Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers 

MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and briefly ran amok. The doe burst into a Giant grocery store in the borough of Manchester, The York Daily Record reported. Once surprised shoppers figured out what the noise was, they worked together […]

To declaw cats or not? New Jersey could be first with ban 

SHAWN MARSH, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Cats would keep their claws under a bill that would make New Jersey the first state to prohibit declawing. The measure, which cleared the lower chamber of the Legislature last month, bans onychectomies and flexor tendonectomies on a cat or any animal unless a veterinarian deems them medically necessary. […]

Chicago police now using high-tech effort to fight crime 

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Chicago Police Department said Wednesday that his officers are now using high-tech strategies and equipment to fight crime, an announcement that came as the city’s police released statistics showing no letup in the death toll that captured the nation’s attention last year and sparked […]

WWII bomb is defused after 75,000 people evacuated in Greece 

COSTAS KANTOURIS, Associated Press THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki evacuated an estimated 75,000 people Sunday so army experts could defuse a 500-pound (227-kilogram) unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station. The evacuation started at 7 a.m. (0500 GMT). Police went house-to-house ringing bells and knocking […]

Steganography on Display: County Judge Doyal, Chief of Staff Fredricks Late-Friday Commissioners Court Agenda, Consisting of 16 Pages and 2,274 Pages of Backup Documents; Impossible for Commissioners, Public to Have Meaningful Notice

Conroe, February 12 – Without providing any advance information to the rest of the Commissioners Court or the public, County Judge Craig Doyal and his Chief of Staff Jim Fredricks posted an agenda for the February 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting with 2,274 pages of backup. Clearly, Doyal and Fredricks seek to prevent […]

Jordan Spieth builds a big lead at Pebble Beach 

DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Amid all the celebrities Saturday at Pebble Beach, no one turned in a performance quite like Jordan Spieth. Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine, and none were particularly easy except for the last one. His pitch from 54 yards checked up next […]

North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging US 

ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who stood with the Japanese leader as Shinzo Abe called the move “absolutely intolerable.” There was no immediate […]

TFRW, WRW Presidents Issue Warnings About Soros-Sponsored Attempts to Disrupt GOP

The Associated Press’ Erica Werner Contributed to this Article. The Woodlands, February 10 – Texas Federation of Republican Women President Theresa Kosmoski warned the federated clubs of TFRW and all Republicans nationwide that “There is a new organization, with funding ties to George Soros, that is forming all over the United States with a growing […]

Tucci’s “Final Portrait” depicts Giacometti’s struggles 

Berlin, February 11 – With many citizens in Montgomery County wondering how focused Captain Kevin Ray of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department actually is on the events of the Berlin International Film Festival, your newspaper has provided this update courtesy of the Associated Press. A film about the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti shows the famous […]