Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
An active member of the US Navy is fighting for custody of his daughter from inside a submarine in the Pacific Ocean. Matthew Hindes was awarded custody of his daughter 4 years ago, but now his ex-wife is trying to regain custody through a Lenawee circuit court.
The morning rain Friday June 20 didn't stop a navy veteran from hitting the sidewalk outside of the Adrian Justice Center to protest the judge's order for Hindes to appear in court on Monday June 23.
Amie Finkbiner served aboard the U.S.S Ronald Reagan for 3 years. She decided to protest after hearing about Michigan circuit judge Margaret Noe ordering Navy Petty Officer Hindes to appear in court on Monday for a child custody hearing, even though Hindes is currently deployed in the guided missile submarine U.S.S. Michigan.
The decision has stirred up controversy across the country, because it seems Judge Noe has disregarded the Service Members Civil Relief Act, which grants active service members a minimum of 90-days stay for court proceedings.
"The sub has time to make arrangements, and if it needs to come back in to dock it can. But, it's the military. They're not going to surface for every sailor who has ex-wife problems," said Finkbiner.
The protest Friday helped local residents learn of the controversy.
"The guy is out serving his country. He's stuck in a sub. He can't make it back. You know, her trying to take his kid at a time when he can't get here to fight, it's just wrong," said Adrian resident Alvin Gocke.
Judge Noe was quoted in the Daily Telegram saying, if Hindes does not appear in court on Monday, she will grant temporary custody to his ex-wife.
Military lawyers have stepped in to try to get this case delayed and have confirmed Hindes is still deployed. The case is still scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday morning.
Protest organizers say they will be gathering again on Monday June 23rd in front of the
Lenawee County Courthouse to protest Judge Noe's
decision to issue a bench warrant for Petty Officer Hindes and possibly
removing Kaylee from her home in Washington.
Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:36:59 GMT
It's safe to say Josh Yates is a smart 16-year-old. "I'm coming up with character designs, gear and equipment on paper." Josh was sketching things he can build with technology Wednesday at The Clubhou.seMore >>
It's safe to say Josh Yates is a smart 16-year-old.More >>
Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:52:10 GMT
Comfort Suites Augusta hosted a Parkinson's breakfast this morning to raise awareness for the disease."To be able to prolong their life, quality of life, by having some type of treatment, I think wouldMore >>
Comfort Suites Augusta hosted a Parkinson's breakfast this morning to raise awareness for the disease.More >>
Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:45:15 GMT
It still feels warm and humid even after the sun has set, and that's only contributing to the concerns EMA officials have the next few days as we hit 100 degrees for the first time this year. "Juice.More >>
It still feels warm and humid even after the sun has set, and that's only contributing to the concerns EMA officials have the next few days as we hit 100 degrees for the first time this year.More >>
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