Police reports

first_imgFollowing are some of the incidents reported to the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) for the week ending July 22. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor, and is available online at www.hupd.harvard.edu/.July 17: Officers responded to a report of a suspicious individual in the area around International House 199 in Boston. Officers arrived and conducted a field interview and background check. After finding negative results with the check, the individual was sent on their way with a trespass warning for all of Harvard University property.July 18: An officer was dispatched to Weld Hall to take a report of a theft. Upon arrival, the officer was informed that a box containing bank statements, a checkbook, and other personal information was gone. The case is open pending further information.July 20: Officers were dispatched to a report of an individual attempting to break into the bicycle cage at 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur. Upon arrival, officers conducted a field interview. During the interview, the individual attempted to flee the area. The officers gave chase and after stopping the individual, placed the individual under arrest.July 21: An officer was dispatched to Pforzheimer House to take a report of a stolen bicycle. There were no suspicious individuals seen in the area at the time of the theft.Near Gund Hall, officers observed an individual trying to light fireworks. Officers approached the individual and conducted a background check. The individual was sent on their way with a trespass warning for Harvard University.last_img read more

Lullabies Reduce Pain in Children, Say Academics

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreA study at Great Ormond Street Hospital suggests lullabies do more than just help babies sleep – they reduce pain in sick children.Singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hushabye Baby and Five Little Ducks to sick children was found to alleviate their suffering, and in a more significant way than previously parents might have guessed. (READ the story in The Telegraph)Photo credit: joeforjette via Flickr -CCRELATED: Pharmacy Prescribes Music for PainAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

These are the stories that generated the most 2020 interest (No. 6-10)

first_img According to the affidavit for Castille’s arrest, Beaumont Police were called to Hair World Beauty Supply on Avenue A, where the store manager told officers Castille tried to leave with the unpaid merchandise but the door was locked remotely by the owner.While police were watching the surveillance video, she reportedly turned and coughed in the face of one of the officers, loudly stating she was sick and had the coronavirus.The officer turned his face away from her but she leaned in to cough in his face several more times before being escorted to the patrol vehicle, the affidavit stated.No. 7 – INDICTMENT: Nederland man, woman force victim into the corner during home burglary A Nederland man and woman who reportedly made a man sit in a corner while burglarizing his home were indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Oct. 7.According to the affidavits for their arrests, Haley Renee Mudd, 28, and Jason Demery Weatherford, 42, knocked on the front door of a home in the 1100 block of South 15th Street in Nederland and when the homeowner opened the door, the couple pushed their way inside.During the June break-in, Weatherford reportedly forced the male victim into a corner and made him sit down while the female grabbed the victim’s phone so he could not call for help.Weatherford then stood next to the victim while the female began going through the victim’s belongings.The victim told police the robbers were looking for money and the female took two credit cards from inside his wallet and his cellphone.Military equipment is parked in a fenced-in area at Seventh Street and Austin Avenue. (Mary Meaux/The News)No. 8 – Why the increased military presence in Port Arthur? Fort Polk has some answers. In late September, many in the community were asking why there was an increased presence of military vehicles.Some social media concerns even suggested a martial law-type scenario was coming. That proved not to be the case.Kim Reischling, public affairs officer with Fort Polk, said the location was preparing to receive military equipment from the Port of Port Arthur and Port of Beaumont.The equipment and the military personnel are preparing for big training exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, located in central Louisiana. The training involves a rotation of soldiers from Fort Campbell in Kentucky.Reischling called it realistic high speed training for soldiers.The groups were spread out in Port Arthur. Two large white tents reminiscent of the ones Hurricane Harvey evacuees stayed in back in 2017 were located at the civic center, military equipment and soldiers were seen at a fenced in area on Seventh Street and Austin Avenue and a small number of tan tents were at Seventh Street and San Antonio Avenue.More military personnel and equipment were at a spot along Houston Avenue in addition to equipment at a laydown yard near the Port of Port Arthur and a parking lot on Fourth Street near the police station.Trucks line up Aug. 27 to respond to Hurricane Laura in Southeast Texas.No. 9 – Thousands without power in Port Arthur, surrounding areasOn Aug. 27, thousands of homes and businesses were without power as Hurricane Laura moved inland.Widespread outages, impacting more than 30,000 customers, are being reported in Port Arthur with thousands more in Nederland and the surrounding area. More than 100,000 customers are being reported without power in Jefferson County.Massive telecommunications and internet outages are also being reported in the Port Arthur area.Entergy Texas customers may see extended power outages as crews work to restore power. Given the intensity of the storm and the additional need for crews to follow COVID-19 precautionary measures, hardest-hit experienced outages for multiple days.No. 10 – Dollar General theft attempt in Groves includes tow-truck block, runaway attempt, 2 arrestsAn alleged shoplifting at Dollar General in Groves ended up with two Orange County suspects charged with evading arrest.Police said a male and female entered the store June 1 at 3800 Main Ave., and ended up attempting to steal less than $100 of groceries — some of which included Pop Tarts, candy, meat, cake frosting and wipes — which would normally be a Class C misdemeanor.Police said an employee used pepper spray on the couple as they left the store. A tow truck driver from Brian’s Wrecker Service saw the pair as they placed items in the back of a car and positioned his truck to block the car from leaving, Groves Lt. Robert Phillips said.A male in the car was able to leave at a high rate of speed despite the help from the wrecker driver.The duo left behind fled on foot, and the stolen items were recovered, Phillips said.Approximately 90 minutes later, officers located two suspects in the 6100 block of Terrell — a quarter mile from the store.“When they saw the officers, they began to evade on foot and were caught after a brief chase,” Phillips said.Groves Police arrested Carlton Wolfford, 35, of Vidor, for felony evading arrest.Also arrested was Jacienda Jones, 21, of Newton. She is charged with evading arrest.Read the rest of the list at https://www.panews.com/2020/12/31/these-are-the-stories-that-generated-the-most-2020-interest-no-1-5/ The results, in terms of readership, speak for themselves. Panews.com experienced a little more than 3.2 million page views in 2019. That number skyrocketed to more than 5.5 million page views in 2020.Our online statistics allowed us to track the stories that were most read over the past 12 months, and the following is that list, weighted heavily by our readers’ interest in crime and first response coverage.In many cases, readers came back on multiple occasions to follow updates as new stories on the same subject were published over a few days or a few weeks. In those cases, the entries are combined into one. The year 2020 included 12 months of unique experiences that no one could have predicted.It was packed with a global pandemic, elections and natural disasters that had plenty of specific, local impact.For Port Arthur Newsmedia and its main entities — The Port Arthur News and panews.com — it was a year of growth as we hyper-focused coverage on Port Arthur and Mid-County, dedicating a reporter specifically to crime, courts and public response coverage.center_img These are 2020’s most read stories:No. 6 – Police: Woman caught stealing wig coughs on police, tells them she has COVIDA Beaumont woman who reportedly attempted to steal a $75 wig by stuffing it into her purse told police she had COVID-19, then proceeded to cough in their faces.Markisha Antoinette Castille, 26, was indicted Dec. 2.last_img read more

Room for improvement

first_imgTo continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited access Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAYlast_img read more

Late Spurs equaliser denies tired Chelsea

first_imgFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook 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 See also:Benitez explains Hazard substitutionSpurs equaliser was offside – BenitezChelsea v Spurs player ratingscenter_img Chelsea 2 Tottenham 2Substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson netted an 80th-minute equaliser to deny Chelsea a victory that would have effectively sealed their Champions League place.The Blues, looking to confirm their top-four finish, went ahead through Oscar’s early goal before being pegged back by Emmanuel Adebayor’s stunning equaliser.AdChoices广告They responded in fine style, but just as Ramires’ first-time strike looked like securing yet another triumph over Tottenham, Sigurdsson scored out of nothing.It kept fifth-placed Spurs very much still in a three-horse race for the two remaining Champions League spots – a race which also includes Arsenal, who stay fourth.Oscar gave Chelsea an early lead.Oscar, who was outstanding, nodded in the opener, applying the finishing touch after Juan Mata’s 10th-minute corner had been met by Gary Cahill’s header.Chelsea, with Fernando Torres and the fit-again Eden Hazard back in the starting line-up and Frank Lampard on the bench, were in control before Adebayor levelled on 25 minutes.Cahill allowed the striker to amble his way towards the edge of the penalty area and was punished when Adebayor found the top corner of the net with a fantastic strike.Ramires replied for the home side six minutes before the break.Torres did well on the right and picked out the Brazilian, who fired beyond keeper Hugo Lloris.Chelsea continued to dominate after the break and Cesar Azpilicueta went close before Hazard shot wastefully over after being set up by a lovely pass from Oscar.Spurs, without a win at Stamford Bridge for 23 years, rarely looked like finding a way back into the match.However, as their opponents tired in the closing stages, they came up with another equaliser.This time Adebayor was the creator, cleverly back-heeling the ball off to Sigurdsson, whose low shot rescued a point.Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Cole, Ramires, Luiz, Oscar (Benayoun 84), Mata, Hazard (Moses 73), Torres.Subs not used: Turnbull, Lampard, Terry, Ba, Ake.last_img read more