KC Royals game postponed

The Boston Red Sox are on hold for their night game against the Kansas City Royals.…

Uncle urges bombing suspect to turn self in

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — In a passionate plea, an uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects urged one of his nephews to turn himself in Friday, saying he had brought shame to the family and the entire…

House Democrats outraising Republicans in 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign arm of House Democrats outraised its Republican rival in first quarter of 2013, taking in more than $22 million. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has raised $22.6 million so far in 2013, compared…

Sarah Jessica Parker battles her twins for jewels

NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Jessica Parker loves her jewelry — but so do a pair of 3-year-old thieves. Parker’s twin daughters Tabitha and Marion get to try on mom’s baubles, and she said “they have walked away…

Beer makers and DOJ reach deal

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reached a final agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice that could settle a dispute over its $20.1 billion acquisition of the Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo. The world’s largest brewer has been trying since June…

Probe opens of alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy

PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutors on Friday began investigating whether the winning presidential campaign of former President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007 may have received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. The judicial investigation doesn’t specify any…

Kardashian-Humphries divorce settlement approved

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has approved a divorce settlement between Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. Details of the agreement were not disclosed in a brief court hearing Friday, but the judge said he felt…

Rutgers suspends lacrosse coach during review

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has suspended its head men’s lacrosse coach as it investigates allegations of verbal abuse. The university announced the suspension on Friday, saying that Brian Brecht will continue to be paid. The…

Ore. sheriff: Missing Okla. man was hallucinating

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The sheriff heading up the search for a young Oklahoma man missing in the wilds of southeastern Oregon says the young man was hallucinating the last time he telephoned his family. He also…

Congressman: Suspects had cache of explosives

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects had collected pipe bombs, grenades and improvised explosive devices before they confronted police.Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger said that the brother who…
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'Active Shooter'

A session was held today at Emporia State University and addressed school violence awareness, active shooters and law enforcement response and mitigation.…

IRS to close offices for 5 days due to sequester

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says it will close all public offices for five days over the next five months because of automatic spending cuts. The cuts went into effect when Congress and President Obama couldn’t…

Police: Boston bomb suspects spent night in Honda

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a pair of brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings spent the night in a Honda CRV and used it to carjack a Mercedes SUV. Police said Friday morning at…

Prince Harry says he’ll beat US, others to S. Pole

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry says he will take part in a race to the South Pole, leading a team of wounded British military personnel against counterparts from Australia, Canada, and the United States. In a tongue-in-cheek challenge…

Prince Harry says he’ll beat US to South Pole

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry says he will take part in a race to the South Pole, leading a team of wounded British military personnel against counterparts from Australia, Canada, and the United States. In a tongue-in-cheek challenge…

US set to expand nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is poised to significantly expand its non-lethal military aid to the Syrian opposition as European nations weigh easing an arms embargo to potentially supply the rebels with arms and ramp up pressure…