TORONTO | Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

TORONTO — A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei. Canada’s Global Affairs department on Wednesday said Michael Spavor, an entrepreneur who is one of the only Westerners to have met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels

LAS VEGAS— The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 6:10p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is pending a physical said the person, speaking on condition of anonymity … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels

HONOLULU | Pilot survives after small plane crash off coast of Hawaii

HONOLULU — A civilian contractor for the Hawaii Air National Guard who was participating in a military exercise survived after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu, authorities said Wednesday. U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman Petty Officer Sara Muir says the pilot is in stable condition after being rescued about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) south … Continue reading HONOLULU | Pilot survives after small plane crash off coast of Hawaii

MEXICO CITY | Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

MEXICO CITY— Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team, the Chicago Bulls, in their homeland. But hardly anyone envisioned that they’d get to see the current version of the team that will face the Orlando Magic on Thursday night amid reports of turmoil in the locker room under … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

WEST VIRGINIA News: Tucker County man, Richard Lee Hollobaugh sentenced for firearms charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Richard Lee Hollobaugh, of Parsons, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hollobaugh, age 33, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in August 2018. Hollobaugh, having previously been convicted of four felonies, admitted to … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Tucker County man, Richard Lee Hollobaugh sentenced for firearms charge

FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 53, both of Tallahassee, have been indicted in a forty-four count indictment for conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest services fraud, and bribery. Maddox and Carter-Smith are also charged … Continue reading FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Eighth Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested

Two Previously Charged Retired State Troopers Agree to Plead Guilty BOSTON, Ms. – A Massachusetts State Police Trooper was arrested and charged today, and two previously charged retired State Troopers agreed to plead guilty in connection with the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). Heath McAuliffe, 40, of Hopkinton, was … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Eighth Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested