Before ex-NFL player Glenn Foster died in police custody, judge ordered mental health evaluation
The atypical behavior of the 31-year-old ex-defensive lineman raised so much concern a judge had ordered that he receive a mental health evaluation, according to the records filed in the Pickens County court and obtained by The Washington Post on Wednesday.washingtonpost.com
GOP donor, investor, philanthropist Foster Friess dies at 81
Republican political donor, investor and philanthropist Foster Friess died Thursday. A multimillionaire who lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Friess was a GOP kingmaker who donated lavishly to candidates and charitable causes over four decades. Friess directly gave almost $7 million to hundreds of candidates since the early 1980s, federal campaign finance records show, and was perhaps best known for supporting former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s presidential run in 2012.news.yahoo.com
Despite COVID-19 pandemic, Bexar County’s children’s court saw successes over last year
The Children’s Court Division made quick moves to make sure they were able to continue hearing cases. “Children’s court was pretty seamless. We had to be because what’s at stake when you’re talking about the safety and welfare of children,” Children’s Court Associate Judge Charles Montemayor. Montemayor has been hearing cases in the Children’s Court since 2005 and, at first, had no idea how the pandemic would affect his docket. Everything from court hearings, therapy sessions to adoption ceremonies went virtual.
L.L. Bean sees sales boom amid pandemic's push to outdoors
Bean saw the best sales in nearly a decade during pandemic. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)FREEPORT, Maine – With Americans hunkering down and hankering to get outdoors during the pandemic, L.L. Bean recorded its best annual sales growth in nearly a decade, the company said Friday. During the pandemic, L.L. Bean closed all of its stores for 100 days but online and catalog sales remained strong.
‘This is a coup attempt.’ Illinois members of Congress react with disgust as US Capitol is stormed by pro-Trump mob.
“At some point, I heard glass breaking and the Capitol Police rushed us out, had us evacuate,” Quigley said. “They were about to breach the floor. Seeing six or seven security and Capitol Police trying to hold back the mob from coming onto the House floor, it seemed inevitable. At different times, they had us lay down, sit down, crouch with a gas mask on before we had to get out of there and they escorted us out through a series of tunnels.”chicagotribune.com
Longhorns eager to fix mistakes after tough loss to LSU
AUSTIN - The Texas Longhorns know that they had more than one opportunity to put points on the board against the LSU Tigers in the first quarter. We had the ball inside the five yard line twice and came away with no points. Meanwhile, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron roused up some drama of his own during his Monday meeting with reporters, claiming the visitors locker room at DKR Memorial Stadium had no air conditioning. Several of the Tigers defensive players went down late in the fourth quarter with what appeared to be leg cramps. Longhorns fans booed the Tigers, believing players were faking the injuries to get the Horns out of their offensive rhythm.
Stadium named for revered coach
Charley RobinsonStaff writerUvalde Coyotes open the 2019 football season on the road Thursday, Aug. 29, in Eagle Pass at Cozel Foster Memorial Stadium. Eagle Pass has two high schools, Eagle Pass High, and a newer school, C.C. Cozel Foster Veterans Memorial Stadium aptly carries the name of a World War II veteran who also is a legendary Texas high school football coach. He arrived in Eagle Pass in 1955 as the Eagles athletic director and head football coach. Upon his arrival at the border city, he mailed a letter to all prospective Eagle football players.uvaldeleadernews.com
Mother of slain girl works to expand Amber Alert system to tribal land
The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. It was then that Foster found out there was no way to quickly alert everyone else on the Navajo reservation. The following day an Amber Alert was issued just hours before Ashlynne's body was found in the desert. Even though that Amber Alert went out to many New Mexicans, many on the Navajo reservation didn't get it.