Author: Bill

The Military Police Corps Regiment will celebrate 75th anniversary at Fort Leonard Wood

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Missouri- The U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood, home to the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment, is gearing up to host a celebration that will only happen once in the regiment’s history, they said Thursday. The Military Police Corps Regiment will observe its 75th anniversary, themed “From the Marechaussee to the Military Police of Today: ‘Of the Troops and For the Troops’ — 75 years,” Wednesday through Sept. 26. “This diamond anniversary could not be possible without the great sacrifices of our Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians serving...

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Texas woman arrested in Laclede County for coke and meth

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says they arrested Mary K. Pride, 39, of Copperas Cove,  Texas for felony possession of cocaine and methamphetamine. According to the published report, the arrest came Thursday night at 9:20 p.m. Pride has been placed on a 24-hour hold in the Laclede County Jail pending an arrest warrant from the court. File...

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Wells Fargo takes hit for 2 million phony accounts, 5,300 employees terminated

SAN FRANCISCO, California- The Financial Services giant with with assets exceeding $2 trillion dollars says that they have come to terms with the  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on charges that they sold customers products they didn’t request. CNN has reported 5,300 employees were fired. The company has offices in Lebanon at 120 E Commercial. Here is their press release in whole: “Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), reached agreements with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, regarding allegations that...

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Mississippi police chief dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi  The Sun-Herald reports Bay Police Chief Mike De Nardo was being relieved of his duties before he fatally shot himself in the chest Thursday, Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said. Adam said two deputies were at the Bay St. Louis Police Department assisting the city in confiscating equipment and escorting De Nardo from the station. “That’s where it kind of went bad, I guess,” Adam said. Bay St. Louis Mayor Les Fillingame said De Nardo was being suspended pending an investigation by an outside agency. He gave no further details on the suspension. Adam declined to comment...

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Seahawks players considering “group action” in National Anthem protest

SEATTLE, Washington- The Seattle Times writes Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane, who said he plans to continue to sit during the national anthem this season, may not be doing so by himself when the team opens the regular season Sunday against Miami. Seattle receiver Doug Baldwin said Wednesday he is also considering sitting during the anthem before Sunday’s 1:05 p.m. kickoff at CenturyLink Field while linebacker Bobby Wagner said the team has been talking about a group action. “I have (considered it),” Baldwin said before Seattle’s practice Wednesday afternoon. “I want to make sure I get all of my ducks in...

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