Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren is seen in a May 29, 2019 booking photo provided by the Bacon County Sheriff Department. Prosecutors on May 29 charged Cothren with elder abuse, battery and violating his oath of office after a 75-year-old man reported the sheriff to Alma police a week earlier. The booking photo of Cothren was released five days after his arrest in response to an open records request. A county attorney provided Cothren's booking photo Monday in response to an open records request from the AP. (Bacon County Sheriff Department via AP) less Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren is seen in a May 29, 2019 booking photo provided by the Bacon County Sheriff Department. Prosecutors on May 29 charged Cothren with elder abuse, battery and violating his oath ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP Image 1 of / 1 … [Read more...] about Georgia sheriff’s booking photo released 5 days after arrest
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Five days after coordinated bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 250 people, this shellshocked tropical nation and its capital remained on edge Thursday, as officials warned of new possible attacks and religious leaders canceled services around the country. The national health service announced Thursday night that the death toll from Sunday's blasts, previously said to have reached more than 350, was actually about 100 lower. Health officials said that the discrepancy stemmed from the difficulty of identifying individuals from many body fragments and that an exact figure was still not available. The warning of possible additional attacks came from the national police inspector general's office, which circulated a letter Thursday to other police agencies saying that the same groups that carried out the Easter blasts had threatened to attack mosques where Muslim religious leaders are buried. The letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Washington Post, … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka on edge 5 days after bombings as officials warn of threat of more attacks
An Alabama woman who disappeared last week while driving to a post office was found on Monday pinned inside a wrecked car, where police say she may have been trapped for several days. Robin Joyce Fancher was last seen on April 17 leaving her apartment in her Mitsubishi Galant, Headland police said. She was reported missing two days later. POLICE DON'T BELIEVE MISSING FIVE-YEAR-OLD ILLINOIS BOY WAS ABDUCTED OR WANDERED OFF Authorities said they received a call on Monday from a passerby who spotted a crashed vehicle in a ditch. The position of the car and the surrounding brush had obscured it from the road. “It is believed that the crash occurred several days ago, but was not easily visible from the roadway,” the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a statement. Robin Joyce Fancher was found alive inside a car wreck five days after she vanished in south Alabama, police said. (Headland Police Department) Rescuers from five different agencies spent over an hour … [Read more...] about Missing Alabama woman found alive in wrecked car 5 days after disappearance, police say
Last Friday, semiautomatic assault weapons were used to kill 50 people people worshipping in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. On Wednesday, Jacinda Ardern, the nation’s prime minister, announced plans to ban all military-style weapons in the country. “Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semiautomatic weapons,” she said. “We will also ban all assault rifles. We will ban all high-capacity magazines. We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semiautomatic or any other type of firearm into a military-style semiautomatic weapons. We will ban parts that cause a firearm to generate semiautomatic, automatic or close to automatic gunfire. In short, every semiautomatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned in this country.” “Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons.” – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden … [Read more...] about New Zealand Bans Semiautomatic Weapons 5 Days After Christchurch Massacre. What’s Taking Us So Long?
A San Francisco woman has died after a driver struck her with a car in the Tenderloin, her friends said. A driver struck 58-year-old Janice Higashi on Mar. 5 as she was walking in a crosswalk at Leavenworth Street near Golden Gate Avenue. Higashi had been on her lunch break during jury duty, her friends said. The 36-year-old driver, who was not identified by police, stayed on scene. It is unclear whether the driver will face charges. Police did not respond to requests for comment. First responders took Higashi to San Francisco General Hospital with major head injuries, where she died Sunday. “She never really woke up after she was hit,” said Jo Ellen Kaiser, one of Higashi’s friends. Related Stories LocalBy Kimberly VeklerovSan Francisco’s dangerous streets: where bicyclists and...LocalBy Rachel SwanCyclist’s death in SoMa prompts outcry, but action, if any,...LocalBy Sarah RavaniMedical examiner releases name of cyclist killed by truck on...LocalBy … [Read more...] about Woman dies 5 days after car hits her in SF’s Tenderloin