A judge sentenced a Richfield man to two years and nine months in prison Wednesday for conspiring to set fire to Target's corporate headquarters in Minneapolis last August. Shador Tommie Cortez Jackson, 24, was among a group of hundreds who gathered downtown on Aug. 6 following online rumors that police had shot and killed a Black man on Nicollet Mall. Police quickly released footage showing ...
Jun. 2—BLUEFIELD — Local police identified the victim Wednesday of a fatal shooting which occurred last Sunday at a park near Memorial Avenue in Bluefield Jaquan Allen, 23, of Princeton, was the victim of a shooting which occurred Sunday afternoon, according to Detective- Sergeant K.L. Adams with the Bluefield Police Department. Allen died at the scene, Adams said. A suspect surrendered to ...
NASA is returning to sizzling Venus, our closest yet perhaps most overlooked neighbor, after decades of exploring other worlds. The space agency's new administrator, Bill Nelson, announced two new robotic missions to the solar system's hottest planet, during his first major address to employees Wednesday. “These two sister missions both aim to understand how Venus became an inferno-like world capable of melting lead at the surface," Nelson said.
Decades-long political and legal battles over drilling in America’s largest wildlife refuge took another turn when the Biden administration suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The move Tuesday was a blow to oil and gas proponents, who came as close as they ever have to starting a drilling program after the refuge was expanded 40 years ago to include the oil-rich coastal plain. The refuge was nearly opened to drilling in 1995 until President Clinton vetoed a bill sent to him by Congress.
“It may seem desperate at this point, but I can’t be mad at any and all efforts to get people vaccinated.”
“I won’t get rich, but I will get to live my life. That seems like reward enough.”
“Offering incentives may encourage people who are not actively opposed to vaccination but may have put it off.”
“At some point, the government is simply rewarding irresponsible behavior.”
“Sure, people should do it without needing an incentive. But what’s the alternative? Not enough people get vaccinated.”