• Boyfriend of Denise Huskins Says He Was Not Involved in a 'Hoax'

    Boyfriend of Denise Huskins Says He Was Not Involved in a 'Hoax'

    (VALLEJO, Calif.) — The boyfriend of a California woman who was reported abducted but found safe two days later said Thursday that he was not involved in a “hoax.” “Our client has no responsibility for this kidnapping,” said the attorney for Anthony Quinn, the man from whose home the woman was allegedly abducted. “He is in terrible shape — mental and physical.” Police in Vallejo, California, said on Wednesday they found “no evidence to support the claims” that Denise Huskins was abducted from a home there before she was found alive two days later and more than 400 miles away…. Read more

  • Partial Building Collapse, Seven-Alarm Fire in New York City

    Partial Building Collapse, Seven-Alarm Fire in New York City

    (NEW YORK) — New York City’s Fire Department has responded to a partial building collapse and seven-alarm fire Thursday at a building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The New York Police Department also responded to the scene. At least one person was believed to be in critical condition and several others injured, the FDNY said. MAN 7-ALARM 125 2 AVE, MIXED OCCUPANCY MAJOR BUILDING COLLAPSE, — FDNY (@FDNY) March 26, 2015 The NYPD currently has emergency vehicles along w/ @FDNY & @NYCOEM on scene at 125 2nd Ave for a building collapse. — NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) March 26,… Read more

  • How Police Busted a Businessman Accused of Faking His Death

    How Police Busted a Businessman Accused of Faking His Death

    (NEW YORK) — A Florida businessman’s alleged attempt to fake his death came to a halt when authorities said they caught him in North Carolina applying for a driver’s license and passport with a stolen identity. Authorities said they first sniffed out discrepancies in Jose Lantigua’s application because he didn’t have all the accurate information about the man whose identity he was using, a retired postal worker living in New York. “It’s been a long time since I signed my true name,” Lantigua said when he waived his Miranda Rights in writing, according to his criminal complaint. In the complaint,… Read more

  • National Guardsman and His Cousin Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS

    National Guardsman and His Cousin Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS

    (WASHINGTON) — The FBI has arrested two men — one of them a current member of the Illinois National Guard — for allegedly trying to join ISIS, the terrorist group wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, authorities said Thursday. Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested Wednesday at Chicago Midway International Airport as he was trying to fly to Egypt, according to authorities. His cousin, Jonas Edmonds, 29, was arrested at his home. Both men are from Aurora, Illinois, and will be appearing in federal court later Thursday. Hasan Edmonds first came onto the FBI’s radar in late… Read more

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Describes Brutal Conditions of His 5-Year Captivity

    Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Describes Brutal Conditions of His 5-Year Captivity

    (NEW YORK) — For the first time, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has described in his own words the brutal conditions he endured as a Taliban prisoner for five years, a time during which he said he was kept in constant isolation. Bergdahl also claims he attempted to escape about a dozen times, including once when he was able to evade his captors for nine days before being recaptured. Bergdahl walked away from his unit’s outpost in eastern Afghanistan in June 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban until last May, when his freedom was secured in a controversial prisoner swap… Read more

  • Va. Gov. McAuliffe Signs Executive Order for Increased Training, Accountability of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    Va. Gov. McAuliffe Signs Executive Order for Increased Training, Accountability of Alcoholic Beverage Control

    (RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday signed an executive order that would implement more stringent training and oversight of the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control. The decision to sign the order comes in the wake of an investigation into ABC agents who arrested University of Virginia student Martese Johnson earlier this month. The agents allegedly slammed Johnson’s head into the ground. Johnson was apparently rejected entry from a bar on University Avenue, when agents approached him and the arrest occurred. The executive order requires training for ABC agents in areas including “use of force, cultural diversity, effective interaction… Read more

  • Deadly Tornadoes, Storms Sweep Through Oklahoma

    Deadly Tornadoes, Storms Sweep Through Oklahoma

    (TULSA, Okla.) –  At least one person was killed as tornadoes and severe storms swept through northeast Oklahoma Wednesday evening. One person was killed and several others were injured at a mobile home park in Sand Springs, about seven miles west of Tulsa, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office said. A tornado had formed near Westport, Oklahoma, before moving east toward Tulsa, reported the National Weather Service. The tornado went by Tulsa and was headed for Inola at about 7 p.m. local time, ABC affiliate KOCO reported. The National Weather Service had issued tornado warnings as a severe storm headed towards… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Apr 02Teen Homeschooler Book Club at the Lee County Library
  • Apr 02Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Meeting
  • Apr 03Crossroad Community Church - FREE Fried Fish Dinner
  • Apr 03First Friday Family Night Stevens Center Sanford
  • Apr 04Carolina Town and Country - Easter Egg Hunt and Flock Shop