FOREST PARK, Ga | Inside Stacey Abrams’ strategy to mobilize Georgia voters

FOREST PARK, Ga  — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls. So her campaign is spending considerable sums on paid canvassers, field offices for volunteers and direct mail pieces aimed at more than 1.5 million Georgians who don’t usually … Continue reading FOREST PARK, Ga | Inside Stacey Abrams’ strategy to mobilize Georgia voters

Texas News: Surgeon Pleads Guilty In Forest Park Medical Center Bribery Scam

Texas – A Mesquite-based bariatric surgeon today formally admitted his role in the $200 million Forest Park Medical Center fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. 53-year-old Wade Neal Barker, one of Forest Park’s founding doctors, appeared in court this morning, where he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to pay … Continue reading Texas News: Surgeon Pleads Guilty In Forest Park Medical Center Bribery Scam

Missouri News: St. Louis County snow operations ready to go

ST LOUIS, MO – St. Louis County’s Department of Transportation – with 230 plow drivers, 115 plows and 35,000 tons of rock salt at its disposal – is a formidable snow-fighting force.  And it’s poised 24-hours a day to quiet any icy outbursts from Old Man Winter. “Our winter operations team is outstanding,” said St. … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis County snow operations ready to go

Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

Shot and Killed Two Fellow Gang Members for Not Following Gang Rules Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Dontray Johnson, a/k/a “Gambino,” “Bino,” and “Tray,” age 33, of Baltimore, Maryland, on November 27, 2018, to 30 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for racketeering and drug … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

MARIPOSA, Calif. | Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

MARIPOSA, Calif. — A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park shrouded the popular destination in smoke and left some tourist-dependent businesses hurting Monday, but visitors still braved trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants in the California park, officials said. Amenities were open and visitors posted photos on social media as they hiked in smoky conditions, but … Continue reading MARIPOSA, Calif. | Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. | California man to stand trial for gay student’s slaying

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.  — About six months before he was stabbed to death in what prosecutors call a hate crime, a gay University of Pennsylvania student graphically discussed hopes to have sex with the man now charged in his killing, an investigator said Tuesday. Blaze Bernstein texted a friend a photo of Samuel Woodward and … Continue reading NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. | California man to stand trial for gay student’s slaying

UPPER LAKE, Calif. | More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

UPPER LAKE, Calif. — A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home and new blazes exploded in what has become an endless summer of flame in the Golden State. “Whatever resources are needed, … Continue reading UPPER LAKE, Calif. | More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

Restaurant Sales, Festivals, and Fried Chicken

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap April 23 – 29, 2017 St. Louis, MO/May 1, 2017 (STL.News) – We are fortunate enough to live in one of the great food cities of the United States. St. Louis is brimming with culinary innovation, and as a Midwestern city, we are fortunate to be surrounded by farmland.  That … Continue reading Restaurant Sales, Festivals, and Fried Chicken