Goddard HS bomb threat a hoax

February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students were lined up and frisked by police following report A 15-year-old Goddard High School freshman was arrested Friday and charged with one felony count and one misdemeanor count, after sending his mom a text message during class saying, “There could be a bomb strapped to the kid next to me.” The threat, which turned [&hellip...

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City Council candidates queried during forum

February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

(click map to enlarge) A ban on Spice sales, more recreation facilities for youths, trimming the city’s budget to meet revenue shortfalls, fighting crime, subsidies for the city golf course and economic development were among issues raised by City...

Three Edward Jones advisors recognized through J.D. Power President’s Award

February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Financial services firm Edward Jones recently was presented the prestigious J.D. Power President’s Award recognizing its overall commitment to excellence in customer and financial advisor satisfaction. Local Edward Jones financial advisors who took part...

UN experts: North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions

February 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 7, 2016, photo, a South Korean man watches a TV news program with a file footage about North Korea’s rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the...

China reports 1st case of imported Zika virus

February 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China has reported its first case of the Zika virus in a man who recently traveled to Venezuela. The National Health and Family Planning Commission says the 34-year-old man from the southern city of Ganzhou had been treated in Venezuela on...

Australia commits to legal growing of medicinal marijuana

February 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian lawmakers committed on Wednesday to legalize the growing of marijuana for medical use within a part of the world renowned for zero-tolerance and harsh penalties for illegal drugs. The government introduced a bill to...

Authorities’ pursuit of Amber Alert suspect ends with crash

February 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man who police say took his 2-year-old daughter from her mother at gunpoint fled north to Colorado on Tuesday before his vehicle hit troopers’ spike strips, rolled over and ejected both him and the toddler,...

Farmington man gets a 2-year prison term for bank robbery

February 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for robbing a bank last year. Federal prosecutors say 23-year-old Richard Allen Buckner was sentenced Tuesday in Albuquerque. He will be on supervised release for...

Ethics commission plan gains momentum in New Mexico

February 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is moving closer than ever to creating an independent ethics commission to keep watch over the conduct and campaign finance activities of public officials, lobbyists and state contractors in the wake of a scandal that led to...

Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision

February 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Jan. 21, 2016 file photo shows the Flint River near downtown Flint, Mich. City leaders are floating a shockingly high price to replace the city’s water infrastructure damaged after the state’s disastrous decision in 2014 to use the Flint River as...

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