A Controversial Decision by the US Supreme Court passed yesterday. It will allow certain companies with religious affiliations to opt out of a provision of Obamacare which mandates that they provide for birth control in their health care packages. Also President Obama will send a limited military force to a politically unstable Iraq. As the country tries to sort out a new government, the ours will send over an additional three hundred troops to guard the US Embassy and other facilities.
The lawyer representing Oral Hillary in the Garrett Phillips murder trial has requested that he be allowed to look at grand jury minutes under the supposition that prosecutors have presented the entire case in a quote – misleading or improper manner. The attorney, named Christopher Renfroe, wants the whole case thrown out. Currently Hillary sits in jail without bail on second degree murder charges. Hillary will face another bond hearing on July 14th.
A Cornwall woman has been injured after a stabbing attack by her boyfriend. Police report that the woman was apparently held against her will and then stabbed in the leg. Her arm was also slashed in the attack. The 46 year old Quebec man then fled the home, but was eventually picked up. The woman is expected to make a full recovery. Neither have been named at this time.
A Brinston, Ontario woman has won a million dollar Lotto 649 Prize. The 78 year retired woman told the Cornwall Seaway News she plans to use the million dollars to continue her grandchildren’s education and put a little into the bank.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford came out of a rehab facility and offered a long, seventeen minute apology to the public in which he admitted to his drug addiction. He said that his commitment to living clean is now “unwavering,” and vowed to fight to win the mayoral seat again.
Three Cornwall area residents will reappear in court in early August to answer to drug trafficking charges. Blake Atwell, Gail Atwell, and Lisa-Marie Rees, were all arrested on June 27th after police executed a search warrant on Eleventh street and found cocaine and drug paraphernalia.
The St Lawrence County Firemen’s Association is warning that although the Fourth of July is just around the corner, fireworks are still illegal to own or use by anyone who is not a licensed professional within the State of New York. They say that thousands of untrained people are injured while handling firew