Police to charge suspect in hit-and-run that seriously hurt 9-year-old girl who was playing in her yard

first_imgABCNews.com(ATLANTA) — Georgia police are expected to charge a suspect in the hit-and-run that seriously hurt a 9-year-old girl who was playing in her yard when the speeding car careened toward her.Just before 7 p.m. Friday, 9-year-old Laderihanna Holmes was playing in her front yard when the car left the road, hit her and another girl then crashed into the house, DeKalb County Police said.The driver and passenger then fled the scene, said police.The male suspect, whose name was not released, will face charges including hit and run, failure to maintain lane and serious injury by vehicle, police said Tuesday.Authorities said the suspect’s name will likely be released after he is arrested.“I just want everybody to pray for Laderihanna,” the little girl’s mother, Charlette Bolton, told ABC News on Sunday. “The community loves her, her school loves her, her friends love her and I just want the people involved to be caught.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Alaska Aces rip Magnolia for 2-2 Governors’ Cup Finals series tie

first_imgAlaska Aces’ Chris Banchero (left) puts the ball away as Magnolia Hotshots’ Andy Mark Barroca tries to steal it. PBA MANILA – Mike Harris backed up his Best Import citation with a strong showing as Alaska Aces knotted the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals series after a 90-76 Game 4 win over Magnolia Hotshots on Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The former NBA player tallied a monster double-double of 33 points and 22 rebounds for the Aces, which tied the best-of-seven showdown 2-2 with their second straight victory.Chris Banchero added 17 markers, six rebounds and five assists, while Jake Pascual came up with 9 markers and five boards for Alaska.Magnolia made a 7-2 start, but the Aces countered with their own rally to tie the count 12-all before surging to a 19-16 lead on back-to-back treys by Kevin Racal. The Hotshots regained the lead 22-19 on two straight triples by Travis. The Hotshots were still up 24-21 early in the second canto but an 8-0 run by Alaska behind Carl Bryan Cruz and Jeron Teng put them up 29-24. The lead grew further 42-32 at the half with baskets from Harris and Banchero.In the third, the Aces were up 43-34 when the Hotshots went on a huge run to cut the deficit 46-48. The Aces were quick to restore order as inside shots from Harris and Vic Manuel and triples from Abel Gallinguez and Banchero made for a 63-50 lead.Alaska went on to build their largest lead 71-54 with scoring from Harris and Pascual. Magnolia made their last push with shots from Paul Lee and Barroca to cut the deficit 69-78 with over two minutes left.The Aces barred the Hotshots from getting closer with baskets from Banchero and Pascual before sealing the win through a corner triple from Banchero for an 87-73 lead with exactly a minute left.Travis led the Hotshots with 29 points and 13 rebounds, while Lee – the Best Player of the Conference awardee – and Ian Sangalang added 14 and 11 markers, respectively./PN***SCORESALASKA 90 – Harris 34, Banchero 17, Pascual 9, Racal 8, Teng 7, Galliguez 5, Manuel 4, Cruz 3, Baclao 3, Enciso 0, Exciminiano 0, Casio 0MAGNOLIA 76 – Travis 29, Lee 14, Sangalang 11, Barroca 8, Jalalon 7, Reavis 4, Brondial 2, Melton 1, Dela Rosa 0, Herndon 0QUARTERS – 19-22, 43-32, 63-50, 90-76last_img read more

Ghanaian athletes participate in Commonwealth games today

first_imgCompetition at the Commonwealth Games in India will begin today with Ghana carrying hopes of winning some medals in six disciplines.Despite earlier organizational problems, the games were opened with what the international media describe as a lavish ceremony.Badminton, table tennis and weightlifting are among the disciplines that will start today and Ghana will take part.But analyst Karl Tuffour said the focus for Ghana at this competition should be gaining the experience.He said he wouldn’t care if the athletes don’t win any medals at all because the experience they garner in that competition can prove invaluable at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.Source: Joy Sports/Ghanalast_img read more

Club recognition at awards ceremony

first_imgCardinia Club has been recognised as one of the best community clubs in the state at a dazzling black-tie awards…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Calls for calm at the checkout

first_imgSupermarket shelves were again being stripped across the Cardinia Shire on Tuesday night, shortly after Premier Daniel Andrews announced stage…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription. By Mitchell Clarke last_img

Brewers steamroll to Sunfest Tournament Title

first_imgNelson opened with a 10-4 win over Castlegar Steelers followed by a narrow 10-9 win over Castlegar Royals.The Brewers then outlasted the Castlegar Raptors 12-7 to conclude the round robin draw with a 3-0 record.In the semi finals, Nelson edged the Raptors again, this time by a 6-4 score.The team includes, Moss Beattie, Gavin Franklin, Levi Konken,Sebastien Conne Correnti, Cash Nay, Gunnar Evenson, Larson Proctor, Cohen Wolbaum, Connor Peters, Austin Shrieves and Dax Dewar. Coaches are Kevin Dewar and assistant Jordan Konken.The Brewers, undefeated on the season at 12-0, play the Trail BlueJays Wednesday in Beaver Valley. Dewars Brewers had the offence running on all cylinders, putting up 10 runs during a 10-8 victory over Trail Mariners in Castlegar Sunfest Minor Division Baseball Tournament Sunday in the Sunflower City.The win was the fifth of the tournament for the Brewers.last_img read more

John Travers And Siobhan O’Doherty Wins Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8K

first_imgOver 3,200 Runners, Walkers and Joggers took to the Streets Of Galway with the Finish at the Claddagh Hall. The First Three Home In The Galway Clinic Streets Of Galway Womens Race (L-R) Regina Casey (2nd), Siobhan O’Doherty (Winner), Jane Ann Meehan (3rd). The 2018 Streets Of Galway 8k took place on Saturday the 11th of August with the largest ever entry involved. John Mulligan was there and he spoke to the first three athletes in the Male and Female category and to David Glynn and Brian Bruton of Galway City Harriers and Claire Henry of sponsors the Galway Clinic.John started by getting the thoughts of Mens Winner John TraversAudio Playerhttps://download-galwaybay.sharp-stream.com/STREETS%20OF%20GALWAY%20INTERVIEWS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. The First Three Home In The Galway Clinic Streets Of Galway Mens Race (L-R) Damien Landers (2nd), John Travers (Winners), Rory Chesser (3rd),print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Lukaku’s Inter turnaround in Bologna

first_imgRomelu Lukaku scored twice, including a stoppage-time penalty, allowing Inter to overturn Bologna for a 2-1 victory at the Dall’Ara. Click here for the full match report. OR Follow all the action as it happens from this game and Torino-Juventus on the LIVEBLOG. Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/last_img

HTC snubs Qualcomm, launches MediaTek powered Desire 820 phablet

first_imgLooks like Taiwanese smartphone major HTC has taken a break from its long-time partnership with American global chipset designer Qualcomm as the company has now unveiled a new device in China that is powered by a MediaTek processor. HTC has introduced a new variant of its Desire 820, the Desire 820s in China that has a 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 chipset clocked at 1.7GHz beating under the hood.The HTC Desire 820s features much of the same specifications as that in the Desire 820, with the only difference being that the latter is powered by a 64-bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The Desire 820s sports a 5.5-inch display with a 720p resolution. It comes with 16GB of internal storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM device runs Android KitKat out-of-the-box with HTC’s proprietary Sense 6 UI on top. It sport a 13MP rear camera alongside an 8MP front-facing snapper onboard. The device is powered by a 2600mAh battery and supports 4G LTE connectivity.Meanwhile, a new report suggests that HTC is planning to launch a new tablet under its own brand sometime next year. A Focus Taiwan report has quoted the company’s CFO, Chang Chia-lin as saying that the HTC brand tablet will debut next year. With that said, the company would continue to partner with companies to come out with devices as and when such an opportunity comes up. HTC has recently unveiled the Google Nexus 9 tablet that introduces the very recent iteration of Android, a.k.a, Lollipop.  advertisementlast_img read more

11 days agoChelsea ace Willian: Weird having Lampard as manager

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Chelsea ace Willian: Weird having Lampard as managerby Paul Vegas11 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveWillian is happy having a former teammate in charge at Chelsea.Chelsea handed Frank Lampard the reins to his former club after Maurizio Sarri decided to join Juventus in the summer, and Willian is happy working with him.The Brazilian played alongside Lampard at Stamford Bridge between 2013 and 2014, and has revealed that he tipped his former colleague to make the leap into coaching.Willian said: “It’s a bit weird he is my boss now, but I am very happy to work with him again.“He has given me the confidence to play. He wants me to be happy.“He was an intelligent player, one of the best in his position. A quality player.“When you see players like him you can say maybe in the future, he can become a manager.“A part of the performances I have had in the past couple of games I have to dedicate to him.” last_img read more