Edmonton mother's discovery leads to luring charge against Australian man Jiashu Weng, who is 22, is charged with luring a child under 14 years, possession of child pornography and distributing child pornography. 02/24/2017 - 9:12 am | View Link
Australian man charged with luring 13-year-old girl for sex Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) alleges that a 22-year-old man from Australia travelled to Edmonton with the intent of having sex with a 13-year-old girl he met online. Investigators say Jiashu Weng met the girl online in October 2016 ... 02/24/2017 - 6:28 am | View Link
Australian man faces child luring charges in Edmonton; mother finds texts ‘literally just in time’ “I’d like to say it was rare, but unfortunately, it happens far more often than we’d like.” Jiashu Weng, 22, has been charged with luring a child under 14 years old, possession of child pornography and distributing child pornography. He was ... 02/24/2017 - 6:00 am | View Link
Man posing as Uber driver 'sexually assaulted girl, 15, who accepted his offer of a free ride to school' Maj. David Lapatin announced Thursday that Francis Scott, of Woonsocket, was charged with kidnapping and second-degree sexual assault in connection to the February 14 incident. At 10am that day, the victim was dropped off by her father at the Providence ... 02/24/2017 - 4:53 am | View Link
Australian man arrested in Edmonton accused of trying to meet 13-year-old girl for sex Investigators seized a computer and other electronic devices that will now undergo forensic examination. Jiashu Weng, 22, is charged with luring a child under 14 years of age, possession of child pornography and distributing child pornography. Weng showed ... 02/24/2017 - 3:49 am | View Link
'Slender Man' Stabbing The now 14-year-old is charged with attempted homicide for allegedly stabbing a classmate to please a fictional horror character. 02/19/2017 - 9:35 pm | View Website
Blairstown police search for man in possible child luring ... BLAIRSTOWN, N.J. - In Warren County, New Jersey, police are investigating a possible child luring incident. Blairstown police say a man driving this car stopped along ... 01/30/2017 - 1:27 am | View Website
Child luring accused ordered to move to Ontario now ... BARRIE - An Alberta man ordered by a judge to move to Ontario while facing charges for allegedly luring a girl into the woods to show her some kittens has been ... 01/27/2017 - 3:36 pm | View Website
Idaho Man Posing As Escort Charged With Hate Crime After ... BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho man has been charged with a federal hate crime after prosecutors said he lured a gay man to a remote location near a lake and then beat him ... 01/24/2017 - 8:30 am | View Website
Live + Work in Maine, an initiative to promote employment in the state, has launched an online listing service to connect college students with highly sought-after internships offered by Maine employers.
The service, which officially launches Monday, already has listings for about 40 internships, and its creator said many more listings are expected to be added in the weeks ahead.
AUGUSTA — Conservation advocates are raising concerns about Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to outsource two dozen jobs at Maine’s state parks and to eliminate management positions involved in overseeing historic sites or public lands.
But LePage administration officials say the changes – including the shift to seasonal contract laborers – are aimed at improving efficiency and refocusing resources at a time when the state parks are adding programs and setting visitation records.
“It’s not just the weather that is responsible for higher attendance,” said Walt Whitcomb, commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
Lawmakers are expecting a spirited discussion next month when they begin diving into LePage’s budget proposals related to Whitcomb’s department.
AUGUSTA — Lawmakers are looking for public feedback on how to proceed with the many complicated aspects of marijuana legalization.
On Tuesday, a special committee charged with facilitating Maine’s transition into a legal marijuana marketplace will hold a meeting to hear public comments on the process. The 17-member Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation was created to help guide state agencies that will craft the rules and regulations around the industry, as well as to review the dozens of marijuana-related bills pending in the Legislature.
The meeting – at 1 p.m.
SCRANTON — George’s skewed smirk and crossed yellow-green eyes labeled him less adoptable. Kaitlin Zezeski gave him a home anyway. “I saw his face and I fell immediately in love,” she said. The twoish-year-old tuxedo cat from Scranton recently joined t
The Audubon Society continues to tally and confirm 2016 Christmas bird count reports filed from across the country, and some rarely seen birds were spotted during a simultaneous bird walk held along the Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre. Bob Wasilewski, p
PITTSTON TWP. — Guy Fasciana was cleaning his saltwater fish tank Saturday when the sky grew eerily dark. His wife, Patti, was in the kitchen of their home off Chapel Road. They had just been joking about severe weather alerts that lit up their cellphones