Trial set for Ohioan charged with killing 3 women

CLEVELAND (AP) — A trial date has been set for an Ohio man accused of killing three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags. Michael Madison is scheduled to be……

NYC mayoral candidate in court over protest arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading candidate to become New York City’s next mayor had to take time off from the campaign trail Tuesday to appear in court on a civil disobedience charge. Bill de Blasio appeared before…

Kodak seeks court approval for reorganization plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Kodak is in bankruptcy court seeking approval for its plan to emerge from Chapter 11 protection. A confirmation hearing is under way in New York before a federal bankruptcy judge, days after Eastman Kodak…

High demand as World Cup ticket sales begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tickets for next year’s World Cup have gone on sale online with 16 of the 64 matches immediately seeing a high number of applicants. FIFA’s website shows there are more ticket applicants than the…

Witness saw plane in Conn. crash upside down

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal investigators looking for the cause of a deadly Connecticut plane crash say a witness reported seeing the aircraft traveling upside-down as it sped nose-first toward the ground. The preliminary report issued Tuesday by…

Family evicted after mother killed by gunman

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Housing Authority says it had no choice but to evict the relatives of a woman killed by a rampaging gunman three days after her slaying because the victim was the only person listed…

Explosion in boathouse at NJ Navy base injures 8

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An explosion during boat maintenance at a New Jersey Naval base injured eight sailors and civilian employees Tuesday morning, one of them seriously. The blast happened at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in…

Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, August 12, to Sunday, August 18: UNITED STATES 1. Robin Thicke, “Blurred Lines” (Star Trak LLC/Interscope) 2. Jay-Z, “Holy Grail” (Roc Nation) 3. Avicii, “Wake Me…

Telescope captures dramatic moment of starbirth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This is one baby picture you won’t want to miss. The ALMA (AL’-mah) telescope in Chile has captured a close-up of the glowing material spewing from a newborn star. The stunning images show…

Widow gets prison for lies about husband’s death

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A judge has sentenced the Georgia woman convicted of lying to investigators about the shooting death of her husband outside a preschool to spend the next four years in prison. The judge handed down…

Explosion in boathouse at US Navy base injures 8

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (AP) — An explosion during boat maintenance at a U.S. Navy base injured eight sailors and civilian employees Tuesday, one seriously. The blast happened at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in New Jersey and…

Survey: Health insurance costs outpace wage gains

Workers saw a modest rise in the average cost of employer-sponsored health insurance this year, but they’re probably not overwhelmed with relief. Coverage costs still are climbing faster than wages. That means, in many cases, that a bigger…
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Couple was visiting family

The couple from Girard who died in a single-engine plane crash at the downtown Kansas City airport was in the area to visit family members, their daughter said.…

Mother of abducted Calif. girl died of head injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman whose body was found near the remains of her 8-year-old son at a family friend’s rural house died of a blunt injury to the head, the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office…

Survey: Health insurance costs outpace wage gains

An annual survey shows that the average cost for employer-sponsored health insurance rose modestly this year, but it still outpaced worker wage increases. That means that in many cases workers are seeing a larger portion of their paycheck…

Colorado’s marijuana industry: Legal, not cheap

DENVER (AP) — Want to be in the legal pot industry in Colorado? Open your checkbook. Colorado’s pot regulators opened three days of hearings Tuesday to lay out licensing specifics before retail sales begin in January. The proposed…

Man arraigned in deaths of ex-SEAL Kyle and friend

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The North Texas man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. Eddie Ray Routh (rowth) made a brief court appearance…

Pittsburgh G20 hearing loss suit officially over

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lawsuit by a visiting professor who suffered permanent hearing loss when Pittsburgh police used a Long Range Acoustic Device to disburse Group of 2……

Suicide bomber kills 3 in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed three people, including a policeman, when he targeted a security vehicle in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, an Afghan official said. Logar province spokesman Din Mohammad Darwesh said the attack took…

Penn State board: Student trustee faced a choice

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A spokesman for Penn State University’s board says student trustee Peter Khoury had to make a choice between being plaintiff in a lawsu……