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  • Adam Roth

    ‘Coronavirus was going to get them:’ Waukesha man facing homicide charges in quadruple stabbing

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — Officials with the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, April 8 announced charges in connection with a March 10 stabbing that left two women dead and two others hospitalized. Adam Roth, 36, of Waukesha was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, one count of first-degree recklessly endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and one count of […]

  • US, Taliban truce takes effect, setting stage for peace deal

    ISLAMABAD — A temporary truce between the United States and the Taliban took effect on Friday, setting the stage for the two sides to sign a peace deal next week aimed at ending 18 years of war in Afghanistan and bringing U.S. troops home. If successfully implemented, the weeklong “reduction in violence” agreement, which came into force at midnight Friday local time (1930 GMT, 2:30 p.m. EST), will be followed by the signing of the peace accord on Feb. 29, […]

  • Italian basketball team retires Kobe Bryant’s No. 24

    ITALY — The first Italian basketball team that Kobe Bryant’s father played for has retired the Lakers superstar’s jersey to the rafters in a pregame ceremony. Fans of NPC Rieti held up a huge banner in Italian before the game against Scafati in Italy’s second division that read: “You began to play here and as an adult you made us dream. Our colors are with you in the sky.” Then a gold Lakers’ jersey with Bryant’s No. 24 was lifted […]

  • 02/02/2020 — the 1st palindrome day in 909 years

    NEW YORK — February 2, 2020 marks a very special occasion — the date is a palindrome, meaning it is the same when read forwards and backwards. It is February 2, 2020, or 02/02/2020, in both the MM/DD/YYYY format and the DD/MM/YYYY format. At just after 2 a.m., it was 02:02:20 on 02/02/2020. This is the only time such a date will occur this century. The previous palindrome date came 909 years ago on 11/11/1111. The next will come in […]

  • 6 men become 1st to cross from South America to Antarctica in rowboat

    LOS ANGELES — As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, six men fought for 13 days to make history, becoming the first people to traverse the infamous Drake Passage with nothing other than sheer manpower. They dodged icebergs, held their breaths as giant whales breached near their small boat and rode building-sized waves while rowing 24 hours a day toward Antarctica. The team of men from four countries finished crossing the […]

  • December 21, 2019

    Look who is turning six years old Saturday, December 21, 2019.  

  • 14-year-old beat stage 4 cancer, returns home in time for Christmas

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. — It started out as a limp. At the time, father Shawn Cress thought daughter Chloe, then 12 years old, just needed some physical therapy. That was June 2018. But the limp turned into a fever, which led to lab tests at the doctor’s office that “didn’t look good,” Shawn recalls. And by then, Chloe was having back pain. All this for the Kingsport, Tennessee family turned into a referral to Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, about […]

  • MPD releases photos of 5 suspects wanted for breaking into postal vehicle

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are seeking five suspects wanted in connection for breaking into a United States Postal Service vehicle — and stealing packages. The crime happened around 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5 near 15th and Lloyd on the city’s north side. Police say the suspects park near unoccupied USPS vehicles and break into them while the USPS mail carrier is on foot delivering mail. Multiple packages have been taken. Suspect 1 is described as a male, black, 17 […]

  • Man accused of murdering Racine police officer pleads not guilty to charges of role in jail fight

    KENOSHA COUNTY — The man accused of shooting and killing Racine Police Officer John Hetland, appeared in court Nov. 26 — facing separate charges for his alleged role in a Kenosha County Jail fight. 26-year-old Dalquavis Ward pleaded not guilty to those charges. Authorities say Ward was involved in an attack on another Kenosha County Jail inmate — Michael Cina, who will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of a Kenosha man — on Nov. […]

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