'Biblical' insect swarms spur Oregon push to fight pests
Driving down a windy canyon road in northern Oregon rangeland, Jordan Maley and April Aamodt are on the look out for Mormon crickets, giant insects that can ravage crops. “There’s one right there,” Aamodt says. Mormon crickets are not new to Oregon.news.yahoo.com
Charge upgraded to felony for man accused of attacking woman at Arlington gas station
A man who had been facing a misdemeanor battery charge in connection with an attack on a woman inside an Arlington gas station had his charge upgraded to a felony Friday -- something the victim’s attorney had been asking prosecutors to do.
Attorney & community activist call for upgraded & hate crime charges in Arlington gas station attack
A local attorney and a community activist are calling for State Attorney Melissa Nelson to upgrade a misdemeanor battery charge to a felony and file a hate crime charge against a man accused of attacking a woman inside an Arlington gas station.
Alec Baldwin and family purchase a retreat in Vermont
Alec Baldwin and his family have purchased a retreat in Vermont — a farmhouse and about 50 acres. The historic farmhouse, built before 1800, and a guest cottage rest on “50-something acres” and the property is “just gorgeous,” Faith Rhodes, principal broker and owner of Rhodes Real Estate, told the Bennington Banner. Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, drew media interest when they visited last fall after a gun the actor was holding discharged, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a New Mexico movie set.news.yahoo.com
Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch's name on jersey
The Dallas Cowboys are off on the wrong foot before their playoff opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch's name was misspelled on the back of his No. 55 jersey during pregame warmups. Vander Esch was still wearing the botched jersey in the game.news.yahoo.com
Chicago Bears envision an ‘entertainment destination with multiple facets’ in Arlington Heights. But the team cautions it still is in the exploration phase of a potential new stadium.
Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey said there is “a lot of due diligence that needs to be performed before we can close” on the Arlington Heights property for a potential new stadium.chicagotribune.com
Medical Equipment Company Owners Sentenced to More Than 12 Years for $27 Million Fraud Scheme
A Texas woman and an Austrian national were sentenced yesterday to 151 months in prison for a $27 million Medicare kickback conspiracy. From those claims, Medicare paid the defendants more than $27 million. The DME claims submitted by the defendants to Medicare were for services that were medically unnecessary and not provided as represented. Assistant Deputy Chief Adrienne Frazior and Trial Attorneys Brynn Schiess and Catherine Wagner of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section are prosecuting the case. The Fraud Section leads the Health Care Fraud Strike Force.justice.gov
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to retire, president Robert Isom to take reins March 31
In this articleAn American Airlines plane lands at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport November 23, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, the longest-serving chief executive of a major U.S. airline, is stepping down and will be replaced by the carrier's president, Robert Isom, on March 31, the carrier announced Tuesday. Parker will continue as chairman of American's board. This is breaking news. Check back for updates.cnbc.com
Racing commissioners challenge Arlington Park’s request to run off-track betting parlors after it closed its track
Arlington owner Churchill Downs Inc. shut the track down permanently in September and has a preliminary agreement to sell the site for $197 million to the Chicago Bears.chicagotribune.com
Cooper doesn't hide what he's thinking with Cowboys rolling
Amari Cooper rejected the suggestion that Dallas' 44-20 win over New York was even more impressive because of a sloppy start that kept the last-place Giants in the game longer than they should have been. The receiver's reaction illustrates where the Cowboys think they can go after four consecutive victories coming off a last-second loss to Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay in the opener. “We don't need to have those mistakes,” said Cooper, who had a 24-yard touchdown catch.news.yahoo.com