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‘American Pie’ singer fined for speeding in Maine

January 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Juy 3, 2012 file photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Don McLean performs at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a school zone in Maine and has paid the levy. He had contested the charge in [&hellip...

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Slain NM family remembered during crowded service

January 25, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

Calvary Albuquerque Pastor Skip Heitzig prays with a crowd of people gathered in Albuquerque, N.M., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, for a prayer vigil in honor of a couple and their three young children who were shot to death in their home last weekend. Authorities...

Wayward dolphin dies in polluted New York canal

January 25, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The New York City Police Dept. said animal experts were waiting to see if the dolphin would leave on its own during the evening’s high tide. If not, they...

Freezing rain ices Salt Lake City roads, runways

January 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A truck with a plow drives pass an American Airlines and Frontier plane docked at their gates at the Salt Lake City Airport Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The Salt Lake City International Airport was closed due to icy conditions. A Frontier airplane slid on the...

Women in combat face doubts over emotions, ability

January 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2012 file photo, female soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division train on a firing range while testing new body armor in Fort Campbell, Ky., in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan. The Pentagon...

Ore. suspect’s jihadi magazine writing highlighted

January 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – A Nov. 27, 2010 file photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Mohamed Mohamud. Justice Department attorneys Monday focused on the contact between the Oregon terrorism-sting suspect and suspected terrorists overseas in...

Jindal: GOP must stop being ‘stupid party’

January 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, July 27, 2012 file photo, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks in Hot Springs, Ark. Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to, quote, “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.” The Republican governor will deliver the keynote...

What’s a filibuster look like? Not Jimmy Stewart

January 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated black-and-white file photo provided by Columbia shows James Stewart in a scene from the movie: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”. The Senate has more filibusters than ever these days. But you’d hardly know it by...

Mississippi River shipping resumes at Ill. lock

January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A towboat pushes a barge past Lock & Dam 27 early Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Granite City. Ill. A key stretch of the Mississippi River reopened to shipping Wednesday after hasty repairs were made to a lock damaged by a barge, marking the latest victory...

Sheriff: Second suspect possible in college attack

January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police collect evidence after a shooting happened on Lone Star College North Harris campus on Tuesday January 22, in Houston. The shooting at a community college wounded three people Tuesday and sent some students fleeing for safety while others with medical...