Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Alfred L. Ford, Jr., Admits Stealing Credit Cards at the Plaza Frontenac Cinema

St. Louis, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Alfred L. Ford, Jr., 30, of Norristown, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to three counts – conspiracy to commit access device fraud, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft.  Ford appeared before Judge Ronnie White today who accepted his plea and set his sentencing for April 17, 2019. According … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Alfred L. Ford, Jr., Admits Stealing Credit Cards at the Plaza Frontenac Cinema

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that Missouri has obtained settlements providing millions of dollars for Missouri consumers who purchased or leased Fiat Chrysler vehicles containing illegal defeat devices.  The settlements also provide for combined payments of approximately $3.1 million to the State of Missouri and … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Announces Settlements with Fiat Chrysler, Auto Parts Supplier Bosch for Adding

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson Delivers 2019 State of the State Address

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Today, Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson delivered his first State of the State Address to a Joint Session of the 100th Missouri General Assembly. The Governor’s speech focused on his two core priorities, workforce development and infrastructure.  The Governor stated these are the right priorities to ensure … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson Delivers 2019 State of the State Address

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Pliskova beats Brengle at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 16, 2019—  The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 1.10 p.m. Karolina Pliskova has set up a third-round match against Elina Svitolina with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 win over Madison Brengle at Melbourne Park. Pliskova broke the American player’s serve six times in seven chances after dropping the opening … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Pliskova beats Brengle at Australian Open

HAWTHORNE, Calif | SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles

HAWTHORNE, Calif. —January 16, 2019—  SpaceX said Wednesday that it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles in another blow to the local economy that comes days after the company announced massive layoffs. The decision was made to streamline operations, the Hawthorne, California-based company … Continue reading HAWTHORNE, Calif | SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES | Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

LOS ANGELES  —January 16, 2019— Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: THE QUAKE At 4:31 a.m. on Jan. 17, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

U.S. Department of State News: Terrorist Attack in Nairobi, Kenya

WASHINGTON – Jan. 16, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement today: The United States condemns in the strongest terms the January 15 terrorist attack at the DusitD2 Hotel Complex in Nairobi, Kenya.  The United States offers our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and a quick … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Terrorist Attack in Nairobi, Kenya

WASHINGTON | Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

WASHINGTON —January 16, 2019— The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. Details about the administration’s Missile Defense Review — the first compiled since 2010 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan