Fence to be installed at Sandy Hook School

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Officials in Newtown, Conn., say crews will soon install a black iron fence to block the driveway of the school where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in December. The News-Times reports…

British paper details confrontation with UK spies

LONDON (AP) — The British government broke its silence Tuesday about the detention of a journalist’s partner for nine hours at Heathrow Airport, defending the action and saying authorities “have a duty to protect the public and our…

400 parcels of Junction City land up for auction

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Geary County Sheriff’s Department says it plans to auction off up to 400 parcels of land, some of it complete with infrastructure.……

Settlement reached in deadly NYC crane accident

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a construction worker killed in a New York City crane accident have settled their wrongful death lawsuit for $1 million. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/1cWbX2F ) says Yonkers insurance company Liberty Mutual…

Autopsies on RI woman, son inconclusive

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Medical Examiners Office says autopsies on a woman and young boy found dead in a car in Warwick over the weekend showed no signs of trauma or disease. Thirty-nine-year-old Kathleen Frink…

Doctor: Marathon suspect was shot through face

BOSTON (AP) — The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect had been shot through the face and had a fractured skull, wounds to his lower extremities and bone injuries……
FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. If the Obama administration seeks the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it would face a long, difficult legal battle with uncertain prospects for success in a state that hasn’t seen an execution in nearly 70 years. Attorney General Eric Holder will have to decide several months before the start of any trial whether to seek death for Tsarnaev. It is the highest-profile death-penalty decision yet to come before Holder, who personally opposes the death penalty. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

Doctor details Boston Marathon suspect’s injuries

The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect suffered multiple gunshot wounds including one to the face, a skull fracture, and various other injuries when he was captured hiding in a boat in a Watertown backyard, according to the doctor.…

Doctor: Marathon suspect was shot through face

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot through the face and had a fractured skull, wounds to his lower extremities and bone inju……

Turkey: Israel behind Egyptian leader’s ouster

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s prime minister says Israel was behind the ouster of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, and that Turkey has evidence to prove it. The evidence that Recep Tayyip Erdogan had to offer, however, was…

Doctor details Boston Marathon suspect’s injuries

BOSTON (AP) — The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect suffered multiple gunshot wounds including one to the face, a skull fracture, and various other injuries when he was captured hiding in a boat in a Watertown backyard, according…

UK man jailed for making fake bomb detectors

LONDON (AP) — A British businessman who was convicted of making and selling fake bomb detectors has been jailed for seven years. Gary Bolton sold the homemade plastic devices to international clients for up to 10,000 pounds (US$15,668)…
Residents evacuate to higher ground after floodwaters caused by the swelling of a river surround their homes in Marikina city, east of  Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Floods recede in Manila as thousands evacuated

Flooding caused by some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains that submerged more than half the capital began receding Tuesday even as authorities evacuated thousands of residents along Manila’s overflowing rivers.…

NYC wedding witness needed? Photogs say, ‘I will’

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people get married at New York City Hall every day. Some couples forget flowers or rings, but what about the one real necessity — a witness? That’s where Goran Veljic and Braulio…