Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the December 13, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 57

Page Up



Man killed in trash truck crash near Wichita

ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in a head-on collision with a trash truck near Wichita. The Wichita Eagle reports that the crash happened Wednesday morning just north of Andover and about 10 miles (about 16 kilometers)...

 

Kansas man on probation charged with posting nude photo

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old Kansas man is charged with posting a nude photograph of a former intimate partner online just months after pleading guilty in a similar crime. The Kansas City Star reports Matthew David Delair, of Overland Park,...

 

Kansas lawmaker disciplined by GOP leader becomes Democrat

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker who was stripped of a committee leadership post after endorsing Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's campaign has switched to the Democratic Party. State Sen. Barbara Bollier of Mission Hills said Wednesday...

 

Appeal rejected for woman who stole $1.5M from 2 companies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who embezzled a combined $1.5 million from Black & Veatch and Garmin International has lost her appeal of an eight-year prison sentence. The Kansas City Star reports that the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of...

 

Homeless man jailed in shooting that critically wounded man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a homeless registered sex offender in a shooting that critically injured another homeless man near a Wichita bike path. The Wichita Eagle reports that 59-year-old man, Richard Fagan has been booked...

 

Kansas inmate used Taser on officers during failed escape

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a southeast Kansas jail inmate shocked corrections officers with a stun gun during a failed escape attempt. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says 40-year-old Curtis Lee Harris, of Chanute, was being...

 

SC teen pleads guilty to murder in death of father, boy

A 16-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old boy at the South Carolina elementary school he once attended. Jesse Osborne faces 30 years to life in prison without parole...

 

4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese student

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China. Albert Ochoa is the fourth person convicted in the 2014 attack on...

 

Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre recommended Wednesday that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future...

 

Suspended Arkansas school paper shares censorship concern

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Students have complained that heavy-handed oversight of their now-suspended northwest Arkansas school newspaper could result in censorship and jeopardize their journalistic integrity. Students representing Har-ber High...

 

Jailed former Venezuela oil minister dies in state custody

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nelson Martinez, the jailed former head of Venezuela's state-run oil giant PDVSA who was arrested last year as part of anti-corruption purge, died in state custody Wednesday, authorities said. The chief prosecutor's...

 

After Khashoggi murder, Senate debates US role in Yemen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is debating a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The...

 

Weather agency chief: I've never briefed Trump on warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the government agency that monitors climate change says that in nearly two years he has never discussed the issue with President Donald Trump. Acting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Adm. Timothy...

 

States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands. Attorneys for...

 

The Trump administration is scrapping a collaborative sage grouse protection plan to expand oil and gas drilling

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The Trump administration has released plans to open up nine million acres of sage grouse habitat in six western...

 

Trump, Democrats dig in for fight over border-wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders were digging in Wednesday for a fight over government funding, a day after a combative White House meeting with President Donald Trump that seemed to raise the likelihood of a partial government shutdown....

 

Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid. The House voted 369-47...

 

Cuba health mystery: Diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

MIAMI (AP) — American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday. The...

 

Health law sign-ups lagging as Saturday deadline is looming

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just days left to enroll, fewer people are signing up for the Affordable Care Act , even though premiums are stable, more plans are available and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. Barring an...

 

Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space. If successful, it would be a major step toward the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism. The next test...

 

China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the theft of personal information from as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel...

 

Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have taken pains this week to emphasize that their trade talks are entirely separate from the U.S. case against a top Chinese technology executive. But with a few words, President Donald Trump...

 

US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to again ban Iranian ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and to maintain an arms embargo that is scheduled to be lifted in...

 

Fireball seen from Connecticut to eastern Canada

At least a dozen people say they saw a bright fireball blazing across the night sky in New England. The American Meteor Society says it received reports from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and New Brunswick. More might have seen it if not for the...

 

You may not even need a telescope to see Comet 46P/Wirtanen in the night sky this month

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) As comets blaze across the night sky, they can bring wonder and excitement to those watching from Earth – or even a...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019