Sally ‘crawling’ toward U.S. Gulf Coast as Category 1 hurricane

By UPI Staff,  (0) Hurricane Sally is seen off the Gulf of Mexico early Tuesday. The storm is expected to make landfall on the U.S. coast later Tuesday or early Wednesday. Image courtesy of NOAA/NHC Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Hurricane Sally was slowly moving toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Tuesday and forecasters expect it to [...]

2020-09-15T17:07:46+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Authorities find 39 missing children in….

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) The U.S. Marshals Service announced they found 39 missing children in Atlanta and Macon, Ga., during a news conference Thursday.  Photo courtesy of FBI Atlanta/Twitte Aug. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Marshals said they have found 39 missing children in a two-week operation this month in Atlanta and Macon, Ga. The search, dubbed [...]

2020-09-01T01:06:19+00:00September 1st, 2020|

Hurricane Laura: 500,000 ordered to evacuate along Texas, Louisiana coasts

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Authorities ordered more than 500,000 people in coastal Texas and Louisiana to evacuate before Hurricane Laura makes landfall. Tropical Storm Laura strengthened into a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, and it is expected to make landfall as a Category 3 storm or stronger when it makes landfall [...]

2020-08-25T23:14:00+00:00August 25th, 2020|

Violence again mars protests over Wisconsin police shooting

Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A second night of protests was marred by violence and fires, in Kenosha, Wis., in the wake of the police shooting of a Black man in front of his children. Cellphone video shows Jacob Blake, 29, was shot in the back several times Sunday. His father told the Chicago Sun Times his son is paralyzed from [...]

2020-08-25T23:09:12+00:00August 25th, 2020|

‘Golden State Killer’ Joseph DeAngelo gets life in prison: ‘I’m truly sorry’

By Don Jacobson  (1) Joseph James DeAngelo, also known as the "Golden State Killer" who eluded authorities for decades after a series of brutal crimes, is seen Thursday on the third day of victim impact statements at the Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Courthouse, in Sacramento, Calif. Photo by Santiago Mejia/EPA-EFE/Pool Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Joseph [...]

2020-08-21T20:22:08+00:00August 21st, 2020|

Nearly 4 million in Northeast without power after Isaias; 6 dead

Emergency crews in Bucks County, Pa., respond to a damaged home and downed power lines on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Isaias passed through the area. Photo courtesy Bucks County Government/Twitter Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Close to 4 million customers in the northeastern United States still didn't have power Wednesday morning after Tropical Storm Isaias passed through [...]

2020-08-05T13:53:44+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Officers arrest Portland, Ore., protester for vandalizing federal courthouse

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Federal officers made an arrest in Portland for tagging the federal courthouse a day after a "BLACK LIVES MATTER" mural was painted on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower in New York City. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 11 (UPI) -- Portland, Ore., police confirmed Saturday that federal officers arrested [...]

2020-07-12T15:04:27+00:00July 12th, 2020|

Kansas City liquor store employee broke news of Patrick Mahomes’ contract

A liquor store employee broke the news of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' new contract hours before major outlets reported the 10-year extension. File Photo by Jon SooHoo/UPI | License Photo July 7 (UPI) -- A liquor store employee in Kansas City, Mo., was the first person to report Patrick Mahomes' record contract extension with the Kansas City [...]

2020-07-08T18:14:32+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Kansas City Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to largest contract in sports history

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has thrown for 9,412 yards with 76 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 31 regular-season games in his career. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo July 6 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached an agreement on [...]

2020-07-07T12:31:12+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Financial transfers back intelligence of Russian bounty scheme

By Danielle Haynes  (0) U.S. soldiers attend a training session for the Afghan Army in Herat, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2019. Financial transfers from a Russian intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked bank account support detainee information suggesting Russia paid Taliban militants to target U.S. soldiers. File Photo by Jalil Rezayee/EPA-EFE June 30 (UPI) -- Large financial [...]

2020-06-30T22:48:47+00:00June 30th, 2020|
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