Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Attorney seeks hearing in case over police shooting of woman

    Attorney seeks hearing in case over police shooting of woman MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for the family of an Australian woman who was fatally shot by a former Minneapolis police officer is asking a federal judge to hold a hearing so he can find out whether the city…

  • Minnesota snow sculptors test limits with Trump piece

    Minnesota snow sculptors test limits with Trump piece LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota team won’t be at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship this week after two of its proposed pieces — including one depicting President Donald Trump — were denied due to political overtones. The team…

  • Police chief: Houston drug house raid prompted by mom’s call

    Police chief: Houston drug house raid prompted by mom’s call HOUSTON (AP) — Police stormed a Houston home in a raid that left five undercover narcotics officers injured in part after receiving a call from a woman who said her daughter had been doing drugs there. The officers were…

  • Fight after Saratoga-Shen basketball games being investigated

    Fight after Saratoga-Shen basketball games being investigated School officials from Saratoga Springs and Shenendehowa are investigating an altercation that took place in the Shenendehowa parking lot Wednesday night following the conclusion of a varsity basketball doubleheader. Source: Times Unition Fight after Saratoga-Shen basketball games being investigated

  • Outdoors: Mary Oliver's words spur appreciation, action

    Outdoors: Mary Oliver's words spur appreciation, action The laptop and the iPad will connect to anywhere in the world, but I leave them on the kitchen counter. The air is cool, the cup is warm and the book is in my hands. The day begins with first light, a…

  • Timelapse: Penfield dad builds igloo in backyard

    Timelapse: Penfield dad builds igloo in backyard Craig Peterson, with the help of his daughter, Anika, and some friends, built an igloo in the backyard of his Penfield home over the course of several days in January 2019.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Timelapse: Penfield…

  • Iowa Sen. Ernst expresses frustration with King comments

    Iowa Sen. Ernst expresses frustration with King comments DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Sen. Joni Ernst is expressing frustration with Iowa Congressman Steve King’s comments about immigration and white supremacy. Ernst told Iowa reporters Thursday that she shouldn’t have to be “spending precious time talking about white supremacy…

  • State lawmaker says he won’t make excuses after DUI arrest

    State lawmaker says he won’t make excuses after DUI arrest GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a state lawmaker from western Pennsylvania had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the limit for driving when he was pulled over last month. The Butler Eagle says Republican Rep. Tedd…

  • Suspect in killing of Lyft driver booked into a Phoenix jail

    Suspect in killing of Lyft driver booked into a Phoenix jail PHOENIX (AP) — A man suspected of fatally stabbing his pregnant driver, killing the woman and her unborn child before stealing her vehicle, has been booked into a Phoenix jail. TV video showed 20-year-old Fabian Durazo arriving at…

  • At least 3 deaths blamed on storm in western NY

    At least 3 deaths blamed on storm in western NY BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At least three deaths are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow on parts of western New York, accompanied by subzero wind chills. Authorities said Thursday a…