Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase. Police shot out their tires but the shooting continued, fatally wounding two suspects and the last hostage.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014

Hits: 139

Read more...

What happens to your online accounts when you die?

WASHINGTON (AP) — When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 222

Read more...

Lush photos and flavors help teach budget cooking

Leanne Brown didn't set out to write a buzz-worthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food stamp budget.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 245

Read more...

Senate GOP blocks bill on contraception coverage

 

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November's elections.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 133

Read more...

Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider started fire

 

SEATTLE (AP) — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 143

Read more...

Typhoon kills 20 in Philippines, spares Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Wednesday after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal wind and rains, officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 145

Read more...

Israeli strike kills 4 Gaza youths on coastal road

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli war planes and naval vessels intensified attacks across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, targeting senior Hamas leaders and bombarding a coastal area, where four Palestinian boys were killed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 145

Read more...

Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

 

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for a suburban Atlanta woman whose husband was arrested after their son was left for hours in a hot SUV said Tuesday that she is devastated by the boy's death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hits: 235

Read more...