Star City Area Parliamentarians will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 28, at Scooter's Coffee, 84th and Van Dorn streets.
LOS ANGELES — Randy Dean's passion project started three years ago out of a beat-up plastic suitcase.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from the 1994 killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman, his lawyer said Friday.
ATLANTA — Dreams of Atlanta hosting the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in 2023 have been deferred.
COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Police searched Friday for a suspect believed to have killed three people in wave of violence that included a hit-and-run crash and a shooting at a pot shop in a small Oregon city.
LOS ANGELES — Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and other protesters claimed in federal court Friday that the Los Angeles Police Department has "failed completely" to hold officers accountable for excessive force and other abuses during 2020's mass demonstrations.
LOS ANGELES — Officials on Friday unveiled a new system through which Californians can access a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ruled for Florida in a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order making it difficult for cruise ships to resume sailing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Growing up in Philadelphia, Toyah Whitehead remembers the day in late June each year that brought crowds of Black residents to the streets and parks in celebration. There were block parties, cookouts, street performers, book sales and pan-African flags — three big horizontal stripes of red, …
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move the trial in a lawsuit filed against organizers of the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally out of Charlottesville.
NEW YORK (AP) — A rabid dog imported into the United States this month has sparked a public health investigation across several states.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian American woman in San Francisco in an unprovoked attack has been charged with attempted murder, the city’s top prosecutor announced Friday.
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge is beginning to evict tenants who are behind on rent in advance of the expiration of a federal moratorium that some experts predict will bring a tide of people being forced from homes nationwide.
BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska man was convicted Friday of shooting and killing his stepmother last year.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed Friday into a river along the state line between Florida and Georgia, authorities said.
It was reported June 11 that a watch was taken at the 800 block of North Hastings Avenue.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Sentinel filed a motion in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on Friday opposing an effort by former state legislator Frank Artiles to shield evidence in a criminal case against him alleging he paid another man to run as an independent candidate in a South Florida state Sen…
Jun. 18—The search for the next president of Kansas State University is underway. During its meeting Thursday, the Kansas Board of Regents approved a closed committee search for the next K-State president and nominated Carl Ice as the committee chairman. Current Regents board member Mark Hutton also will serve on the committee. Regents director of government relations Matt Casey said the rest ...
BALTIMORE — A 16-year-old carjacking suspect was struck by a Baltimore police car this week during a foot chase, according to police video and a department statement.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A $2.75 billion project aimed at protecting Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, from chronic flooding gained ground Friday with the acceptance of a massive federal loan and the pick of a international consortium to build a key piece.
ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont teen's message in a bottle that traveled over 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) to the Azores, a small Portuguese archipelago, has received a response back.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii judge sentenced a man to 30 years in prison for manslaughter and assault after his speeding pickup truck killed three people waiting to cross a street and injured four others.
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday made public the names of nearly 102,000 people who are at risk of having their Georgia voter registrations canceled, a warning before they lose their ability to vote next month.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked a new parole board policy that would give dozens of convicted murderers another chance at potentially cutting short their life-in-prison sentences.
HONOLULU (AP) — Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is condemning the Honolulu Police Department for the fatal shooting of a Black man as various versions of what led to the death continue to emerge.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s office issued a second administrative complaint to a charity affiliated with former President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Sidney Powell, for failing to register with the state, despite telling residents it was registered as…
BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating another homicide after a man’s body was found near Leakin Park on Friday morning, continuing a violent week in which 10 people have been killed and another 20 injured in shootings.
OMAHA — Some Nebraska lawmakers on Friday called for changes in how the state picks contractors, after a child welfare service that succeeded in winning a contract with an unusually low bid failed to deliver and cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Three men authorities say participated in a plot in which drugs were sent through the U.S. Postal Service from Puerto Rico to Rhode Island — and which included the alleged kidnapping of a mail carrier — have been indicted, federal prosecutors said Friday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has admitted that he threatened U.S. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri and Steve Cohen of Tennessee because he was upset by comments they made.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Otsego truck driver who drove into a massive protest on the Interstate 35W bridge last summer in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder will see the two criminal charges against him dropped if he remains law-abiding for the next year.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man has been charged with killing an off-duty university police officer outside a high school basketball game where he’d shown up without a mask.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with the murder of a 6-year-old boy in a road rage incident was ordered held without bail Friday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max jetliner made its first test flight Friday, taking off near Seattle for an expected two-hour trip that the company hopes will signal improving fortunes for its most important plane.
LOS ANGELES — In a blazing hot week of heat records, Palm Springs takes the crown: The city reached 123 degrees Thursday, matching an all-time record it had previously set three times before.
The search for the next president of Kansas State University is underway.
PHILADELPHIA — Three people were killed and eight others were wounded in nine shootings across the city Thursday, according to Philadelphia police, continuing a bloody year on pace to break records.
The arrival of the World War II B-29 Superfortress bomber “Doc” in Hastings for the Nebraska State Fly-In has been delayed until Saturday afternoon for maintenance.
ATLANTA (AP) — A seventh person is now wanted in the April death of a Georgia taxi driver found slain far from her home.
ISLANDTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina newspaper is suing the police agencies investigating the shooting deaths of a mother and son from one of South Carolina’s prominent legal families, arguing that authorities violated public records law by refusing to release 911 calls and police reports.
CARRIERE, Miss. — Sitting poolside with his wife and two daughters, Rhett Shaffette says he’s already received the best gift this Father’s Day.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors charged two former employees of the Oklahoma County Jail in separate cases in which they are accused of allowing inmates to severely injure each other.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he won't allow an Arkansas man arrested after he was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot to travel for a classic-car swap meet.
LOS ANGELES — An attorney for the police officer who alleged he was sexually harassed by a former aide to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called Thursday on the city’s lawyers to preserve messages from a private Facebook group involving the mayor’s staff.
A 59-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced June 8 in Adams County District Court to one year in jail, a $1,000 fine and 15-year driver’s license revocation for a third offense of driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 16.
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been indicted on a charges of murder and assault for allegedly opening fire at a cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one man and wounding five other employees.
ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — A motorcyclist died in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska that shut down a stretch of the thoroughfare for hours, authorities said.