Ex-Southampton Councilman Gets 2 Years In Oxycodone Case; Audio ExcerptA former Southampton Town councilman was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison on Friday after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiracy to illegally distribute oxycodone. Bradley Bender, 55, of Northampton, also was sentenced to 3 years of supervised release, has forfeited $5,000 for profits he made in selling the drug to street level dealers.
Jose Reyes To The Mets Appears Likely; Audio ExcerptWhile the Mets have not yet made a final decision, all signs are pointing toward the club re-signing their former shortstop Jose Reyes, according to reports. The Mets could reportedly sign Reyes as soon as this weekend. The idea will be for Reyes to either play third base, covering for the injured David Wright, or for him to play second base with Neil Walker moving to third from second.
FBI: No Concrete Evidence Orlando Nightclub Shooter Was Gay; Audio ExcerptThe FBI has found no substantial evidence that Orlando mass murderer Omar Mateen was gay, according to a report published Friday. Several men came forward in the wake of Mateen’s June 12 massacre at a gay nightclub claiming the man who slaughtered 49 people frequented the club and used gay dating apps.
Barack Obama Says U.S. Respects ‘Brexit’ Vote, ‘Special Relationship’ Endures; Audio ExcerptPresident Barack Obama said the U.S. respects Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, an outcome he had personally campaigned against during a trip to London in April. Mr. Obama, in a written statement released early Friday morning, sought to calm rattled financial markets and blunt any economic anxiety by saying the “special relationship” between the U.S. and U.K. is “enduring” and stressing the importance of the EU for stability and the global economy.
4 People Rescued After Boat Overturns On Lake Ray Hubbard; Audio ExcerptEmergency crews were called after a boat, with four people onboard, overturned on Lake Ray Hubbard. The three adults and one child had been left clinging to the side of the boat. Dallas Fire Rescue immediately launched a boat to get to the vessel. First-responders were able to find the boat easily and get everyone onboard their boat safely.
Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote For Hillary Clinton; Audio ExcerptDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday that he will vote for his rival Hillary Clinton come November, citing the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump as a primary motivator for the decision.