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Rep: Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies at 67

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 13, 2009 file photo, US jazz artist George Duke performs on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Duke, 67, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, died Monday, Aug....

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NTSB: Capt took command before NY landing accident

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 22, 2013, file photo, a Southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, in New York. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday,...

US embassy closures a window into threat concern

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint on a road leading to the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain was among 19 American diplomatic outposts ordered closed following terror...

Pa. man charged with killing 3: Town stole my home

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The property of Rockne Newell is seen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Saylorsburg, Pa. Newell has been arraigned on homicide charges and other counts after police say he fatally shot three people during a municipal meeting in the Poconos on Monday night, amid a...

3 shot dead at Pa. town meeting; shooter tackled

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Emergency crews respond to a reported shooting at the Ross Township building that left two people dead, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in Saylorsburg, Pa. Monroe County emergency management director Guy Miller says the shooting happened Monday evening during Ross...

Candlelight vigil honors Wisconsin Sikh victims

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Deputy Inspector Aisha Barkow takes a picture of a makeshift memorial outside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Oak Creek, Wis. Monday is the one-year anniversary of the shooting rampage when a white supremacist at the temple where six...

Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, photo, The Washington Post for Kindle application is displayed for purchase on an Amazon Kindle in New York. The Washington Post Co., announced Monday that Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder , is buying The Washington Post. (AP...

Transient with jail record held in beach rampage

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Mustafa, left, and his wife, Yesim Balci pose at their stand along the Venice, Calif., beach boardwalk Sunday Aug. 4, 2013 near where a Saturday incident involving a driver who accelerated through a crowd of beachgoers, hitting one person after another as...

Al-Qaida chief’s message led to embassy closures

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Yemeni soldier stops a car at a checkpoint in a street leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Security forces close access roads, put up extra blast walls and beef up patrols near some of the 21 U.S. diplomatic missions in the...

Bulger lawyer says underworld witnesses told lies

August 5, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This June 23, 2011, booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James “Whitey” Bulger, who fled Boston in 1994 and wasn’t captured until 2011 in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the run. Prosecutors and...