Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:05:39 GMT
The Montgomery Police Department held a graduation Tuesday night for the members of the 2014 Citizens' Police Academy. The eighth academy class consists of 21 Montgomery residents. Members successfullyMore >>
The Montgomery Police Department is holding a graduation Tuesday night for the members of the 2014 Citizens' Police Academy. More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:04:15 GMT
European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >>
Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key...More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:53:59 GMT
Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...More >>
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health...More >>
Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:41:53 GMT
The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.More >>
Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday to keep federal highway funds flowing across the nation - billions of dollars to avert layoffs for construction workers and shutdowns of road and...More >>
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
A New York man pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to trying to extort money from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen.
Thomas George Paculis, 62, faces a maximum possible sentence of two years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Court records filed last week say Paculis, of Newfield, N.Y., signed a plea agreement with prosecutors.
Authorities say Paculis contacted Deen's attorney threatening to reveal damaging statements by the former Food Network star unless she paid him $200,000. That happened after documents became public that showed Deen acknowledged using racial slurs in the past.