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2009-04-06 16:30:08

Police in Florida said a 14-year-old girl was arrested after she allegedly threw a bag of pretzels at a sergeant and twice tossed her shoe at an officer. Investigators said Beth Maynard, 14, was one of several patients under police supervision Thursday night at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce, TCPalm.com reported Monday. Police did not say why the girl was in the hospital. The police report of the incident says Maynard walked around with an attitude and...

2009-03-24 06:50:00

LONG BRANCH, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th Annual Sgt. Pat's 5K Run will be held on the promenade and boardwalk in Long Branch on Saturday, April 11, 2009. The event, which honors and remembers Sergeant Patrick King is presented by the Jersey Shore Running Club and PBA Local #10, with proceeds going towards scholarships and fighting mental illness. "Being a sponsor of this event is a great way to participate in the community of Long Branch," said John M. Kiely, President of J.F....

2009-02-11 07:00:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former decorated U.S. Marine Sergeant filed a 10 million dollar claim against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on Friday, February 6, 2009 for being harassed and targeted because of his faith as a Muslim. Sgt. Affraz Mohammed was falsely accused, prosecuted, and later acquitted during court martial proceedings for allegedly attempting to purchase an unlicensed firearm. During his wrongful prosecution, and...

2008-09-04 18:00:23

By HEATHER RAWLYK Staff Writer It was an "all-heck afternoon" just outside the mouth of the Magothy River in late July, and the waves that were crashing over the stern of Mitchell Raup's 45-foot recreational trawler had reached 8 feet. Before he knew it, Mr. Raup, his wife Marian and a 12-year-old passenger were standing ankle-deep in water, said Sgt. Ken Turner, a state Natural Resources Police spokesman. It was too late for the bilge pump to be of any use. "Basically, it was at the...

2008-07-24 09:00:00

By Joanie Baker, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Jul. 24--The Daviess County Sheriff's Department will soon undergo an organizational restructuring in an effort to better represent the growing roles of administrative staff. The new format -- which will include a fluctuating supervisor's shift to reduce overtime -- will go into effect Aug. 1. Sheriff Keith Cain said he has been considering the changes for about a year, and the recent departure of some staff members provided an...

2008-07-17 12:00:11

Hundreds of people gathered Thursday to pay final respects to Israeli Sgt. Maj. Eldad Regev whose body was returned in a prisoner swap. Thousands more were reported on hand the day before for the funeral of Sgt. Maj. Ehud Goldwasser, the other solder whose body was handed over to Israeli authorities in exchange fore several Hezbollah prisoners, Ynetnews reported. A convoy of military vehicles carrying the coffins of Regev and Goldwasser left the Lebanon border and arrived at an Israeli...

2008-07-17 03:00:17

By Alan Riquelmy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 17--HAMILTON -- The four defendants accused of a Waverly Hall double homicide pretended to need gas money when they knocked on Jerry Church's door June 28, an investigator said Wednesday. The plan was hatched earlier that night after the two men and two boys already had stolen beer from one of Church's properties, Harris County Sheriff's Sgt. Gary Lewis testified in Harris County Magistrate Court. The stories differed slightly, though...

2008-07-11 18:00:02

By O'RYAN JOHNSON LAWRENCE - The remains of captured U.S. Army Sgt. Alex Jimenez and those of a comrade were positively identified yesterday, marking the end of a grueling 14-month ordeal for the Lawrence soldier's family both here and in New York. Jimenez was assigned to the hard-charging 10th Mountain Division that was operating inside Iraq hot spots when the battalion was ambushed by insurgents in May 2007. Five men were killed and three captured. "He always had the hope that he would...

2008-07-11 15:00:05

By Yadira Betances, The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. Jul. 11--LAWRENCE -- The remains of Army Sgt. Alex Jimenez of Lawrence have been found in Iraq ending more than a year of hope that the kidnapped soldier would be found alive. Military officials, including chaplains, yesterday went to the homes of his father in Lawrence and mother in New York City to tell them that the body of their son was identified through dental records on Wednesday. Jimenez, was 25 when he and two other...

2008-07-11 12:00:05

By Yadira Betances, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 11--LAWRENCE -- The bodies of two U.S. soldiers, including Army Sgt. Alex Jimenez of Lawrence, missing in Iraq since being ambushed more than a year ago, have been recovered. Military officials told Jimenez family members in Lawrence and New York yesterday evening that their son's remains, along with those of Pvt. Byron Fouty, 19, of Waterford, Mich., were identified on Wednesday. "I have lost all hope. Oh my God. I have...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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