LEAWOOD, Kan., Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Torch.AI, the leader in artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultra-high speed data processing—making data easier to use for humans and machines, announced today that distinguished former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, James "Hondo" Geurts, has joined the Torch.AI Board of Advisors.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Late on a Sunday night in July 1994, three teenage friends – Raymond Allan Warren, Chaunte Hunt and Antonio Johnson – were working on Warren's moped when a man in a green Ford Granada rolled up, asking them to sell him drugs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — When a judge threw out her murder conviction in October, Kim Hoover walked out of state prison with a clean slate and a heap of gratitude for her legal team.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Rams had a 20-point lead on Arizona with 4 1/2 minutes left at raucous SoFi Stadium. Matthew Stafford’s 13-year quest for his first playoff victory was all but complete after Los Angeles' dominant performance on both sides of the ball.
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congreg…
KEMMERER, Wyoming (AP) — In this sleepy Wyoming town that has relied on coal for over a century, a company founded by the man who revolutionized personal computing is launching an ambitious project to counter climate change: A nationwide reboot of nuclear energy technology.
Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff
MIAMI (AP) — Guatemala has hired for $900,000 a major supporter of former President Donald Trump to seek influence with U.S. officials in an unusual lobbying contract paid for by its ally Taiwan, foreign lobby records show.
Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday asked the Texas Supreme Court to resolve a central question in an ongoing legal challenge to the state's six-week ban on abortion, a highly unusual move that is expected to delay a resolution in the case.
A man believed to be homeless was found dead aboard a subway train in Brooklyn Monday morning, the NYPD said
CHICAGO — At the end of a year that saw at least 800 homicides in Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot last month wrote to the Cook County chief judge with a request: Judges should immediately stop ordering certain defendants to await trial at home with an electronic-monitoring ankle bracelet.
Entrepreneurship is bolstered by being intentional with time and the outlook people take while finding their purpose.
Authorities Jan. 11 arrested a 60-year-old Hastings resident for causing water damage in a hallway, floor and office at the 2400 block of Osborne Drive East.
As hospitalizations have spiked, the percentage of Nebraskans testing positive for COVID has skyrocketed from 11% to 27% -- a potential harbinger of more hospitalizations to come over the next month.
North Korea said it tested two tactical guided missiles on Monday, as it ratchets up pressure on the Biden administration with its biggest string of missile launches since August 2019.
BALTIMORE SUN — It is a familiar scene, a public official at the lectern the day after being indicted or otherwise landing in trouble. But when Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby took to the microphone to defend herself against federal perjury charges, the scene played out in less-fami…
WASHINGTON — As Texas’ restrictive abortion ban remains in effect, leading to Texans having to travel to other states to have access to the procedure, a Republican state lawmaker in Oklahoma plans to push a bill that mirrors the Texas law.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park’s bison as an endangered species.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Hypothetical scenario: A candidate for county executive loses an election, then claims there's been fraud in the county's election office and announces that something needs to be done about it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews made railroad repairs in Los Angeles Monday after a train derailed near the location where thieves have been raiding cargo containers, leaving the tracks littered with emptied boxes of packaged good sent by retailers.
Senator Jerry Moran visited Atchison on Monday to tour the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum.
ATLANTA — Vice President Kamala Harris, Georgia’s first Black U.S. senator and the youngest daughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. each made passionate calls on Monday for passage of new federal voting rights laws at the annual remembrance for the slain civil rights leader, warning …
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Big news for Huskers fans! To celebrate its recent entry into Big Red territory, Groundworks®, the nation's leading foundation and water management solutions company, is teaming up with University of Nebraska Athletics in a corporate sponsorship that will provide revenues to support the university's varsity sports programs. As the Official Foundation Company of the Huskers, Groundworks is sponsoring a long list of media placements, game signage, and ticket giveaways.
(The Center Square) – Kansas farmers affected by several natural disasters in 2021, including record cold, wildfires, drought and wind storms, can find some financial assistance through the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Hastings College has announced that its Open Space for the Visual and Performing Arts immersion experience for high school students is expanding for summer 2022 to include creative writing and speech.
DONIPHAN — Numerous students have been named to honor rolls for the first semester of the 2021-22 academic year at Doniphan-Trumbull Junior-Senior High School.
DALLAS — A Colleyville rabbi held captive this weekend for more than 11 hours inside Congregation Beth Israel said Monday that he and two others escaped after he threw a chair at the hostage-taker.
The following students at Hastings Middle School were named to honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2021-22 academic year:
PHILADELPHIA — Several hundred mourners from across the Philadelphia region gathered Monday for a funeral services for nine children and three adults who died this month when fire and smoke swept through their Fairmount row house.
DETROIT — Barry Croft, the accused bombmaker for a group charged with plotting to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, criticized the federal judge handling his case on the eve of a key court hearing that will decide which evidence will be shown to jurors.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for nine children and three adults who died in a Philadelphia fire five days into the new year, the deadliest blaze in the city in more than a century.
MADISON, Neb. (AP) — A driver has died in a rollover crash near Madison in northeastern Nebraska.
MISSION, Kan., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Committing to healthier living isn't just about calories and fitness. Choosing a healthier lifestyle also means making smarter choices for the world around you, especially when it comes to eating and other daily routines.
ATLANTA — When President Joe Biden arrived in Atlanta last Tuesday for a major address on voting rights, his first stop was Auburn Avenue, where he met with the family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Three people died after the car they were in plunged off an elevated section of a highway near Los Angeles and landed on the street below, authorities said.
MIAMI (AP) — A police sergeant chased and shot a 15-year-old who was running with a Glock handgun after crashing a car into a fence, police said. The teen remained in critical condition Monday as the shooting is investigated.
NEW YORK — The badly decomposed body of an 84-year-old man was found in the trash-filled Brooklyn apartment he shared with his wife — who had planned to wait a year before calling authorities, police said Monday.
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Rabbi of Texas synagogue says he threw chair at gunman and then escaped with two other hostages after 10-hour standoff.
The man had been an inmate at the Omaha facility since October. when he started a 21-month sentence for second offense DUI.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — One man died and another was injured in a shooting in central Kearney, police there said.
Ron Hull's 60-year career in broadcasting included stops in Vietnam, Washington D.C. and decades at Nebraska Public Media.
The Republican gubernatorial scramble and the big-name contest between State Sen. Mike Flood and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry are this year's big primary races, Don Walton writes.
WOODINVILLE, Wash., Jan. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this month, the Business Intelligence Group named Laura Hunter, founder of LashLiner, Inc., and wholly-owned subsidiary, Tori Belle Cosmetics, as a leader and winner in the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards. This annual business awar…
Innovative multi-screen AR and VR solution revolutionizes the home buying experience
Andrew Wassinger, a food scientist, and Erica Wassinger, a venture capital investor, combined their skills and their own desire for an alcohol alternative to conjure Sandhills Elixir, a “zero-proof spirit.”
Korean American professional golfer Kevin Na took a nine under nine-under 61 and took opening round lead in PGA Sony Open of PGA tour. The tournament was held at Waialae Country Club & its a part of FedEX Cup Series.
"If our Republican nominee is waging a battle against prosecutors in a courtroom out of state instead of campaigning here in the 1st District, this seat is in jeopardy," Sen. Mike Flood said Sunday in announcing his candidacy.
COLLEYVILLE, Texas — For hours on Saturday, Good Shepherd Catholic Community church in Colleyville came to the aid of Congregation Beth Israel as an armed man held Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker and three others hostage at the synagogue.
"We've identified locations we think would work, and we think would fit our criteria," Speaker Mike Hilgers said of a proposed lake between Lincoln and Omaha, adding no site has been selected at this time.