Yemen arrests two Frenchmen, suspects al-Qaida links

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:56
Security officials told The Associated Press that the arrests were made before the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, with one saying dozens of westerners including French and other Europeans belonging to al-Qaida are present in several of Yemen's rural provinces.

Researchers puzzled by discovery of 1882 Winchester rifle

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:44
Herbert Houze is the former curator of what became known as the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming.He said Winchester Model 1873 rifles such as the one found in Nevada were so valuable that he thinks whoever owned it leaned it against the tree and then was unable to find it."You just don't leave a gun like that there," he said.

Omaha's First Data, Illinois company pair on secure payments

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:42
First Data of Omaha, Illinois developer partner on secure credit card payment technology

Woman dies after giving birth to quadruplets

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:41
Nicole Todman, a family friend, says 36-year-old Erica Morales did not get to see her newborns before she passed away early Friday morning at Banner Good Samaritan hospital in Phoenix.

Two killed in mall shooting

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:40
Officers reported hearing gunshots as they arrived on scene, but no other threats were located after a search of the building store by store, police said.

Manhattan SD 114 Board member in critical condition after being hit by car

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:40

Manhattan School District 114 Board member Tim Doyle was in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle Friday while in his wheelchair, according to police and family. The incident occurred in the 100 block of North Avenue in Manhattan, which is the center of town between U.S. 52 and the railroad tracks. A Pontiac Grand Am struck Doyle, who was operating his motorized wheelchair between two legally parked cars, according to Manhattan Police Chief Joseph Wazny. Doyle is a quadriplegic from a previous injury. “The initial investigation, it appeared the driver’s and the pedestrian’s views were both obstructed by …

No. 4 Texas snaps 2-game skid, beats Texas Tech 55-44

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:31
Sanders sparks No. 4 Texas over Texas, Longhorns break 2-game skid 55-44

Greek police detain four terror suspects

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:23
Greek police have detained four suspected terrorists, including one who could be the man wanted by Belgian authorities as an alleged ringleader of a jihadi cell, a police official told the Associated Press Saturday.

Hebdo cover continues to roil Muslim world

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:21
Iranian judicial authorities on Saturday banned a daily newspaper for publishing a front-page headline that allegedly indicated support for Charlie Hebdo. Mohammad Ghoochani, chief editor of the daily Mardom-e-Emrooz, or Today's People, told the semi-official Tasnim news agency that his paper had been ordered closed. The paper's Tuesday edition featured a front-page article with a headline that quoted filmmaker and activist George Clooney as saying "I am Charlie Hebdo."

Stearns County businessman accused in murder-for-hire plot

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:16
Stearns County businessman accused in murder-for-hire plot against fiance of former mistress

Hinsdale man accused in shooting death of former Plainfield Central basketball player

Plainfield News - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:16
A Hinsdale man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a former Plainfield basketball player.A Hinsdale man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a former Plainfield basketball player.

Analyst Greg Anthony suspended after solicitation charge

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 14:11
Analyst Greg Anthony suspended by CBS, Turner after arrest on soliciting charge

Unseasonably warm temps breeze through suburbs this weekend

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 13:45
It's still cold outside, but a warm-up this weekend will bring in temperatures that feel a bit like spring.The National Weather Service is predicting a high near 44 degrees today, accompanied with strong winds between 15 and 20 mph."It's a little warmer than usual," said Mark Ratzer, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chicago.

$270 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Glendale Heights

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 13:38
The ticket for the biggest prize in Illinois lottery history -- $270 million-- was sold this week at a Glendale Heights convenience store, officials said Saturday. The winner, who has yet to come forward, purchased their winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket at Bucky's Express, 1202 Bloomingdale Road. The retailer will receive a $500,000 bonus for selling a winning ticket.

Winter a good time to test your home for radon - ABC Newspapers

Radon Tesing News - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 13:35

ABC Newspapers

Winter a good time to test your home for radon
ABC Newspapers
Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth and can enter a home through cracks or openings in walls or foundations. It naturally occurs through the decay of uranium in the soil. When inhaled, it gives off radioactive ...

KC FORUM: Radon, Finances and Cold Wx Dangers -

Radon Tesing News - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 12:16

KC FORUM: Radon, Finances and Cold Wx Dangers
2015-02 In this week's KC FORUM we learn about the dangers of radon and how to prevent poisoning. Jana Castanon helps us get our finances ready for the new year with tips on how to have a plan. The recent cold weather is dangerous if a person isn't ...

Judge to rule Feb. 6 on Park Forest officer who shot elderly man

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:36

Holding the shotgun that was used to shoot 95-year-old John Wrana Jr. with beanbag rounds, a Cook County prosecutor on Friday pretended to fire the weapon in the courtroom, pulling the pump handle and declaring, “Boom.” “Not done,” Assistant State’s Attorney Regina Mescall said, pulling the pump handle four more times, each time punctuating it by saying, “Boom.” The point she was making to Circuit Court Judge Luciano Panici was the effort it took for Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor to fire five rounds at the knife-wielding Wrana, a World War II veteran who died later after refusing surgery …

Robbins trustees take unusual private vote on quarry referendum

SouthTownStar Newspaper - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:31

Robbins residents may have missed an opportunity to vote in a referendum on a contentious limestone quarry project that has distressed the community for the past two years. Residents expressed frustration Friday morning when a special village board meeting to vote on holding a referendum was postponed. The meeting was scheduled after trustees delayed a vote at Tuesday’s regular board meeting. Then, in a bizarre move, trustees later voted by private emails and phone calls — votes that were compiled at 5 p.m. Friday by village Clerk Palma James. James would not disclose the outcome but said there were enough …

Miles: Rizzo's 'swagger,' optimism fine with Epstein

Daily Herald - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:13
Were you worried that Anthony Rizzo's brash talk about the Cubs winning their division this year was too much? Forget about it, say team president Theo Epstein and manager Joe Maddon, both of whom backed Rizzo.

Avery County Cooperative Extension spotlight: January is National Radon Action ... - Avery Journal Times

Radon Tesing News - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:07

Avery County Cooperative Extension spotlight: January is National Radon Action ...
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The Avery County Cooperative Extension Center is partnering with the NC Radon program to provide free short-term radon test kits in recognition of National Radon Action Month. A limited supply of radon test kits are being made available at no cost this ...
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