‘Suspicious bag’ found outside Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture last month, police are investigating

May 20—A “suspicious bag” was found outside the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture late last month, triggering a response from the bomb squad and federal officers. A museum security officer found the bag the afternoon of April 29 outside the back door to the museum, 2316 W. First Ave., near Riverside Avenue, said Carol … Read more

Phoenix high schooler arrested after bringing AR-15, ammunition to school: police

On Friday, police arrested a student who allegedly brought an AR-15 and ammunition to a Phoenix high school. The student now faces “serious felony charges” for bringing the semi-automatic rifle, the same style of weapon behind the majority of the 21 deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. since 2006. The incident happened at Bostrom High … Read more

Former Burdette Park campground manager accused of stealing thousands in rental fees

EVANSVILLE – A former Burdette Park campground manager and his wife have been arrested and accused of stealing more than $40,000 in campground rentals. Scott Allen Thompson, 58, and his wife, 68-year-old Catherine Ann Thompson, are preliminarily charged with theft as a Level 6 felony, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s office announced in a news release … Read more

Warring factions in Sudan agree to temporary ceasefire, say US-Saudi mediators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sudan’s warring factions have agreed to a new short-term ceasefire, U.S. and Saudi mediators announced on Saturday, after several previous attempts to broker a truce that holds have failed. Meeting in the Saudi port city of Jeddah, the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces signed off on a seven-day ceasefire that … Read more