In the news
■ Fred Motlo, an ambulance supervisor in San Luis Obispo, Calif., said Will Stewart got a paramedic internship even though he never mentioned that he had performed the Heimlich maneuver on a man in a coffeehouse right before his internship interview.
■ Aubrey Dunn, New Mexico’s land commissioner, said his office is going after “dirt bandits,” the term he uses for highway crews from Hudspeth County, Texas, who reportedly cross the state line to take dirt, sand and gravel from New Mexico’s land.
■ Lawrence Perry, 83, was arrested on an attempted-murder charge on accusations that he shot a 58-yearold man during an argument at a fast-food restaurant in Birmingham, Ala., over what police said was a 2-year-old dispute about a pool game.
■ Sarah Rowan, a Southwest Airlines employee whose own father died of leukemia, tracked down a cancer patient’s missing luggage that contained medication and sentimental items and drove from Nashville, Tenn., to Pittsburgh to leave it at the passenger’s doorstep.
■ Charlie Boseman, chief deputy coroner in Anderson County, S.C., said a 22-year-old man and two women safely escaped from a mobile-home fire but the man died when he went back inside to grab his cellphone and didn’t make it back out.
■ Jared Anderson, 29, a former high school English teacher in San Antonio, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex abuse counts for hosting parties where he encouraged boys to get naked and have sex.
■ Eric Jackson, mayor of Trenton, N.J., got a nonprofit to remove from city property a metal sculpture of a hand making the OK sign created by summer campers, ages 12 to 15, after getting complaints that the work too closely resembled a gang symbol.
■ William Young, 54, of Columbus, Ohio, convicted in 1999 for stalking a woman, faces a federal cyberstalking charge after harassing letters, emails and online postings were directed at a county sheriff and his family over the nearly 20 years since Young’s stalking arrest, prosecutors said.
■ James O’Neal, 83, was charged with manslaughter after telling his daughter that he fatally shot her mother 30 years ago when he wrestled a gun away after she threatened to kill herself and then said, “Let me show you how it’s done.” and pulled the trigger, detectives in Palm Beach County, Fla., said.