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5 people injured in ride mishap at NC State Fair

October 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Fairgrounds Police secure a barricade around the Vortex after an accident closed the ride just after 9 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 24, 2013 at the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh, N.C. The accident occurred on the ride at the North Carolina State Fair on Thursday night, sending five people to the hospital with unknown injuries. [&hellip...

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Both sides agree: No major budget deal foreseen

October 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2013, photo, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., laughs as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Forget a grand bargain. Reaching even a small budget deal will be a challenge when negotiators...

Website contractors point fingers at Obama admin.

October 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Kim Hammer, R-Benton, looks through Medicaid-related material during a joint meeting of the House and Senate Committees on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny...

Classmate: Accused Mass. teen stayed after school

October 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Parents and Danvers High School students hold candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Colleen Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher at Danvers High School, on Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013, in Danvers, Mass. Ritzer’s body was found in woods behind the school,...

Kennedy cousin Skakel seeks release on bond

October 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Wednesday June 5, 2002 file photo, Thomas Skakel, stands outside the court in Norwalk Conn., during a coffe break for the jury deliberation phase of his brother Michael Skakel’s trial for the October 1975 murder of Martha Moxley. On Wednesday, Oct....

Obama calls for immigration law by end of the year

October 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden applauds at left as President Barack Obama urges Congress to take back up comprehensive immigration reform during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Obama said now that the partial...

Twitter sets $17 to $20 per share range for IPO

October 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 18, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen in New York. Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, that it is putting forth 70 million shares in the initial public offering. (AP Photo/Richard...

Higher profits from Ford, others drive stocks up

October 24, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. World markets were mostly higher Thursday,Oct. 24, 2013 buoyed by an improvement in China’s manufacturing, but Chinese shares fell amid jitters over tighter credit in the...

Hundreds gather to pay respect to Nevada teacher

October 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Col. Jeffrey Burkett, commander of the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing where Master Sgt. Michael Landsberry served, addresses reporters in Reno, Nev., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at a news briefing on the air base regarding the shooting at...

Judge orders release of JonBenet grand jury docs

October 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 24, 2000 file photo, Patsy Ramsey and her husband, John, parents of JonBenet Ramsey, look on during a nws conference in Atlanta regarding their lie-detector examinations for the murder of their daughter. A Colorado judge on Wednesday,...