US approves first-ever military aid to Taiwan through program typically used for sovereign nations

US approves first-ever military aid to Taiwan through program typically used for sovereign nations

CNN  —  The Biden administration has approved funding for the first-ever transfer of US military equipment to Taiwan under a program typically saved for sovereign nations, according to a notification sent to Congress on Tuesday. The package – which is part of the State Department’s foreign military financing (FMF) program – totals $80 million and will be paid for by …

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Ohio’s fall hunting seasons begin in September

Ohio's fall hunting seasons begin in September

COLUMBUS — Some of Ohio’s most popular hunting seasons open in September. Hunting seasons for squirrel (fox, red, and gray), dove, rail (Virginia and sora), snipe and gallinule begin Sept. 1. Early Canada goose season runs from Sept. 2 to Sept. 10, and early teal (blue-winged and green-winged) hunting is Sept. 2 through Sept. 17. The deer archery season is not …

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Duck hunting likely to be banned in Victoria following parliamentary inquiry recommendation

blurred man in cap in foreground, ducks in water in background

In short: A Victorian parliamentary inquiry has recommended recreational duck hunting be completely banned from 2024 What’s next? It is likely the government, which has six months to respond, will follow the recommendations Victoria is likely to have held its last duck hunting season after a Labor-led parliamentary inquiry recommended the divisive pursuit be banned. The committee, which included Greens and Animal Justice …

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1 killed in shooting at Antioch, TN auto shop

1 killed in shooting at Antioch, TN auto shop

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday evening on Bell Road in Antioch. Metro police said the shooting happened at around 5 p.m. at the Valvoline Instant Oil Change located in the 1100 block of Bell Road. Police: Students free teacher robbed, forced into closet by man with butcher knife According to investigators, two males …

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Fatal Shooting Of S.C. Student Who Entered Wrong Home Ruled ‘Justifiable’

Fatal Shooting Of S.C. Student Who Entered Wrong Home Ruled ‘Justifiable’

Topline Prosecutors in South Carolina have decided not to file charges against the man who killed Nicholas Anthony Donofrio, a college student who was shot while attempting to enter a home thinking it was his own. Key Facts Police say Donofrio, a 20-year-old University of South Carolina student from Connecticut, was shot and killed by a neighbor early Sunday morning …

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Police investigate a deadly shooting between 2 drivers on I-44 in Springfield, Mo.; 1 driver arrested

Police investigate a deadly shooting between 2 drivers on I-44 in Springfield, Mo.; 1 driver arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting involving two drivers near I-44 and Kansas in Springfield. Police say the disturbance happened between two drivers on I-44. Police say the drivers began ramming each others’ vehicles at Glenstone and I-44. It escalated at Kansas and I-44 when one driver began shooting. The gunfire hit one driver. The driver …

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Oregon man gets jail time during elk hunting season, $75K fine for poaching

Oregon man gets jail time during elk hunting season, $75K fine for poaching

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has launched a new campaign to fight poaching in the state, aimed at increasing awareness, enforcement and prosecution.  ODFW says the key to the program is asking the public to say something if they see something. “Oregonians in general really support increasing measures for prosecuting poachers and for identifying these crimes as they’re …

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