Monthly Archive: December 2017

Fairfield Police Recover Handgun During Traffic Stop

Francisco Porras, 36, of Littlefield Credits: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, NJ — During a traffic stop on Route 46 west, a 36-year-old man from Littlefield, TX, was arrested for for unlawful possession of a weapon and possessio…

Death toll on Vermont roads rises in 2017 to highest in four years


Sixty-nine people lost their lives in 63 vehicle wrecks, state police say. ADAM SILVERMAN, Free Press

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A truck drives past a Vermont State Police roadside stop on U.S. 7 in Swanton on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.(Photo: ADAM SI…

Amazon's Jeff Bezos ends 2017 as the world's richest person, worth $99 billion, despite Donald Trump

The five richest people in the world at the end of 2017, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index[1]

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will end 2017 as the world’s richest person, probably with a net worth of $99 billion. That makes him around $3…

Rail an obvious solution to escalating truck fatalities

Gerald De Gabriele, Armidale
I am surprised that your article did not note that the dramatic increase came immediately after the abolition of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal in April 2016. This was precisely the outcome predicted by opponents of…

High school issue a test for new council

A Sun Staff report
WITH THE new City Council wasting no time reversing course on the Lowell High School project, the two remaining pro-Cawley Stadium councilors will have to decide quickly what their role in the process will be.
Councilor Rodney Elliot…

Family of A66 crash victim say they are 'numb with sadness'

The family of a man who died following a crash on the A66 in Cumbria say they are “numb with sadness”.
Freddie Maitland, 28, of Kirkcudbright in the Scottish Borders, was yesterday named as the victim of a fatal collision at Crackenthorpe, near Penrith…