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Archive for May 8th, 2013

  • Export coal deal stalls as companies renegotiate

    May 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this undated file photo provided by Ambre Energy, a dragline moves earth at the Decker Coal Mine in Decker, Mont. Court documents show Cloud Peak Energy and Australia-based Ambre Energy are renegotiating the terms of a deal that called for...

  • Montana tribe suspends indicted leaders

    May 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Chippewa Cree tribal leader John “Chance” Houle, left, walks out of U.S. District Court in Great Falls, Mont., after being arraigned on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Houle and four others are accused of diverting federal stimulus funds. The Chippewa Cree...

  • Jodi Arias says she prefers a death sentence

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    From left, Kathy Brown, of Paradise Valley, Virginia Aguiar, of Scottsdale, Jane Crook, of Scottsdale, react to a guilty verdict for Jodi Arias, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, outside of Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. Arias was convicted of first-degree...

  • Hit by liner, Happ says ‘I feel really fortunate’

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ speaks during a news conference prior to the Blue Jays’ baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Happ was released Wednesday from a hospital, the day after he was hit...

  • High hospital bills go public, but will it help?

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2011 file photo medical bills are spread out on the kitchen table of a cancer patient in Salem, Va. Hospitals across the country, and even within the same city, sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same...

  • Cleveland man charged with rape and kidnapping

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Neighborhood residents crowd the streets for the arrival of Gina DeJesus Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Cleveland. DeJesus was one of three women held captive for about a decade at a run-down Cleveland house. Kidnapping and rape charges were filed Wednesday...

  • Saga of Boston marathon suspect’s body drags on

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Volunteer Kevin Brown, of Boston, right, places a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Copley Square Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON (AP)...

  • ‘Young and Restless’ star Jeanne Cooper dies at 84

    May 8, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTION OF DATE: FILE – In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Jeanne Cooper arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada. CBS says the soap opera star has died. She was 84. Cooper played grande dame Katherine...

  • Senate rejects firearms on more federal lands

    May 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 31, 2012 file photo, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. gets into an elevator on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gun control senators are discussing revising the defeated background check bill in attempt to revive it. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)...

  • 2 of 3 Rodin sculptures fetch $16M in NYC auction

    May 8, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This file photo provided by Sotheby’s, Friday, April 12, 2013, shows the Auguste Rodin sculpture, “The Thinker.” The full-scale sculpture was commissioned by publishing magnate Ralph Pulitzer in 1906 and made under Rodin’s...