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4 dead, including 2-year-old, after Homecoming parade crash

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University Homecoming parade, killing four people — including a 2-year-old boy — and injuring dozens more in a collision that sent some spectators flying through the air. Stillwater police Capt. Kyle Gibbs said the […]

October 25, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Megastorm Patricia inflicts little damage on Mexican coast

By Christopher Sherman CHAMELA, Mexico (AP) — Just a day after menacing Mexico as one of history’s strongest storms, Hurricane Patricia left surprisingly little damage in its wake Saturday and quickly dissipated into a low-pressure system that posed little threat beyond heavy rain. The hurricane’s most powerful punch landed on a sparsely populated stretch of […]

October 25, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Marijuana use in adults doubles in a decade

By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO (AP) — Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show. The trend reflects a cultural shift and increasingly permissive views about the drug, the researchers say, noting that other studies have shown increasing numbers […]

October 25, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Mexico braces for strongest hurricane in Western hemisphere

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Patricia headed toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere that forecasters said could make a “potentially catastrophic landfall” later in the day. Residents of a stretch of Mexico’s Pacific Coast dotted with resorts and fishing villages on Thursday had […]

October 23, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

French bus-truck crash leaves 43 dead

PUISSEGUIN, France (AP) — A truck and a bus carrying retirees collided Friday in southwest France’s wine region, igniting an inferno that authorities said killed 43 people and badly injured four others. It was France’s deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. Images on French television showed the carcass of the bus — a […]

October 23, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Clinton done, Democrats hint they may quit Benghazi panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are signaling they may quit a Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks after Hillary Rodham Clinton endured a grueling interrogation by GOP lawmakers at a marathon congressional hearing. “We have learned absolutely nothing,” Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., a member of the panel, said of Thursday’s contentious 11-hour hearing and […]

October 23, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ,

Sharks can’t beat L.A.

SAN JOSE — Jeff Carter scored twice, Jhonas Enroth made 39 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Thursday night for their third straight victory. Tyler Toffoli and Milan Lucic also scored. The Kings have rebounded for a 3-3-0 start to the season. Joel Ward had a goal for […]

October 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Seahawks sink S.F. again

SANTA CLARA — More often than not, Colin Kaepernick has been at his worst against Seattle. Russell Wilson and the Seahawks are ruling this one-sided rivalry with San Francisco. The 49ers produced another prime-time dud, on Thursday night against the Seahawks just like last year for Thanksgiving when Richard Sherman chomped turkey on the Levi’s […]

October 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Johnson won’t seek re-election as mayor of Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Calling it a tough decision, former NBA star and current Sacramento, California, Mayor Kevin Johnson said Wednesday he will not seek a third term next year now that the capital city is heading in a positive direction. Johnson, a 49-year-old Democrat, told reporters at a bookstore in the neighborhood where he grew up […]

October 22, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Mets go up 3-0 on Cubs in NLCS

CHICAGO — Maybe somebody can stop Daniel Murphy and solve these young New York Mets aces. Sure hasn’t happened so far in the playoffs. Murphy homered in his record-tying fifth straight postseason game, Jacob deGrom pitched seven strong innings and the Mets beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-2, on Tuesday for a 3-0 lead in the […]

October 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Family stays hopeful in search for man swept away in flood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Harvell saw the mud and water coming and knew he had to get out of the flash-flood zone where he had been camping at the foot of the Tehachapi Mountains. He almost made it. Harvell, 67, was knocked off his feet by a boulder and swept away by mud and […]

October 20, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Blue Jays take advantage of home cooking

TORONTO — Back in the homer dome with their rowdy fans, Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays quickly got into the swing of the AL Championship Series. Tulowitzki and Donaldson both connected in a six-run third inning Monday night, and the Blue Jays roughed up Johnny Cueto for an 11-8 victory over […]

October 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

L.A. cleanup underway in wake of storms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Homeowners in northern Los Angeles County communities were spending their Saturday digging mud out of their houses as crews continued extensive work to clear tons of dirt that clogged roadways and buried hundreds of cars. The cleanup follows thunderstorms that unleashed flash flooding and debris flows on Thursday, damaging dozens of […]

October 18, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Overdue books returned to library, 52 years later

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland State University librarians in Oregon finally got their hands on two overdue books — a half century after they were checked out. The Oregonian reports that someone put two books checked out in 1963 into a book drop, accompanied by an anonymous, handwritten note. University librarian Joan Petit says the books are […]

October 18, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,
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