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Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

Posted 5:58 AM 9/17/2014 by Associated Press

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Authorities are searching for a heavily armed survivalist suspected in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania. State police have identified the suspect as (More)

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Insurance website up for state workers, retirees

Insurance website up for state workers, retirees

Posted 6:15 AM 9/16/2014 by Associated Press

BATON ROUGE - A new website is up for Louisiana's state government employees and retirees to choose their health insurance plans for next year, a choice they must make by October. Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is reworking the insurance plans that cover 230,000 people through the (More)

9/12/2014

Police: Escaped school shooter captured

Posted 7:11 AM 9/12/2014 by Mark Gillispie

LIMA, OH - A teenager convicted of killing three Ohio high school students has been captured after escaping from prison, and two prisoners who fled with him are also back in custody. A spokeswoman for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says State Highway Patrol troopers (More)

9/11/2014

Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans crash

Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans crash

Posted 5:49 AM 9/11/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 56-year-old motorcyclist dead when his bike crashed in to the rear of a moving van.

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 on the high-rise bridge.

Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name is being withheld pending family notification.

The accident remains under investigation.

9/10/2014

Obama outlining mission to fight Islamic militants

Posted 5:33 AM 9/10/2014 by Julie Pace

WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Barack Obama will deliver a prime-time address Wednesday outlining an expanded military and political effort to combat militants in Syria and Iraq, and urge Congress to quickly give him authority to arm moderate Syrian opposition forces fighting President Bashar (More)

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