SEATTLE — The wreckage of the World War II cruiser USS Juneau — which was torpedoed, killing 687 men, including the five Sullivan brothers — has been found on the floor of the South Pacific off the coast of the Solomon Islands, Paul Allen’s expedition crew announced Monday. The Atlanta-class light cruiser was found about 2.6 miles below the surface on Saturday, Allen’s Vulcan website said. “We certainly didn’t plan to find the Juneau on St. Patrick’s Day,” said Robert […]
DUNMORE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother and father are charged with endangering the welfare of their two children after knowingly leaving them home alone for three days, investigators said. Nicole Sciortino and Vincent Licciardello, both 30, were arraigned Monday morning, according to WNEP. According to court papers, on Wednesday, March 7, Dunmore police responded to Sciortino’s home on Monroe Avenue for a report of children who had been left alone for weeks. Licciardello lives at a different address. When officers arrived, […]
PHOENIX, Ariz — An Arizona woman is safe after she used a baseball bat to fight off a half-naked man who broke into her home, according to KTVK. Timothy Valdez, 29, has been charged with burglary, armed robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault after he allegedly broke into an apartment and attacked a woman. Simone Parker was home alone when she says a pantsless Valdez broke into her apartment and pulled out a knife, demanding clothes and money. “I gave him a […]
Claire’s has filed for bankruptcy. The hub for ear piercings at malls across America is the latest retailer to succumb to its massive pile of debt. Claire’s, which says it has pierced more than 100 million ears around the world, reached a restructuring agreement with its creditors. In a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on Monday, Claire’s said it will reduce its debt by $1.9 billion. It held $2.1 billion in debt at the end of 2017. The company will continue […]
Austin police just confirmed what residents have feared for weeks — a suspected serial bomber is attacking their city. For the fourth time this month, a device exploded on Austin residents. What makes Sunday night’s blast especially terrifying is that the device was left on the side of a residential road and triggered by a tripwire, police said Monday. Investigators have found similarities between that device and three previous bombs, which were stuffed inside packages and left on residents’ doorsteps, […]
President Donald Trump says the nation “must get tough” with drug dealers, which includes utilizing the death penalty.
President Donald Trump on Monday continued his Twitter attack on special counsel Robert Mueller, calling the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election a “witch hunt.” A total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 19, 2018 “A total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!” Trump tweeted. He has frequently slammed the probe as a “witch hunt,” dismissing it as a frivolous investigation launched by his political enemies seeking to delegitimize […]
The official start of spring is just around the corner. This turn of the seasons generally brings warmer temperatures and more rainfall — but what does spring have in store for your part of the country? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, released their three-month spring outlook Thursday, giving us an idea of what we should expect from April to June in terms of temperatures, droughts and floods. Temperature Outlook A majority of the US should expect warmer […]
Another explosion has been reported in Austin, Texas, and emergency officials were responding to early reports of two men injured.
Southeastern Grocers, the company that owns Winn-Dixie, said Thursday that it plans to file for bankruptcy and close 94 stores.