Katricia Brown

  • More than 600K foreigners overstayed visas in 2016

    More than 600,000 foreign travelers who legally entered the United States in 2016 overstayed their visas and remained in the country at the end of the year, the Department of Homeland Security reported Monday. Those “visa overstays” represented only 1.25% of the 50 million travelers who arrived in 2016 through...
  • US doctor killed on Everest was climbing tallest peaks

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A global adventurer when he wasn’t seeing patients in small-town Alabama, Dr. Roland Yearwood recently left his rural home to face the same challenge that could have killed him two years ago: Scaling Mount Everest. This time, Everest won. Yearwood, a 50-year-old doctor who practiced...
  • Man charged with selling meth out of storage unit !

    John D. Moore, 46, is accused of selling meth and other drugs out of a storage unit in Spring. He was arrested May 18, 2017. A Spring man is out on bond, accused of selling methamphetamine, stolen property and other drugs out of a storage unit. John D. Moore,...
  • Calvin Johnson seems upset Lions made him repay part of signing bonus

    More than a year into retirement, Calvin Johnson doesn’t have the warm and fuzzies about the Detroit Lions. Johnson revealed to the Detroit Free Press over the weekend that he’s not thrilled with how he was treated by the Lions when he stepped away from the game. He was asked...
  • Will he get life or death? Jury convicts Florida man of killing wife, pastor, neighbor

    Andres “Andy” Avalos is escorted out of the courtroom after being found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder on Saturday afternoon at the Manatee County Courthouse in downtown Bradenton. Avalos was found guilty of second-degree murder for the killing of his wife,...
  • Officer fatally shoots man after he gets inside police car

    CONVERSE, La. (AP) — A police officer in a small western Louisiana town fatally shot a man who managed to get into a police vehicle. Louisiana State Police said in a news release they are investigating the shooting at the request of the Sabine (sah-BEEN’) Parish Sheriff’s Department. The...
  • Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States will be extended until at least January, a U.S. government official said Monday. Temporary Protected Status was given to Haitians living in the United States after a 2010 earthquake devastated parts...
  • Fashion industry to honor Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards

    NEW YORK (AP) — The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join actress-singer Janelle Monae in receiving a special tribute from the board of directors of the Council of Fashion Designers of...
  • Used clothing store gets surprise donation of marijuana!

    MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis police department has good news for the person who donated dozens of plastic baggies of marijuana along with their kid’s old clothes: It’s safe and sound and ready to be picked up at the station. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/2q2xUtJ ) that...