Thief wanted jail time to get teeth fixed

first_imgNewsLocal NewsThief wanted jail time to get teeth fixedBy admin – January 24, 2013 1182 WhatsApp Facebook Linkedin Print Emailcenter_img Advertisement Twitter [email protected]“HE wants to avail of dental treatment” was the unexpected response given to Judge Eugene O’Kelly when he asked why a defendant abused him for not giving a long enough prison sentence. Michael Whelan, a 34-year-old serial shoplifter and thief with over 213 previous convictions, was before Limerick District Court this week pleading guilty to the theft of a packet of razors worth €15 from the Ballinacurra Pharmacy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Currently serving a four-month sentence handed down at the start of January for a spate of thefts committed last September, Michael Whelan, with an address at Kylefea, Croom had previously protested to Judge O’Kelly for giving him too lenient a sentence.Judge O’Kelly asked Ted McCarthy, solicitor for the accused “is this why he continues to re-offend”.Mr McCarthy said that Mr Whelan had been looking for a longer sentence so as he could avail of “dental work while in prison” and added that the reason his client offended was to primarily feed his alcohol habit.Expressing surprise at the defendant’s response, Judge O’Kelly convicted Michael Whelan and sentenced him to one month in prison for the theft of the razors on January 4 last.Michael Whelan had similar outbursts at a previous sitting of the district court in Rathekeale when he shouted at Judge Mary  O’Halloran, “I want 12 months”.However, the judge, who previously referred to him “as a bit of a nuisance in the community to put it mildly”, then sentenced him to four months in prison for the theft of cider and razor blades from a Spar shop in Croom. Previous articleRape crisis group want sentencing guidelinesNext articleJobs hope from HMV sale talks adminlast_img read more

Indian women boxers confirm four medals at World Championships

first_img Session ID: 2020-09-09:4ef45250a56ad8bc77811e9 Player Element ID: video_player_5f584b9e76ae5 OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Read: Five Indian boxers enter quarter-finals of World Boxing ChampionshipJamuna Boro – ‘practiced facing taller opponents’ India Open winner Jamuna Boro too put in an assured performance against Germany’s Ursula Gottlob to register a 4-1 triumph in the 54kg quarterfinals. Boro, who also won a gold at the Indonesia President’s Cup, will be put to a stern test in the semis as she faces the top seed and former Asian Games bronze medalist Huang Hsiao-Wen of Chinese Taipei.  Rani will next face Thailand’s Chuthamat Raksat, who upset fifth seed Yuliyanova Asenova. “Today’s bout went according to our plan. The strategy that the coaches had fixed, worked well, so I was able to produce this result. We will again have to strategise for my next bout and hopefully repeat the result,” said Manju Rani after the big win.  Last Updated: 11th October, 2019 02:01 IST Indian Women Boxers Confirm Four Medals At World Championships Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) led four Indian boxers into the semi-finals as India is now assured of four medals from the Women’s World Boxing C’ship. SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By COMMENT WATCH US LIVE Suman Ray FOLLOW UScenter_img Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) led four Indian boxers into the semi-finals as India is now assured of four medals from the Women’s World Boxing Championships on Thursday. After the London Olympic bronze medalist confirmed her eighth medal from the World Championships, that made her surpass her own record, debutant Manju Rani stole the show by upstaging the top seed in 48kg.  Later in the day, Assam girls, Jamuna Boro (54kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) also won their respective quarterfinals to be assured of medals.Mary Kom’s – ‘will give my best’ Winning a gold last year in 48kg at home had put the legendary Mary Kom in a tie with Cuban men’s legend Felix Savon. With a convincing 5-0 win over Colombia’s Valencia Victoria, the Manipuri legend assured herself of her first medal from this prestigious tournament in 51kg, the same category in which she got a bronze at the London Olympics.  Read: KSI vs Logan Paul 2: Everything about the YouTubers’ boxing rematchLovlina Borgohain’s performance  Later in the day, 2018 World Championships bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain confirmed a medal for a second consecutive year when she outpunched sixth seed Karolina Koszewska of Poland 4-1. She took time to settle into her bout but played smartly and waited for her moments to land some effective punches as her opponent started looking tired. Borgohain would be up against China’s Yang Liu, who shocked top seed Chen Nien-Chin. The only setback of the day for India was the loss of two-time bronze-medalist Kavita Chahal in +81kg. Chahal failed to put up any resistance in her opening bout of the tournament and bowed out after a 0-5 loss to Katsiaryna Kavaleva of Belarus. Watch: Mary Kom enters quarterfinals of World Boxing Championships First Published: 11th October, 2019 02:00 IST “She took me by surprise with her aggression at first, but I knew I could control more with each passing round,” said Boro on her opponent.  “My next bout is against a Chinese Taipei boxer who is taller than me, but I have practiced with taller opponents and I am hoping to continue my good performance,” she added.  Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTED “After winning the quarter final, I am happy and will try to win the highest medal for the country. I would try my best and hopefully win the gold medal here. I would give my best to enter the finals of the tournament,” said the six-time world champion. Awaiting her in the semi-finals on Saturday is reigning European Championships and European Games gold medalist Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey.   LIVE TV Read: Mary Kom beats Colombia’s Ingrit Valencia in World Boxing ChampionshipManju Rani – ’will have to strategise’ Strandja Cup silver medallist Manju Rani (48kg) showed calm nerves and tactical acumen in getting past the top seed Kim Hyang of North Korea with a 4-1 win. With both relentlessly going for their punches, Rani’s anticipation skills helped her evade her opponent’s blows which ultimately gifted her the victory. last_img read more

Thunder’s Russell Westbrook throws ball at Hawks’ bench, gets in heated exchange with Vince Carter

first_imgThen, the Hawks’ John Collins tossed Westbrook the ball from the bench. But Westbrook wasn’t having it as he immediately threw it back at the bench, sparking Carter to stand up and defend his teammates. Westbrook finished with 23 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds as he came up just short of his third straight triple-double.The Thunder went on to win the game 124-109. They improved to a 14-7 record, while the Hawks fell to 5-18. Tensions were running high when a heated exchange broke out between Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Hawks guard Vince Carter during the third quarter of Friday’s game. Westbrook was dribbling against Hawks defender DeAndre’ Bembry when the ball went out of bounds. The Thunder All-Star appeared to exchange some words with Hawks players on the bench. NBA wrap: Grizzlies outlast Nets in double-overtime behind Jaren Jackson Jr.’s career-high 36 points Russ and Vince both get T’d up and jaw at each other.Next play: Russ hits a jumper right in front of the Hawks bench, points at them and rocks the baby 🍿— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 1, 2018Both players received technical fouls for their roles in the altercation, though Carter, a 21-year veteran, didn’t even play in the game. Related Newslast_img read more

Survey suggests Midwest economic growth will continue

first_imgOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report says a June survey of business supply managers suggests economic growth will continue over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states.The report issued Monday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 55.4 last month from 54.3 in May. The April figure was 55.9.Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and he says “weak farm income, produced partially by tariffs and flooding, pulled regional growth below that of the nation.”The survey results are compiled into a collection of indexes ranging from zero to 100. Survey organizers say any score above 50 suggests growth. A score below that suggests decline.The survey covers Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.last_img read more

Judge to rule on evidence for trail of man accused of murdering UI student

first_imgMONTEZUMA — A two-day hearing to decide if some evidence could be suppressed in Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s murder trial concluded Thursday afternoon in Poweshiek County.Rivera’s defense team wanted to put in evidence an affidavit by Rivera describing what happened when law enforcement questioned him in August 2018 about the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts. Attorneys for the State said the affidavit is the same as testimony and they should be able to cross-examine Rivera. Judge Joel Yates agreed.“We do not intend to subject our client to cross examination,” defense attorney Jennifer Frese said and she withdrew the affidavit.Two expert witnesses testified for the defense Thursday. One was a Michigan State University associate professor of psychology who has done research on sleep deprivation. The other, Brian Leslie, is an interrogation expert who studied video of Rivera’s interview with law enforcement.“He appeared tired, sleeping, fast asleep, unable to wake up,” Leslie said, “and I believe there were 60 instances of that during the seven videos.”Judge Joel Yates says he’s taking the matter under advisement and will make a ruling as soon as possible.last_img read more

Thurston County Chamber Announces 2018 Boss of the Year Honorees

first_imgFacebook33Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Thurston County ChamberThe Thurston County Chamber is proud to announce the ninth annual Boss of the Year honorees. Co-sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, this award recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership in the workplace through innovation, communication, vision, and performance.2018 Boss of the Year Recipients:Kevin Stormans, Stormans Inc.Joseph Wadsworth, Custom Source WoodworkingAngela White, Olympia Master BuildersZach Kosturos, Prime Locations2018 Honorable Mentions:Lowell Gordon, The Creative OfficeJill Barnes, The Washington CenterEmployees nominated over 40 bosses for the 2018 Boss of the Year recognition.Saint Martin’s University business students played an important role in the selection process by interviewing finalists and gathering data for the selection committee.  “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to meet with exceptional business leaders in the community and to also learn more about what truly defines leadership in the workplace,” says Elisabeth Power, Ph.D., MBA. Students in Dr. Power’s Management of the Sales Force class helped interview nominees for the Thurston Boss of the Year award.Past honorees include:Heather Burgess, Phillips Burgess LawJim Larson, MorningsideDave Nickerson, Tumwater Valley Golf CourseKevin Johnston, Capital MallRozanne Garman, RHD EnterprisesEd Galligan, Port of OlympiaRon Bruchet, GHB InsuranceMelissa Jenkins, The OlympianMeagan Darrow, TOGETHER!Steve Hall, the City of OlympiaDr. Yong Liu, State Department of AgricultureRae-Lynn Bidon, Olympia Orthopaedic AssociatesJoseph Di Santo, PanoramaHeidi West, America’s Credit UnionDr. Terrence Hess, Foot & Ankle Surgical AssociatesSteve Brooks, Lacey Fire District 3Jessica Jensen, Jessica Jensen Law PSJoe Ingoglia, Boys & Girls Club of Thurston CountyMariella Cummings, Physicians of Southwest WashingtonRobert Coit, Thurston County Food BankMike Harbour, Intercity TransitMike Strub, LOTT Clean Water AllianceBruce Cramer, O Bee Credit UnionJohn Setterstrom, Lucky Eagle CasinoThe recognition event will take place on Wednesday, December 12 at the Hotel RL Olympia beginning at 11:30 a.m. with a lunch buffet and recognition program starting at 12 p.m. To make a reservation to attend, register online at Wednesday, December 12 at 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.Where: Hotel RL Olympia-Downstairs Ballroom- 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502What: Forum includes lunch, and the cost is $35 for general admission, $25 for prepaid Chamber members, and $30 for members or $35 for non-members at the door.Thank you to our sponsors, TAGS Awards & Specialties, Bakala State Farm and Olympia CPA.Featured photo credit: Dr Attila Talaberlast_img read more