Three men have been jailed for almost 20 years after shots were fired at a house in Queensbury. The men were sentenced today at Bradford Crown Court in relation to the incident, which occurred at a house in Union House Lane in the Queensbury on March 19 last year.The discharge caused damage to the door of the property.MORE CRIME: The faces of Calderdale criminals locked up in JanuaryPaul Wilcox, Lee Thompson and Ryan Lancaster-Baxter were convicted of conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence following a trial at Bradford Crown Court in November.Wilcox, aged 36, of Hutton Terrace, Bradford, was sentenced to seven years and nine months. MORE CRIME: Burglar jailed after smashing into cars during Calderdale police chaseThompson, aged 31, of no fixed abode was also given seven years and nine months, while Lancaster-Baxter, 20, of Intake Terrace, Fagley, received three years and nine months.Speaking after the sentencing Detective Inspector Andy Farrell, who led … [Read more...] about Men jailed for a total of 20 years after shotgun fired outside front door of home
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By Jacqueline Smith Updated 3:30 pm PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned the killer of their youngest daughter, their former son-in-law, had died in prison. After Scott Gelatlly shot to death their daughter Lori in their Oxford home, they could not stay there again and now live in Wallingford. less Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned the killer of their youngest daughter, their former son-in-law, had died in prison. After Scott Gelatlly shot to death their daughter Lori in their ... more Photo: Jacqueline Smith / Hearst Connecticut Media Buy photo Photo: Jacqueline Smith / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned … [Read more...] about ‘You can’t protect yourself from a gun.’ Wife-killer dies in prison, but pain remains.
Rebecka Snell, 65, says she knew that if she and her husband, Vic Labson, were to continue living in their 1960s ranch home in Lakewood, improvements would be needed to create a safer and more enjoyable space.Moving the washer and dryer from the walkout basement to the main level was high on her wish list."It was not just going up and down stairs; it was carrying laundry baskets up and down the stairs," Snell said.She consulted Barbara Barton, a master kitchen and bath designer and certified Living In Place professional in Littleton, who laid out a plan to provide a suitable and comfortable space.To accommodate Snell, "we included the stackable washer and dryer hidden behind cabinet doors on the main level," Barton said. "Then, we knew we needed to add better railings on the stairs going down to the basement. And for the family room, there was just one rail, and we added a second."For many older adults, there's no place like home. The problem is that most U.S. housing isn't designed to … [Read more...] about Modifications can remove the obstacles to aging in place
Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. I recently enjoyed a relaxing long weekend in Dubai. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Emirates Boeing 777-300ER new Business Class Brussels to Dubai Review: Armani Hotel Dubai Review: Six Senses Zighy Bay (Oman) Review: Emirates Boeing 777-300ER new First Class Dubai to Brussels (today) Today (December 19, 2018): Emirates Boeing 777-300ER new First Class Dubai to Brussels. On October 10th 2018, I flew in an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER featuring the carrier’s newest and game-changing First Class product from Dubai (DXB) to Brussels (BRU). With floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, virtual windows, beds with zero-gravity position, and sleek design features inspired by Mercedes-Benz, Emirates’ new B777 First Class suites take luxury and privacy to the next level. As of now Emirates’ new First Class is only available on newly delivered … [Read more...] about Review: Emirates Boeing 777 new First Class Dubai to Brussels
Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (December 17,2018): Top 10 reasons why flying First Class with Emirates is an amazing experience. Emirates is a mammoth airline: it has more than 240 widebody planes in its fleet, carrying more than 40 million passengers to more than 100 destinations in the world per year. According to Wikipedia, Emirates is currently the fourth-largest airline in the world in terms of international passengers carried, the world’s third largest airlines by scheduled passenger-kilometres flown, the seventh largest airline in the world in terms of revenue, and the largest airline in the Middle East in terms of revenue, fleet size, and passengers carried. The Dubai based airliner is also famous around the world for its outrageous offerings to First Class passengers. I recently flew First Class onboard Emirates’ new game changing B777 First Class suites and will publish a trip report this … [Read more...] about Top 10 reasons why flying First Class with Emirates is an amazing experience