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2 Kansas City fire department employees die from COVID-19

Nov. 22, 2020 4:40 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two members of the Kansas City Fire Department died this weekend after battling the coronavirus. A communications specialist and paramedic who worked for the department, Scott Davidson, 45, died Sunday, according to the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 42. A day...

Police dog dies in fall down shaft during burglary search

Nov. 22, 2020 2:27 PM EST

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A police K-9 officer in Pennsylvania died in a fall down an elevator shaft while assisting police in a search for burglary suspects, authorities said. Just after 4 a.m. Sunday, officers in Johnstown were dispatched to a burglary at the old Goodwill warehouse in Woodvale, Cambria...

Chicago dad hopes for recovery after drive-by wounds son

Nov. 19, 2020 10:14 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man whose 5-year-old son was shot in the head at home when gunfire from a drive-by shooting smashed through a window says there are encouraging signs the hospitalized boy will recover. Clarence Williams, 40, said his son, Clareon, has been mostly sleeping at Comer Children’s...

Kansas City couple wins $4 million in wrongful death lawsuit

Nov. 18, 2020 1:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The parents of a Kansas City man who died in a 2016 shooting have been awarded $4 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against a man who trafficked in firearms, as well as a gun dealer and manufacturer. Court documents say one of the firearms dealt by James Samuels, a former Kansas...

Arizona history Nov. 22-28

Nov. 18, 2020 12:40 PM EST

Sunday, Nov. 22 On this date in 1888, the Florence stage was held up and the two robbers got the Wells-Fargo strong box and $26 in cash. On this date in 1888, the Sacaton Indian School at Florence was destroyed by fire. On this date in 1902, the Consolidated Mines Co. reopened the Tombstone silver mines. On this...

Navy debuts cleaner-burning tugboats in Washington state

Nov. 11, 2020 9:27 AM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The Navy has announced it is investing in new environmentally friendly tugboats designed to guide submarines and aircraft carriers through tight spots to and from ports in Washington state. Puget Sound Port Operations Captain Tim Hartman said it sometimes takes a fleet of tugboats...

Settlement in deadly crab boat sinking calls for over $9M

Nov. 2, 2020 4:49 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The owners of a Seattle-managed crab boat have reached a settlement of more than $9 million with two survivors and the families of four crew members who died last year when the Scandies Rose went down in the Gulf of Alaska. Attorney Michael Barcott, who is representing the Washington and...

Samantha Ruiz-Bueno, left, passes out candy to Boaz Pettis, 6, of Millcreek Township, Pa., and his sister Callista Pettis, 8, during the Drive-thru Trunk or Treat event for kids at the Fairview United Methodist Church, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Fairview, Pa. (Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News via AP)

Halloween in the pandemic: Costumes and candy, at a distance

Oct. 31, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

Ghosts, skeletons, princesses and black cats roamed the streets as usual this Halloween, but they kept their distance, wore face coverings and carried hand sanitizer in their quest for treats. Like with everything else this year, the pandemic also left its mark on Halloween. Parades, parties and haunted houses...

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author hosts 'pool party’ in Maryland

Oct. 31, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

ELDERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Jeff Kinney’s latest book tour stop took him into Eldersburg, where the bestselling children’s author and cartoonist hosted a virtual pool party for hundreds of his fans. The Maryland-born Kinney is best known for the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series, and the...

Statue honors `Star Trek' captain, fictional future Hoosier

Oct. 31, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — On May 20, 2336, Kathryn Janeway, future captain of the USS Voyager, will be born in Bloomington, Indiana. A group of Bloomington residents hoped to commemorate that date in 2020 with an unveiling of a monument celebrating the character from the “Star Trek: Voyager”...