The Shawnee County District Attorney has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday morning to discuss the shooting deaths of two Topeka police officers.
WEST, Texas (AP) — Almost a month into their review of the deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant, investigators hope to diagram how the plant looked before the explosion.
They’ll take that aerial picture and compare it
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense attorney has cast a former endoscopy clinic employee as a forgotten person as he and his former employer stand trial on murder and other charges in a hepatitis C outbreak.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University on Tuesday announced the hiring of a director for its famous Marching 100 band, bidding to rebuild and relaunch the band suspended after a 2011 hazing scandal.
Sylvester Young, a 66-year-old
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — An atheist student who fought to have a prayer banner at her Rhode Island public high school removed is getting an award named for Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.
WPRO-AM reports (http://bit.ly/10ngeRr) Jessica Ahlquist is
DETROIT (AP) — An ex-Marine incarcerated in Iran for nearly two years says in the first letters written to family in Michigan that he is praying for his ailing father and that his grieving mother should not come
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines says it expects to start flying its Boeing 787s again on May 20.
The 787s had been grounded because of concerns about smoldering batteries, but they have been returning to the skies. Ethiopian
OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday were investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found on a rural property in eastern Kansas, a day after friends of the residents called police to report a foul
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat have been in this less-than-ideal spot before.
They trailed Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinals last season, needed to win a pair of elimination games against Boston in the East finals and
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One night after making his red carpet debut in New York, Tiger Woods returned to a course that has treated him very well over the years.
Woods is playing for the first
NEW YORK (AP) — One of television’s most successful sitcom writers is joining with Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello to create a musical based on the artists’ 1998 album “Painted From Memory.”
Bacharach said Tuesday that Chuck Lorre,
Democratic leaders in the Kansas Legislature say they’re not getting enough information from Republican Sam Brownback’s administration to justify authorizing another $202 million in bonds for a national biodefense lab.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie admits he recently underwent lap band surgery to combat his weight.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A divided Delaware state Senate voted Tuesday to make their state the 11th in the nation to allow same-sex marriage, after hearing hours of passionate testimony from supporters and opponents.
The Senate’s 12-9 vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — Landmark immigration legislation is doomed to fail in Congress unless border-security provisions are greatly strengthened, Republican senators bluntly warned on Tuesday.
“If in fact the American people can’t trust that the border is controlled, you’re