St. George â¢ Witnesses set to testify in a civil rights lawsuit against polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah line include a former bodyguard for Warren Jeffs, an ex-wife of a polygamous leader and a onetime chief of police.
The Spectrum newspaper in St. George reported Friday that federal attorneys have revealed names of the 44 witnesses they plan to call in the case, including Willie Jessop, Charlene Jeffs and Helaman Barlow.
Prosecutors say the towns systematically denied housing, water servic
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Spring police are responding to report of an active shooter at a Planned Parenthood clinic. Further details were not immediately available.
Ambulances and police vehicles were lined up near an intersection near a Planned Parenthood clinic and Colorado Springs police told people via Twitter to stay away from the “active shooter scene” because it was not secure.
The situation has not been stabilized, police Lt.
"Analysts have questioned whether Black Friday is losing its cachet as retailers have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving," the Associated Press reported. "On Friday, the turnout was tame at some stores around the country."
An epidemic of heroin and opiate overdoses is grabbing most of the headlines in Maine, but methamphetamine hasn’t gone away as a problem for law enforcement, either.
Law enforcement officials have responded to a record number of suspected meth labs across the state. The number was 51 as of Friday, compared with 37 last year.
Maine’s meth lab activity is five times higher than that of other New England states, but most of the meth labs are small operations serving a small number of users, and the number of people seeking treatment for meth is growing at a slow rate, said Roy McKinney, director of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
The problem pales in comparison to heroin abuse, but the state always responds forcefully because the chemicals used to make meth raise the possibility of fires and explosions.
“It is a high priority because of the danger to public safety and health,” McKinney said.