Daily Archives: April 28, 2017

{FD} North Korea displays military prowess with failed missile launch

North Korea’s failed attempt to launch a mid-range ballistic missile Friday evening came just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson convened a session of the United Nations Security council calling for member states to increase sanctions on Pyongyang. Continue reading

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{FD} Timeline: President Trump vs. North Korea

A North Korean missile launch Saturday is the latest development in an ongoing game of brinkmanship this year with President Donald Trump’s new U.S. administration. Continue reading

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{FD} Methodist court ruling a blow for openly lesbian bishop

The first openly lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church can stay on the job for now, but she is subject to a disciplinary review that could lead to her removal, the top church court ruled Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash

Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} West Coast dockworkers to vote on deal seeking labor peace

Dockworkers were given the chance Friday to vote on a new contract extension that could provide long-term labor peace at West Coast seaports, where in recent years work slowdowns and strikes have affected billions of dollars in cargo. Continue reading

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{FD} Body of man missing 5 months found; death blamed on Matthew

The body of a North Carolina man missing since November has been identified by police as a victim of flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. Continue reading

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{FD} Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee

The Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday is likely of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the canyon during a family trip. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil judge grants release of businessman Eike Batista

A Supreme Court justice in Brazil has ruled that a businessman who was once one of the world’s richest people should be allowed out of prison while waiting to be tried for corruption. Continue reading

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{FD} Jury finds aggravating factors in 2005 Yuma murder case

A jury on Friday found aggravating factors in the case of an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 that could make him eligible for the death penalty. Continue reading

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{FD} Coal miners’ health care bailouts riddled with dubious expenses, audit says

Between 2011 and 2015, the Obama administration paid nearly $1 billion into health care funds of the United Mine Workers of America, including tens of millions of dollars to unverified and sometimes dubious beneficiaries and undocumented union administ… Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Venezuela notifies OAS of intention to leave

The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump: North Korea ‘disrespected’ China with missile test

President Donald Trump says North Korea “disrespected” China with its most recent ballistic missile test. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Arkansas toddler found dead, 2nd child missing

The Latest on two relatives found dead and missing children in Arkansas (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Powerful quake rouses people from sleep in south Philippines

Philippine officials say a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 has struck off a southern province and prompted a local tsunami warning, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Continue reading

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{FD} UN council backs new effort to end Western Sahara conflict

The U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} Body in concrete-encased container is missing Missouri man’s

Authorities say a body found in a concrete-encased container in central Missouri is that of a man who went missing from a home for the mentally disabled. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: bounty hunters shot 2 men, one died; charges sought

Police in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend that began in a Wal-Mart parking lot, fatally wounding one of them, but that neither was the person they were trying to serve with a warrant. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 7:12 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Court upholds death sentence in killing of baby, grandmother

Pennsylvania’s high court has affirmed the death sentence for a man convicted in the 2012 murders of a baby and her grandmother in what prosecutors called a botched kidnapping plot. Continue reading

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{FD} Some want charges for parents in genital cutting cases

Lawmakers in Minnesota and Texas are pushing to crack down on parents involved with genital cutting after an indictment against a Detroit-area doctor accused of performing the procedure on two young Minnesota girls highlighted the little-known practice. Continue reading

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{FD} Portland police: Man menaced Hispanic driver; jumped on hood

Police in Oregon arrested a man who they say threatened to kill a woman while calling her a “dirty Mexican.” Court documents show the victim reported the attack Tuesday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Autopsy report: 4-day-old girl stabbed 6 times in the head

The North Carolina chief medical examiner’s office says a 4-day-old girl whose body was found last month in a car had been stabbed six times in the head and her 2-year-old sister had been stabbed in the neck. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: FBI agent shot, one person dead in southwest Atlanta

An FBI agent was shot and one person is dead after federal law enforcement attempted to serve an arrest warrant a west Atlanta business. Continue reading

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{FD} California standoff with murder suspect ends after 19 hours

A tense standoff with a California murder suspect barricaded in a car finally ended Friday after 19 hours. Continue reading

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{FD} Videos reportedly show gruesome abuse of young Kansas boy

The maternal grandmother of a 7-year-old Kansas boy whose remains were found in a pigsty says she has seen videos that detail gruesome abuse the boy suffered at the hands of his father and stepmother. Continue reading

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{FD} Writhing and gasping: AP reporters view problem executions

The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently. Continue reading

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{FD} Report faults commissioner’s absences amid jail violence

New York City’s Department of Investigation says the correction commissioner spent 90 days outside the city last year even amid violence problems at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea test-fires a ballistic missile that breaks up in flight, US officials say

North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Friday, two U.S. officials have confirmed to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea test-fires a ballistic missile

North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Friday, two U.S. officials have confirmed to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has died

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Continue reading

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{FD} Chechnya accused of trying to ‘eliminate’ gay population before Ramadan

A British foreign minister has warned that the Chechen Republic government is planning to “eliminate” its entire gay population by the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Continue reading

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{FD} United Methodist Church announces ‘special session’ to determine stance on homosexuality

The United Methodist Church announced that its top legislative body will hold a special session in order to determine what stance the mainline denomination will hold on homosexuality. Continue reading

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{FD} UK man dressed as gorilla crawls through London Marathon

Tom Harrison is going to new lengths in London to raise money for gorillas. Continue reading

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{FD} 2nd relative of missing Arkansas children is found dead

Arkansas authorities say the great-uncle of two missing children has been found dead in his home not far from where the body of the children’s mother was found in a creek earlier this week. Continue reading

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{FD} Tennessee man changes plea in shooting that killed police officer

A Tennessee man accused in a shooting that killed a police officer in 2015 changed his plea to guilty Friday on federal carjacking and ammunition charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi officials: Car bomb kills 4 and wounds 8

Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded eight late Friday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Man accused of threats arrested again after alleged meth use

A man accused of livestreaming himself brandishing weapons and making threats outside an anti-Islam event is back in custody. Continue reading

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{FD} Virginia police investigating unwanted shaving of cats

Strange but true, police in Waynesboro, Virginia are investigating reports of someone abducting cats and precisely shaving their underbellies or legs. Continue reading

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{FD} Wisconsin teen stabbed at high school has died; suspect in court

A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed by a classmate at Bradford High School in Kenosha has died, FOX6 News has confirmed. Court documents indicate the teen was declared deceased shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 28th. Continue reading

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{FD} Documents: Lead paint found in Indiana emergency housing

Lead paint was discovered outside nearly half of the units intended for families leaving an Indiana public-housing complex because of lead contamination, documents show. Continue reading

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{FD} Community mourns death of Delaware State Police Cpl. Stephen Ballard

Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen J. Ballard was a husband, a father, and a hero. Continue reading

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{FD} NSA to stop collecting some internet communications

The National Security Agency says it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because they mention a foreign intelligence target. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: 2 arraigned in death of missing Michigan man

The Latest on the arrests of two people in connection with the slaying of Michigan man missing since last year (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} France’s Le Pen says she ‘abhors’ Holocaust doubters amid scandal over party official

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday she “abhors” Holocaust doubters as the temporary leader of her far-right party stepped down over allegations he expressed doubt that the Nazi used gas chambers to kill Jews. Continue reading

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{FD} 15-year-old boy stabbed at high school has died, suspect in court

A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed by a classmate at Bradford High School in Kenosha has died, FOX6 News has confirmed. Court documents indicate the teen was declared deceased shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 28th. Continue reading

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{FD} NKorea official calls US efforts to rid nukes a ‘wild dream’

North Korea’s deputy U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} Ohio ‘psychic’ sentenced to prison for stealing from clients

A “psychic” in Ohio exchanged good fortunes for diamonds and money. Now she’s headed to jail. Continue reading

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{FD} Murder case cracked by Fitbit: Connecticut suspect enters plea

A Connecticut man appeared in court Friday to face charges in a murder case cops say they cracked with the help of a Fitbit fitness tracker. Continue reading

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{FD} Florida deputies: Ex-cop was drunk when he hit five kids, killing one

Sheriff Grady Judd says a drunk driver who hit five teens Thursday afternoon in Florida — killing one — is a retired law enforcement officer who, hours after the crash, was still nearly twice the legal limit for driving. Continue reading

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{FD} 8 Al Qaeda operatives killed in drone strike in Yemen, including key leader

The Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike in Yemen on Sunday killed eight operatives of the group known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, including a key leader. Continue reading

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