Violent Mexico border state is snapshot of nation

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZAssociated Press PROGRESO, Mexico (AP) – Every Sunday, some 100 people gather for pick-up baseball games in a dusty open field marked only by a dirt mound and rusted bleachers. It’s the event of the …

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Violence breaks out at …

By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Hundreds of youths pelted riot police with fire bombs, bottles and chunks of marble Thursday as yet another Greek anti-austerity demonstration descended into violence, less than a month after more …

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – What Jerry Sandusky can …

By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He’ll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He’ll …

 

 

 

 

Slain NY student’s friends focus on violence issue

By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – As her family mourned her death, the friends of a college freshman who police say was beaten to death in her dorm room by her boyfriend have rallied people to …

 

 

 

 

Madrid anti-austerity protests turn violent again

By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press MADRID (AP) – Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets of their countries’ capitals Saturday to protest enduring deep economic pain from austerity measure, and the demonstration in Madrid turned …

 

 

 

 

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports -US and Afghan forces clash, leaving 5 …

By HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A firefight broke out between U.S. forces and their Afghan army allies in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing two Americans and three Afghan soldiers and pushing the number …

 

 

 

 

Warning signs seen before actor’s violent end

By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – An attorney said Friday he believes a drug-induced psychosis was responsible for an outburst by an actor that police say ended in the slaying of his landlady before the former …

 

 

 

 

Phoenix filmmaker jailed in grenade launcher hoax

By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) – A Phoenix man dressed his nephew in a sheet and sent him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, filming the masked teenager pointing the weapon at passing cars …

 

 

 

 

Putin condemns bloody regime change in Middle East

By PETER LEONARDAssociated Press MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a strong warning Wednesday against inciting violent regime change in the Middle East – an apparent rebuke to Western calls for an end to Syrian President …