Fire damage to mill another blow to timber town
WEED, Calif. (AP) -- Besides destroying or damaging scores of homes and other structures, a fast-moving wildfire struck a blow at the economic vitals of this struggling Northern California timber town, knocking its last wood products mill offline for an undetermined amount of time....
Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania....
2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled
CHICAGO (AP) -- A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."...
Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work - problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle....
Woman in wildfire's path lost almost everything
WEED, Calif. (AP) -- Kate Stonecypher awoke Monday and thought about wearing boots to work but decided on sneakers instead....
21-year old Leon Ford Junior of East Liberty was found not guilty of assaulting police officers during a November 2012 traffic stop in Highland Park. The jury deadlocked on 5 misdemeanor charges including reckless endangerment, and escape. The Allegheny County District Attorney's office must decide whether or not to refile those misdemeanor charges and re-try Ford. He was shot 5 times by police during the traffic stop and is now paralyzed.
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