Month: February 2018

Deputies cleared of any wrongdoing after suicidal man armed with knife took his life

Deputies cleared of any wrongdoing after suicidal man armed with knife took his life

SULLIVAN — Tense moments were caught on camera in Jefferson County, after deputies encountered a suicidal man armed with a knife. It happened Jan. 14 in Sullivan. Deputies tried talking with Mark Chaney, 47, to calm the situation, but when they tried using a Taser, Chaney ended up barricading himself in a back bedroom. Chaney…

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Podcast: Day 2 at the Augusta Civic Center

Podcast: Day 2 at the Augusta Civic Center

Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel basketball writers Travis Barrett, Travis Lazarczyk and Drew Bonifant wrap up Saturday’s high school basketball tournament action from the Augusta Civic Center and the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor and also look ahead to Monday’s tournament action at the ACC. Listen to the podcast below. Source Article

Florida lawmaker urges FEMA to extend housing aid for evacuees in Florida

Florida lawmaker urges FEMA to extend housing aid for evacuees in Florida

“I also request that a complete review of these Puerto Rican families’ cases and circumstances be reviewed on a case-by-case basis before they are displaced,” Rep. Bob Cortes said in a letter. (Jordan Krumbine / Orlando Sentinel) State Rep. Bob Cortes urged FEMA to work with the Puerto Rican government to extend housing assistance programs…

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Even Breathing Is A Risk In One Of Orlando’s Poorest Neighborhoods

Even Breathing Is A Risk In One Of Orlando’s Poorest Neighborhoods

ORLANDO, Fla. ― During the 15 years that Jacqueline Young lived in Griffin Park, a federal housing project, she always worried about the air that she and her granddaughter were breathing. On bad days, her throat would hurt, and her granddaughter would have violent asthma attacks. Young, who often walked neighborhood kids to and from…

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