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Ex-Tahoe Humane Society director accuseded of embezzlement

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018|4:22 p.m.

RENO– The former director of the Lake Tahoe Humane Society has actually been accuseded of embezzlement more than a year after she was fired amidst allegations of potential financial irregularities.

The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports the El Dorado County District Lawyer charged Nicola Congero Friday with embezzlement from company coming from her period at the nonprofit based in South Lake Tahoe, California.

The society’s board of directors told the newspaper at the time of her ouster in March 2017 they had actually found out that “particular possible abnormalities may have taken place worrying our financial status.”

The not-for-profit put its headquarters up for sale in June and remains in the procedure of rearranging.

It’s unclear if Congero has an attorney. Her previous lawyer, Adam Spicer, stated in an email to The Associated Press Wednesday he’s attempting to contact her but hasn’t been kept.

District attorneys look for death sentence for moms and dads accuseded of killing 3-year-old child

These booking photos provided by Weber County Sheriff's Office, Brenda Emile, left, and Miller Costello.
These booking photos supplied by Weber County Sheriff’s Office, Brenda Emile, left, and Miller Costello. (Meredith/AP)– District attorneys will look for the death sentence versus a Utah couple implicated of teasing their malnourished 3-year-old child

with food before she died. The state filed the notification Tuesday when it comes to 25-year-old Miller Costello and 23-year-old Brenda Emile.

The Ogden couple is accused of recording mobile phone videos of themselves ridiculing Angelina Costello as her condition intensified prior to her July 2017 death.

[Related: District attorneys: Parents ridiculed daughter with food, covered injuries with makeup]

Both have pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder charges.

Emile’s lawyer Martin Gravis has also argued there was no conclusive proof to recommend she triggered the woman’s death. A judge, however, disagreed and indicated an allegation that Emile used makeup to hide the woman’s burns, swellings and cuts.

If the couple is convicted, district attorneys would promote capital punishment in a separate sentencing hearing.

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Group accuseded of devoting hate criminal offense after incident at Rehabilitation Beach Club

From top left to right, Damon Campbell, Keron Cumberbatch, Rashon Wiggins, Aaron Bobgoldman, Eidryce Wildermarks (Source: LVMPD)
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LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. A male said he was beaten at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino after leaving Rehabilitation Beach Club since he is” openly gay,” according to an arrest report. According to the arrest report for Keron Cumberbatch, the victim was leaving the day club when a man, recognized as Eidryce Marks, who remained in a cabana next to his flipped him off. The victim told police he responded by mentioning, “whatever, it’s 2018” and tried to leave. The victim said others in Marks’ group surrounded him and screamed homophobic slurs at him. Another person in the group pressed him causing him to fall. He said another individual in Marks’ group struck him in the face and others participated.

The victim told cops he was at the day club with mainly females who were unable to assist protect him against 10 to 12 men. He stated a pal did effort to step in but he was also struck numerous times.

The victim told authorities five guys, determined as Cumberbatch, Rashon Wiggins, Damion Campbell, and Aaron Bob-Goldman, who remained in custody after the incident struck him with closed fists or kicked him with their feet while he was on the ground. He stated Marks was the main assailant. Authorities said the occurrence was caught on surveillance tape, confirming the victim’s and witnesses’ account of the event.

All the suspects were charged with one count of dedicating a hate criminal offense.

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Previous juvenile center therapist accuseded of sexual misbehavior

Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is charged with sexual misconduct with a youth offender in her custody. (WQAD via CNN Wire)
Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth culprit in her custody. (WQAD by means of CNN Wire) Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth transgressor in her custody. (WQAD by means of CNN Wire). Davenport, Iowa (Meredith/WQAD)– A former youth therapist at Four Oaks juvenile facility was jailed after she allegedly helped 3 juveniles escape and had sexual relations with among them in Davenport. Hannah Rose Fitzpatrick, 19, of Marion, Iowa, is accuseded of sexual misconduct with a youth offender in

her custody. The charge is an exacerbated misdemeanor under Iowa law that carries a prison sentence of as much as two years. Fitzpatrick had been employed by 4 Oaks as a youth therapist. On Feb. 2, she assisted 3 juveniles leave the facility by driving them to 2318 W. 3rd St. in Davenport, according to an affidavit by Davenport Authorities. She then engaged in a sexual act with among them.

Inning accordance with the affidavit, Fitzpatrick confessed to Marion Police detectives that she had sexual relations with the victim.

Fitzpatrick was launched Thursday from the Scott County Prison after posting a $2,000 cash-only bond.

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Guy from Ireland accuseded of wrongly touching 12-year-old on Las Vegas Strip

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180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )- A male from Ireland inappropriately touched a 12-year-old lady on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday, inning accordance with a City arrest report.

Dean McNally is charged with lewdness with a child under 14 years after a daddy claimed McNally got his child’s butts in front of the MGM Resort at around 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Police said the dad challenged McNally, who then strolled throughout the street to New York New York. The daddy called cops, then informed security who called City and apprehended McNally till he showed up.

The lady provided cops a description of McNally and stated her father’s report of the crime was precise. She said after McNally pinched her butts, he made eye contact with her and smiled, the report stated.

McNally was identified with an Ireland chauffeur’s license. He informed cops what the daddy informed them wasn’t true and that he was just strolling with his good friend, the report stated.

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Truck attack suspect is accuseded of terrorism offenses

NEW YORK (AP)– A guy implicated of owning a truck down a bike course near the World Trade Center and killing eight people has appeared in court in a wheelchair and has been bought detained.

Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov appeared in the New york city federal court house Wednesday handcuffed and with his feet shackled.

His legal representatives stated Wednesday they were not looking for bail. He did not go into a plea to terrorism charges. A judge set his next court date for Nov. 15.

Federal district attorneys say the male was “taken in by hate and a twisted ideology” when he assaulted individuals on the bike path on Tuesday.

He is accuseded of providing material assistance to the Islamic State terrorist group and violence and destruction of motor vehicles.

Prosecutors state he was stopped by a “brave” law enforcement officer, who shot and wounded him Tuesday. They say he had been planning the attack for months.

[http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/36729413/nypd-responding-to-shots-fired-near-world-trade-center-site” target=”_blank”> Mobile users click on this link to view pictures of the scene] Saipov, accused of driving the leased House Depot pickup that barreled down a bike course near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, was charged with supplying material support to a terrorist group and dedicating violence and damage of motor vehicles, leading to death.

His legal representatives did not instantly return a message looking for remark.

District attorneys said he had 90 videos and 3,800 photos on among his two cellphones, much of them ISIS-related pieces of propaganda, including images of prisoners being beheaded, shot or run over by a tank.

Saipov left behind knives and a note, handwritten in Arabic, that included Islamic religious references and stated “it will endure”– a phrase that typically describes ISIS, FBI representative Amber Tyree said in court papers.

Questioned in his health center bed, Saipov stated he had actually been inspired by ISIS videos that he viewed on his mobile phone and started plotting an attack about a year back, choosing to use a truck about 2 months ago, Tyree said.

Throughout the last couple of weeks, Saipov browsed the web for information on Halloween in New York City and for truck rentals, the agent said. Saipov even leased a truck on Oct. 22 to practice making turns, Tyree said.

He even thought about displaying ISIS flags on the truck during the attack but chose against it because he did not want to draw the attention, authorities said.

John Miller, deputy New York cops commissioner for intelligence, stated Saipov “appears to have actually followed, almost exactly to a T, the directions that ISIS has put out.”

In the previous couple of years, the Islamic State has actually exhorted followers online to utilize lorries, knives or other close-at-hand means of eliminating individuals in their home nations. England, France and Germany have all seen fatal car attacks given that mid-2016.

A November 2016 concern of the group’s online publication detailed functions that an attack truck or van should have, suggested renting such a car and suggested targeting congested streets and outdoor gatherings, inning accordance with the WEBSITE Intelligence Group, a militant-monitoring firm.

Carlos Batista, a neighbor of Saipov’s in Paterson, New Jersey, said he had actually seen the suspect and 2 pals using the very same design of leased truck numerous times in the past 3 weeks.

It was not clear whether Saipov had actually been on authorities’ radar. Miller said Saipov had actually never ever been the subject of a criminal examination however appears to have links to people who have actually been examined.

In Tuesday’s attack, Saipov drove his speeding truck for nearly a mile along a bike path, diminishing cyclists and pedestrians, then crashed into a school bus, authorities stated. He was shot in the abdominal area after he jumped from the car brandishing 2 air guns, one in each hand, and yelling “God is terrific!” in Arabic, they said.

In addition to those eliminated, 12 people were injured.

The after-effects took a political turn Wednesday when President Donald Trump knocked the visa lotto program that Saipov utilized to come to the United States in 2010. Trump called the program “a Chuck Schumer charm,” a referral to the Senate’s top Democrat.

The program dates to 1990, when Republican Politician President George H.W. Bush signed it as part of a bipartisan migration costs. Trump called on Congress to eliminate it, saying, “We have to get much tougher, much smarter and less politically correct.”

Schumer, who represents New york city, said in a declaration that he has actually always believed that migration “benefits America,” and he accused the president of “politicizing and dividing” the country.

Assailants in a number of other current extremist attacks around the world were found to have actually been “lone wolves”– inspired however not really directed by the Islamic State. In many cases, they never ever even made contact with the group.

On the morning after the bloodshed, city leaders pledged New York would not be intimidated, and they applauded New Yorkers for proceeding with Halloween festivities on Tuesday night.

They also said Sunday’s New york city City Marathon, with 50,000 participants and some 2 million spectators expected, will go on as scheduled.

“We will not be cowed. We will not be thrown off by anything,” said Mayor Expense de Blasio.

While the mayor said there have actually been no trustworthy dangers of any additional attacks, cops stated they were adding more sniper teams, bomb-sniffing canines, helicopters, sand-truck barriers and other security measures along the marathon route, in the subways and at other sites.

The attack eliminated 5 people from Argentina, one from Belgium and 2 Americans, authorities said. 9 people remained hospitalized in major or crucial condition, with injuries that included lost limbs and injuries to the head, chest and neck.

A roughly two-mile stretch of highway in lower Manhattan was closed for much of the day for the examination. Authorities also converged on Saipov’s New Jersey apartment building and a van in a parking area at a New Jersey House Depot.

Runners and bicyclists who use the popular bike course were diverted from the criminal offense scene by officers at barricades.

“It’s the messed-up world we reside in nowadays,” said Dave Hartie, 57, who operates in finance and trips his bike along the path every morning. “Part of me is surprised it doesn’t take place more frequently.”

The slight, bearded Saipov is a legal, permanent U.S. homeowner. He lived in Ohio and Florida before transferring to New Jersey around June, authorities said.

Birth records reveal he and his spouse had two children in Ohio, and a next-door neighbor in New Jersey stated they recently had an infant kid.

Saipov was a commercial truck driver in Ohio. More recently, he was an Uber motorist.

In Ohio, Saipov was an argumentative boy whose profession was breaking down and who was “not happy with his life,” said Mirrakhmat Muminov, a fellow truck motorist from heavily Muslim Uzbekistan.

“He had the practice of disagreeing with everybody,” Muminov said.

He said he and Saipov would sometimes argue about politics and world affairs, including Israel and Palestine. He said Saipov never ever spoke about ISIS, however he might tell his good friend held radical views.

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Associated Press authors Dake Kang in Stow, Ohio; Karen Matthews and Kiley Armstrong in New York City; Deepti Hajela and Wayne Parry in Paterson, N.J.; Shawn Marsh in Trenton, N.J.; Michael Balsamo in Los Angeles; and Michael R. Sisak in Philadelphia added to this report.

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Jury chosen in trial of man accuseded of burning female

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017|2:55 p.m.

BATESVILLE, Miss.– A jury has been picked in the trial of a guy charged with burning a 19-year-old Mississippi lady to death nearly three years earlier.

WJTV-TV reports that a 12-person jury was picked Monday in the trial of 29-year-old Quinton Tellis. He has actually pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Jessica Chambers. Tellis’ trial starts Tuesday.

Chambers was on fire when she was discovered next to her burning cars and truck along a back road in Courtland, Mississippi, on Dec. 6, 2014. Chambers was taken to a healthcare facility in Memphis, Tennessee, where she died.

The trial jury was selected in Pike County in southwest Mississippi since of pre-trial publicity in Panola County. The jury is being transported 200 miles north to Batesville, where it will be sequestered throughout the trial there.

Pregnant teen accuseded of rape looks for youthful status

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getting pregnant by a 14-year-old boy. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Department via AP). SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP)– An Alabama teenager accuseded of raping the boy who fertilized her is asking a judge to treat her as a vibrant wrongdoer. Court files show a Jackson County court is thinking about the request submitted by 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey. Records reveal Guffey signed an ask for younger culprit status recently. If given, the case would be sealed from the general public and Guffey would deal with a restricted prison sentence if convicted.

Guffey is complimentary on bond after being charged with rape, sexual abuse and other offenses for allegedly making love with a 14-year-old kid. She is now pregnant with an infant due in the fall.

Police in the north Alabama town of Hollywood jailed Guffey after discovering she sought help through a program that helps pregnant women.

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3 suspects accuseded of capital murder after 6-year-old found shot and killed in stolen automobile

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) –

All 3 suspects in custody for the kidnapping and shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier have actually been charged with capital murder. No bond was provided. They will appear in court on Monday.

19-year-old Byron McBride, 18-year-old DeAllen Washington and 18-year-old Dwan Diondro Wakefield have actually all been arrested in the slaying of the child.

A press conference was hung on Thursday night in which Hinds County Constable Victor Mason exposed that a deputy was dispatched to the Kroger on I-55 North in Jackson after a witness reported a female came out of the store reporting that her car was missing out on. That deputy prepared a case number for auto theft.

Sheriff Mason states at that point they did not receive details that a kid remained in the car and missing out on. When that details was exposed, deputies then got in touch with Mississippi Highway Patrol and then the Jackson Authorities Department.

JPD Leader Tyree Jones states that officers then responded to the scene of the auto theft and kidnapping and had the ability to acquire info on the automobiles involved in the case.

A witness called authorities and was able to supply information about the last person seen driving the silver Honda Civic, utilized by the suspects. Police were able to get a favorable identity of the chauffeur, who they verify is one of the 3 under arrest.

It was at that point that MBI provided the Amber Alert and were able to start assisting in the examination.

Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker and Madison and Rankin counties District Lawyer Michael Guest state that all three suspects in custody for the death have been accuseded of capital murder. It’s possible that through the course of the investigation charges could be changed or customized. All 3 were given no bond.

McBride was collared by U.S. Marshals in Ridgeland and Washington was nabbed on Thursday afternoon by Hinds County Sheriff’s Deputies.

We were on the scene when Washington was taken in for questioning:

Washington, from Jackson, does have a criminal background. He was arrested in Madison County in 2016 for armed robbery.

WLBT uncovered an image that was tweeted to Washington from the other male thought to be involved in this heinous criminal offense spree, Dwan Wakefield.

Wakefield, of Ridgeland, was collared on Holmes Opportunity in Jackson right before 11 a.m. We’ve verified that Wakefield goes to Ridgeland High School where he played quarterback on the football group.

Madison County Schools Superintendent Ronnie McGehee stated this is a tragic scenario on all parts and they are praying for everybody included.

One Jackson resident identified Wakefield on the run in a west Jackson area.

“By the time he came to us, we met him down the street and we were speaking to him and he stated he was going to turn himself in,” stated the homeowner. “I thought about it and I said ‘you have to get on the ground’. He didn’t wish to at first and I stated ‘you have to get on the ground’.”

Little Kingston Frazier was last seen Thursday early morning at about 1:15 in the parking area of the Kroger prior to he was presumably abducted.

Inning accordance with the Hinds County Constable’s office, his mommy, Ebony Archie, reached Kroger in her Toyota Camry and ran inside the shop for a couple of minutes. She apparently left her vehicle running and her son inside the automobile.

Within a short time, authorities state 2 topics in a Honda Civic brought up to Archie’s vehicle. The traveler of the Honda, a 6 foot tall black male, left his automobile and jumped in Archie’s vehicle with the kid inside. Both cars sped away.

Cops found Frazier dead of a single gunshot injury in the backseat of the stolen Toyota Camry in Gluckstadt at some point prior to 10 a.m.

The taken car was found on Gluckstadt Road at a dead end behind the ABC storage facility. It has actually been required to the State Criminal activity Lab, along with the body of the little kid who has been taken there for autopsy.

A multi jurisdictional examination is underway involving Jackson Authorities Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Workplace, Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Madison County Constable’s Office. All companies are working jointly on this case.

Little Kingston Frazier was supposed to finish from kindergarten today from North Jackson Primary school.

“Kingston was among our kindergarten scholars,” stated North Jackson Primary school’s Principal, Kimberly Smith. “He was a really fun-loving child. He was everybody’s infant. He was a sweet child to be around. He was Kingston.”

“He didn’t get to see the rest of his young life established,” said Koretta Collins, who has an 8-year-old at North Jackson Elementary.

Tonya Harden states her daughter was friends with Kingston.

“She’s sad, I’m going to have to actually talk with her,” sighed Harden. “I believe it’s going to make me hug my baby and my grandkids a little bit tighter.”

The graduation ceremony went on as set up, however was even more bitter than sweet. Specifically, says Principal Smith, for Kingston’s mom.

“I can not imagine how she feels today,” said Principal Smith. “I cannot picture.”

JPS states they will be providing grief counseling for students and personnel at the school

And for Kingston Frazier’s parents, Principal Smith said, “Whatever North Jackson can do for the household, we will exist. All she has to do is let us understand – she doesn’t even need to ask, Just let us know, and we exist.”

Principal Smith says the school is not going to go over information of the crime with students – that depends on parents to decide how they want to handle that task. JPS launched this declaration today:

“The Jackson Public School District is deeply saddened by the terrible death of North Jackson Elementary scholar, Kingston Frazier. He was cherished by his schoolmates and instructors and will undoubtedly be missed out on. The District is offering grief counselors to the students and personnel of the school. We ask all residents to keep the Frazier household in their thoughts and prayers.”

A 6 yr old boy who was abducted & & eliminated today leaves his mark at North Jackson Elementary. He was supposed to graduate kindergarten today pic.twitter.com/yYQOXblIIn

— Marie Edinger (@MarieEdinger) May 18, 2017 Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber launched this declaration Thursday night:

“At this time, all of us share the sentiment of a broken heart for Kingston and his household. It is very important that we reveal and ensure, that as a City, there is no tolerance on any level for acts of violence versus children. Now is the time for Jacksonians to unite under the banner of love and repair. The bereaved family remains in our prayers as we continue to seek justice for Kingston.”

Governor Phil Bryant launched this declaration Thursday night:

There are no words to express the anger and sadness over the loss of Kingston Frazier. The innocence and life of a six-year-old child have been taken by a horrific criminal offense. It is time this ridiculous violence end. We can all pray that God will lighten the pain of Kingston’s family and friends, while we hold the guilty responsible.

Timeline of events

1:15 a.m. – 6-year-old Kingston Frazier is last seen in the parking lot of the Kroger on I-55 North in Jackson. A brief time later on two topics pull up to his mother’s Toyota Camry in a Honda Civic. The traveler of the Honda Civic gets out of the cars and truck and leaps inside the Camry, with the kid inside, and both automobiles speed away from the parking area.

2:30 a.m. – A Hinds County Deputy saw a lady coming out of Kroger and she stated that her automobile was missing.

4:31 a.m. – MBI issues an Amber Alert for Kingston Frazier.

7:06 a.m. – MBI releases details on second automobile (Honda Civic) and a description of the traveler who left the automobile and took the Camry with the kid inside.

9:43 a.m. – MBI cancels the Amber Alert for Kingston Frazier.

9:57 a.m. – WLBT gets here to the scene in Gluckstadt where authorities said the kid and stolen car were recuperated on Gluckstadt Road.

10:46 a.m. – JPD Leader Tyree Jones and Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker verify that 6-year-old Kingston Frazier had actually been discovered dead in the back seat of the automobile after being shot.

11:25 a.m. – 18-year-old Dwan Diondro Wakefield, of Ridgeland, is apprehended on Holmes Opportunity in the kidnapping and slaying of the little boy.

11:38 a.m. – Hinds County Sheriff’s Office validates a second individual, 18-year-old DeAllen Washington, is a suspect in the kidnapping and shooting death of the kid.

2:24 p.m. – Washington lies and transported for questioning in the kidnapping and death of Kingston Frazier.

4:00 p.m. – A third suspect, 19-year-old Byron McBride, was taken into custody.

5:15 p.m. – Examining firms hold interview at Madison County Constable’s Workplace where they announce that 3 suspects have actually been charged with capital murder.

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Dad, stepmom of missing Vegas teen accuseded of young boy'' s murder

<aPaul Jones, top left; Latoya Williams-Smiley, bottom left; Aaron Jones, right. (Booking photos: LVMPD; Aaron Jones' photo: NCMEC) Paul Jones, leading left; Latoya Williams-Smiley, bottom left; Aaron Jones, right. (Reserving photos: LVMPD; Aaron Jones' picture: NCMEC) Paul Jones, top left; Latoya Williams-Smiley, bottom left; Aaron Jones, right.( Booking pictures: LVMPD; Aaron Jones’ photo: NCMEC).

LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. A day after the imprisoned dad of a missing Las Vegas teenager was accuseded of his murder, cops said Friday that the young boy’s stepmother was apprehended in the event.

Latoya Williams-Smiley, 33, was reserved into Clark County Detention Center Thursday night, inning accordance with Las Vegas Metro authorities. She was charged with open murder. Police identified Williams-Smiley as the stepmother of 13-year-old Aaron Jones, who vanished last December however was not reported missing out on until earlier this month. Earlier Thursday, cops announced a murder charge for the kid’s father, 33-year-old Paul Jones.

Paul Jones was arrested on April 1 on an unassociated parole infraction tied to a kid abuse case, according to cops. Family members of the teenager on Tuesday situated a body covered in plastic and beneath small stones throughout a look for the young boy beside a hiking trail simply off Stone Highway. Police stated the family was browsing a location where the young boy was last seen. Clark County Coroner’s Workplace validated the body as Aaron Jones. The cause and way of death stayed pending. In an interview Wednesday with FOX5, Paul Jones firmly insisted having no involvement in his child’s disappearance.” I didn’t do it, I don’t know exactly what occurredto my boy, “he said.” It’s devastating and upsetting to see they would blame someone

you know that truly didn’t do anything to damage their boy. ” The father insisted the teenager ran away in February. He stated he couldn’t call the cops because he had an impressive warrant. More charges are pending a review by the Clark County District Lawyer’s Workplace. Stay with FOX5 and fox5vegas.com for updates. Copyright 2017 KVVU( KVVU Broadcasting Corporation ). All rights reserved.