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Sirius could file bankruptcy as early as Tuesday

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Financially strapped Sirius XM Radio Inc. said Friday that it could file for bankruptcy as early as Tuesday if it cannot successfully negotiate with the holders of its debt.

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2 NYC tenants acquitted in firefighter deaths

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Two tenants were acquitted Friday of creating a deadly maze of illegal walls in their apartment building, forcing two firefighters responding to a blaze to jump to their deaths.

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Police Search for Hooded Robber

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Police say a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt robbed Some Like It Hot, 4720 S Topeka Blvd. late Thursday/ early Friday.

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Calif. polygamist gets life term for family crimes

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A self-proclaimed polygamist was sentenced Friday to seven consecutive life prison terms for torturing some of his 19 children and falsely imprisoning two of his three wives.

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San Francisco weighs ban on new head shops

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Counterculture tourists hoping to catch a whiff of Flower Power still make their way to the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets, where the spirits of Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead rock on in stores offering T-shirts, posters and pot-smoking paraphernalia.

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North Korea Could Test-Fire Missile this Month

Posted: 02/13/2009 - North Korea's most advanced long-range missile is being assembled at a launch site for a possible test-firing later this month, a newspaper said Friday. The South responded by preparing "for all situations."

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Space Collision Debris to Orbit Earth for Millenia

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The chief of Russia's Mission Control says clouds of debris from the collision between U.S. and Russian communications satellites will circle Earth for thousands of years and threaten numerous satellites.

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9/11 Widow Killed In Plane Crash

Posted: 02/13/2009 - One of the victims of Continental Flight 3407, Beverly Eckert, was a Sept. 11 widow who put her never-ending grief to good use to make the country safer.

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New Post Exchange Celebrates Grand Opening

Updated: 02/13/2009 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley celebrated the grand opening of the Army Air Force Exchange Service Post Exchange with a ribbon cutting ceremony February 13th at the facility's new location on Trooper Drive in Camp Forsyth.

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Wind leads police to marijuana-growing operation

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Mother Nature helped police uncover a home marijuana-growing operation. Police said a gust of wind set off a security alarm at a home in western St. Joseph County on Tuesday, prompting Indiana State Police Trooper Mick Dockery to investigate.

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Kansas Bill Protects Journalists' Sources

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he expects his panel will vote on a bill to protect journalists from revealing information about sources.

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Siblings allegedly forge document to skip school

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A brother and sister who allegedly forged a court document to get out of school now have a court date for real. Woonsocket police officials told The Providence Journal the siblings sneaked a genuine Family Court document with a date to appear in court from a relative, scanned the letter and forged the name of a clinical case manager.

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Ore. man loses earlobe in fight over parking spot

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Police said two roommates began fighting over a parking space on Thursday night, and the dispute ended when one man bit off the other's earlobe. Officer Kevin Krebs said it appeared that the victim came home and parked in a spot preferred by his roommate, starting the fight.

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Wife: Affair began money manager's downward spiral

Posted: 02/13/2009 - An Indiana money manager charged with trying to fake his death in a plane crash began to change over the past year - ultimately revealing a double life - after he started an affair, his estranged wife said Friday.

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A year later, no final report on NIU shooting

Posted: 02/13/2009 - If the police chief of Northern Illinois University had his way, the name of the man who gunned down five students in a lecture hall one year ago Saturday would fade into oblivion.

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APNewsBreak: Blackwater dumps tarnished brand name

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Blackwater Worldwide is abandoning its tarnished brand name as it tries to shake a reputation battered by oft-criticized work in Iraq, renaming its family of two dozen businesses under the name Xe.

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Wife: Affair began money manager's downward spiral

Posted: 02/13/2009 - An Indiana money manager charged with trying to fake his death in a plane crash began to change over the past year - ultimately revealing a double life - after he started an affair, his estranged wife said Friday.

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San Francisco weighs ban on new head shops

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Counterculture tourists hoping to catch a whiff of Flower Power still make their way to the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets, where the spirits of Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead rock on in stores offering T-shirts, posters and pot-smoking paraphernalia.

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YMCA Character Award Winners

Updated: 04/28/2009 - We take time to honor some local residents who take the time to give back to their community.

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