Jury deliberates murder sentence for Kaitlin Armstrong

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

Jury deliberates murder sentence for Kaitlin Armstrong AUSTIN (KXAN) — Following their guilty verdict Thursday, jurors will now deliberate on a sentence for Kaitlin Armstrong.It took the jury about 2 hours and 15 minutes to return its verdict.Armstrong killed pro cyclist “Mo” Wilson in 2022 while Wilson was in town for a gravel race.  TRIAL RECAP: Both sides present closing arguments in Kaitlin Armstrong murder case Photo of gravel racer Anna Moriah Wilson (Courtesy Linda Guerrette)After Judge Brenda Kennedy read the verdict, both sides called witnesses for the punishment portion of the testimony.For the State, Wilson’s parents, brother and best friend spoke on the victim’s behalf. They all - through tears - spoke to her kindness, grit, determination and athletic prowess. Her family recounted the night they learned she was killed. “She didn’t deserve to die like that,” Karen, Wilson’s mother, said. Wilson's family launched a foundation in her honor with the mission of promoting "healthy living and community building by suppo...

'Rocky Horror' actor coming to the Palace Theatre

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

'Rocky Horror' actor coming to the Palace Theatre ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- The Kids of Albany is returning to the Palace Theatre for a performance of "A Rocky Horror Christmas Show" and they're bringing a special guest with them. Barry Bostwick, who played Brad Majors in the original "Rocky Horror Picture Show," will be making an appearance. Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! The Rated-R show features a night of "Rocky Horror" madness with a holiday twist, with everyone doing "The Time Warp." A cult classic film, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" focuses on couple Brad and Janet as they are stranded in a house filled with strange people from Transylvania. "A Rocky Horror Christmas Show" is set for Tuesday, December 12 at 7 p.m. Every ticket includes a prop kit and toilet paper. Sushi speakeasy sets opening date in Albany Bostwick will be available for a meet-and-greet photo ops for those who have tickets. You can buy VIP and general admission tickets on the Ticketmaster website.

Lake George named among best spots for 'calm-cation'

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

Lake George named among best spots for 'calm-cation' LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The village of Lake George has been praised for many things by its tens of thousands of visitors. It's got dog-friendly campgrounds, clear blue water, and a lot to offer travelers from afar. A list released this week has bestowed upon the lake a new honor - as one of the best places in the country for a "calm-cation." Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! Camping resource website Campspot published "2024 Best Cities for a Calm-Cation" this week, which ranks 10 vacation spots that offer a break in routine, peace and quiet, and unusual accommodations (like campgrounds) at affordable rates. The website reports that 1 in 3 campers feel stress over economic changes, and nearly 70% prioritize calm and relaxation when planning trips.Lake George was ranked at #9 out of 10 locations. The spot on the list makes mention of the lake's 32-mile length and offerings of water sports, as well as the locally-famed lake mon...

Skip the Black Friday lines with Bids for Kids' Sake Auction

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

Skip the Black Friday lines with Bids for Kids' Sake Auction ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- Starting on Sunday, the annual "Bid for Kids' Sake" Silent Auction will sell auction items and experiences until November 30. Items include tickets to Mets, Yankees, and Red Sox Games, designer jewelry, an acoustic guitar, and more. Interested bidders can bid online. Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! The auction looks to benefit local students. The Albany Fund for Education does this through weekend food backpacks, musical instruments, field trips, and classroom grants. The Albany Fund for Education (AFE) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that raises money for innovative programs that enhance opportunities for students in the City School District of Albany. The organization was founded in 1998.

Sushi speakeasy sets opening date in Albany

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

Sushi speakeasy sets opening date in Albany ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- Sushi by Bou, a Japanese speakeasy, has set its opening date in Albany. The restaurant is set to open on Friday, December 1. Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! Sushi by Bou will be located at 42 Howard Street in the former Speakeasy 518 space below City Beer Hall. It'll be open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 5 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.The Albany location has a prohibition/roaring 20s theme with a sushi counter and bar. The restaurant features an omakase dining experience, meaning the chef prepares a one-hour 12-course or 17-course sushi dinner for you. The meal is paired with craft cocktails, sake, beer, wine or another drink. Capital Region ShopRites to close Saturday Sushi is only available at the sushi counter, buy drinks can be enjoyed in the booths, tables, and lounge seating. Guests drinking cocktails in the lounge can also discover a secret food menu from The City Beer Ha...

World Wide Technology Raceway welcomes WonderLights Christmas for the fourth time

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

World Wide Technology Raceway welcomes WonderLights Christmas for the fourth time St. Louis – World Wide Technology Raceway shines bright for its fourth annual "WonderLights Christmas Festival," captivating drivers with a dazzling light show.  Emily Fleenor, marketing director for WonderLight Productions, shares that the holiday season holds special significance for her family, inspiring this festive tradition.  “This all started because our family loved to load up in the car and drive around our community and look at everyone's beautiful Christmas displays that they had at their homes,” she said. The track boasts millions of lights synchronized to Christmas tunes, creating a magical spectacle that unfolds over six weeks.  Visitors can tune into 89.5 FM and witness a symphony of lights dancing to the music as they drive through. The enchanting scene features elves, candy canes, and a new towering Christmas tree near the "Wallace Grandstands." The display, including a massive 100-foot tree, will run until New Year's Eve, with tickets priced at ...

6 additional Colorado officers charged in fatal police shooting of Christian Glass

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

6 additional Colorado officers charged in fatal police shooting of Christian Glass Christian Glass. (Family photo provided by Rathod Mohamedbhai law firm)Six additional law enforcement officers were criminally charged this week in connection with the police shooting of Christian Glass, the 22-year-old Boulder man who was killed by a Clear Creek County sheriff’s deputy after he called 911 for help in 2022.Georgetown Marshal Randy Williams, Georgetown police Officer Timothy Collins, Idaho Springs police Officer Brittany Morrow, Colorado State Trooper Ryan Bennie and Division of Gaming officers Christa Lloyd and Mary J. Harris were all charged Thursday with failing to intervene in the excessive force of another officer. Williams is also charged with third-degree assault.The six law enforcement officers are scheduled to make their first appearance in court on Dec. 12 on the new charges, which are all Class 1 misdemeanors.Fifth Judicial District Attorney Heidi McCollum filed the new criminal charges the same day a former sergeant involved in the case, Kyle Gould, plead...

DIA ground stop lifted after fog causes low visibility

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

DIA ground stop lifted after fog causes low visibility Denver International Airport’s ground stop was lifted about 8:30 a.m. Friday morning after fog in the area caused low visibility.The FAA reported the ground stop started at 7:23 a.m. and will last until at least 8:45 a.m.Arriving flights were also delayed at least 45 minutes due to the fog.According to flight tracking site FlightAware, 96 flights at DIA are delayed, including 54 departing flights and 42 arriving flights.Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Boulder said the fog, which is causing visibility of a quarter mile or less, should dissipate between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.Tweets by NWSBoulder Related ArticlesTransportation | Whole Foods Market leases space in new industrial park near DIA for distribution center Transportation | Colorado saw record number of hail reports in 2023 water year Transportation | Spirit Airlines will pull out of Denver airport in early 2024 Transportation | Two more new lounges...

I-70 eastbound reopens at Floyd Hill after sun glare closure

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

I-70 eastbound reopens at Floyd Hill after sun glare closure Interstate 70 eastbound has reopened from Exit 243: Hidden Valley to Exit 251: US 40; El Rancho after an approximately one-hour closure due to sun glare, according to a tweet from CDOT. Drivers should expect delays in the area.The closure was announced just before 7 a.m. Friday. and CDOT announced the reopening at 8:11 a.m. 

Long Beach council to consider emergency declaration after hack

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:59:04 GMT

Long Beach council to consider emergency declaration after hack The Long Beach City Council will meet virtually on Friday to consider adopting a state of emergency proclamation after the city was hacked earlier this week.After “a network security incident occurred" earlier this week, online systems including the city's website were taken offline. As of Friday morning, longbeach.gov is again online, though it appears some functions are still unavailable. City of Long Beach hacked, website down The council's vote would ratify a proclamation of emergency already issued by City Manager Tom Modica, the city said in a news release."If adopted, the emergency proclamation will streamline and strengthen City response efforts as it continues to investigate and resolve the incident ... Emergency powers are needed to quickly deploy the City’s personnel, to facilitate additional contract authority if specialized services are needed to be procured quickly, to ensure continuity of the City’s operations, and to raise the level of purchase authority available ...

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