2 more Indiana men face federal charges in Capitol riot

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two central Indiana men face federal charges stemming from the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol building. Federal authorities say in a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that photographs show Israel Tutrow of Greenfield and Joshua Wagner of Greenwood were inside the Capitol that day while Congress met to certify results from the presidential election. They charges they face include disorderly conduct which impedes the conduct of government business and parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol Buildings. Wagner surrendered Tuesday. A warrant has been issued for Tutrow’s arrest.last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016

first_imgWellington Police notes: Thursday, August 11, 2016•2:08 p.m. Officers took report of found property.•9:10 p.m. Officers investigated possession of alcoholic beverage by minors in the 400 block of Southeast Lake Road.•Two juvenile males and females were charged with minor in possession of alcohol.   Âlast_img

Guyana to host CITUR conference in March

first_imgGuyana is preparing to host the 24th Congress of Ministers and high officials of tourism in March.Ministers from 34 countries that are part of the Organisation of American States (OAS) will meet for the Inter-American Committee on Tourism (CITUR).This year’s Congress is being held under the theme “Connecting the Americas Through Sustainable Tourism”. The focus of the meeting will be how to “connect our countries a little better through a common approach to sustainable tourism”, Business Minister Dominic Gaskin noted.According to the Department of Public Information (DPI), Minister Gaskin, who has responsibility for tourism, said this was the first-ever OAS ministerial conference to be held in Guyana.“It’s very significant to host these international events. It raises the profile of our country. We, of course, have to ensure it comes off successfully so there is a lot of work to be done.”“It puts us on the map. I think it is something we can be proud of,” he added.Gaskin noted that over the past two years, there has been increased interest in Guyana as a destination for the hosting of conferences.“People want to be in Guyana; they sense that there are exciting things happening in Guyana and so Guyana has now become an interesting place and that puts us in the running for hosting various conferences and events,” the Minister asserted.last_img read more