Daily Archive: April 24, 2018

Apr 24

Spotty rain through midweek, with a warming trend ahead

Overview:  Widely scattered to spotty rain showers will be possible tonight through Friday, with cool mornings and mild afternoons.  A sunny and warm weekend is ahead, with highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s. The warm temperatures continue into next week. TONIGHT: Cloudy skies and spotty rain showers linger overnight, with a low of …

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Apr 24

Black woman golfer: It was like we had targets on our backs

AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma YORK, Pa. (AP) — When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players – who are often white and male. What she felt playing at the Grandview …

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Apr 24

2 Dallas police officers wounded in shooting outside store

DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said. Police Chief U. Renee Hall said a store loss-prevention officer also was shot in the incident about 4:15 p.m. outside a Home Depot in northern Dallas. In a tweet about the shooting Tuesday evening, …

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Apr 24

Waffle House suspect: Erratic behavior years before shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Travis Reinking’s erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle. The onetime construction crane operator bounced between states and suffered from delusions, sometimes talking about plans to marry singer Taylor Swift, friends and relatives …

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Apr 24

LPD: Box cutter used to rob Dollar General

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say a man robbed a Dollar General with a box cutter Tuesday night. Investigators say it happened at the store on Bryan Station Road around 9:00 p.m. Police say the man walked in wearing a camouflage mask, pulled out the box cutter, demanded money, got it and ran out. …

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Apr 24

California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush “an amazing racist” and cheered her death will not be punished, the president of the university announced Tuesday. Randa Jarrar was acting as a private citizen using her personal Twitter account so her remarks didn’t violate any California State University or …

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Apr 24

Utica man arrested for DUI and drugs after traffic stop

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man was arrested after a KSP trooper found a meth pipe with residue during a traffic stop. The trooper conducted the traffic stop around 9:30 PM, Monday on US 231, south of Owensboro. The trooper made the traffic stop because of a traffic violation, but when the trooper approached the driver, …

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Apr 24

After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush’s hospitalization a day after his wife’s funeral, but it does the body no favors, and one partner’s health clearly affects the other’s. …

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Apr 24

City to pay $2.6M to family of veteran killed by police

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California city has agreed to pay $2.65 million to the family of a mentally ill Gulf War veteran fatally shot by police in 2014 after his family called 911. The Sacramento Bee reports Tuesday the agreement between the city of Lodi and the family of Parminder Singh Shergill settles …

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Apr 24

Inmate: Prison officers complicit in cellphone problem

AP Photo/Sean Rayford COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina prison officials have for years blamed cellphones for contributing to inmate violence. After a bloody riot at a maximum-security prison last weekend that left seven inmates dead, they find themselves once again asking federal officials to grant waivers and change laws to allow them to block …

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