• Crews On Scene Of Deadly Crash In Edmond

    Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Emergency crews are on the scene of a deadly crash in Edmond, Oklahoma, Monday morning.

  • Man accidentally falls 30 feet off Sunshine Skyway Bridge

    Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    A passenger in a vehicle on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge accidentally fell off the bridge Sunday night.

  • Designer Zac Posen takes his talents to the skies

    Linda Miller | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Delta Air Lines and Zac Posen team to bring fashion and function to a high-flying runway.

  • General Motors will invest $174 million in Kansas plant

    Updated: 28 min ago

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — General Motors says it will invest $174 million in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas. Announcing the investment Monday, visiting company officials said it will pay for new equipment and technology for production of the 2016 Malibu, which will begin later this year. CEO Mary Barra and GM North America and Global Chevrolet President Alan Batey also celebrated as the company noted production of 500 million vehicles in its history, about 12 million of them at the Fairfax plant. Barra says the company plans to build 10 million vehicles this year. The company surprised Iraqi war veteran Trent Brining with the symbolic key to a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, which will be built later this year a

  • Russell Westbrook finishes fourth in NBA MVP voting

    Erik Horne | Updated: 34 min ago

    Despite missing 15 regular season games, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was still one of the top finishers in the NBA’s Most Valuable Player voting for 2014-15. Westbrook finished fourth behind a slew of the best players in the game. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry beat Houston Rockets (and former Thunder) guard James Harden for […]

  • Kansas Schools Close Early as Sam Brownback Tax Cuts Squeeze Revenue

    Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Income-tax cuts championed by the governor have also led to credit downgrades, political turmoil, and deepening budget deficits.

  • Note on restaurant receipt to Kansas governor goes viral

    Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    A photo posted on social media regarding a note on a receipt given to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has gone viral overnight.

  • Police: No explosives found in car used in Texas attack

    Updated: 45 min ago

    GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Federal agents searched an apartment in Phoenix as part of an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Police officers shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland on Sunday night. The security officer was wounded in the shooting. Garland officer Joe Harn says the men had opened fire with assault rifles, and that one officer had fatally shot both gunmen. Harn also said investigators searched the men's car and detonated several suspicious items, but no bombs were found in the vehicle.

  • GM ignition switch death toll switches rises to 97

    Updated: 50 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Families of at least 97 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensated by the automaker. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total on Monday. It stood at 90 deaths last week. An additional 179 people who were injured will also receive compensation. According to Feinberg, 130 compensation offers have been accepted so far and five have been rejected. The amounts offered have not been disclosed. The fund received 4,342 claims by the Jan. 31 deadline, and about 15 percent of the claims are still under review. More than two-thirds were found ineligible or deficient.

  • Police: 1 officer fatally shot both gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event, 'saved lives'

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Police: 1 officer fatally shot both gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event, 'saved lives'

  • Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed Monday in protests against president's bid for third term

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed Monday in protests against president's bid for third term .

  • Ex-Christie allies plead not guilty in bridge case

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entered not guilty pleas Monday after they were charged for their alleged involvement in politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge in 2013. Christie's former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Kelly, and his former top appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Bill Baroni, entered the pleas through their attorneys in the nine-count indictment unsealed Friday after a yearlong investigation. Kelly said Friday she is innocent; a defense lawyer also said Baroni is innocent. Baroni will make his first public comments on the case after the hearing. Bail for both was set at $150,000 and U.S.

  • From High School to Higher Ed

    By Karolyn Bolay, Oklahoma State University | Updated: 1 hr ago

    OSU’s resources smooth the transition to college

  • AP NewsAlert

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Police: No explosives in car of 2 men killed after opening fire outside Muhammad cartoon event.

  • Craig Counsell hired as manager of the Milwaukee Brewers

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell hired as manager of the Milwaukee Brewers.

  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — seen as a tribute to Prince William's parents and grandmother. The princess is the second child of William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal officials said Monday. Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, appears to be a nod to the newborn's grandfather, Prince Charles. The middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant's 89-year-old great-grandmother, and the late Princess Diana, William's mother. The princess is fourth in line to the throne after Charles, William and her older brother Prince George.

  • Supreme Court rejects inmate's appeal for sex-change surgery

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a convicted murderer in Massachusetts who has been seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison. The justices did not comment Monday in letting stand a lower-court ruling against Michelle Kosilek. The prison inmate was born Robert Kosilek and is serving a life sentence for killing spouse Cheryl Kosilek in 1990. The inmate has waged a lengthy fight for the surgery she says is necessary to relieve the mental anguish caused by gender-identity disorder. Last year, a divided federal appeals court in Boston overturned a first-in-the-nation court order for the state to provide the sex-reassignment surgery.

  • McDonald's to simplify structure, focus on customers

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy and increasing accountability so the company can move more nimbly to keep up with changing tastes. During a 23-minute video message posted online Monday, Easterbrook said the company's structure is "cumbersome" and said it can no longer afford its "legacy attitudes." "The reality is our recent performance has been poor. The numbers don't lie," said Easterbrook, who took charge of the world's biggest hamburger chain on March 1. To foster quicker movement, McDonald's is restructuring its units into four groups based on the maturity of its presence in the market: the flagship U.S.

  • Afghan official says Taliban attack on checkpoints in remote northwest has killed 16 policemen

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says Taliban attack on checkpoints in remote northwest has killed 16 policemen.

  • Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is publicly musing about his life in a future Clinton administration, saying he would consider stepping down from the foundation that he founded more than a decade ago, if his wife wins the White House. But he doesn't plan to stop giving the high-priced speeches to private corporations, foreign governments, and non-profit organizations that have been a mainstay of his post-presidential life. "I gotta pay our bills," he said, in an interview aired Monday on NBC's "Today" show. "And I also give a lot of it to the foundation every year.




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