A 16-year-old Pratt High School football player has died after his car crossed the center line and struck a semitrailer in south-central Kansas.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County government official in charge of issuing marriage licenses has withdrawn a legal bid to stop gay marriage because another group already has a similar challenge pending.
San Diego County Clerk
A Topeka man is on the run after escaping from a minimum security unit at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility where he was being held on burglary and shoplifting convictions.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Julius Chambers, a Charlotte attorney whose practice was in the forefront of the civil rights movement in North Carolina, has died. He was 76.
A statement issued Saturday by his law firm said Chambers
FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell largely ignored his challengers at Kentucky’s premier political showdown Saturday, aiming his criticism instead at President Barack Obama while touting his GOP leadership role.
His Democratic rival in
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President Porfirio Lobo ordered the militarization of the country’s main prison on Saturday after a riot there left at least three gang members dead and three guards injured.
The aim of the measure,
FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in western North Carolina say one person died and 16 others were hospitalized after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide in a packing facility at a farm.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reports
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harold Winley sang “Love Potion No. 9″ and other hits with the R&B group The Clovers in the 1950s, but now the 80-year-old says another group is trying to keep him from performing using the
JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) — Looking dapper in a tiny tan pinstripe suit and orange shirt, a 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live served as the best man Saturday afternoon for his parents’ Pennsylvania wedding.
Christine Swidorsky carried
BOSTON (AP) — John W. Henry took a backward ballclub in a dilapidated park and transformed it into a two-time World Series champion that is one of baseball’s model franchises.
As the owner of The Boston Globe, he