Tuesday, September 19, 2017

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

All the headlines from around the state and nation for Wednesday, September 13.

Scramble to flee Irma underscores rich, poor divide

The scramble to flee from the path of Irma has been a much different experience for those in different income brackets.

Bergdahl chooses to have trial heard by judge and not jury

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has decided be to tried by a judge — not a military jury — on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

45 states DO NOT have laws prohibiting sexual offenders from living next door (or near) to their victims.

Mattis: US would ‘take out’ any NKorean missile aimed at US

The United States would “take out” any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said

US officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent

Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea’s is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago.

Navy: Only woman in SEAL training pipeline drops out

The female midshipman voluntarily decided to not continue participating in a summer course that’s required of officers who want to be selected for SEAL training.

US court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad

10 Things to Know for Monday

The headlines from around the state and nation that you need to know for Monday

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media