Category: US

Dutch Bros Coffee is coming to Cheyenne

Apr. 15—CHEYENNE — A Dutch Bros Coffee shop is is expected to open in Cheyenne this summer on Pershing Boulevard after plans for a location on Dell Range Boulevard fell through in 2022. The new coffee shop will be the first in Wyoming for the Oregon-based company, which has more than 800 shops across 17 […]

Indiana woman accused of embezzling $380K from Miamisburg business

Apr. 15—An Indiana woman is accused of embezzling close to $380,000 from Stateline Medical Equipment where she worked in Miamisburg. Corinna C. Bystrom, 44, of Liberty, Indiana, was issued a summons to appear for her Tuesday arraignment in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for one count of aggravated theft. “An internal audit by Stateline Medical […]

Trump fundraising picks up, with help from big donors

Former President Donald Trump’s money machine ramped up in the first quarter of 2024, with the Republican National Committee raking in millions from a new joint fundraising arrangement. Trump’s own joint fundraising committee separately reported raising $65 million, a total nearly double its 2023 pace that will nonetheless still leave him well behind President Joe […]

Local school district sues city government over revenue sharing

Apr. 15—The Vandalia-Butler School District is suing the city of Vandalia for what the schools system alleges are “breaches of revenue sharing related to tax-abated properties.” The district contends that the city owes the schools system “in excess of” $10 million, its lawsuit filing said. The suit was filed a few days after the city […]

Sheriff’s challenger defeats incumbent by 9 votes

Apr. 15—Chad Burroughs defeated incumbent Sheriff Matthew Melvin by a nine-vote margin in the Republican primary following a countywide recount Monday, positioning him against a write-in candidate in the November election. Burroughs won 3,276, or 50.07% of the vote, while Melvin received 3,267 votes, or 49.93%, board of elections deputy director Chris Creamer said. He […]

‘These are kids that had nothing to do with it’

Hundreds of people Monday filled a Southwest Side street where a 9-year-old girl was killed in a shooting that left 10 of her relatives wounded over the weekend. Ariana Molina, 9, died of a gunshot wound to the head when shots were fired about 9 p.m. Saturday in the 5200 block of South Damen Avenue […]

State district judge recommends overturning Melissa Lucio’s death sentence

A district judge who previously presided over a woman’s capital murder case recommended last week that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturn Melissa Lucio’s 2008 conviction after a district attorney’s office admitted that prosecutors withheld evidence from her defense. Decades after a jury sentenced Lucio to death for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, […]