Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:54 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:54:16 GMT
Desmonte Leonard the man accused of murdering three people in Auburn last summer will have a status hearing on October 15th. At the last meeting both parties had expressed intentions to meet in AugustMore >>
Desmonte Leonard, the man accused of murdering three people in Auburn last summer still has no expectation on when he will go to trial.More >>
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.More >>
The farm bill the Senate is considering this week would cut some farm subsidies but also expand government-subsidized crop insurance, a safety net used by many farmers in case of bad weather or lost revenue.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:17 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:17:00 GMT
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many of them are using social media to find out.More >>
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many are using social media to find out.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:15 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:15:53 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
A medical examiner's office spokeswoman said 24 deceased victims from the Moore, OK, tornado had been transported to their Oklahoma City office. Seven of the dead were children.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
The Department of Defense said today that 25-year-old Sgt. James L. Skalberg, Jr. of Cullman died Wednesday, June 26 while serving in Afghanistan.
Skalberg died during an enemy bombing on his unit's vehicle in the city of Maidan Shahr, which is the capital of Wardak province in eastern Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division from Fort Bliss, Texas. The U.S. Army says that Skalberg entered service in 2007 and previously served in Iraq.
His brigade deployed in October 2011 and is scheduled to return in July 2012.
Skalberg has been awarded with several medals, including the Purple Heart and two Army Commendation Medals.
Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss commanding general released this statement about Skalberg:
Team Bliss is saddened by the loss of Sgt. James Skalberg. He was a great 1st Armored Division Soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation and leaves behind a loving wife and infant son. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, fellow Soldiers, and all of our troops in Afghanistan.