Teen Murder Suspects Surveilled Then Ambushed Their Spanish Teacher, Prosecutors Say
Fairfield Police Department, Assistant Jefferson County AttorneyThe Spanish teacher killed in Fairfield, Iowa, in November didn’t have much of a chance to see it coming, prosecutors allege. The two 16-year-old suspects watched her every move, waiting for the right moment to strike.The allegations were part of a Dec. 23 court filing against Jeremy Goodale, one of the two teens charged in the brutal killing of Nohema Graber, 66. Prosecutors have charged Goodale and Willard Miller, both students ofnews.yahoo.com
Iowa teens plead not guilty in high school teacher's death
Two southeast Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher pleaded not guilty in arraignment documents filed Monday. Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodale, both 16, are accused of killing Nohema Graber in Fairfield. Graber, 66, was reported missing Nov. 2 and her remains were found later that day at a Fairfield park where she was known to take daily walks.news.yahoo.com
2 Iowa teens charged with teacher's murder seek lower bond
Two southeast Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher asked a state court judge Tuesday to lower their bond so they could be released from jail, while prosecutors asked it be maintained at $1 million or even raised to $2 million. Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodale, both 16, are accused of killing their high school Spanish teacher Nohema Graber in Fairfield.news.yahoo.com
Pitino back in the NCAA Tournament with MAAC champs Iona
Asante Gist scored 18 points and Pitino took his record-tying fifth school to the NCAA Tournament with Iona’s 60-51 victory over Fairfield on Saturday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament championship. Next stop, the all-Indiana NCAA Tournament. Gist’s absence was short-lived and he hit a 3 in his return to send the Gaels on their way to their fifth straight NCAA Tournament. Iona had completed a good run under Tim Cluess, who made six NCAA Tournament appearances and won five MAAC Tournament titles in nine seasons before stepping down for health reasons, when it hired Pitino. BIG PICTUREIona: Pitino joined Lon Kruger and Tubby Smith as the only coaches to take five programs to the NCAA Tournament.
Burger King addresses elephant in the room, and it's a cow
Burger King is announcing its work to help address a core industry challenge: the environmental impact of beef. By tweaking their diet, Burger King said Tuesday that it believes it can reduce a cows' daily methane emissions by about 33%. Of that amount, methane emissions from livestock (called enteric fermentation) comprised more than a quarter of the emissions from the agriculture sector. The gravitational pull of climate change is increasingly finding its way onto national political stage. Burger King and rival McDonald's have added meat alternatives to their menus.
A million people are pretending to be ants on Facebook and it could be therapeutic
The concept is simple: Members of the ant group post photos and videos about being ants. More than 18,000 Facebook users responded to the post while pretending to be ants, writing comments like, "NOM," "SLURP" and "LIFT.TO.THE.QUEEN." "The ant group sounds like a psychologically safe space to meander with nothing scary and nothing political and nothing coronavirus related," he said. She said these role-playing Facebook groups could help people cope with uncertain times and provide added benefits, too. It's not just role-playing Facebook groups that are growing in popularity during the pandemic.cnbc.com
U.S. State Dept tracks 60 U.S. citizens in Japan following coronavirus outbreak
A cargo aircraft chartered by the U.S. government to evacuate American passengers from the cruise ship Diamond Princess, where dozens of passengers were tested positive for coronavirus in Japan, arrives at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, U.S. February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Stephen LamWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Monday it is tracking the condition of 60 U.S. citizens in Japan after more than 300 Americans were repatriated from a cruise ship that had the largest cluster of coronavirus cases outside China. Out of the 300 Americans, 14 tested positive during repatriation and were exposed to other passengers for about 40 minutes during the process, a State Department official said. These 14 people were later isolated in specialized containment areas aboard two chartered jets that flew to U.S. military bases.feeds.reuters.com
Newborns left behind building; 1 dead, another hospitalized
(CNN) - Police are investigating the death of a newborn who may have been delivered and left behind a business in Fairfield, California. Fairfield police officers responded Tuesday evening to a call about a woman who seemed to have just given birth to two infants. "This infant was transported to a local hospital and is reported to be in stable condition at this time," police said. Police searched the surrounding area and found a woman nearby who appeared to have recently given birth. She was detained and taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said.