One of Ukraine’s most influential oligarchs and a major player in the sale of billions of dollars in Russian natural gas to Ukraine faces a corruption charge in the United States, the U.S. attorney’s office announced on Friday.
A suburban Portland man who told a Washington County Circuit Court jury he shot and killed a beagle-dachshund mix dog in self-defense has been sentenced to 90 days in jail on his first-degree animal abuse conviction.
Third-team all-stater Kaylee Stroemple had 18 points and fell only two points shy of matching Dublin Coffman in the first half in leading North Canton Hoover to a 61-44 victory on Friday in a Division I girls state semifinal.
James Woodard scored 19 points and Tim Peete added 13 - 11 after halftime - as second-seeded Tulsa won its tenth straight and bounced No. 3 seed Middle Tennessee 76-69 in a Conference USA semifinal on Friday.
In the nearly 40 years after he escaped from the maximum-security military prison at Fort Leavenworth, convicted killer James Robert Jones carved out a new life for himself in Florida, living under an assumed name, getting married and working for an air conditioning company.
The stepmother of a 5-year-old girl who prosecutors allege was beaten to death by her father testified Friday that she and the former Hawaii soldier abused the girl regularly and that they pulled her out of school so that others wouldn’t see the signs the abuse left on the child’s body.
Dorothy Adomako had 23 points and 16 rebounds as Cosby capped a perfect season with a 53-46 victory over Stonewall Jackson-Manassas in the Virginia High School League’s 6A girls state championship Friday night.
An immigrant woman, her daughter and another girl who said they were kidnapped and assaulted by a border patrol agent were in the process of surrendering to the agent when their ordeal began, another Border Patrol agent and a federal law enforcement official said Friday.
Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a plastic surgeon who founded an internationally known burn center in Los Angeles that treated children, firefighters, plane-crash victims and celebrities including Richard Pryor, has died. He was 81.
Sioux Falls Washington held Sturgis to seven points in the second half and coasted into the championship game at the South Dakota Class AA girls basketball tournament with a 55-28 win over the Scoopers.