Hundreds at funeral for brothers killed by python

CAMPBELLTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral service Saturday for two brothers who were killed by a python while they slept at a friend’s home above an exotic pet store. Four-year-old Noah Barthe and…

Atchison resident is 1st West Nile case in Kan.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says an adult from Atchison County has the state’s first case of West Nile virus this year. KD……

Detained migrants in Greece attack guards

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say migrants detained at a facility northeast of Athens because they entered the country illegally have set fires to their bedding and containers they live in and have attacked prison guards, injuring…

Furyk has lead heading to final round of PGA

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — On a day when Oak Hill finally showed its bite, Jason Dufner dunked his ball in the creek that snakes through the course and fell into a tie for the lead with Jim Furyk…

Kiffin: Star WR Lee day-to-day with bone bruise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California wide receiver Marqise Lee missed the Trojans’ first practice on Saturday, a day after he left practice early with an apparent right shoulder injury. USC would not disclose the nature of Lee’s…

Bengals WR Hawkins in cast for 10 days

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals receiver Andrew Hawkins will wear a cast for 10 days to try to heal his sprained left ankle, making it doubtful he’ll be ready for the season opener. Coach Marvin Lewis said Saturday that…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 10, 2013. Wet weather activity in the Northeast tapered off through early Saturday morning as the northern portion of a cold front extending through the East moved offshore into the Atlantic…

Endangered species thrive on US military ranges

SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, California (AP) — The sign leaves no doubt about the risk in entering the steep seaside hills that North America’s rarest bird calls home: “Danger. Boom. Explosives. Unexploded Ordnance and Laser Range in Use. Keep…

SC authorities issue warrant in adoption case

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The father of a Cherokee Indian girl at the center of an adoption dispute that has reached the U.S. Supreme Court faces arrest because he hasn’t turned over his 3-year-old daughter to the South…

Padres put OF Quentin on DL with sprained knee

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Padres put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list with a strained knee before the second game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. It’s the second significant setback to…

Chargers: Te’o has foot sprain, out for week

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te’o will sit out this week with a sprained right foot and miss San Diego’s game at Chicago on Thursday. Te’o wore a walking boot while watching Saturday morning’s practice.…

Nevada projecting $529K cost to start new pot tax

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada tax officials say the state will have to spend money before it can make money from a new tax on the sale of medical marijuana. The Nevada Dep……