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LEAVENWORTH – As Washington Fish and Wildlife agents tracked down a cougar two blocks from downtown Leavenworth, Leslie Spangler made his way to the art studio behind his house, unaware their paths would soon cross. “[The cougar] jumped over the fence into our walled patio, ”Spangler said Monday. “The agents (fish and wild animals) were …

My first knowledge of the war in the Pacific probably came from the new episodes of “McHale’s Navy” and the 20 year old “Made in Occupied Japan” tableware that my mother collected. Apparently overnight, I find it hard to do justice to the 75th anniversary of VJ (Victory Over Japan) Day. Japan declared total surrender …

An Atlanta-area community is rallying around a teenager who lost both parents to COVID-19 days apart, BMS reports. “We were an ordinary family just trying to stay safe during this pandemic,” said Justin Hunter, 17. The high school student says he and his parents, Angie and Eugene, took all appropriate precautions. “For example, my mother. …

Investigators still have little clue of a mysterious murder that stunned a neighborhood in Tomball. HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Investigators hope a $ 20,000 reward will help them locate the person who murdered Elizabeth Barraza, 29, in Tomball last month. Sergio Barraza said what his last farewell to Elizabeth would be minutes before she was …

ATLANTA – The age for charging most people with crimes against adults would be raised from 17 to 18 in Georgia under a bill tabled in State House. The House juvenile justice committee voted unanimously Thursday to approve Bill 272, sending it to the entire House for further debate. The chairman of the House juvenile …

HENRICO COUNTY, Virginia – Two teenage boys have been arrested in a shootout that killed a man at a Henrico apartment complex last month. Officers were patrolling near Edgefield Court just before 2:45 p.m. on Friday, September 18 when they heard several gunshots and screams. “I went out and all my neighbors were outside and …

MEDIC intervened on the scene and transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – One person was killed in a shootout in east Charlotte on Friday night, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department reports. Police said the incident began at around 5:21 p.m., when officers responded to the 5300 block …

Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philly’s Northeast deals with national spotlight Hank Flynn has details HOLMESBURG – Saturday saw the Philadelphia Four Seasons mix-up, with a Northeast landscaping company thrust into the national spotlight. After a press conference with Rudy Giuliani gained a lot of attention, because he found out Biden won during the event. …

WALDORF, Maryland – Due to concerns over COVID-19, Southern Maryland’s 9th annual recruiting event will be virtual. There will still be dozens of companies and businesses looking for new employees. This year the event was renamed #TCCSMDGetHired Virtually. The job fair is scheduled for September 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yvette Turner, Business …

For the second time in three weeks, someone has stolen a vehicle from Chevron station at Delridge / Orchard – and a suspect was arrested. (Same gas station, different suspect.) Last time the arrest was a few blocks away, after the vehicle was stolen. ended up crashing to the side. This time the vehicle was …