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Category: National News

911 operator found guilty of hanging up on thousands of callers

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days...

Fry-yay! Get free McDonald’s fries on Friday

French fry fans, McDonald’s is offering free fries on the last two Fridays of April. Customers can receive a free order of medium fries by using the...

Investigators say 1 dead in TV tower collapse in Fordland, Missouri

FORDLAND, MO (KSPR) –  The Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District reports one crew member died in a TV tower collapse in Fordland. Ozarks Public Television,...

West Virginia Teachers Made Fortune’s World’s Top 50 List

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – West Virginia Teachers made Fortune’s World’s Top 50 list West Virginia Teachers were ranked 31st out of 50 on the...

Dick’s Sporting Goods to destroy all unsold assault-style weapons

Almost two months after Dick’s Sporting Goods announced they will no longer be selling assault-style weapons, the company announced it is destroying the unsold stock....

Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close...

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92. A family spokesman says she died Tuesday. The snowy-haired Mrs. Bush was one of only two first...

8-year-old boy at school slashes other students with knife

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — An 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and randomly attacked three other children Monday,...

Business wins fight with City of Jacksonville after cited for military flags

JACKSONVILLE, FL (First Coast News) –  A Jacksonville business won its feud with the City of Jacksonville after city employees cited the shop for flying military...

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South...