Rise in California homicides echoes the nation, FBI stats show
PHILADELPHIA — A Bucks County gym owner who recorded herself during the storming of the Capitol saying she was looking for Speaker Nancy Pelosi “to shoot her in the friggin’ brain” pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor Tuesday, making her the latest Pennsylvanian to admit her role in the J…
LOS ANGELES — A Palo Alto woman facing felony charges of arson in connection with a wildfire burning in Shasta County told authorities she was trying to boil bear urine out of creek water the day the fire started, according to a criminal complaint.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes inmate for fatally stabbing 2 brothers in their Houston-area home during 1991 robbery.
The collapse of a scaffolding injures two workers in Kansas City.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Marcia Fudge, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, got a clear message Tuesday when she visited the Catawba Indian Nation Reservation in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
The side effects from a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are similar to the side effects from the second dose, according to a Centers for Disease Control study.
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. regulators on Tuesday banned swimming with Hawaii's spinner dolphins to protect the nocturnal animals from people seeking close encounters with the playful species.
TYLER, Texas (AP) — A defense attorney for a former nurse accused of killing four patients at an East Texas hospital in 2017 told jurors Tuesday that his client was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, while a prosecutor called him “a serial killer” who found the perfect place to hide.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An Anne Arundel County judge sentenced the man who killed five Capital Gazette employees to the maximum penalty allowable under law Tuesday, bringing an end to the court case stemming from the mass shooting that shocked Annapolis and ensuring the gunman spends the rest of hi…
Bold Nebraska and allied landowners with the Nebraska Easement Action Team rejoiced on Monday at the news that TC Energy (formerly TransCanada) has finally agreed to terminate easements still being sought via eminent domain proceedings in Nebraska county courts for its now-terminated Keystone XL pipeline project.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Jason Thornburg described himself as having in-depth knowledge of the Bible. He believed he was called to commit sacrifices, he told Fort Worth police before his arrest this week in a triple homicide of a man and two women whose dismembered bodies were found burned in a d…
On a recent Monday morning, a group of preschoolers filed into the gymnasium at Hillside School in the west Chicago suburbs. These 4- and 5-year-olds were the first of more than 200 students to get tested for the coronavirus that day — and every Monday — for the foreseeable future.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Selene San Felice said she often questioned how or why she survived the shooting that left five others dead at a Maryland newspaper. Montana Winters Geimer described the grievous loss she and the community suffered when her mother, longtime local journalist Wendi Winter…
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia city did not violate the constitutional rights of a Sons of Confederate Veterans group when it banned the Confederate battle flag from its annual parade honoring veterans of American wars, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for stealing the identities of local, state and federal officials in a case involving more than $50,000 in fraudulent payments, authorities said.
EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a plane crash that happened just before noon Tuesday in northern Wisconsin.
ATLANTA — Fewer Georgia voters lack a driver’s license or state ID than initially reported by state election officials, leaving 2% of registered voters without an ID number for absentee voting.
MIAMI — A former boss of a notorious Colombian paramilitary group who was convicted of exporting cocaine to the United States was held liable Monday in a Miami federal court for the fatal shooting of a Colombian community leader and the torture of his wife 20 years ago.
LINCOLN — Nebraska moved one step closer to getting new congressional and legislative boundaries on Tuesday after lawmakers advanced redrawn district maps to a final vote in the Legislature.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Ransone, Jr., MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Deltaville, Virginia, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 133,500 physicians and medical students nationwide. As AAFP president, Ransone advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients across the country to inspire positive changes in the U.S. health care system.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards at its annual meeting this week. Three family physicians from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to family medicine and the health of the public. Each of these awards recognizes a family physician who has made exceptional advances in furthering the health of their communities through service and education.
STOCKTON, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri prosecutor said Tuesday he has charged five employees of a private Christian boarding school with abusing students — far fewer than the number of charges recommended by state investigators.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former nurse charged in the death of a teenager who was restrained at a Michigan youth home has been placed on probation for 18 months.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former juvenile court judge in Wisconsin pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to two counts of distributing child pornography.
(The Center Square) – A financial watchdog ranked Kansas 27th in the nation and gave the state a “D” grade for its current fiscal health.
(The Center Square) – A financial watchdog ranked Nebraska seventh in the nation and stamped a “C” grade on the state for its current fiscal health.
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of slain traveler Gabby Petito on Tuesday implored the public and news media to put the same energy into helping find other missing people as they did Petito, a 22-year-old woman who vanished on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend.
Eleanor Reeds, an assistant professor with the Hastings College department of languages and literatures, will give an Invited Faculty Lecture titled “Uncovering a ‘Queer Tongue’ in Dracula” 1 p.m. Sept. 29 in French Memorial Chapel on campus, 800 N. Turner Ave.
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel says a northwestern Indiana plant's discharge of elevated levels of iron were the cause of an orange plume that entered a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of several nearby beaches and a water treatment facility.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of four hydroelectric dams on the Kennebec River sued two Maine agencies on Monday alleging they improperly cooperated on fish passage regulations that impact the future of the dams and fish populations.
CHICAGO (AP) — Winter Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue:
HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford will celebrate its first Indigenous Peoples Day in place of Columbus Day next month, the city council decided Monday in a vote that may set the stage for changes to other city memorials and monuments to the Italian explorer.
A pledge by nine grantmakers to give $5 billion to conservation efforts that address threats to biodiversity and to help curb climate change is taking a different approach than philanthropy has embraced in the past — one that may require those organizations to do things differently.
NEW YORK — Gabby Petito’s family and their attorney urged her missing fiancé Tuesday to surrender to authorities and end a massive manhunt that has drawn nationwide attention following the woman’s mysterious death this summer.
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LEAWOOD, Kan., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual Congress of Delegates, the organization's governing body. Members of the board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 133,500 physicians and medical students.
CALLAHAN, Fla. (AP) — A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a north Florida sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop was captured Tuesday following a wide manhunt, officials said.
CHICAGO — Ahead of Tuesday afternoon’s groundbreaking for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s Jackson Park, the former president reiterated the project’s potential to transform the South Side, with the same idealistic fire that catalyzed his own career in public service years ago.
DALLAS (AP) — Former first daughter Barbara Bush has given birth to her first child, a baby girl.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of a passenger on a hot air balloon that crashed and killed five people in Albuquerque in June is suing the estate of the deceased pilot and the companies that operated the commercial balloon.
Objections brought the Legislature's redistricting efforts to a halt as lawmakers began consideration of redistricting bills at the second stage of floor consideration.
Vehicles reportedly driven by Zinnia Flores of 1410 E. South St. and Jessica Trochez of 1203 E. Park St. collided Sept. 23 at South Street near Pine Avenue.
DONIPHAN — The 85th annual Doniphan Fall Festival here Saturday will continue the tradition of raising funds for Cedarview Cemetery north of town.
Estate tax laws that don’t add up
United Way of South Central Nebraska will kick off its 2022 campaign with the theme “80 Years of Making an Impact” on Thursday.
On Oct. 11, Nebraska will officially observe Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time, and the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs has several events planned to mark the occasion.
SAN DIEGO — About two-thirds of California voters in a recent survey said they would support a constitutional amendment requiring specific reasons for a recall vote against a governor, such as corruption or criminal acts.
MELROSE, Mass. (AP) — A home in Massachusetts seriously damaged by fire has been listed on the market with an asking price of $399,000.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Intouch Group, a full-service global agency network serving the pharmaceutical industry, today announced the addition of Intouch Market Access as its eighth affiliate to address the ever-evolving needs of clients.