Denver districts close schools as police conduct ‘massive manhunt’ for armed woman

By Daniel Uria and Darryl Coote  (0) Authorities in Colorado are searching for Sol Pais, 18, a woman who is armed and considered to be "extremely dangerous" after making statements deemed threatening to schools. Photo courtesy Jeffco Sheriff/Twitter April 16 (UPI) -- Authorities in Colorado conducted a "massive manhunt" for an armed woman in connection with threats [...]

2019-04-17T14:54:04+00:00April 17th, 2019|

Wind leaves pontoon boat perched at edge of dam

April 16 (UPI) -- Stormy weather left a pontoon beat stranded on the edge of a North Carolina dam, and emergency officials said conditions are preventing them from removing it. The Town of Columbus Fire Department posted drone photos to Facebookshowing the unoccupied pontoon boat partially hanging over the edge of the Turner Shoals Dam on Lake Adger. Polk [...]

2019-04-17T14:47:40+00:00April 17th, 2019|

CVS fined $535,000 for filling invalid Percocet prescriptions

CVS Pharmacy was fined $535,000 in a settlement over allegations its pharmacies in Rhode Island filled invalid prescriptions for Percocet. File photo by Northfoto/Shutterstock April 16 (UPI) -- CVS Pharmacy reached a settlement Tuesday over allegations its stores in Rhode Island filled invalid prescriptions for Percocet. The pharmacy chain agreed to pay $535,000 to settle allegations the stores [...]

2019-04-17T14:41:48+00:00April 17th, 2019|

African Union gives Sudan military 15 days to establish civil rule

By Darryl Coote  (0) The African Union Peace and Security Council condemns Sudan's military for not having handed over power to civil rule, urging the military to not do anything to exasperate the situation. EPA-EFE/STRINGER April 15 (UPI) -- The African Union Peace and Security Council on Monday gave the Sudanese military 15 days to hand [...]

2019-04-16T14:38:15+00:00April 16th, 2019|

French authorities rule out arson in Notre Dame Cathedral blaze

Firefighters battle to extinguish a giant fire that engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, on Tuesday. Photo by Eco Clement/UPI | License Photo April 16 (UPI) -- French authorities said Tuesday they are trying to nail down details of how the devastating fire began at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, but they know it wasn't intentionally [...]

2019-04-16T14:32:31+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Trump to award Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump called Tiger Woods a truly great champion after the 43-year-old golfer won his fifth Masters championship. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo April 16 (UPI) -- A day after Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters championship, President Donald Trump said he would award the golfer America's highest civilian honor. "Spoke to Tiger Woods to congratulate him on [...]

2019-04-16T14:26:41+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Paris’ historic Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in fire

Flames engulf the roof of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA-EFE April 15 (UPI) -- A devastating fire collapsed the roof and spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, but fire officials said they managed to avoid the total destruction of one of Paris' most recognizable landmarks. The blaze broke out around [...]

2019-04-16T01:29:22+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Masters 2019: Bettor wins $1.19 million on Tiger Woods’ green jacket win

By Connor Grott  (0) Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green in the final round at the 2019 Masters Tournament on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Woods won the Masters with a score of 13 under par for his fifth green jacket. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo April 14 (UPI) [...]

2019-04-15T14:27:47+00:00April 15th, 2019|

Reds’ Joey Votto politely returns ball to Marlins pitcher after being hit by pitch

By Alex Butler  ( Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was hit by a pitch for the first time this season during a win against the Miami Marlins Tuesday in Cincinnati. File Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI | License Photo April 10 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto didn't charge the mound after being hit by an offering from a Miami [...]

2019-04-15T14:22:28+00:00April 15th, 2019|

California bill seeks to automatically seal 8M criminal records

A proposed law in California would clear records for about 8 million people who've been arrested or convicted for misdemeanor and non-violent offenses. File Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Photo April 15 (UPI) -- A proposal making its way through the California Assembly would automatically seal low-level criminal records -- part of a growing effort by [...]

2019-04-15T14:08:59+00:00April 15th, 2019|