2018

Texas News: Texas Named CNBC’s “America’s Top State For Business” For 2018

AUSTIN, TX – CNBC today announced that Texas has been named America’s top state for business in 2018.  CNBC unveiled Texas as the top state for business during their live broadcast from Enchanted Rock, and Governor Greg Abbott joined the program on location to discuss the announcement immediately after.  The number one ranking was determined … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Named CNBC’s “America’s Top State For Business” For 2018

Connecticut News: Ansonia Man, JACOB FREEMAN Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JACOB FREEMAN, 22, of Ansonia, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine. Judge Meyer ordered FREEMAN to serve … Continue reading Connecticut News: Ansonia Man, JACOB FREEMAN Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

Florida News: Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, With Assistance of U.S. Attorney’s Office in Southern District of Florida, U.S. Extradites Former President of Panama to Face Illegal Wiretapping and Embezzlement Charges

Florida – The United States today extradited Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, who served as President of Panama from 2009 to 2014, to stand trial in that country on four charges related to an illegal wiretapping scheme allegedly conducted while he was in office. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the U.S. Department of … Continue reading Florida News: Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, With Assistance of U.S. Attorney’s Office in Southern District of Florida, U.S. Extradites Former President of Panama to Face Illegal Wiretapping and Embezzlement Charges

NEW YORK  | Justifiable! Racing gets 13th Triple Crown with Justify

NEW YORK — Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality. The late bloomer won the Belmont Stakes by 1¾ lengths on Saturday, giving the sport its 13th Triple Crown champion. American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought in 2015 and now just four years later, racing is celebrating another sweep … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Justifiable! Racing gets 13th Triple Crown with Justify

Texas ‘Tourniquet Killer’ set to be 1st US execution in 2018

HUNTSVILLE, Texas /January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  A man who became known as Houston’s “Tourniquet Killer” because of his signature murder technique on four female victims is set to become the nation’s first prisoner executed in 2018. Texas prison officials Thursday evening are scheduled to give 55-year-old Anthony Allen Shore lethal injection for the 1992 … Continue reading Texas ‘Tourniquet Killer’ set to be 1st US execution in 2018

UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —UnitedHealth Group’s earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation’s largest insurer hiked its forecast for the new year due in part to a gain from the federal tax overhaul. UnitedHealth now expects adjusted earnings of $12.30 to $12.60 per share in 2018, up from its initial forecast … Continue reading UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018 guidance soar

Stocks stall, S&P 500 on pace for first drop of 2018

NEW YORK/January 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The stock market’s fantastic start to 2018 stalled out on Wednesday after interest rates climbed even further. Stocks that pay big dividends were the worst performers, hurt by the yield on the 10-year Treasury breaching its highest level since March. The weakness put the Standard & Poor’s 500 on track for … Continue reading Stocks stall, S&P 500 on pace for first drop of 2018

Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

January 1, 2018   (AP)(STL.News) —From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world’s tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: LAS VEGAS Las Vegas police officers surrounded hundreds of thousands of tourists gathered to welcome the new year on the Strip, … Continue reading Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world