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The Goshen County Sheriff’s Office says Duane Sylvester’s dead. The 53-year-old allegedly shot and killed a 4-month old baby last Thursday at his family’s home in Linge then turned the gun on himself. According to the Billings Gazette his wife called 911 just before the shootings reporting that Sylvester was suicidal.
To cut down on fuel costs and emissions, Wyoming’s spending $245,000 to equip about 1600 state vehicles with GPS trackers this summer. A spokesperson for the Department of Administration and Information says a pilot prohram run last year cut fuel use by 40%. The Star Tribune reports the program’s expected to cost $363,000/year, but expected […]
The first ever Capital Region Strategic Power Assessment Forum was Monday in Saratoga Springs. GlobalFoundries hosted the event, with an invite only roster of tech firms, economic development agencies, local governments and the National Grid. The Saratogian reports the goal to come up with a regional demonstration model of to generate large amounts of energy […]
A federal judge’s ruled statements made by former Halfmoon Town Supervisory Mindy Wormuth can be used against her as evidence when her trial starts in September. The Saratogian reports Wormuth’s attorney’s tried to get the statement’s tossed, claiming that during an unplanned meeting with FBI agents in August of 2013, she was actually in their […]
Former Central High School baseball coach Brad Weir has pleaded not guilty to a 16-count indictment handed down by the Coffee County grand jury. The Tullahoma News is reporting the 44 year old Weir was indicted by the June term of the Coffee County grand jury on one count of statutory rape by an authority […]
The governor has announced nearly 33 million people visited the state last year. That makes it a record-breaking year for tourism. She says a half-million more people visited New Mexico than the previous year, crediting the New Mexico True campaign. This campaign features the state’s famous outdoor locations and New Mexico celebrities.
The DOE has named one of its longtime employees the acting director of the field office that oversees WIPP. The department says Dana Bryson has over three decades of experience in the nuclear industry. Bryson has served as deputy manager of the Carlsbad field office since 2013. He replaces Joe Francon, who now has another […]
Police have ruled Sunday’s shooting of a young lady in Roswell an accident. It happened that afternoon at Saddle Creek Apartments on South Sunset Street. Police say 18-year-old Javier Salinas and the woman did something with the gun as it fired a shot into her midsection. A short time later, they took him into custody […]
The family of a three-year-old Wyoming boy is mourning his death following a drowning accident at a reservoir near Kimball, Nebraska. Authorities say Bentley Graves of Pine Buffs, wandered into the water around seven o’clock Saturday night. The victim was pronounced dead a few hours later after being airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Denver.
Doctors at a Nebraska hospital confirm that a Wyoming man who shot and killed a four-month-old baby last week has died. Police say 53-year-old Daniel Sylvester turned the gun on himself after killing the toddler last Thursday during a domestic dispute in Lingle, Nebraska. The baby was pronounced dead at the scene, but Sylvester was […]
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster released statement regarding the US Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday on the EPA and power plants. The High Court ruled in favor of Missouri and 22 other states that sued the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to consider the cost to power plants when deciding whether to regulate emissions. Koster says […]
Iowa agriculture officials are reporting a steady but slow recovery from the bird flu outbreak…The good news is that there haven’t been any new cases of bird flu reported in Iowa since June 16th. The bad news is that it will take several months before farmers recover from the disaster. Bird flu has forced the […]
A man wanted on a warrant led Moberly police on a chase yesterday. Officers attempted a traffic stop on 27 year old Cody L Kitchen near Allen and Bertley Streets. Kitchen refused to stop his vehicle and officers chased him in rural Randolph Court near Route EE and County Road 2375. That’s where Kitchen wrecked […]
Looking for drunk drivers over the July 4th holiday. More from Mark Garrison. Adair sheriff Robert Hardwick says his department will take part in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign from the 3rd thru the 5th — Friday thru Monday. He says his officers willbe aggressively looking for drivers who may weave or […]
Kansas’ attorney general is asking the state’s highest court to put on hold a lower court’s decision that would provide roughly $50 million more in aid to school districts this week. Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the three-judge district court panel’s decision to invalidate key parts of an education funding law was “unprecedented.” The Shawnee […]
We’re starting to hear the booms and bangs out there in the nighborhoods as fireworks go on sale. Firefighters tress to parents to remember that it might surprise you that sprakelrs are by fay the most dangerous firework out there. The reason, because kids usually hold them right in their hands. The magnesium in the […]
Truman State Univeristy is tops in value, according to the current issue of Consumers Digest. The magazine examined more than 2,000 U.S. schools that offer four-year degrees. In addition to a list of the top 50 public schools, separate top 25 lists for private schools and private liberal arts schools were combined to establish the […]
The 2015 Kansas Wheat Harvest continues. With more, here’s Jordan Hildabrand… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KACY-063015-HILDABRAND-WHEAT.mp3
Raising money to support the American Cancer Society, Cowley College’s Relay For Life team recently raised $8,268.92 during an event held at the Agri-Business Building in Arkansas City. With figures still being tabulated, Cowley College is currently the top fundraising team at the event. All totaled, this year’s teams have raised $46,562.85 toward research for […]
Grand Teton National Park has logged nearly 425,000 visitors already this year. This represents a 12 percent increase compared to last year.
A Casper woman killed her two passengers after crashing into a hospital. Now she has a sentencing date. The Casper Star-Tribune reports 18-year-old Jessica Carnline learns her fate July 10.
A man drive away from an accident scene nio Rapid City yesterday, but he didn’t get far. A Penninton County Sheriff’s deputy spotted the vhicle as it caight fire in a parking lot near Cathdral Drive and Fifth Street. 59 year-old Douglas Pokorney was arrested for the crash on Alta Vista. Witnesses told the deputies […]
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and shooting her boyfriend must undergo mental testing. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the attorney for 26-year-old Daniel Guajardo has requested a competency evaluation. Prosecutors say Guajardo shot 26-year-old Janessa Spencer after breaking into her Cheyenne home in April. Her 24-year-old boyfriend Samuel Cook survived a shot in […]
Authorities have identified all three people aboard the single-engine plane that crashed at the airport in Casper. The Casper Star-Tribune reports residents Peter Wold, Lon Whitman, and Joe McGuire have injuries, but they should fully recover. The plane reached a hundred feet in the air before hitting the ground west of the runway.
The Army Corps of Engineers hosts a meeting tonight in Cheyenne. This outlines proposals to clean groundwater contamination at a former nuclear missile site. The old Atlas D missile site sits 15 miles southeast of town. It only ran for a few years in the early 1960s. The corps’ preferred cleanup plan would use bacteria […]
A man who played the Florida State Mascot Osceola for three years has been murdered. Caleb Halley was stabbed to death in Panama City, in a fight with a coworker over how much spice to put in the gumbo.
You know how hard it can be to park in downtown St. Augustine at times. So, it’s good to hear that on Saturday, the Fourth of July, the city is going to allow people to park on Francis Field.
A Palatka man has been arrested for allegedly firing his gun at a St. Augustine Police Officer. Officer Lora Vaughn was investigating a report early Sunday that a man was walking down the road firing a gun, when she spotted the man on Anastasia Boulevard. When she shined her patrol car spotlight on the man, […]
A vote is expected tonight by the St. Johns County School Board on a resolution to put a half-cent sales tax on a November ballot. The proposed sales tax would last for ten years. If passed tonight, the resolution will go to the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners for approval to be placed […]
Firefighters were called out to Nicholasville United Methodist Church yesterday morning after receiving a call about an odor of natural gas in the building. Three trucks responded to the call, and a sweep of the facility located a pilot light that had gone out. Officials said that no flammable gases were present, only an odor. […]