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Court upholds judge’s order blocking Ohio execution details

December 30, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

These undated file combination photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows death row inmates Ronald Phillips and Raymond Tibbetts. Ohio Gov. John Kasich turned down Phillips’ request for mercy on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Phillips is scheduled for execution on Feb. 15, 2017. Kasich also granted a short reprieve to...

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‘Turbocharged’ storm clobbers northern New England with snow

December 30, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Justin Voight of On Target Utility works to restore power to a home along Main St. in Cumberland, Maine, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016. The most powerful nor’easter in nearly two years brought heavy snow, powerful winds and even thunder and lightning to...

Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over Trump inaugural

December 30, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sings in the Conference Center at the morning session of the two-day Mormon church conference in Salt Lake City. Choir member Jan Chamberlin...

Business exec was pilot of plane that vanished with 6 aboard

December 30, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Capt. Michael Mullen of the U.S. Coast Guard answers questions during a news conference at Burke Lakefront Airport, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Cleveland. The U.S. Coast Guard says there’s been no sign of debris or those aboard a plane that took off from...

Garbage trucks to block possible Times Square truck attacks

December 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A row of New York City police cars is parked along a street in Times Square, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in New York. The department is once again saying it is up to protecting the huge crowds that will gather in and around Times Square for New York City’s...

US considers mining limits in West to save sage grouse

December 29, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater sage grouse perform mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, for limiting mining on...

Pay to rise for millions as 19 states increase minimum wage

December 29, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this April 4, 2016 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs a law that will gradually raise New York’s minimum wage to $15, at the Javits Convention Center, in New York. New York joins 18 other states by raising its minimum wage in 2017. (AP...

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

December 28, 2016 • Business, Entertainment, National News, World NewsComments (0)

This photo combination shows performances by pop music icons, from left, Prince in 1985, David Bowie in 1995, and George Michael in 2008. The entertainers were among a number of influential entertainers, sports stars and political figures who died in 2016....

Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at age 84, son says

December 28, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This Oct. 14, 2011 file photo shows actress Debbie Reynolds posing for a portrait in New York. Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic “Singin’ in the Rain” died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, according to her son Todd Fisher. She was 84. (AP...

Reports: Debbie Reynolds hospitalized in Los Angeles

December 28, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This Oct. 14, 2011 file photo shows actress Debbie Reynolds posing for a portrait in New York. The Los Angeles Times and celebrity website TMZ have reported that Reynolds has been rushed to the hospital Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, after suffering a medical...