HOUSTON | Officials in Harvey-hit county pick August for bond election

HOUSTON — Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey voted on Tuesday to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. The proposed Aug. 25 election would fall on the … Continue reading HOUSTON | Officials in Harvey-hit county pick August for bond election

PHILADELPHIA | Philly Naked Bike Ride to feature body-painting exhibition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love apparently loves getting naked. The annual ride of naked bicyclists through Philadelphia’s streets has been so popular organizers are teaming up with the artist behind New York City’s Bodypainting Day to launch another body-painting event. Philly Bodypainting Day will debut Sept. 8, the day of the 10th … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Philly Naked Bike Ride to feature body-painting exhibition

Dallas Man, Hugh Michael Glenn Sentenced to 360 Months in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Charges

DALLAS, TX — Yesterday, Monday, April 30, 2018, U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey sentenced Hugh Michael Glenn, 47, of Dallas, Texas, on child pornography offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas. Glenn was convicted, following a three-day trial, of one count of transporting and shipping child pornography and … Continue reading Dallas Man, Hugh Michael Glenn Sentenced to 360 Months in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Charges

HOUSTON | Jazz try to slow Harden in Game 2 after Game 1 rout

HOUSTON (AP) — No one on the Utah Jazz is using the word “stop” when referring to what they’ll try to do to James Harden in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night after the Houston Rockets’ star scored 41 points in a Game 1 rout. They’re simply searching for ways to … Continue reading HOUSTON | Jazz try to slow Harden in Game 2 after Game 1 rout

Upper Marlboro Man, Tony Alexander McCright Sentenced To Thirty Months In Prison For Marijuana And Gun Charges

Greenbelt, Maryland – On April 30, 2018, U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Tony Alexander McCright, age 44, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland today to thirty months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana and with being a felon in possession of … Continue reading Upper Marlboro Man, Tony Alexander McCright Sentenced To Thirty Months In Prison For Marijuana And Gun Charges

NEW YORK | Whiff of offense: Strikeouts top hits in month for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball had a whiff of offense in the air during a cold and wet April. Strikeouts exceeded hits during a full calendar month for the first time in the sport’s nearly century-and-a-half history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Nearly one-third of plate appearances this season have ended without the ball … Continue reading NEW YORK | Whiff of offense: Strikeouts top hits in month for 1st time

Vero Beach Orthopedic Surgeon, Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr. Convicted at Trial of Fentanyl Analog Drug Conspiracy Resulting in Death

SOUTHERN FLORIDA – Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr., M.D., an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Vero Beach, Florida, was found guilty by a federal jury in Fort Lauderdale, on April 27, 2018, of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute Furanyl Fentanyl which resulted in death, aiding and abetting the distribution of Furanyl Fentanyl which resulted in … Continue reading Vero Beach Orthopedic Surgeon, Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr. Convicted at Trial of Fentanyl Analog Drug Conspiracy Resulting in Death