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Archive for May 29th, 2013

  • AP sources: Obama preparing to name Comey to FBI

    May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2004 file photo, Deputy Attorney General James Comey gestures during a news conference in Washington. President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey to head the FBI, people...

  • Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

    May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...

  • Charities see influx of aid after Okla. tornado

    May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Tuesday, May 21, 2013 file photo shows aerial view of an entire neighborhood destroyed by a tornado, in Moore, Okla. Charities providing relief to residents of tornado-ravaged neighborhoods in Moore and Oklahoma City are seeing an infusion...

  • UK police: Man charged in UK soldier’s murder

    May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    People look at some of the thousands of floral and other tributes left in honour of murdered 25-year-old British soldier Lee Rigby, at the scene near Woolwich Barracks in London, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Two men attacked and killed the off-duty soldier in...

  • CSX: Md. train explosion caused by chemical cargo

    May 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

  • Carrasco sentenced to 24 years

    May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Victoriano Carrasco was sentenced on Thursday after pleading no contest to 13 charges, including residential burglary, aggravated burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and receiving stolen property. Judge James Hudson ruled that Carrasco should receive 24...

  • Local clinic handles drug scare

    May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Family Care on North Main Street contacted all patients who received a drug suspected of causing a health scare in North Carolina and Illinois. All patients reported no reactions. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) A local health clinic that received the only...

  • Man charged with battery on a peace officer

    May 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Larry Horton, 48, was arrested on Friday near the intersection of South Wyoming Avenue and West Jaffa Street. He was charged with two counts of battery on a peace officer. The arrest followed an incident that occurred late in the evening in the 900 block of...

  • Police Blotter: Thief uses victim’s identity to get satellite tv

    May 29, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Identity theft Police were called to the 1000 block of South Lea Avenue, Thursday. The victim reported that someone had used name and identification to purchase $700 worth of services from Dish Satellite Television. Burglary Police received a walk-in report...