World's largest farm tractor coming to Kalispell
Jun. 19—It stands 14 feet tall, holds 1,000 gallons of fuel and can work close to an acre-and-a-half a minute. At 36,000 pounds, its eight 8-foot-tall tires alone weigh as much as a conventional farm tractor. The Big Bud 747 is the largest farm tractor ever built and it is coming to Kalispell. Owned by Robert and Randy Williams of Big Sandy, the Guiness World Record holder as the largest farm ...news.yahoo.com
Anthony Davis scores 27, Lakers hold off Celtics 96-95
Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) shoots between Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) and Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON – Anthony Davis had 27 points and 14 rebounds in his return to the lineup and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on to beat the Boston Celtics 96-95 on Saturday night when Daniel Theis missed a follow shot at the buzzer. Montrezl Harrell added 16 points for the Lakers, who lost in Detroit on Thursday when Davis rested a bruised right quadriceps. Walker missed the first 12 games of the season recovering from a procedure on his left knee and Tatum missed multiple games earlier this month with COVID-19. But there weren’t many like him before.” — Celtics coach Brad Stevens on LeBron James’ level of play in his 18th season.
Heat-Celtics game postponed by NBA due to virus protocols
(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)Boston was going to have to face Miami with the NBA minimum of eight players on Sunday night. The Heat learned earlier Sunday that guard Avery Bradley would not be available for the game in Boston because of the COVID-19 protocols. But it's hardly been uncommon for NBA players to miss games this season over virus-related issues, without the safety of the bubble. In Brooklyn, Kevin Durant returned to the Nets on Sunday night after missing three games because of the virus protocols. You can try your best and unfortunately there will still be some people that catch it.”The Heat-Celtics game is the second postponed in the NBA this season.
Celtics would be without Tatum, Brown for coronavirus rules
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives against Washington Wizards' Davis Bertans and center Moritz Wagner (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON – The Boston Celtics could be without stars Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and a number of other players because of coronavirus safety protocols when they face Miami on Sunday. The Celtics are listing Tatum as doubtful and Brown as questionable for the rematch of the Eastern Conference finals. With Kemba Walker and Romeo Langford unavailable because of injuries, the Celtics could have the minimum eight players required to start a game. Beset by its own coronavirus problems, Philadelphia dressed an injured player Saturday so it could field a team to play against Denver.
Celtics oust Raptors in Game 7, head to East finals vs. Heat
Tatum scored 29 points, Jaylen Brown had 21 and the Celtics topped the Toronto Raptors 92-87 on Friday night in Game 7 of the East semifinal series. The Raptors were bidding to become the seventh franchise in NBA history to win four consecutive Game 7's. Boston pushed the lead to nine, Toronto scored the next eight, eventually took the lead before the Celtics claimed it back. Raptors: Toronto was eliminated 456 days after winning the preceding season’s title, obviously the longest such run for a team that didn’t win consecutive championships. 2 seed in the East will make the conference finals since the NBA went to the 16-team playoff format in 1984; this one will feature No.
OG for 3: Anunoby beats buzzer to lift Raptors over Celtics
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Facing the absolute brink, the Toronto Raptors suddenly have life. OG Anunoby caught a crosscourt inbounds pass from Kyle Lowry and hit a 3-pointer with no time remaining, and the Raptors beat the Boston Celtics 104-103 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series Thursday night. The Celtics took a two-point lead when Kemba Walker found Daniel Theis for a dunk with a half-second left. Theis score left Toronto needing a miracle. When Siakam took a seat for the rest of the half, Toronto trailed 38-37.
Tatum, Smart lift Boston past Toronto, Celtics take 2-0 lead
Boston topped Toronto 102-99 on Monday night, taking a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup. Youve got to win four.Smart scored 19 points, Walker had 17 and Jaylen Brown scored 16 for the Celtics. OG Anunoby had 20 points for Toronto, which got 19 from Fred VanVleet who missed a 28-footer as time expired. The Raptors scored only nine points in the next 10:39, and missed 23 of their final 28 shots overall. FIRST-HALF ANOMALIESThere were a pair of unexpected shooting notes from the first half: Toronto didnt take a free throw and Walker went 0 for 8 from the field.
Two wanted, one arrested after Bassett man killed
HENRY COUNTY, Va. – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding two people in connection with the death of a 39-year-old Bassett man earlier this month. On June 5, authorities responded to Grace Street in Bassett for a report of shots fired. Both Fish and McCallister live at the same address, 4250 Sunset Drive in Henry County, near Martinsville city limits. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or call Crime Stoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463). The Crime Stoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime.
Detroit says 'shoddy' work led to arrest tied to technology
Robert Williams was the victim of shoddy investigative work," police Chief James Craig said. Williams, 42, was arrested in January in front of his family at their home in Farmington Hills, a Detroit suburb. The video wasn't as clear as he felt it should be. The ACLU, which opposes the use of facial technology by police, publicized Williams' case. He blamed it on subpar work by police and prosecutors but said the technology can be useful if handled properly.
Search continues for person of interest after man shot, killed in Bassett
BASSETT, Va. – Authorities continue searching for a person of interest after a man was shot and later died in Bassett on Friday night. They found Robert Williams, 39, of Bassett, who had been shot multiple times. Deputies performed life-saving measures but Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a person of interest, Douglas Gillespie, 25, of Bassett. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crime Stoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
Couple spends $120,000 bank mistakenly put into their account
Pixabay(CNN) - A Pennsylvania couple is facing felony theft charges after their bank accidentally put $120,000 in their account, and the couple spent most of it instead of contacting the bank, police said. The bank error occurred May 31 when a customer in Georgia made a deposit of $120,000, and the BB&T Bank teller entered a wrong account number. The bank credited the correct account with the $120,000 and debited the same amount from the incorrect one, the affidavit said. Both Tiffany and Robert Williams told investigators they knew the money didn't belong to them, according to the affidavit. Nate Weaver, a neighbor of the couple, told WNEP that the allegations are "kind of shocking."
Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions
A three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel agreed that Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley, who presided over a 2008 trial that resulted in his conviction, was no longer impartial, as Meek Mills attorneys have argued. The sole witness against Meek Mill at his 2008 trial was a discredited Philadelphia narcotics squad officer who is no longer with the citys police force. In November 2017, Brinkley sentenced the rapper to up to four years in prison, saying a pair of arrests violated probation conditions she set following his 2008 convictions. The Philadelphia District Attorneys Office said in a statement it welcomed the appeals court decision and was reviewing its options regarding a new trial. Slideshow (2 Images)Chuck Peruto, an attorney for Judge Brinkley, said it was unusual for the district attorney to agree that a defendant deserves a new trial.feeds.reuters.com
Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions
FILE PHOTO: Rapper Meek Mill departs after lawyers from both sides made a brief statement to the judge in a retrial hearing in court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Bastiaan SlabbersA three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel agreed that Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley, who presided over a 2008 trial that resulted in his conviction, was no longer impartial, as Meek Mills attorneys have argued. The sole witness against Meek Mill at his 2008 trial was a discredited Philadelphia narcotics squad officer who is no longer with the citys police force. Id like to thank the Pennsylvania Superior Court for overturning my conviction and granting me a new trial, Mill said on Twitter. A representative for Judge Brinkley did not immediately return calls.feeds.reuters.com