Month: September 2019

Page: 89

iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — The lone conviction for an undocumented immigrant whose actions resulted in the shooting death of a 32-year-old woman in 2015 has been overturned by an appellate court in California. A jury acquitted Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate, 46, in 2017 of first degree murder, second degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and assault with a semiautomatic […]

WATN-TV(OXFORD, Miss.) — An Ole Miss student accused of killing his 21-year-old classmate was indicted Friday on a capital murder charge. A Lafayette County, Mississippi, grand jury alleges Brandon Theesfeld, 22, shot and killed Alexandria “Ally” Kostial while kidnapping her, according to the indictment filed Friday. Kostial, a St. Louis native studying marketing at Ole […]

iStock(HOUSTON) — A husband and wife, as well as their 5-year-old daughter, were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Houston, leaving their family “traumatized,” according to local authorities. The bodies of the 36-year-old man, 37-year-old woman and little girl were discovered in their apartment Friday afternoon when family members who hadn’t heard from them […]

scyther5/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Saturday identified the Army Green Beret killed this week during combat operations in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Dustin B. Ard, 31, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Thursday during combat operations in Zabul Province, becoming the third American service member killed in the country in just over a week. Ard was […]

iStock(MOBILE, Ala.) — A 17-year-old was arrested after 10 people were shot following a high school football game in Alabama, according to police. The victims in the shooting, which happened in Mobile, ranged in age from 15 to 18. They were rushed to area hospitals, officials said. No one died, according to authorities. Deangelo Parnell, […]

iStock(WASHINGTON) — A report from the Office of Inspector General reveals a widespread backlog of patient information in veterans’ medical facilities. Stacks of patient records in VA healthcare facilities have accumulated to the point where if all of the documents were stacked up, they would create a paper tower reaching about 5.15 miles high, according […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After standing down in a battle with Congress over $4 billion in foreign assistance cuts, the White House is still slow-walking funds for those same programs in a move that threatens their full implementation, according to two sources. The decision is part of a larger fight over foreign aid between advocates, including senior […]

iStock(HONG KONG) — Amid the clash of police batons and protesters’ rallying cries, at least one Hong Kong artist is laboring to prove the pen indeed is mightier than the sword. Twenty-five-year-old Kay Wong, who was born in Hong Kong, has documented through her artwork some of the summer’s most critical moments: violent standoffs between […]

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(DALLAS) — Sources tell ESPN that the Dallas Cowboys and running back Ezekiel Elliott are working hard to get a new contract agreed to this weekend. The contract talks have intensified, ESPN’s Adam Schefter says, just days after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expected Elliott would likely miss […]

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sporting events: INTERLEAGUEAtlanta 10, Chi White Sox 7 AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 4, Cleveland 0Oakland 8, N-Y Yankees 2Houston 7, Toronto 4Minnesota 13, Detroit 5Texas 6, Seattle 3Baltimore 14, Kansas City 2Boston 7, L-A Angels 6  (15 Innings) NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 7, Milwaukee 1N-Y Mets 11, Philadelphia […]

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