Newspapers – Headsets 911 http://headsets911.com/ Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:11:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://headsets911.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/cropped-headsets911-32x32.png Newspapers – Headsets 911 http://headsets911.com/ 32 32 Nigerian newspapers: 10 things to know this Wednesday morning https://headsets911.com/nigerian-newspapers-10-things-to-know-this-wednesday-morning/ Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:59:19 +0000 https://headsets911.com/nigerian-newspapers-10-things-to-know-this-wednesday-morning/ Hello! Here is today’s summary of the Nigerian newspapers: 1. Zamfara State Police yesterday rescued 100 captives kidnapped by bandits in the Dansadau region of Maru. Zamfara State Local Government Council. State police spokesman SP Mohammed Shehu confirmed this in an interview on Tuesday. 2. A few hours after the arrest of Sunday Igboho, by […]]]>

Hello! Here is today’s summary of the Nigerian newspapers:

1. Zamfara State Police yesterday rescued 100 captives kidnapped by bandits in the Dansadau region of Maru. Zamfara State Local Government Council. State police spokesman SP Mohammed Shehu confirmed this in an interview on Tuesday.

2. A few hours after the arrest of Sunday Igboho, by the International Criminal Police Organization, Interpol, in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians that more efforts would be made to retrieve those who had disturbed the peace of the nation and citizens. Buhari spoke in his hometown, Daura, Katsina.

3. Yusuf, President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, yesterday won a traditional title in his hometown in Katsina state. The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, bestowed the traditional title of “Talban Daura” on the president’s son.

4. Billionaire businessman Obinna Iyiegbu, better known as Obi Cubana, claims he couldn’t find a job after completing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program. In an interview, he said that despite not finding a job, he was able to earn his first million naira through an entrepreneurial business.

5. The presidency has called on the People Democratic Party and other opposition parties to put aside their ambitions for 2023, as the vast majority of Nigerians believe President Muhammadu Buhari and will never give up on him. The president’s senior special assistant for media and advertising, Garba Shehu, said this on Tuesday.

6. Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said yesterday that security levels have improved across the country. This was made known on Tuesday by the governor’s chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, in a statement entitled “No alternative to peace, says Kwara Gov in Eid message”.

7. Yesterday, prominent lawyers took action to prevent the repatriation of Yoruba nation agitator Sunday Adeyemi, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Nigeria from Cotonou, Republic of Benin. According to them, the way his house was raided recently by the DSS in collaboration with other security agencies showed that he would not get justice if he was extradited to Nigeria.

8. The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 59 suspected cases of monkey pox including 15 confirmed, said its director general, Chikwe Ihekweazu. Ihekweazu said it yesterday in Abuja.

9. In the spirit of the celebration of Eid-Kabir, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State released 136 inmates from Kano Correctional Centers. The governor urged them to be people of good character when they are finally integrated into society.

10. The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) yesterday expressed hope that the federal government would expose the sponsors and agenda behind the arrests of Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho. Group spokesman Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said in a statement on Tuesday.


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Sandra Carol Bunch McKay – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper https://headsets911.com/sandra-carol-bunch-mckay-mississippis-best-community-newspaper/ Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:33:45 +0000 https://headsets911.com/sandra-carol-bunch-mckay-mississippis-best-community-newspaper/ December 2, 1941 – July 17, 2021 NATCHEZ – A memorial service for Sandra “Sandy” Carol Bunch McKay, 79, of Natchez, who passed away on Saturday July 17, 2021, at the Adams County Nursing Center in Natchez, will be held on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. at Chapelle de Laird Funeral Home with […]]]>

December 2, 1941 – July 17, 2021

NATCHEZ – A memorial service for Sandra “Sandy” Carol Bunch McKay, 79, of Natchez, who passed away on Saturday July 17, 2021, at the Adams County Nursing Center in Natchez, will be held on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. at Chapelle de Laird Funeral Home with Reverend Vicki Landrum as officiant.

Interment will take place in Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitations will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, followed by a memorial service at 4:30 p.m.

Sandy was born December 2, 1941 in Tampa, Florida, the daughter of Lewis Henry and Ruby Lee Thomasson Bunch.

She graduated from Brandon High School in 1959. She attended the University of Tampa. She has worked as an insurance agent for over 40 years and has won numerous awards for her expertise in the industry. She never met a stranger and had a lot of charisma that attracted people to her. His laughter and charming personality made it so fun to be in his company. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Natchez and extended her love to all she knew.

Mrs. McKay was predeceased by her parents, Lewis Henry and Ruby Bunch; and his brother Lewis, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James “Jim” McKay; his sister Virginia Sampson (Hugh); her brother Alan Bunch (Sue); his nieces Lisa Tisdel (Derek) and Julie Poe (Neal); his nephews, David Sampson and Brian Bunch (Andrea); his grand-nephews, Ty, Connor and Landon Tisdel and Collin Bunch; and his little niece Beckett Bunch. She is also survived by her many loving cousins ​​in the Brandon, Plant City and Seffner Florida areas and many friends and former co-workers in the Natchez area.

Special thanks go to Tiffany, Delia, the nurses and orderlies at the Adams County Nursing Center, and Gina and Janet of Hospice who have helped our family so much to provide Sandy with the loving care that she needed over the past few months. They are true angels on Earth and we appreciate so much everything they have done to make her feel comfortable at a very difficult time in her life.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of his choice in his memory.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.

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Newspaper shooting survivors, relatives of victims file a complaint | Ap https://headsets911.com/newspaper-shooting-survivors-relatives-of-victims-file-a-complaint-ap/ Mon, 19 Jul 2021 02:45:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/newspaper-shooting-survivors-relatives-of-victims-file-a-complaint-ap/ ANNAPOLIS – The families of five Maryland newspaper employees killed in a mass shooting in 2018 and most of the surviving employees who were in the Capital Gazette newsroom during the attack have filed two lawsuits alleging that a parent company had not done enough to prevent the attack. The lawsuits were unsealed Thursday, according […]]]>

ANNAPOLIS – The families of five Maryland newspaper employees killed in a mass shooting in 2018 and most of the surviving employees who were in the Capital Gazette newsroom during the attack have filed two lawsuits alleging that a parent company had not done enough to prevent the attack.

The lawsuits were unsealed Thursday, according to the Baltimore Sun, which was also cited as a defendant. The lawsuits were filed on June 24 with a request to keep them sealed while the shooter’s trial unfolded.

On Thursday, a jury found Jarrod Ramos, who had a long-standing grudge against the Annapolis newspaper, criminally responsible for his actions, rejecting defense lawyers’ arguments over mental illness. Ramos had previously pleaded guilty to 23 counts against him in 2019, but had pleaded not criminally responsible – Maryland’s version of an insanity plea.

“Had the defendants taken reasonable steps to protect The Capital and its employees, Ramos would have been detected and arrested before entering The Capital newsroom, and he may never have attempted the assault.” , one of the alleged complaints, calling the assault “an avoidable tragedy.”

James Ulwick, a Baltimore attorney representing the Sun and parent company Tribune Publishing Co., declined to comment on the Sun on the merits of the lawsuits. Baltimore Sun Media acquired the Capital Gazette newspapers in 2014.

In court documents, lawyers for The Sun have written that they have denied the allegations and believe the facts will show that they acted reasonably.

“We recognize and share the continued grief of family members, friends and colleagues of the victims,” ​​Tribune spokeswoman Renee Mutchnik said in a statement. “The five lives lost in this senseless attack will always serve as a reminder of the important role independent journalism provides to communities across America.”

The Capital Gazette was not included in the lawsuit, the Sun reported.

Ramos’ grudge against the newspaper began after an article he published about his guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge of harassing a former high school classmate in 2011. He filed a complaint against the newspaper in 2012, alleging that it had been defamed, but it was dismissed as unfounded. His appeals failed.

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arrested for covering protests against the dictatorship https://headsets911.com/arrested-for-covering-protests-against-the-dictatorship/ Sat, 17 Jul 2021 22:30:52 +0000 https://headsets911.com/arrested-for-covering-protests-against-the-dictatorship/ Continuum Camila Acosta will be under house arrest Cuban independent journalist Camila Acosta, contributor to the Spanish newspaper ABC in Havana, She was released after spending four days in prison and will be under house arrest. The newspaper reported on Friday. Acosta She was arrested last Monday by Cuban agents as she left her home, […]]]>

Continuum Camila Acosta will be under house arrest

Cuban independent journalist Camila Acosta, contributor to the Spanish newspaper ABC in Havana, She was released after spending four days in prison and will be under house arrest. The newspaper reported on Friday.

Acosta She was arrested last Monday by Cuban agents as she left her home, from which they took work equipment such as her computer, for alleged crimes against state security., an accusation often used in the country against opponents, according to ABC.

The day before, he was covering the protests on Sunday July 11 in Havana.It is the largest for over six decades in the Caribbean nation.

Authorities charged the journalist with “contempt” and “disturbing public order”., according to relatives said the ABC.

Two Journalists Arrested for Covering Protests Against Al Jazeera Dictatorship

The newspaper confirms that Camila Acosta is her correspondent in Havana, while The Cuban regime rejects this because it does not have the official certification of a foreign press worker.

Acosta is a well-known Cuban freelance journalist With critical attitudes towards the government of Miguel Diaz-Canel. He also worked in the portal Cubanet, one of the main opposition media, and has been arrested on several occasions.

His arrest had a strong impact on Spain, The Spanish Federation of Journalists’ Unions (FAPE) and the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Alparís, demanded his “immediate release”.

During Sunday’s protests, clashes erupted and hundreds of people were arrested. Among them are activists, opponents and independent journalists, according to international organizations.

Independent Cuban journalists lamented the increase in harassment by authorities over the past year (Photo: EFE)
Independent Cuban journalists lamented the increase in harassment by authorities over the past year (Photo: EFE)

Some detainees were released, while others remained in police stations and prisons across the country, while the government did not provide details of the arrests.

Independent Cuban journalists Last year they denounced the increased harassment by the authorities, from house arrest to police summons, through the confiscation of tools or Internet access restrictions.

400 arrested / missing

At the same time, Human Rights Watch (HRW) denounced: Five days after the social outbreak in Cuba, to exist “About 400 people” were arrested / disappeared on the island.

Human Rights Watch denounced the presence of around 400 detainees / missing in Cuba (Photo: Reuters)
Human Rights Watch denounced the presence of around 400 detainees / missing in Cuba (Photo: Reuters)

It is not known where many of them are. In many cases, the regime has detained well-known activists and journalists with the clear aim of Prevent them from participating or reporting on protests, confirmed José Miguel Vivanco, executive director of the America division of this NGO.

In a series of messages on his Twitter account, Vivanco also confirmed that “Many of them were arrested as they left their homes or while walking in the street“.

(With information from EFE)

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jury delivers verdict in Maryland newspaper shooting case | News from USA® https://headsets911.com/jury-delivers-verdict-in-maryland-newspaper-shooting-case-news-from-usa/ Thu, 15 Jul 2021 19:07:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/jury-delivers-verdict-in-maryland-newspaper-shooting-case-news-from-usa/ ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The jury returned a verdict Thursday on whether the man who killed five people in a Maryland newspaper is not criminally responsible by reason of insanity – a decision that will determine whether the shooter will go to jail or maximum. -safety mental health facility. The jury of eight men and […]]]>

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The jury returned a verdict Thursday on whether the man who killed five people in a Maryland newspaper is not criminally responsible by reason of insanity – a decision that will determine whether the shooter will go to jail or maximum. -safety mental health facility.

The jury of eight men and four women seized the case in the early afternoon of the 12th day of a trial and reached a verdict in less than two hours. Much of the lawsuit was a battle between mental health professionals over whether Jarrod Ramos met Maryland’s legal standards for criminal liability when he attacked the Capital Gazette newspaper.

For Ramos to be found not criminally responsible, the 12 jurors would have to conclude that due to a mental disorder, he lacks the substantial capacity to assess the criminality of driving or to comply with the law.

They testified as to whether Jarrod Ramos could assess the criminality of his actions or bring his conduct into line with the requirements of the law when he attacked the newspaper in 2018.

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More than 20 million in the Midwest at risk of severe thunderstorms https://headsets911.com/more-than-20-million-in-the-midwest-at-risk-of-severe-thunderstorms/ Wed, 14 Jul 2021 16:19:22 +0000 https://headsets911.com/more-than-20-million-in-the-midwest-at-risk-of-severe-thunderstorms/ By Ryan Adamson, AccuWeather Meteorologist Thunderstorms that can contain high winds and flash floods are expected to hit parts of the central and northern plains to the upper Midwest on Wednesday, according to AccuWeather meteorologists. After a few thunderstorms rock the area on Wednesday morning, Midwesters may indulge in a false sense of security, thinking […]]]>

By Ryan Adamson, AccuWeather Meteorologist

Thunderstorms that can contain high winds and flash floods are expected to hit parts of the central and northern plains to the upper Midwest on Wednesday, according to AccuWeather meteorologists.
After a few thunderstorms rock the area on Wednesday morning, Midwesters may indulge in a false sense of security, thinking the thunderstorms are over for the day. However, this will not be the case.
As energy into the atmosphere arrives from the Dakotas, thunderstorms are expected to set in during the afternoon and evening.
“A ripple in the jet stream will cause strong to severe thunderstorms to erupt in the Upper Midwest on Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening,” said Rob Richards, AccuWeather meteorologist.
One factor that can decrease the strength of storms will be the lack of sunlight. When the sun comes out, the ground is heated more efficiently and can help the air rise. That said, energy in the upper layers of the atmosphere is likely to make up for the lack of sunlight, and storms later Wednesday are expected to be severe.
“The main risks will be torrential rains, gusts of wind and hail,” said Richards.
Thunderstorms will develop again in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa in the late afternoon and early evening. As storms initially develop individually, all hazards, including an isolated tornado, will be possible. This second set of storms is expected to freeze in a line with destructive winds from northern Iowa to Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois.
According to the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, there is an increased risk of severe weather for parts of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois. The Enhanced Threat Level is the third highest level on the SPC five-level scale. Over 4 million people reside in this region, which includes cities such as Madison, Wisconsin and Cedar Rapids.
The population in the low risk area is much larger, with over 15 million people facing some type of severe weather threat. Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis are currently included in this zone.
In places where storms occur multiple times, flooding will become a concern. Although parts of the Midwest are experiencing drought according to the United States Drought Monitor, the rain can fall too quickly for the ground to withstand. Therefore, those who live in areas prone to flooding will need to be aware of flooding in addition to the risk of severe weather events.
Soil conditions vary greatly in the north central United States. Some areas in the Ohio and Mississippi valleys are considered sufficiently humid, while areas in the northern plains and upper Midwest face severe to exceptional drought, according to data from the Drought Monitor.
Severe storms will continue to rumble on Thursday, but the threat will not be as high. thunderstorms and thunderstorms will move further east on Friday, and the severe threat is expected to continue to diminish. Areas expected to experience severe thunderstorms on Wednesday are expected to experience a dry weekend as the high pressure sets in the region.

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“Heat a different animal” for the homeless in Las Vegas https://headsets911.com/heat-a-different-animal-for-the-homeless-in-las-vegas/ Mon, 12 Jul 2021 19:54:00 +0000 https://headsets911.com/heat-a-different-animal-for-the-homeless-in-las-vegas/ Yasmina Chavez The Dula Community Center was transformed into a cooling center for people trying to get out of the heat on Monday, July 12, 2021. Through Ray brewer (contact) Monday July 12, 2021 | 12h54 When homeless Doug Cullins arrived at the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon to […]]]>

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The Dula Community Center was transformed into a cooling center for people trying to get out of the heat on Monday, July 12, 2021.

When homeless Doug Cullins arrived at the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon to escape the scorching summer heat, he noticed paramedics were at the entrance to treat someone who had fallen ill from the elements.

Hours later, and with temperatures well above 110 degrees, Mullins saw another group of paramedics transport another homeless person in an ambulance. The 56-year-old admitted to asking himself, “Could I be next?”

“We are dropping like flies because of this heat,” he said.

Cullins and other homeless people seeking respite in the yard were transported Sunday afternoon to the Dula Indoor Community Center, where nearly 90 of them spent the night in the gym with air conditioning, cold water to drink. and rugs for sleeping.

With an excessive heat warning in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, Las Vegas city officials have made a decision to give homeless guests the option of leaving the yard – the shady outdoor living base for many. in the Corridor of Hope. Social workers essential to help residents obtain health services and help through social assistance have also moved to Dula.

“Most of the guests were grateful for the opportunity to get the reprieve and we were happy to offer it,” said Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher, city manager of community services.

Bluitt-Fisher said the yard’s cooling mechanisms were able to lower temperatures by about 20 degrees, which just wasn’t enough during the heat wave that hampered many communities in the West and drove to forest fires in California and Oregon.

When temperatures in Las Vegas hit 116 degrees on Saturday, NV Energy sent an emergency notice to customers asking them to save energy between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. by turning off lights and unplugging appliances. The heat also caused flight delays at McCarran International Airport.

The effects of the heat were so severe in the homeless yard that customers continued to complain that the water bottles handed out by officials were hot. You can’t cool yourself by putting hot fluids in a hot body, said resident Keenan Brown Sr., 66.

Although he had a cool compress around his neck and was wearing light clothing, Brown suffered from headaches and felt exhausted, symptoms of heat stroke.

“I have never experienced anything like this in my life,” said Brown, who has lived in Las Vegas for almost three years, of the unbearable conditions. “You try everything to stay cool but you can’t get used to the heat.”

Cullins said there was no trick to keeping cool because “this heat is a different type of animal. You can’t survive without help.

Bluitt-Fisher said officials are still determining when to close the community center as a cooling station, saying it will be operational at least until the end of Monday. Temperatures overnight were expected to stay in the triple digits until 11 p.m., before dropping to a low of 89 degrees overnight around 90 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday. The high temperature forecast for Tuesday is 108 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

“It’s an unprecedented thing in Las Vegas,” said Bluitt-Fisher. “We’ve had so many record temperatures, especially with the fact that they don’t cool down at night (because of) triple-digit temperatures. We decided it was too hot for people to sleep outside.

Dula had just over 100 clients by early Monday afternoon. The Salvation Army arrived to provide assistance, including food.

Dula can accommodate up to 300 clients, said Bluitt-Fisher. City commissioners and outreach teams are directing the homeless to the center, although 150 of the homeless remained in the yard on Sunday evening, she said.

“The heat was a concern and we decided to do this as a solution,” she said.

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Newspapers, journalists rewarded for their excellence https://headsets911.com/newspapers-journalists-rewarded-for-their-excellence/ Sat, 10 Jul 2021 22:35:39 +0000 https://headsets911.com/newspapers-journalists-rewarded-for-their-excellence/ BILOXI, Miss. — The Tupelo, Columbus, Greenwood, Laurel, “and Charleston newspapers were honored for excellence in coverage and content at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Press Association. The Daily Journal in Tupelo, The Commercial Dispatch of Columbus, The Greenwood Commonwealth, the Laurel Leader-Call, The Wayne County News and The Sun-Sentinel in Charleston were recognized […]]]>

BILOXI, Miss. — The Tupelo, Columbus, Greenwood, Laurel, “and Charleston newspapers were honored for excellence in coverage and content at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Press Association.

The Daily Journal in Tupelo, The Commercial Dispatch of Columbus, The Greenwood Commonwealth, the Laurel Leader-Call, The Wayne County News and The Sun-Sentinel in Charleston were recognized for overall excellence in the annual Better Newspaper Media competition Contest awarded. Saturday in Biloxi.

Ray Mosby, editor and publisher of the Deer Creek Pilot at Rolling Fork, received the J. Oliver Emmerich Award for Editorial Excellence. A two-time recipient, Mosby was honored for his editorial comments addressing issues such as the ‘defund the police’ movement, the Covid-19 pandemic and a call to change the state flag of Mississippi.

The contest judges called his work “fearless”.

“And fearless victories,” the judges wrote.

The winner of the Bill Minor Prize for Investigative Journalism for Daily Newspapers was Isabelle Taft of the Sun Herald at Biloxi and Report for America. His winning work covered a Picayune murder case and social media rumors that persisted following it.

Jamie Patterson of the Yazoo Herald won the Minor Investigative Journalism Award for Weekly Newspapers for articles focusing on the Yazoo County Jail.

“This series demonstrates the journalist’s initiative and willingness to delve into a highly controversial subject,” the judges said.

It was the fourth time Patterson has won the minor award since 2010.

Alissa Zhu, a former Clarion-Ledger reporter in Jackson, won the Bill Minor Prize for General News among dailies for reporting on deaths at Parchman State Prison.

“An incredible and well-documented story, told from many angles,” the judges commented on Zhou’s work. “Great report.”

Jason Collum, editor of The Baldwyn News, received the minor award for general news reporting among weekly newspapers. He was honored for his look at how lower sales tax collections during the Covid-19 pandemic could potentially impact the city of Baldwyn budget and city programs.

The winners of the Minor Awards receive a generous cash prize from a fund established in 2003 by Mr. and Mrs. Tim Medley of Jackson in memory of Minor’s long career as a Mississippi reporter.

Jack Hammett of the Laurel Leader-Call received the 2020 Photo of the Year award (top right) for his coverage of the aftermath of the Jones County tornado.

Margaret Baker and Alyssa Newton of the Sun Herald received the Daniel M. Phillips Freedom of Information Award for reporting on body camera images and 911 audio linked to a domestic violence case involving a coast lawmaker of the Gulf.

“Fighting for the body camera footage and the recording of the 911 call in this case was a strong public service and hopefully set the tone for local lawmakers, public safety officials. and to the police that the newspaper will protect and defend the public’s right to know, ”the judges wrote.

Staff at The Greenwood Commonwealth received the Community Service Award for covering high electricity tariffs sold to residents of Itta Bena, an impoverished town in the Mississippi Delta. The series of articles eventually caught the attention of the Mississippi State Auditor, the Public Services Commission, and the National Media.

“Impressive and in-depth reporting on an important issue,” the judges said. “That’s what the newspapers are instructed to do.”

The 2020 Better Newspaper competition was judged by volunteers from the Georgia Press Association. Thirty-four newspapers submitted a total of 1,623 entries for this year’s editorial competition.

“We congratulate all of the winners of this year’s competition,” said MPA President Kevin Cooper, Senior Vice President of Boone Newspapers, Inc. “This demonstrates the very hard work they all have done over the course of this year. ‘a year full of extraordinary challenges for the community. ”

Advertising Excellence Awards will be presented in February at the MPA Mid-Winter Conference.

Founded in 1866 and now in its 155th year, the MPA is a professional association representing the Mississippi media.

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Latest updates: Capital Gazette shooter Jarrod Ramos on trial https://headsets911.com/latest-updates-capital-gazette-shooter-jarrod-ramos-on-trial/ Fri, 09 Jul 2021 03:35:33 +0000 https://headsets911.com/latest-updates-capital-gazette-shooter-jarrod-ramos-on-trial/ 8-hour police interview video: silent gunman refuses to answer detective’s questions then eats Wendy’s burger Photos of Capital Gazette gunman Jarrod Ramos taken by a detective while he was questioned after the attack. (WTOP / Jack Moore) For eight hours after being taken into custody following the shooting in the Capital Gazette press room in […]]]>

8-hour police interview video: silent gunman refuses to answer detective’s questions then eats Wendy’s burger

Photos of Capital Gazette gunman Jarrod Ramos taken by a detective while he was questioned after the attack. (WTOP / Jack Moore)

For eight hours after being taken into custody following the shooting in the Capital Gazette press room in June 2018, Jarrod Ramos sat stone-faced and mostly silent in an interrogation room from the Anne Arundel County Police Department, as a detective and FBI agent attempted to coax him into “telling your story.”

At one point, a detective brings Ramos a plain cheeseburger from Wendy’s at his request.

Detective Anne Arundel Kelly Harding and FBI Special Agent Autumn Brown are the only law enforcement personnel to interview Ramos after the shooting.

Several snippets of the approximately eight-hour video aired on the Anne Arundel County Circuit on Wednesday, the second day of Ramos’ trial. He pleaded guilty to the murders, but is not criminally responsible due to his mental illness.

After being discovered lying under a desk in the Capital Gazette newsroom, surrounded by some of the bodies of employees he shot and killed, Ramos was taken to the county criminal investigation division building in Crownsville, Maryland.

The attack took place shortly after 2:30 p.m. on June 28, 2018, and surveillance video timestamps show him sitting handcuffed to a small table at 3:40 p.m. that day.

Ramos is asked for his name several times.

“You obviously have a goal,” Harding told Ramos. “Don’t you want people to know your story?” “

Ramos refuses to identify himself but asks for water several times, and each time a cup of water is collected and placed in front of him.

At 4:19 p.m., an evidence-gathering technician takes photos of Ramos as he sits in the interrogation room. She takes pictures of her hands and stamps them for bullet residue samples.

“When was the last time you handled a gun? »Asks the technician. “What is your profession now? Hobbies? “

Ramos remains silent.

A few minutes later, he is changed into a Tyvek metal protective suit and his clothes are recovered as evidence.

At 4:36 p.m., Hardy presses him again for his name and other identifying information.
In a low voice, Ramos replies, “Why don’t you ask them?

He then told her the names of two Capital Gazette employees – an editor, Rick Hutzell, and Tim Thomas, the editor.

The detective asks if Rick Hutzell is one of the people shot by Ramos. “As far as I know, Rick Hutzell is still alive,” Ramos said in a deep, deep voice.

Shortly before 6 p.m. that day, Hardy and the FBI agent discover Ramos’ identity and tell him, through court records, that they have learned that he has filed a lawsuit against the newspaper.

At 6:12 p.m. Ramos tells Hardy he’s hungry and she takes his order from Wendy. Earlier, she had brought some snacks, but he referred to a peanut allergy.

Some of her more talkative comments on the video refer to her food allergies. He said his peanut allergy was the worst. “Technically, I have an allergy to milk, but I can tolerate it in small doses… I always eat cheese without excess,” he said.

At 7:08 p.m., Hardy arrives with his cheeseburger.

Hardy told defense lawyer Elizabeth Palan that she had no strategy to question Ramos.

“My strategy is to just listen to whatever someone wants to tell me,” she said.

But at 7:45 p.m., she said that she and the FBI agent decided to change their approach in their questioning of Ramos.

At first, Hardy seems to be trying to gain Ramos’ liking by mentioning the times she felt the media – and the Capital Gazette, in particular – had not been fair to her or had misrepresented the facts.

“If you leave it to the media, they skew it and they shoot it how they want,” she said on the video. She later said that she was trying to get Ramos to speak not that she agreed with these statements.

She told Ramos the media was already getting false information about the attack and his arrest, referring to a first – erroneous – report that he attempted to alter his fingerprints so that he could not be identified.

“Like, where did they find this stuff?” ” she said.

In the video, Ramos appears to be smiling and even laughing. “Are you the anonymous source? He said to the FBI agent.

At 9:48 p.m., Hardy returns to the room to tell Ramos that she had spoken to Hutzell, the editor of Capital.

“I don’t know if you’re going to like it,” Hardy said. “Frankly, he didn’t even know your name. He has no idea why you have decided to come there today.

She added: “So if you have a story you have to tell it because they don’t even know you or even remember you or barely remember the trial.”

At 9:55 p.m., Harding and Brown, the FBI’s special agent, change sides again.

“Being nice didn’t work,” Hardy said. “Maybe we should be a little more forceful in our words.”

Brown notices how Ramos was found by officers apparently hidden under a desk.
Autumn Brown: “You’re laying there like a bitch,” she said.

Ramos doesn’t seem to react.

At 11:23 p.m. Hardy presented her with the statement of charges she had drafted, charging her with five counts of first degree murder. The video shows him holding the papers and reading them before placing them on the table.

At 11:40 p.m. Hardy is seen removing his shackles from his legs, so he can be transported to the West District Police Station for reservation – nearly eight hours per minute since detectives began questioning him for the first time.

During cross-examination of the detective, Deputy State Attorney David Russell noted that in addition to not answering the detective’s questions, the detective said that she had never seen Ramos exhibit any behavior. bizarre or repetitive.

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We are your newspaper – Colorado Hometown Weekly https://headsets911.com/we-are-your-newspaper-colorado-hometown-weekly/ Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:10:21 +0000 https://headsets911.com/we-are-your-newspaper-colorado-hometown-weekly/ It’s December 2018, and I’m the editor of another group of posts. But instead of delivering the news to our readers, I sit in front of a TV camera or on the phone with a reporter from another publication, answering questions. One of the newspapers in our group – of which I was editor-in-chief – […]]]>

It’s December 2018, and I’m the editor of another group of posts. But instead of delivering the news to our readers, I sit in front of a TV camera or on the phone with a reporter from another publication, answering questions.

One of the newspapers in our group – of which I was editor-in-chief – was being shut down by our head office. I didn’t want us to be the story, yet we were there. A newspaper that had served its community for three decades would no longer exist on Boxing Day.

I wasn’t as angry as I was disappointed and worried. I was worried that people in the community were not getting their local news. Sure, they’d be up to date with what’s going on in the surrounding communities, county, and state, but who would be there to tell the story of the new mom-and-pop business opening up on the streets? Who would be there to share the accomplishments of the star athletes at the local high school? Who would be there to keep an eye on local legislation affecting the daily lives of voters?

This is what worried me.

I grew up in newspapers. Since I was in elementary school, I remember waking up in the morning, having breakfast, and leafing through the local morning newspaper. Of course I had my specific sections then – sports and comics – but as I got older and became more involved in information and not just reading, I was drawn to the policies of the local government. and the report on the neighbors next door.

That’s why we love what we do here at Colorado Hometown Weekly: Tell your story, educate the communities of Erie, Lafayette, Louisville and Superior. We want to cover the local arts scene, local businesses, schools and high school athletics.

But we need your support to do it.

I learned a long time ago when I first started working at newspapers in my native Virginia that the two most important and costly resources for our industry were people and paper – the people who help produce the newspaper for each edition and the paper on which it is printed. It’s always like that.

And while we have a dedicated group of advertisers who help reduce results, we could always use more revenue to help balance the budget.

That’s why today and in the July 21 issue of Colorado Hometown Weekly, you’ll find a donor envelope asking for a voluntary subscription fee of your choice, whether it’s $ 80, $ 65, or $ 45, depending on this. that you can afford. You will also find an ad in our weekly newspaper until August 25 explaining how and why to donate.

Just like three years ago, when I would have much preferred that our staff were the storytellers rather than our storytellers, it’s not easy, but that’s the nature of the business. The past year and more with the COVID-19 pandemic has also taken its toll on all of us.

Nonetheless, it’s our community too, and celebrating the accomplishments of our residents is only a small part of what we love to do here at Colorado Hometown Weekly.

So next time – hopefully today – you flip through the latest edition of Colorado Hometown Weekly or peruse the digital pages online, ask yourself a question: what can I do to make sure I keep going. receive news that has an impact on my community?

Just a little help, and that would be greatly appreciated.

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