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Q: My husband turns 65 next month, and his private medical disability of around $4,000 will end. We have a monthly mortgage of $2,600, and one child with two years left in college. I take home $2,300 a month. Our home is currently worth $1.2 million, close to downtown D.C. and a walkable metro stop.

Q: I had a new will done and it was supposed to include everything I own, including my home, investments and other property. I now need to put my assets into the trust. I have three institutions that need to change my accounts to trusts.

A woman died and a man was rescued and treated for hypothermia after they were caught in extreme cold weather while hiking in Utah’s Zion National Park. The National Park Service says the married couple were on a permitted, 16-mile hike through an known as the Narrows on Tuesday and Wednesday. The woman, 31, and the man, 33, were not identified. The park's rescue team responded Wednesday morning and found the man on a trail being helped by other hikers and transported him to the Zion Emergency Operations Center for treatment. Rescuers administered emergency aid to the woman but determined she had died.

Adolescent mental health has become a topic of growing concern. Crisis episodes related to mental illness can feel incredibly overwhelming, especially for youth. A mental health crisis can look different for everyone and some may experience no warning signs of a crisis.

A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.5 million in restitution for bilking the government out of millions of dollars in federal loans and COVID-relief funds during the pandemic two years ago. Federal prosecutors say 40-year-old Jorge Abramovs participated in a scheme to defraud multiple financial institutions out of more than $1.9 million in loans and collecting more than $350,000 from employees as income that he failed to pay taxes due. Prosecutors say he spent the money on purchases for himself, including luxury condominiums, a Bentley and a Tesla passenger vehicle.

A Georgia hospital authority wants its local government to start sharing local property tax collections to help pay for indigent care. The Macon-Bibb County Hospital Authority discussed its plans earlier this month. The authority oversees Atrium Health Navicent, the largest hospital in middle Georgia and one of four top-level trauma centers in the state. If the Macon-Bibb County Commission approves the request, Macon-Bibb would become at least the 14th county statewide to use property taxes to pay for hospital care or physical improvements, according to the state Revenue Department and Associated Press reporting. Bibb County helped pay for indigent care for decades, but cut off funding in 2018 amid budget troubles.


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