Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to...available.During the lockdown in Sierra Leone, set to begin at midnight Thursday and...
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After 25 years and a civil war: Sierra Leone on the rise

...Kangahun in the eastern part of Sierra Leone 25 years ago after serving two years as...Gori Hills of the Kono District, Sierra Leone's famed diamond mining district. Even...diseases. Half the children died in Sierra Leone before their fifth birthday. Still, the...
Coast Guard drops charges against crash survivor

...mother of U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Lance Leone found out that homicide charges against...Tuesday - a pithy but powerful email from Leone's lawyer, John M. Smith of Arlington...announced it had dropped charges against Leone, the co-pilot and sole survivor of a...
Crash survivor faces charges in deadly incident

...Washington state killed three of Lt. Lance Leone's colleagues.The sole survivor and co-pilot, Leone had recovered from his injuries and that never happened. Instead, Leone was charged with negligent homicide and other...
Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

...a decision his attorney said could end Lt. Lance Leone's military career.U.S. Homeland Security Secretary...agreed with the findings of a special board in removing Leone from the list.Leone attorney John Smith told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
Perez homers, Angels beat M's 5-4

...Venezuela, singled in his first major league at-bat. He then swung at the first pitch leading off the ninth from Dominic Leone (0-3), dropping it into the bullpens beyond the left-field fence.Perez is the first major leaguer to hit a walkoff...
CG commander blames Leone in heli crash

...Ostebo, in administrative remarks for Lt. Lance Leone's personnel file, said Leone's failure to perform his required duties directly...dismissed negligent homicide and other charges against Leone in connection with the crash.Leone, who is based...
Write to express your outrage

I find the UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice) hearing on Lt. Lance Leone of the U.S. Coast Guard appalling. I feel well qualified to comment on this. I have 42 years as a military aviator both as...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Fifteen other Ebola deaths also occurred...entrenched in parts of Guinea and Sierra Leone.A look at the Ebola outbreak:WORLD...dispatched to help stop Ebola in Sierra Leone and the government recently bought a 25-acre...
Around town for Monday, March 30

...self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, Leone: Stories from West Africa in the year of ebola, 7 p.m., Norther...Hosted by Juneau Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Sierra Leone. Free of charge.


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