DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) — Witnesses described a frantic scene and close calls after an elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a small Virginia mountain town’s parade. Investigators were looking into whether the motorist had suffered a medical emergency before the accident. About 50 to 60 people suffered injuries ranging from critical to […]
May 19 2013 | Posted in National news
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin. Few details have been released in the case, and no arrests have been made. Federal investigators have been searching for the person who sent the letters, […]
May 18 2013 | Posted in National news
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Wakarusa just released their daily music schedule featuring a knock-out double-bill headliner performing each night of the 4-day festival including The Black Crowes and STS9 on Thursday, Umphrey’s McGee and Dispatch on Friday, Gogol Bordello and Widespread Panic on Saturday night and closing out the festival Sunday night, Amon Tobin & Snoop Lion. Each year […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The idea behind the Tampa Women’s Club charity event was simple. For $20, you could buy a flute of champagne and a chance to win a one-carat, $5,000 diamond.
BOSTON (AP) — The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 22 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said. One runner, a Rhode Island state trooper, said he saw at least two dozen people with very serious injuries, including […]
Apr 15 2013 | Posted in National news
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A top general says federal budget cuts that will ground one-third of the U.S. Air Force’s active-duty force of combat planes including fighters and bombers means “accepting the risk that combat airpower may not be ready to respond immediately to new contingencies as they occur.”
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Joe Paterno’s widow said Wednesday that she and her husband were ignorant about sexual predators like Jerry Sandusky and did not realize that the former Penn State assistant football coach was abusing the boys he met through a children’s charity that he founded.
MEADE, Md. (AP) — A military judge cleared the way Wednesday for a member of the team that raided Osama bin Laden’s compound to testify at the trial of an Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the Wikileaks website.
The Catholic world saw the election of a new leader today with the ascension of Pope Francis, formerly the Cardinal from Argentina Jorge Bergoglio.
LAFITTE, La. (AP) — A fire that ignited when a gas pipeline was hit by a tug boat pushing an oil barge burned into the morning hours Wednesday in a bayou south of New Orleans amid reports that oil had leaked into the water.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Television news trucks are lined up outside an eastern Ohio courthouse for the trial of two high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — After many delays, the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will go on trial in three months.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed “Stormin’ Norman,” graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, soaking up its values: “Duty, Honor, Country.”
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The judge in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill trial has watched videotaped testimony from former BP chief executive Tony Hayward.
CHICAGO (AP) — The newly elected Democratic nominee to replace disgraced former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. vowed to become a leader in the fight for federal gun control and directly challenged the National Rifle Association in her victory speech.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The execution of a Georgia man who killed a fellow prisoner in 1990 was halted Tuesday at the last minute so courts could consider claims that he’s mentally disabled and other issues.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and the federal government have agreed that 34 million gallons of oil captured during the massive 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico can’t count toward civil penalties the oil giant faces
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Attention smugglers of empty soda cans: Stay out of Michigan, or you could face jail time.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a massive storm bearing down on the city, fire and rescue crews searched Wednesday for the lone person who has been missing since a large gas explosion destroyed a popular Kansas City restaurant.