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On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. more »»

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

August 27, 2015

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Before and after images of areas hit by Katrina

August 27, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast nearly 10 years ago, it left a mammoth trail of damage in its wake. more »»

Buzz Aldrin joins university, forming 'master plan' for Mars

August 27, 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Memorial set for cameraman

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry o. more »»

Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocate

August 27, 2015

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. more »»

Teacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage taker

August 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesda. more »»

Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of... more »»

Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

August 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found... more »»

Washington governor calls wildfires 'slow-motion disaster'

August 27, 2015

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Rising temperatures and increased winds Thursday could cause the largest wildfire in Washington state history to grow even bigger. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Ex-colleague talks about killer

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

5:10 p.m. more »»

Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists

August 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake... more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Killer had 'blowups' in Florida

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

4:50 p.m. more »»

Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning. more »»

Health official: States should post local vaccination info

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find ou. more »»

The Latest: Jurors in prep school rape case go home for day

August 27, 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live televisio. more »»

 
 
 

 

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