … Continue reading CHAPEL HILL, N.C | No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90

Missouri News: NKC Woman, Tonya Topel, Indicted for Stealing from Employer

KANSAS CITY, MO – A North Kansas City, Missouri woman has been indicted for embezzling $116,367 from her employer. Tonya Topel, 41, was charged in an 11-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. According to the indictment, Topel worked at SunSource Homes, Inc., from October … Continue reading Missouri News: NKC Woman, Tonya Topel, Indicted for Stealing from Employer

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan’s Meetings with Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zakharieva

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ In Sofia on December 14, during a meeting with Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva, Deputy Secretary John Sullivan advocated for NATO-interoperable U.S. systems as Bulgaria seeks to modernize its armed forces.  The Deputy Secretary also emphasized the importance of further … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan’s Meetings with Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zakharieva

U.S. Department of State News: On EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State published the following statement: The United States welcomes recent steps by the EU and its Member States to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine.  The European Parliament’s December 12 resolution reiterates the importance of Ukraine’s role in the European energy supply network and condemns the construction … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: On EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable

Missouri News: CPD investigate report of shots fired in 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway on Dec. 15

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway on Dec. 15 at approximately 2:40 p.m.  During the investigation, officers found one adult victim with non-life threatening injuries.  The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for medical assistance. Officers are still … Continue reading Missouri News: CPD investigate report of shots fired in 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway on Dec. 15