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Preliminary Hearing Set for TPD Officer in Off-Duty Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Jason Judd has a preliminary hearing set for Dec. 11. He faces two counts of intentional aggravated battery, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of criminal trespass for an off-duty shooting incident that happened March 18.

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Beer truck driver accused of driving drunk

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A contract beer truck driver has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after his rig flipped over. Police said the man, 56, was eastbound on Colorado 58 about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when he took an exit ramp for eastbound Interstate 70 too fast. The truck and its 45,000-pound trailer full of beer overturned.

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Could "Black Friday" be turning gray this year?

Updated: 11/18/2008 - On the day after Thanksgiving, customers en route to Macy's Herald Square in New York will be greeted by the oft-frenetic Richard Simmons, handing out samples of Ocean Spray's energy juice drink.

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Britain in shock over abuse death of toddler

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The toddler had been visited 60 times by social workers. A doctor examined him but missed the fact he had a broken back and eight fractured ribs. His mother managed to explain away his constant bruises time and time again.

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Gunshot report at Virginia Tech is a false alarm

Updated: 11/18/2008 - An exploded cartridge from a nail gun produced sounds similar to gunfire near a Virginia Tech dormitory Thursday, briefly scaring a campus still scarred from mass shootings last year.

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Trooper cites pair for DUI in single traffic stop

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A Montana Highway Patrol trooper cited two men with drunken driving in one traffic stop. Trooper Darvin Mees stopped a suspected drunk driver Wednesday afternoon. While he had the driver out performing a field sobriety test, the passenger slid behind the wheel, started the truck and began to drive off.

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Pentagon to brief Obama team on key decisions

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Pentagon will give President-elect Barack Obama's transition team a rundown of "key decision points" it will face in his first 90 days as commander in chief, a senior official said Thursday.

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October budget deficit hits record of $237.2B

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The federal government began the new budget year with a record deficit of $237.2 billion, reflecting the billions of dollars the government has started to pay out to rescue the financial system.

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Post office $2.8 billion in the red

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Postal Service ended its fiscal year $2.8 billion in the red, battered by a faltering economy that cut the amount of mail being sent.

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FDA to detain food shipments from China

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Federal health officials on Thursday ordered dozens of imported foods from China held at the border as possible health risks. Most are ethnic treats, including snacks, drinks and chocolates.

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Tagliabue Addresses Dole Institute

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue addressed the crowd about his days running the league, and about the globalization of sports

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Oil prices follow Wall Street on wild ride

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Oil prices swung wildly Thursday following a lead from Wall Street, which sank 300 points before investors flooded back into the market.

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Military: civilian cargo aircraft crashes in Iraq

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A cargo plane chartered by FedEx crashed Thursday west of Baghdad after reporting a malfunction, the U.S. military said. It ruled out hostile fire and said the crew was presumed dead.

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EBay won't sell swearing-in tickets

Updated: 11/18/2008 - EBay Inc. has decided it won't allow tickets to President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony to be sold on its Web sites.

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Kohl's 3rd-quarter profit falls 17 percent

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Kohl's Corp. said Thursday its third-quarter profit fell 17 percent as revenue dropped amid the consumer pullback, and it lowered its outlook for what it said would be "the most challenging" holiday season in years.

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Ayers Comments On Obama

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Bill Ayers, the Vietnam War-era radical who was a campaign headache for Barack Obama, says in a new afterword to his memoir that the two were neighbors and family friends.

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Mortgage Lenders to Help Kansas Homeowners

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Kansas and 11 other states announced an agreement with a mortgage lender that will help nearly 400,000 homeowners facing foreclosure.

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