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‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

January 19, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This image released by CBS shows Miguel Ferrer in character as NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger in “NCIS: Los Angeles.” Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS’ hit drama “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to “Crossing Jordan,” died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He [&hellip...

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Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

January 18, 2017 • AP Baseball, National NewsComments (0)

In this April 20, 2003, file photo, Houston Astros’ Jeff Bagwell hits a home run against the Milwaukee Brewers in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Milwaukee. Bagwell and Tim Raines are likely to be voted into baseball’s Hall of Fame on...

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states

January 18, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers his State of the State address at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Greitens during the address on Tuesday outlined a policy plan he says will help grow jobs, including passing a right-to-work law...

US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than others

January 18, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This June 18, 2012, file photo shows Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles. In a...

Vegemite being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez

January 18, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Vegemite and other grocery products are being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to Australian dairy company Bega Cheese in a deal worth about $345.3 million (460 Australian dollars). Mondelez International Inc. said Wednesday it’s selling...

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

January 18, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 11, 2011 file photo, the flare from the gas burn off from a Marcellus shale well is seen over the Pittsburgh Mills mall in Tarentum, Pa. The Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned...

Oregon ocean tragedy underscores need for greater awareness

January 17, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Oregon State Police taken Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter searches a beach about two miles north of Cape Blanco, Oregon, where a father and his young son were swept out to sea Sunday as they walked near the...

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

January 17, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, state representatives work in the Iowa House on the opening day of the Iowa Legislature at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the...

Texas, 13 other states sue to block Obama coal mining rule

January 17, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama’s administration designed to reduce coal mining’s impact on streams. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned a...

Miami-Dade police: 8 people wounded in shooting at MLK park

January 16, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade police say eight people — five of them juveniles — have been wounded in a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. Police Department spokesman Detective Daniel Ferrin says in a news release that two suspects are being...