Clark Circuit Court judge named woman of distinction

Feb. 1—SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Center for Women and Families named Clark County Judge Vicki Carmichael as one of its Women of Distinction for 2023. Carmichael said it’s an honor she’s sharing with everyone who works with her at Clark Circuit Court 4. “I was thrilled (when I heard). To me what I do on … Read more

Austin Energy says some customers’ power may not be restored until Friday night

Read this story in Spanish Austin Energy told City Council members it hoped to have power restored to all its customers by 6 pm Friday. “Restoration efforts have been slow due to consistently freezing temperatures and accumulating ice,” the utility said in a message Mayor Pro Tem Paige Ellis posted on Twitter. “Additionally, we’re experiencing … Read more

13-Year-Old Karon Blake Cried “I Am A Kid” As He Was Fatally Shot. The Man Who Killed Him Is Facing A Murder Charge.

A man who shot and killed a middle school student who he thought was trying to break into a car has been arrested and charged with murder. Jason Lewis, 41, turned himself in to the police in Washington, DC, on Tuesday morning after authorities obtained a warrant for his arrest, Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee … Read more

Dallas Zoo says tamarin monkeys that went missing for a day are healthy and uninjured

CNN — The emperor tamarin monkeys that disappeared from the Dallas Zoo earlier this week but were recovered by police in an abandoned home on Tuesday are healthy and uninjured, the zoo said. “Emperor tamarin monkeys, Bella and Finn, were so happy to snuggle into their nest sack here at the Zoo last night!” the … Read more

Alex Murdaugh Sobbed As Jurors Saw A Snapchat Video From His Son Allegedly Placing Him At The Scene Of The Murders

Alex Murdaugh cries while watching a video clip on his son Paul’s phone during his double murder trial at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, South Carolina, on Wednesday. Andrew J. Whitaker / The Post And Courier via AP, Pool On the night his wife and son were shot dead, Alex Murdaugh told the first … Read more

McCarthy describes ‘good’ first meeting with Biden, but ‘no agreements’ on debt ceiling

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met privately on Wednesday with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for more than an hour — their first in-person meeting since the Republican won the gavel. There were no signs of a breakthrough between the Democratic president and Republican speaker on the most consequential item on their mutual to-do list: preventing … Read more

FBI search of Biden’s beach house found no classified documents, lawyer says

WASHINGTON — No classified documents were found during the FBI’s search of President Joe Biden’s beach house in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday, an attorney for the president said in a statement. “The DOJ’s planned search of the president’s Rehoboth residence, conducted in coordination and cooperation with the president’s attorneys, has concluded,” Biden’s personal lawyer, … Read more