EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A judge says a woman told that she had violated her bail conditions and would be sent to jail pulled out a hidden knife and stabbed herself last week in his eastern Pennsylvania courtroom. Northampton County District Judge Robert Hawke said the 59-year-old Easton woman was conscious and alert as she was being taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest after Thursday’s events. Officials said she was expected to recover. Authorities said the defendant was in court on charges including aggravated assault by vehicle while under the influence stemming from an Oct. 27 crash in Lehigh Township that injured two of her passengers. Her attorney waived her right to a preliminary hearing, but the judge increased her bail after pretrial services alleged she had violated bail conditions. He said that he had left the bench to complete paperwork when she pulled the weapon out of her bra and stabbed herself twice below the rib cage. “She was bending over when I exited the … [Read more...] about Judge: Pennsylvania Woman Ordered To Jail Pulled Knife, Stabbed Herself
ROCKY GAP, Md. (WJZ) — A fire caused $4 million in damages to a Talbot County home Wednesday. According to the state fire marshal’s office, the fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. at a two-story home in the 24300 block of Deep Neck Road in Rocky Gap. RELATED: Maryland State Police Respond To More Than 100 Crashes, 750 Calls For Service During Winter Storm A home caught fire in Rocky Gap, Maryland. Credit: Office of the State Fire Marshal. It took 73 firefighters an hour and half to get the fire under control after a passerby initially reported the blaze. Fire officials are still trying to determine the cause and origin of the fire. RELATED: COVID In Maryland: Over 1.1K Cases, Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Drop If anyone has information regarding this fire, please contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609. Stay with WJZ on this developing story. To get breaking news alerts, download our app now! … [Read more...] about $4M In Damages Reported In Talbot County House Fire
A former spokesperson for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocrats should make the 'Bee-Gees' the face of the Republican Party Biden makes inroads with progressives Sanders criticizes Democrats willing to pare down eligibility for stimulus checks MORE (D-N.Y.) said his super-PAC intends to mount primary challenges to moderate and center-right Democratic senators who “stand in the way of promises that were made by Democrats.” “[T]here are no excuses left for Democrats not to take action,” Corbin Trent, founder of No Excuses PAC, said in a Monday Hill.TV interview, as Congress grapples with the next round of coronavirus relief legislation. “One of those excuses they’re going to try to pull out is the filibuster, one of the other excuses is the fringe Democrats like Kyrsten Sinema or Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinYellen focuses on ,000 threshold for stimulus checks Yellen: Biden stimulus plan fastest way to bring economy back … [Read more...] about Former Ocasio-Cortez spokesperson: Manchin, Sinema should be primaried if ‘they’re going to stand in the way of progress’
New York (CNN Business)Investing for the first time can be downright intimidating. It can bring up a whole host of nerve racking questions: Is it too risky? Is now the right time to invest? But allowing fear to stop you from investing can be a big mistake. In fact, the sooner you begin investing, the better off your financial future will be. Why? By investing early, you give your money time to grow. After all, it's not about timing the market to get rich quick, but rather your time in the market and allowing your investments to compound. And while there's always going to be some risk involved, investing wisely helps reduce those risks significantly. Read More Here's how you can get started investing. Figure out your game plan Before making your first investment: "it's important to assess what your goals are," said Trina Patel, a financial advice manager at financial service Albert. Ask yourself what you're looking to achieve by investing, how much risk you're willing to … [Read more...] about How to start investing in stocks with little or no experience
With so many talented local musicians turning to live streams and social media to entertain fans as of late, we’re switching gears from our “ Seen in Detroit ” photo series…to a “Heard in Detroit” weekly round-up of videos! Each week, we’ll be scouring social media for the latest and greatest sounds from our talented local music scene. RELATED: Heard In Detroit: Danny Kroha, Earth Engine, & More! See below for this week’s “Heard in Detroit” series, featuring videos from 10 talented local artists! From living room jams to home studios, musicians are (digitally) opening their homes to their fans…dig in and enjoy! Musicians: want to be featured in an upcoming post? Tag your videos with #HeardInDetroit for consideration. Jeremy James St John Sara Marie Barron View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sara Marie Barron (@saramarie.barron) Charlie May … [Read more...] about Heard In Detroit: Charlie May, Greg Beyer, & More!