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Jury in Boston Marathon trial sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev

April 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — First, the jury was shown large, vibrant pictures of the four people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. more »»

Justice Department probes Baltimore police-custody death

April 21, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened an investigation into the death of a Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he suffered during an arrest that... more »»

Latest on Boston bombing trial: Jurors cry as dad testifies

April 21, 2015

3:55 p.m.

Several jurors have wiped away tears as the father of marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell described at trial how he called her "princess."

William Campbell J. more »»

Latest on Boston bombing trial: Mix-up over woman's death

April 21, 2015

3:45 p.m.

The brother of a woman who was killed in the 2013 marathon attacks has testified at the bomber's trial that a mix-up led their family to believe she had survived. more »»

Names of suspended Baltimore police officers released

April 21, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The six officers suspended in the investigation of a black man who died after his arrest had worked on the police force anywhere from nearly two decades to three years, officials... more »»

Sheriff: Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator

April 21, 2015

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months said Tuesday that he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that... more »»

Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

April 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection. more »»

Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

April 21, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its... more »»

Penalty phase opens in Boston Marathon bombing trial

April 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the finger to a... more »»

CDC: 10 listeria illnesses now linked to Blue Bell foods

April 21, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly... more »»

Latest on Boston bombing trial: Double amputee testifies

April 21, 2015

12:30 p.m.

A woman who lost her legs in the Boston Marathon bombing is the first witness to testify in the penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) trial. more »»

Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

April 21, 2015

Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. more »»

Arizona sheriff faces contempt hearing in profiling case

April 21, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged... more »»

Lawyer: No answer on why man who died in custody was stopped

April 21, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the... more »»

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

April 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, he wasn't easily deterred. more »»

California court ruling could limit drought fighting tools

April 21, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a ruling that Gov. more »»

Judge returns ultra-rich club founder Tim Blixseth to jail

April 21, 2015

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the founder of Montana's Yellowstone Club for the ultra-rich planned Tuesday to file an emergency request with the 9th U.S. more »»

Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns

April 21, 2015

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they kne... more »»


AVSA Shotgun Shoots April 22, 2015

The Altoona Vol. Sportsmen's Club will hold shotgun shoots each Wed. at 7pm from April 1 - May 20. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located at 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona (approx. 1.5 miles from the Allegro Restaurant). All ages welcome to attend. more »

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