Day: February 12, 2019

The Latest: Denver teachers extend their strike into 3rd day

Teachers carry placards as they walk a picket line outside South High School early Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver. The strike on Monday is the first for teachers in Colorado in 25 years after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER – The Latest on the Denver… …

Tip-in at buzzer lifts No. 19 LSU past No. 5 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A tip-in at the buzzer by Kavell Bigby-Williams helped No. 19 LSU finish off its biggest comeback of the season and finally beat Kentucky.The Tigers have won six games on the road this season after Tuesday night’s 73-71 victory over the No. 5 Wildcats. They’ve survived several close calls. LSU has won three……

Jamaican man sent to prison for trying to scam former CIA boss: report

A Jamaican man was sent to prison last week after pleading guilty to interstate communication with the intent to extort.   (doc.state.al.us)A Jamaican man was sent to federal prison last week for a botched attempt to scam a 94-year-old who — unbeknownst to him — was a former FBI chief and CIA boss under… …

Wisconsin basketball player says she’s unfazed by backlash from her anthem protest

Marsha Howard, a basketball player at the University of Wisconsin, has been sitting during the national anthem. (Wisconsin Badgers website) A senior forward who plays women’s basketball for the University of Wisconsin is choosing to take a seat on the bench when the national anthem is played before games, according to reports.When "The Star-Spangled… …

Maine man linked to at least 4 marriages is arrested after missing hearing on bigamy charges: authorities

Michael Middleton, 43, dubbed the "Cupid of Chaos," is allegedly married to at least four women, according to reports. (Franklin County Sheriffs Office)A Maine man facing bigamy charges for allegedly being married to at least four women was arrested in Ohio last week after skipping out on a scheduled court appearance in New Hampshire, authorities said.Michael… …

Brothers held for alleged killing of missing California teen

This Feb. 12, 2019 photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office shows Owen Shover, 18, one of two brothers who have been arrested in the disappearance of Aranda Briones, 16, who has been missing since Jan. 13, 2019. Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said at a press conference Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 that… …

Former AP correspondent, bureau chief Chuck Green dies at 82

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Chuck Green, a former Associated Press foreign correspondent and chief of bureau in Detroit, died Tuesday of a blood disorder at his Ypsilanti home, southwest of Detroit. He was 82.Green, a native of Houston, Texas, worked for the AP from 1960 to 1984. He also headed bureaus in Mexico City; Caracas, Venezuela;……

The Latest: Official: Police detective fatally shot in NYC

Investigators look over the area after a few New York City police officers were shot while responding to a robbery at a T-Mobile store in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. An official said one of them was killed. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen) NEW YORK – The Latest on a… …

Minnesota man accused of murdering wife so he won’t need to ‘worry about a divorce’

Matthew Jansen, 46, is being held on $1 million bail for allegedly killing his wife after she filed for divorce. (Anoka County Sheriff’s Office)A Minnesota man called police after he allegedly killed his wife to admit what he had done, just months after she filed for divorce, officials said.Matthew Jansen, 46, called 911 on… …

Video shows close call between man and SUV

A dashcam video shows a man in California moving into the path of an SUV.NEW JERSEY WOMAN ACCUSED OF BURGLARY FLIPS BIRD IN MUGSHOTFox 11 reported that Nick Luu watched the incident in Rosemead, and caught it on video, which he posted to Reddit and Facebook, and shared with police.He said he saw a driver in front of……

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