“I extend a heartfelt apology to my colleagues and to all those I have offended,” Artiles began.
He offered a direct apology to Sen. Audrey Gibson, a Jacksonville Democrat he had called a “bitch.”Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article145445989.html#storylink=cpy
An immigration officer took Manuel Montes into custody, Feb. 17, driving him to a station near the border. Hours later, at about 1 a.m., immigration officials walked Montes across the border, physically removing him from the U.S. and leaving him in Mexico near Mexicali, Baja California.
Lawyers for Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez, 23, filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act Tuesday demanding that the federal government turn over information about his removal.
Firefighters were called Wednesday evening to battle flames at a house in Greensburg.
The fire was reported about 6 p.m. on West Pittsburgh Street. Heavy smoke was visible when Chopper 11 flew over the scene just before 6:30 p.m.
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A man was revived by police and paramedics after an apparent heroin overdose in a bathroom at Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville, according to library board President John Malone.
When it comes to using statins to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, one leading US guideline recommends the drugs to 9 million more people than the other, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
“There’s generally confusion on who should be getting statins,” said Michael Pencina, one of the study’s authors and a professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. “I don’t think we have the perfect guideline yet.”
A huge, shiny, peanut-shaped asteroid will safely swing by Earth tomorrow morning (April 19), coming within a distance of 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers) of the planet — about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon.
Pennsylvania State Police said they chased him from the McDonald’s for about two miles, finally ramming his car.
“The vehicle spun around — came to a stop,” police Maj. William Teper Jr. said at a news conference. “He immediately pulled a weapon out and shot himself in the car.”
Three people were shot and killed after a man went on an apparent shooting rampage in Fresno and at Catholic Charities Tuesday at Divisadero and Fulton streets in central Fresno. He is the suspect in a shooting last Thursday at a Motel 6 in Fresno.
The 39-year-old suspect, identified as Kori Ali Muhammad, opened fire on four men, hitting three and missing the fourth, before he was taken into custody, police Chief Jerry Dyer said. Muhammad, who is facing four counts of murder for Tuesday’s shootings and the shooting last Thursday at Motel 6 and also two counts of attempted murder, shouted “Ali Akbar” after he spotted approaching officers and dove to the ground on Fulton Street, Dyer said.Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/crime/article145234709.html#storylink=cpy
Helicopter on training mission from Fort Belvoir crashed on golf course, Army officials say
One crew member was killed and two others were injured when a U.S. Army Black Hawk military helicopter crashed Monday afternoon on a golf course in St. Mary’s County in Southern Maryland, according to military officials.
The man, identified as Raymond Ralph by the medical examiner’s office, was burned on 80 percent of his body, mostly from the waist down, city fire Chief John Brasile said. He died at 11:25 a.m. Monday and Brasile was notified later in the day, he said.
Medics airlifted the man to UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood after he set himself on fire around 7:25 p.m. in a shed on Seventh Avenue. Flames swept through the shed and damaged the siding to a mobile home.
“We expect to cross the 100 million member mark this weekend,” Netflix wrote in its letter to shareholders Monday. “It’s a good start.”