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Coast Guard searching for 3 fishermen missing off Hawaii

July 4, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday continued searching for three missing fishermen off Hawaii after search and rescue crews found their overturned boat. Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle said a helicopter, airplane and patrol boat were looking for the men. The Navy and Honolulu firefighters were helping with the search. The [&hellip...

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Tests conducted on explosive that hurt man in Central Park

July 4, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A bomb-sniffing dog works near the scene of an explosion in Central Park, New York, Sunday, July 3, 2016. A firework that exploded when a 19-year-old unwittingly stepped on it Sunday in Central Park, seriously injuring his left foot, didn’t appear to be...

Arizona prison horse program helps inmates get on track

July 4, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Horse whisperer Randy Helm leads a program at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence, Ariz. where he teaches inmates how to train wild horses. The program adopts out around 150 horses a year. (Pat Shannahan/The Arizona Republic via AP) FLORENCE, Ariz....

Alcohol a factor in Detroit-area crash, big gas explosion

July 2, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Intense heat from a fire melted the siding on homes on South Dearborn Street in Melvindale, Mich., Saturday, July, 2, 2016. A 24-year-old man took a wrong turn, crashed through a fence and ruptured a natural gas line in suburban Detroit, causing a dramatic...

GOP official quits after charges she used racist Obama meme

July 2, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

DELTA, Colorado (AP) — The chairwoman of the Delta County Republican Party who was accused of favoritism and posting a racist meme on her Facebook page has resigned. Party officials were upset after a photo compared President Barack Obama to a chimpanzee...

Florida authorities say 5 dead, 25 injured in Florida crash

July 2, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Wakulla County first responders work on the scene of an accident on Saturday, July 2, 2016 in Wakulla, Fla. The Florida Highway Patrol says a bus and tractor trailer collided on a highway in the Panhandle. Florida Highway Patrol Capt. Jeffrey Bissainthe says...

Report: Static electricity caused Hawaii lab explosion

July 1, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Michael Bruno, vice chancellor for research at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, talks to reporters Friday, July 1, 2016, in Honolulu. A laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii that resulted in a researcher losing her arm was likely caused by static...

North Carolina lawmakers leave LGBT law largely intact

July 1, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A law limiting protections for LGBT people was left largely intact Friday by North Carolina lawmakers who chose only to make a minor revision to the wide-ranging measure. The North Carolina General Assembly voted to restore...

Police: Madison officer fatally shoots man in home invasion

July 1, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison police officer fatally shot a man after he emerged from a lake, broke into a home and advanced toward the officer with a pitchfork. Police Chief Mike Koval said the department received a call around 9 p.m. Thursday about a man...

Texas abortions fell sharply under law Supreme Court voided

June 30, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Monday, June 27, 2016 file photo, traffic passes a Planned Parenthood sign in Dallas. Abortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down — a decline...