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Midwest prepares for possible tornadoes as storms move east

 

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A broad swath of the Midwest readied for hail, damaging winds and possibly tornadoes Thursday as a strong storm front continued to rumble east.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Witness: Officer didn't warn man before he shot him 8 times

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An eyewitness whose cellphone video put a South Carolina police officer in jail on a murder charge said Wednesday that he did not hear the white officer give any warning before he fired eight times at the back of a black man who can be seen in the footage running away before he falls to the ground.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists — and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms — government data shows that the number of patients facing long waits at VA facilities has not dropped at all.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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After bomber's conviction, jury to decide life or death

BOSTON (AP) — Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Hail, high winds, tornadoes possible for Midwest on Thursday

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Strong storms rumbled through the Southern Plains early Thursday, missing major population centers but offering a preview of bad weather that could hit Chicago, Detroit and other big cities in the Midwest later in the day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Obama lobbies Congress on Iran; Dems seek changes to bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators are intent on changing a bill that would give Congress a say in an emerging nuclear deal with Iran — tweaks that could make it more palatable to President Barack Obama, who called two key senators on Wednesday to lobby against undermining diplomatic efforts to end a standoff with Tehran.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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US ends brake-line rust probe, urges people to wash vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Seattle attempt to keep addicts out of jail shines in study

SEATTLE (AP) — Gailen Lopton was in a downtown alley two weeks ago, having a buddy jab him in the neck with a heroin-filled syringe, when he suddenly found himself in the company of Seattle's finest.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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