Man arrested following suspicious apartment fire Monday

first_imgIndianaLocalNews TAGSapartmentarrestedfirehickory village apartmentsIndianaMishawakasuspicious Pinterest WhatsApp (Source: https://goo.gl/4hRlFI License: https://goo.gl/OOAQfn) A man has been arrested following a suspicious fire in Mishawaka early Monday morning.Fire crews were called to the Hickory Village Apartments just after 4:30 in reference to an apartment fire.At the scene, they found a building engulfed in flames with multiple people stuck on the second and third floors.Police officers and firefighters were able to evacuate all residents to safety.Witnesses told police they saw a man leaving the scene of the fire, and he was eventually detained, interviewed and arrested.The fire is being investigated as suspicious by the State Fire Marshall and Mishawaka Police Department.Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Mishawaka Police Department Detective Bureau at (574) 258-1684. By Brooklyne Beatty – December 14, 2020 0 410 Pinterest Google+ Facebookcenter_img Man arrested following suspicious apartment fire Monday WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Google+ Previous articleThe Price is Right Live! rescheduled for Sept. 2021Next articleCommission recommends pay raise for Indiana teachers Brooklyne Beatty Facebooklast_img read more

Entry list for Nationwide Series at Chicagoland

first_imgREAD: Top 10 Chase moments Click here to see an entry list for this weekend’s race. READ: Race breakdowns: The Chase READ: Fantasy preview: The Chase NASCAR Nationwide Series returns for second 2013 race at Chicagoland Speedway MORE: READ: Driver previews: The Chaselast_img

Gorillaz, The xx, Thundercat, & Bonobo (Live) To Perform South Florida’s III Points Festival

first_imgThe fourth annual III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival is returning to Mana Wynwood, Miami on October 13-15 for a weekend of cutting-edge visual art, innovative technology, and acts that Miami music fans have been waiting to experience. The South Florida music scene will be treated to a fully-stacked lineup, with headlining performances from Gorillaz, The Xx, Nicolas Jaar, Richie Hawtin and The Ship. They’ll be joined by Bonobo (Live), Kaytranaa, Rüfüs Du Sol, Thundercat, BadBadNotGood, and so many more genre-spanning local and national acts.The three-day micro-festival will offer art galleries, technological demonstrations, lectures, and special virtual reality experience said to “transport guests to another dimension.” Tickets are currently on sale with only a limited amount of 3-day tickets starting at $175. All information can be found on the festival’s website.last_img read more

Rock Out in Iambic Pentameter With a Performance from Something Rotten!

first_imgHow can you hate Shakespeare…when Shakespeare is actually a leather-clad Christian Borle with a giant codpiece? Borle, Brian d’Arcy James, John Cariani and the cast of Something Rotten! stopped by the 30 Rock plaza to round out The Today Show’s Best of Broadway week on April 24. Take a look below as the Elizabethan crew performs a medley of two of the new comedy’s tunes: the candid “God, I Hate Shakespeare” and “Will Power.” You can catch Something Rotten!, which also features Heidi Blickenstaff, Kate Reinders and Brad Oscar on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 1, 2017 Something Rotten! View Comments Related Showslast_img

Ag Forecast Rescheduled

first_imgThe University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has rescheduled its Georgia Ag Forecast seminar at Unicoi State Park in White County, Georgia, for Wednesday, Feb. 17. This agricultural economic outlook event for northeast Georgia was originally scheduled for Jan. 22, but was canceled due to winter weather. Those who were registered for the Jan. 22 date have the option of transferring their registration to the new date or receiving a refund. For those who had not registered for an Ag Forecast seminar yet, this will be the last chance to get an in-person look at what 2016 holds in terms of commodity prices and farm policy. At the annual Georgia Ag Forecast, economists from the university’s Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development (CAED) and from the college’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics deliver an economic outlook that focuses on Georgia’s major commodities and the way that global markets, weather patterns and historical trends will affect those commodities. In addition to the economic outlook, CAED Director Kent Wolfe and fellow UGA agricultural economist Sharon P. Kane will give a briefing on the Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption, often referred to as “GATE,” and how it is reflected in county sales tax revenue. For an overview of what UGA economists said at the other Georgia Ag Forecast seminar locations this year, see the UGA Cooperative Extension news article, “Encouraging beef, peanut prices expected in 2016.”For more information or to register for the February 17 event, visit georgiaagforecast.com.last_img read more

Shumlin calls for a Senate vote on operation of Vermont Yankee before March break

first_imgSenate President Pro Tem Peter Shumlin today announced that the Senate will vote before the town meeting break on whether or not relicensing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station to operate beyond its scheduled closing date is in the best interest of Vermonters. “It is the responsibility of the General Assembly to vote on the continued operation of Vermont Yankee,” Shumlin said in a prepared statement. “We have a responsibility to provide Vermonters and Vermont businesses a direction for our energy future, provide our electric utilities with sufficient time to secure delivery of energy, and in the event that the plant ceases operating as scheduled in 2012, provide the workers at Vermont Yankee adequate time to secure employment.”  Shumlin has asked the Senate Finance Committee to take up the legislation relating to the continued operation of the Vermont Yankee nuclear energy generating plant this week.  The full Senate is expected to consider the question of continued operation before legislators return home for town meeting. “Vermonter’s deserve better than what Entergy Louisiana has to offer.  The reactor is too old to operate reliably past its scheduled closure in 2012.  The corporation has misled our public officials and the people of Vermont,” said Senator Peter Shumlin.  “Vermonter’s confidence in Vermont Yankee has been further marred by Entergy’s attempt to create a debt ridden spin off corporation to take ownership of the plant.  The cleanup fund is already more than half a billion dollars short and Vermonters cannot afford a corporation that may shift that cost to ratepayers.  There is also frustration with Entergy/Enexus’ power purchase proposal, which would raise Vermonter’s electricity rates by nearly 50 percent and provide us with only 11 percent of our power. Operating Vermont Yankee beyond its scheduled closing date of March 12, 2012, is not in the best interests of Vermonters and unnecessary delay is an irresponsible option for our energy future.”Vermont Town Meeting day is March 2 this year.Source: Shumlin’s office. 2.16.2010last_img read more

Merrick Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 52-year-old Merrick woman was killed in a motorcyclist crash in Freeport, and a man who stopped to help her was struck by a vehicle that also hit the victim late Sunday night.Nassau County police said the woman, whose identity was not immediately available, was riding a Harley Davidson eastbound on Mill Road when she was involved in a collision with the median near Merrick Road shortly after 11 p.m.The victim was ejected from the motorcycle and landed in the westbound lanes of Merrick Road, where a passing driver stopped, exited his vehicle and tried to help her, when he was struck by a passing female driver whose vehicle also hit the motorcyclist, police said.The motorcyclist and the motorist were taken to a local hospital, where the motorcyclist was pronounced dead and the motorist was treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.Homicide Squad detectives impounded the vehicles for safety checks. They are continuing the investigation and have deemed the crash to be accidental.last_img read more

Dream Castle ready to bid for Bahrain Trophy glory | Racing News

first_imgLoxley will be representing Godolphin, as will Dream Castle – a winner at the highest level in Dubai in 2019.“Dream Castle is a nice horse who always tries his best,” said Bin Suroor.“The surface will suit him, so we’re looking for a good run from him.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – “So far he’s in good form. He won well the race before his last one, and he ran well last time out, so we’re looking forward to seeing him race again.“He’s won a Group One in Meydan. He’s very good there – I think he enjoys being out there and he likes the track, (so) that’s why I think Bahrain might suit him.“The horse is tough. He’s doing well, and this looks a good race for him over a mile and a quarter – he’s fine over anything from a mile to 10 furlongs.”- Advertisement – Dream Castle is all set to bid for glory in the Bahrain International Trophy.Saeed bin Suroor’s six-year-old is due to come up against Aidan O’Brien’s 2019 Irish Derby winner Sovereign, last year’s Queen Anne Stakes hero Lord Glitters and Charlie Appleby’s Loxley on Friday.- Advertisement – Andrew Balding’s Bangkok and John Gosden’s Global Giant are other notable runners, along with the Hollie Doyle-ridden Deirdre.last_img read more

Brussels forces policy rewrite

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Fed aims ‘bazooka’ at coronavirus to backstop economy

first_img“It’s their bazooka moment,” said Russell Price, chief economist at Ameriprise Financial Services in Troy, Michigan. “It’s their ‘we’ll do whatever it takes’ moment which should be a sign to financial markets and investors that the Fed will provide any and all liquidity necessary to support the economy through this period.”Under the new programs, the Fed will lend against student loans, credit card loans, and US government backed-loans to small businesses, and buy bonds of larger employers and make loans to them in what amounts to four years of bridge financing.Nearly a third of the US population is subject to new rules that close non-essential businesses and discourage people from leaving their homes in order to slow the spread of the virus. Hundreds of thousands of people have already filed for unemployment insurance in California alone, the state’s governor said at the weekend, and many analysts are projecting declines in economic output next quarter that are far worse than the steepest drop during the Great Recession.A Reuters poll of economists estimated initial jobless claims rose an astounding 1 million last week, and some believe the number could be higher. The US Federal Reserve on Monday rolled out an extraordinary new array of programs aimed at blunting the “severe disruptions” to the economy caused by the coronarvirus outbreak, backstopping an unprecedented range of credit for households, small businesses and major employers.In a series of actions the Fed agreed to historical measures that would see it for the first time back the purchases of corporate bonds and direct loans to companies, expand its asset holding by as much as needed to stabilize financial markets, and roll out “soon” a program to get credit to small and medium-sized business.It marks both a massive intervention into the US economy by the central bank, and an quickly conceived move to adapt to the fact that the US economy may need to shut its doors to keep people safe. Stocks initially rose, then fell after the Fed announcement. US Treasury yields ticked higher.The move helped lower risk premiums in key corporate credit markets that have been disrupted in the outbreak, analysts said.In a statement the Fed said the effort, approved unanimously by members of the Federal Open Market Committee, was taken because “it has become clear that our economy will face severe disruptions” as a result of the health crisis.“This is the Fed’s all-out effort to ensure that the business sector and households can continue on,” said Sam Bullard, senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities.“The Fed is doing everything they can” to keep markets functioning smoothly after economic activity was disrupted, he said “We take this as a huge easing.”Republicans and Democrats failed over the weekend to reach a deal on a $1 trillion-plus coronavirus stimulus package.“We’ve known that the magnitude of help needed has been massive and growing for days now,” said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst of Bankrate. “The Federal Reserve continues to do all it can to keep markets operating. Now, the spotlight is on elected leaders to do their jobs as well.”Topics :last_img read more