Coastal man who tried to steal medicine from school will serve 2 years

A Rockland man who broke into an elementary school, crashed a stolen vehicle and assaulted a jail officer earlier this spring will serve two years for those crimes.

Brian Burch, 26, admitted last week to breaking into South School to steal medication, after he was kicked out of a bar in April. He reportedly smashed windows and entered through the nurse’s office where student medications are kept, according to a police affidavit.

Deputies find newborn covered in ants on floorboard of van

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a mother and grandmother were arrested when deputies discovered a 16-day-old newborn covered in ants on the floorboard of their van.

News outlets report 32-year-old Rebecca Jean Fultz and 69-year-old Charolette J. Simpson were charged Thursday with criminal abuse of a child and failure to use a child restraint device.

A news release from Laurel County sheriff’s office says the baby was found during a traffic stop.

‘Codfather’ settlement means magnate will never fish again

The federal government said it has settled its civil case against a fishing magnate known as “The Codfather,” saying he will never be allowed to return to U.S. fisheries.

Carlos Rafael, based out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was sentenced to prison for shirking fishing quotas and smuggling profits overseas. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday its settlement with Rafael and his fishing captains will clear the way for Rafael’s assets, which are embroiled in litigation, to be divested.

Grant expands book choices for those with disabilities

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Metro Library received a grant that allows the library to expand its collection of books for adults and children with developmental disabilitires.

The $7,000 grant from the Disability Foundation, enables the Dayton Metro Library to purchase 400 new high-interest/low-vocabulary books, both for adults and children in fiction and non-fiction.


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