JAKARTA, Indonesia — Thousands of curious onlookers are flocking to central Indonesia to look at a “crop circle” in a rice field following rumors it was formed by a UFO. Though clearly sculptured by humans — it looks like an intricately designed flower — the 70-yard-wide circle has drawn so much attention that police have blocked off the area with yellow tape. Villagers have started charging entrance fees. Guntur Purwanto, chief of Jogotirto village in Sleman district, stated ...
A St. John’s pharmacist was charged with trafficking narcotics Tuesday, the same day that the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board suspended her. Ann Marie Burke, 54, was charged with possession of oxycodone — the drug found in such powerful painkillers as OxyContin — and possession with the purpose of trafficking. Burke appeared in provincial court in a bathrobe and slippers, several hours after the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary raided her condominium on LeMarchant Road.
2:01pm UK, Tuesday January 04, 2011 Sarah Gordon, Sky News Online The gunman was caught on camera taking aim Reynaldo Dagsa, a local councilman in Manila, took a picture of his family celebrating the New Year, not noticing that behind his wife and daughter a man was taking aim at him with a gun.
Edmonton police took a seven-year-old boy into care and charged his father, who was allegedly selling drugs from his vehicle, with trafficking and endangering a child. Police stated they were watching a 50-year-old man when he allegedly stopped at 50th Street and 101st Avenue on Tuesday to make a drug deal while his son was with him. The man was arrested and the boy was taken into care by the Child at Risk Response Team. “It is extremely disappointing that ...
4:35pm UK, Wednesday December 22, 2010 Ruth Barnett, Sky News Online Portsmouth South MP Mike Hancock denied the allegations against him The Crown Prosecution Service will not take any further action in connection with the allegations because there is insufficient evidence. “The allegations centred on a series of visits to the home of the constituent by Mr Hancock between March and June 2010,” Hampshire Police said.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged Congress to do more to help first-responders who became ill after the collapse of the World Trade Centre towers on 9/11. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged the U.S. Congress on Monday to approve a bill to help the police, fire fighters and other emergency workers who became ill after working in the area around the World Trade Centre towers that collapsed on 9/11.
3:28pm UK, Friday December 17, 2010 Richard Williams, Sky News Online Police officers ‘advertise’ the transport to the Drunken Disorderly Inn At first glance it looks like a glossy website for one of the North West’s more prestigious inns. But with wipe-clean mattresses and sturdy locks on all rooms as standard, a closer look reveals the force are using the site to warn off alcohol-fuelled bad behaviour.
4:38pm UK, Thursday December 16, 2010 Lulu Sinclair, Sky News Online The man climbed onto the roof of the multi-storey automobile park just before noon The incident happened late on Tuesday morning when a man made his way to the roof of a multi-storey automobile park.