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Two arrests in fatal bicycle crash south of Reno in June

Sep. 17, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The driver and a passenger in a car that struck and killed a bicyclist on U.S. Highway 395-A south of Reno in June have been arrested after investigators say the female passenger lied to state troopers about who was driving at the time of the crash. ...

Connecticut trooper swept away in Ida flooding laid to rest

Sep. 09, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from across the nation, gathered at an outdoor music theater in Connecticut Thursday for the funeral of a state police trooper who was swept away in floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Sgt. Brian Mohl,...

Thousands gather in Greece for composer Theodorakis' funeral

Sep. 09, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

Political leaders, family members and thousands of fans paid their final respects to Greek music great Mikis Theodorakis who was buried Thursday on the island of Crete. Holding flowers and olive branches, onlookers dressed in black sang songs composed by Theodorakis as...

Hundreds pay their respects to Greek composer Theodorakis

Sep. 06, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying flowers, gathered Monday at Athens Cathedral to pay their final respects to Greek composer and politician Mikis Theodorakis, who was an integral part of the Greek political and musical scene for decades. ...

Everett lawyer disbarred over restraining order violations

Aug. 25, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A personal injury lawyer who practiced in Everett has been disbarred for violating a restraining order, lying to the state bar association and other ethical violations. Eric Hoort, 51, was disbarred last week after working as an attorney in...

Today in History

Jul. 29, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 29, the 210th day of 2021. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space...

Today in History

Jul. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2021. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 28, 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people,...

Weekend memorials and funeral for former Gov. Edwin Edwards

Jul. 16, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The public gets a chance to say goodbye to former Louisiana Gov. Edwin W. Edwards beginning Saturday morning at the Louisiana Capitol. Edwards, who died Monday at age 93, is to lie in repose in the Capitol's Memorial Hall between the House and...

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood's great 'Tragedy King,' dies at 98

Jul. 07, 2021 08:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar, hailed as the “Tragedy King” and one of Hindi cinema's greatest actors, died Wednesday in a Mumbai hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 98. The “Tragedy King” title came from Kumar’s numerous serious roles. In...