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Reports: Inmate arraigned in West Virginia hospital escape

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:09:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia inmate accused of shooting at a police officer during a hospital escape is facing multiple felony counts. Media outlets report 31-year-old Bryan Lee Ogle II of Sevierville, Tennessee, was arraigned Sunday in Kanawha County.

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:05:00 +0100thegardenisland (en)

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear. His co-workers, who got the same alert, asked whether they should evacuate. It turned out to be a false alarm, a computer glitch.

Massachusetts' high court: Do you know this justice?

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:49:00 +0100wbtv (en)

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press. BOSTON (AP) - A man's portrait has hung for years outside the chambers of the chief justice on Massachusetts' highest court. The problem? No one knows who he is. It's a mystery that has stumped officials at the Supreme Judicial Court for more than a decade.

Shooting on Winchester Hills Lane under investigation

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:54:00 +0100wsfa (en)

Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, edging Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris in men's slopestyle snowboarding. More >> Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, edging Canadians Max....

Sheriff's office evacuating residences due to fast-moving fire in Williamson County

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:39:00 +0100kxxv (en)

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX (KXXV) - The Williamson County Sheriff's office said they are evacuating people that live on County Road 220 near State Highway 138 due to a fast-moving fire. The fire department is moving through the area quickly in order to protect homes. Deputies are checking addresses to get people out of the area.

Report: TX Teacher who died from flu delayed picking up medicine because it was $116

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:12:00 +0100kxxv (en)

TEXAS (KXXV) - A Texas second grade teacher died from complications due to the flu in early this month. reports that Holland got sick a week before she died, but delayed picking up the medication because the copay was $116. Her husband told the Weatherford Democrat that by Friday, he condition had worsened, and he took her to the hospital.

Oneonta officer injured in single-vehicle accident

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 19:57:00 +0100wsfa (en)

ONEONTA, AL (WBRC) - Oneonta officer, Vernarr Hughes, was injured in a single-vehicle accident while on duty Sunday morning. According to Oneonta's Police Department, Hughes was responding to an emergency call when his vehicle hydroplaned, spun around repeatedly and struck a large concrete barrier.

Resort employee killed in Big Bend National Park accident

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:58:00 +0100kxxv (en)

Amtrak will likely end up paying crash victims' legal claims with public money _ even if investigators find a private railroad at fault. More >> Amtrak will likely end up paying crash victims' legal claims with public money _ even if investigators find a private railroad at fault.

Court: Ex-West Virginia judge ineligible for benefits

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:57:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a former judge serving a corruption sentence and his ex-wife are not eligible for public retirement benefits. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the court Friday affirmed a 2017 ruling from Kanawha County circuit court to terminate....

Crenshaw County Sheriff's Office searching for possibly armed man

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:25:00 +0100wsfa (en)

CRENSHAW COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The Crenshaw County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man possibly armed with a handgun. According to a post on the office's Facebook page, they are searching for a man who was involved in an incident on McCree Loop. Deputies say he is balding and is wearing green....

Atlanta's homeless are flocking to airport atrium overnight

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

ATLANTA (AP) - The world's busiest airport has increasingly become a refuge for Atlanta's homeless, especially during cold weather. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the domestic terminal is sometimes filled with homeless people overnight and into the early morning.

CPD investigating shooting on S. Seminole Drive

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:13:00 +0100wrcbtv (en)

By: E.Jay Zarett The 2018 Olympic Winter Games continue tonight with a full slate of competition. More By: E.Jay Zarett The 2018 Olympic Winter Games continue tonight with a full slate of competition. Chattanooga Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 1700 South Seminole Drive.

Rafting the Pacific

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:07:00 +0100timescolonist (en)

For the first time, scientists were able to observe directly the rafting of diverse living communities of coastal organisms from one continent to another. This is the longest documented transoceanic survival and dispersal of coastal species by rafting.

Da Shadow: Puhi park, shelters

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:09:00 +0100thegardenisland (en)

Editor’s note: Old-timers might still remember the introduction from The Shadow radio program: “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” Jerome Freitas, a retired state Department of Transportation worker who is now better known as Da Shadow, since 2004 has been meeting....

China's multi-million CPEC project in Pak's Gwadar port under quake threat

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:28:00 +0100business-standard (en)

The CPEC project is also a part of China's 'Belt and Road Initiative', a vast infrastructure and trade programme to project China's infrastructural dominance abroad. The multi-billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in port off the coast in Pakistan could be under threat if a catastrophe strikes the region, according to experts.

Bilans trzęsienia ziemi na Tajwanie: 15 ofiar śmiertelnych, 280 rannych

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:57:00 +0100tvp (pl)

Służby ratownicze, które podały informację o znalezieniu ciała trzeciej ofiary – najprawdopodobniej jednego członków rodziny z Chin kontynentalnych, którzy zostali zasypani w częściowo zawalonym hotelu – zaznaczyły, że wobec wstrząsów wtórnych o amplitudzie 4,3, jakie dały o sobie znać w sobotę, są....

Tajwan: nowy bilans trzęsienia ziemi: 15 ofiar śmiertelnych, 280 rannych

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:55:00 +0100pap-h (pl)

Służby ratownicze, które podały informację o znalezieniu ciała trzeciej ofiary - najprawdopodobniej jednego członków rodziny z Chin kontynentalnych, którzy zostali zasypani w częściowo zawalonym hotelu - zaznaczyły, że wobec wstrząsów wtórnych o amplitudzie 4,3, jakie dały o sobie znać w sobotę, są....

Wzrosła liczba ofiar trzęsienia ziemi na Tajwanie

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:18:00 +0100interia (pl)

Służby ratownicze, które podały informację o znalezieniu ciała trzeciej ofiary - najprawdopodobniej jednego członków rodziny z Chin kontynentalnych, którzy zostali zasypani w częściowo zawalonym hotelu - zaznaczyły, że wobec wstrząsów wtórnych o amplitudzie 4,3, jakie dały o sobie znać w sobotę, są....

Nowy bilans trzęsienia ziemi na Tajwanie: Zginęło 15 osób, 280 zostało rannych

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:30:00 +0100rmf24 (pl)

Służby ratownicze, które podały informację o znalezieniu ciała trzeciej ofiary - najprawdopodobniej jednego członków rodziny z Chin kontynentalnych, którzy zostali zasypani w częściowo zawalonym hotelu - zaznaczyły, że wobec wstrząsów wtórnych o amplitudzie 4,3, jakie dały o sobie znać w sobotę, są....

China's multi-billion CPEC project under threat in Pakistan

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:24:00 +0100business-standard (en)

The multi-billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in port off the coast in Pakistan could be under threat if a catastrophe strikes the region, according to experts. Gwadar, which is located close to the Makran Trench, last saw a huge earthquake of 8.

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