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  • Manhunt continues after one of two bombing suspects killed

    Manhunt continues after one of two bombing suspects killed

    Friday, April 19 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-04-19 21:38:14 GMT
    SWAT teams in armored vehicles took command of the tense and locked-down streets of Boston and its suburbs Friday in an all-out hunt for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
    SWAT teams in armored vehicles took command of the tense and locked-down streets of Boston and its suburbs Friday in an all-out hunt for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect after his older brother died in a desperate getaway attempt.
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  • Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

    Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:07:22 GMT
    One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in an apparent terrorist attack has died of his injuries.
    A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car was "clearly linked to terrorist ideology," officials said Tuesday.
  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:54:10 GMT
    At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his...
    At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous,...
  • New rules on banks' risk in mortgage bonds eased

    New rules on banks' risk in mortgage bonds eased

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:37:03 GMT
    New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with an eye to spurring broader home lending.
    New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with an eye to spurring broader home lending.

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  • Volunteers respond to report of theft to build new wheelchair ramp for veteran

    Volunteers respond to report of theft to build new wheelchair ramp for veteran

    Monday, October 20 2014 12:58 AM EDT2014-10-20 04:58:50 GMT
    Roger Rupp was incredulous when he learned his wheelchair ramp had been taken from his home two weeks ago. Rupp, a U.S. Army veteran, has multiple sclerosis. The 10-foot by 3-foot aluminum ramp helped him access a garage at the rear of his 11th Street house -- or at least it did. Quincy Police say the ramp and two handrails were swiped sometime between Oct. 5 and 6. "I really couldn't believe it," Rupp said. Neither could a group of local volunteers. After hearing about the ramp's ...
    Roger Rupp was incredulous when he learned his wheelchair ramp had been taken from his home two weeks ago. Rupp, a U.S. Army veteran, has multiple sclerosis. The 10-foot by 3-foot aluminum ramp helped him access a garage at the rear of his 11th Street house -- or at least it did. Quincy Police say the ramp and two handrails were swiped sometime between Oct. 5 and 6. "I really couldn't believe it," Rupp said. Neither could a group of local volunteers. After hearing about the ramp's ...
  • Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:17:55 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
  • Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:15:08 GMT
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
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