The trial of a Virginia man accused of pepper spraying police during the Capitol riot begins > Virginia

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – The jury trial of a Virginia man accused of using pepper spray against police during the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot has begun. Documents presented to federal court show video of Fincastle’s Markus Maly appearing to spray pepper spray at a “row of officers” attempting to secure the lower West Terrace … Read more

Task force working to keep emergency services in Idaho sustainable

Many emergency services in Idaho are struggling as dwindling volunteer numbers try to keep up with the state’s rapidly growing population and increasing interest in outdoor recreation. “Our concern here in Idaho — and every other state in the country — is that we’re going to get to a place where EMS is just no … Read more

SI Pac-12 Power Rankings: USC ranks #1, climbs to #4 in CFP rankings ‘ Utah

USC remained at the top of our SI Pac-12 Football Power Rankings for the third straight week – unanimously for the second straight week. More importantly for the Trojans, their 11-1 record and Pac-12 regular-season title put them 4th in the latest College Football Playoff rankings announced Tuesday afternoon. Undefeated Georgia, Michigan and TCU hold … Read more

Minnesota DFL manages expectations as Capitol power raises the stakes > Minnesota

(FOX 9) – When Minnesota Democrats gained full control of the state capitol this month – surprising even DFL lawmakers – the floodgates opened on a list of progressive priorities that have stood no chance in a divided legislature over the past four years. Democratic leaders pledge productivity during the session, which begins in January, … Read more

Jerry Shadow | Obituary | Tahlequah Daily Press < Oklahoma

Jerry Dale Shade, 69, died on November 23, 2022. The night before he went to bed wondering when to start frying this year’s Thanksgiving turkey. He wouldn’t wake up again. Jerry (Tsuhisata) was born on February 5, 1953 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Tommy (Dinisogi) and Betsy (Quedi) Shade of Gore, Oklahoma. Cherokee was the language … Read more

Kevin Johnson: Missouri is executing a man who killed a police officer in 2005 after the Supreme Court denied a motion to stay ” Missouri

CNN — Kevin Johnson – who murdered a Kirkwood, Missouri police officer in 2005 but pleaded racial bias in his indictment – was executed by lethal injection Tuesday night. Johnson, 37, was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m. CT. He did not provide a definitive statement, according to Missouri Department of Justice spokeswoman Karen Pojmann. The … Read more

Murkowski and Sullivan support the same-sex marriage law for a variety of reasons ” Alaska

Sen. Dan Sullivan in Anchorage in July 2021. (Jeff Chen/Alaska Public Media) The US Senate on Tuesday passed legislation protecting same-sex marriage with the support of two Alaskan senators, although Dan Sullivan believes it is a religious freedom law. Going into the Senate chambers to vote, Murkowski said the bill would give same-sex couples peace … Read more

Towing company ready for winter season in Wisconsin | Wisconsin

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) – The accumulating snow is affecting driving on the roads. From rollovers and accidents to vehicles sliding into the ditch, towing companies in western Wisconsin are ready for a busy seasonal head. When the snow falls, service calls come in to towing companies like Big Rig Towing & Transport in Eau … Read more