Court tosses law about false claims on medals

By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about receiving the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards, with justices branding …

 

 

 

 

Local Safety Task Force Targets Illegal Fireworks with “Zero …

MODESTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stanislaus County fire and law enforcement officials will be out in full force during the Fourth of July holiday period to vigorously enforce state laws that allow them to cite those who sell, possess or use …

 

 

 

 

ABC 33/40 – Birmingham News, Weather, SportsOakland police, ATF nab 90 …

By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Law enforcement officials said Tuesday that nearly 100 guns and dozens of violent criminals have been taken off the streets of Oakland as part of an ongoing multiagency crackdown involving …

 

 

 

 

WRIC Richmond News and Weather – House OKs GOP’s anti-violence against women bill

By LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans set up a showdown Wednesday with the Senate and President Barack Obama over legislation to protect women from domestic violence, a fight that’s become as much about female voters …

 

 

 

 

Violent weather pounds southern Kansas

     Violent weather has been pounding southwestern and south-central Kansas with hail, funnel clouds and a couple of tornado sightings, but there have been no immediate reports of damage or injury.      The National Weather Service in Dodge City began issuing tornado warnings shortly after 5 p.m. Monday, mostly based on Doppler radar showing strong [...]

 

 

 

 

Dissident Said to Seek Safety, Not Exit

By JOSH CHIN BEIJING—Activist Chen Guangcheng’s apparent unwillingness to leave China could complicate any negotiations between Washington and Beijing over his fate, bringing the two sides into territory that has been largely uncharted in previous bids by Chinese dissidents seeking U.S. help. Chinese and U.S. …

 

 

 

 

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Kansas grain elevator cited for serious violations

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. The federal government cited a Missouri grain company Thursday for willful safety violations and proposed a hefty fine for an explosion that killed six workers last October at a northeast Kansas grain elevator. …

 

 

 

 

NTSB looking into motor home crash that killed 5 Minnesotans

The National Transportation Safety Board will review details of a motor home crash that killed five members of a Minnesota family, including looking into laws that allowed a 17-year-old to drive the 57,000-pound vehicle. NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson said the agency wants to determine whether the driver, who was critically injured in the accident Sunday, [...]