Feds close probe of refinery blast that killed 7

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes. The decision was shared with victims’...
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WNBA players Griner, Johnson engaged

FILE – In this March 26, 2012, file photo, Baylor’s Brittney Griner grabs a rebound in front of Tennessee’s Glory Johnson during an NCAA women’s college basketball tournament regional final in Des Moines, Iowa. Phoenix Mercury center Griner has proposed to...

Candlelight vigil marks Elvis’ death in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago. Fans strolled quietly through the Mediation Garden at Graceland,...
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Police: Chemicals in tea due to earlier mix-up

Attorney Paxton Guymon holds a photograph of Jim and Jan Harding during a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Jan Harding, 67, is in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital’s burn unit, unable to talk and fighting for her life, Guymon said....
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US marshals capture fugitive fighter War Machine

This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Johathan Koppenhaver who appeared in UFC’s Ultimate Fighter TV show in 2007. Las Vegas police say the former UFC fighter is the primary suspect in a domestic dispute that resulted in serious...

Ohio Ex-officer Sentenced In Surplus Property Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio police officer has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for misappropriating and selling surplus property that a police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program. A federal judge sentenced...

Hornish Hoping To Finally Win In His Home State

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Thanks to a fast finish a year ago and his Ohio roots, Sam Hornish Jr. is looking forward to Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide series race at Mid-Ohio. Hornish, from Defiance in Ohio’s northwest corner, went to races at Mid-Ohio as a fan and wants...

Indians Activate Speedy Outfielder Michael Bourn

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are getting some speed back to help in their run at the playoffs. Cleveland activated center fielder Michael Bourn from the disabled list Friday, giving them their quick leadoff hitter and a player capable of making things happen on the base paths and...

Dealer Sues Jim Brown In NFL Title Ring Dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — A memorabilia dealer has counter-sued Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown for $1 million in a dispute over his 1964 NFL championship ring. Brown filed a lawsuit in New York against Lelands.com and Leland’s Collectibles Inc. The lawsuit said the ring was...

Critics: Police Equipped Like Armies Going Too Far

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Missouri police department at the center of an uproar over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen-ager acquired two armored Humvees and other military gear for free through a Pentagon program that critics blame for “militarizing America’s...