Louisiana News: Fort Polk soldier, Ryan Keith Taylor sentenced to more than 11 years for illegally manufacturing, using a chemical weapon

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers announced that a Fort Polk soldier was sentenced Monday to 135 months in prison for manufacturing and detonating a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest adjacent to the Fort Polk Army installation. Ryan Keith Taylor, … Continue reading Louisiana News: Fort Polk soldier, Ryan Keith Taylor sentenced to more than 11 years for illegally manufacturing, using a chemical weapon

South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, South Carolina’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that on October 17, 2018, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), as part of Project CeaseFire, is sponsoring South Carolina’s participation in the annual National Day of Concern and Student Pledge Against Gun Violence. On October 17th, students from around the country will … Continue reading South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, South Carolina’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

PIRAEUS, Greece | The Latest: Croatia detains 2 migrants for hijacking bus

PIRAEUS, Greece — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Croatian police say they have detained two migrants from Syria for hijacking an empty a bus. Police say the bus was stolen from a village near the Bosnian border early on Tuesday before police spotted it on a nearby road and … Continue reading PIRAEUS, Greece | The Latest: Croatia detains 2 migrants for hijacking bus

NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NANTUCKET, Mass. — A member of a fishing boat crew attacked his fellow crew members at sea with a knife and a hammer, killing one of them, federal prosecutors said. Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, 27, was charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the attack Sunday on the Virginia-based fishing vessel Captain Billy … Continue reading NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby‘s sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Bill Cosby doesn’t plan to make a statement in court before he’s sentenced for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. Cosby returned to a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his fate for the 2004 attack. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what led to the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to give the … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: Cambage dominates in Australia win at World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain — The Latest on the FIBA Women’s World Cup Day 3 (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Liz Cambage scored 24 of her 25 points in the first half, hitting her first 11 shots, to help Australia rout Turkey 90-64 on the final day of group play at the FIBA World … Continue reading SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: Cambage dominates in Australia win at World Cup

NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive

NEW YORK— Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are teaming up and asking fans to register to vote. The Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings from the NBA, along with MLB’s Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants, and the … Continue reading NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive