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Top Court Stays Out of DVR Patent Fight

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The Supreme Court refused Monday to disturb a $74 million judgment against Dish Network Corp. for violating a patent held by TiVo Inc. involving digital video recorders.

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Council to Decide Officer's Fate

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Carbondale city council members will decide what action to take, if any, against Officer Greg Wallace. Wallace is accused of unnecessary roughness of a 12 year old girl who was fighting at a street dance.

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Bank of America settles suits over bad mortgages

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Facing a lawsuit over deceptive mortgage practices, Bank of America Corp. is agreeing to pay more than $8 billion to modify hundreds of thousands of loans to keep people from losing their homes.

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Oil prices fall as financial turmoil goes global

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Oil prices plunged below $90 a barrel Monday, coming within reach of year-ago levels as a widening financial maelstrom spreads overseas and crimps global demand for energy.

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EBay cutting 1,600 jobs, 10 percent of work force

Posted: 10/06/2008 - After a series of changes designed to draw more people to its online marketplace, eBay Inc.'s latest alteration is aimed at its own employees. The auction site operator said Monday it will cut about 1,600 jobs, 10 percent of its work force, in its largest round of dismissals ever.

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Citigroup sues Wachovia, Wells Fargo for $60B

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Citigroup Inc. said Monday it has filed a complaint in New York Supreme Court against Wachovia, Wells Fargo and the directors of both companies seeking more than $60 billion in damages for interfering with the bank's planned takeover of Wachovia's banking operations.

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School District to Buy Old Menninger Property

Updated: 10/10/2008 - USD 501 is in the final stage of negotiations for the purchase of 128 acres from the State of Kansas, located at the state hospital grounds near Hummer Park.

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Kansas 'Pill Mill' Doctor Challenges Witnesses

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, nurse Linda Schneider, are charged in a 34-count indictment with directly causing four deaths and contributing to 21 others. The indictment links their Haysville clinic to 58 accidental overdose deaths.

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3 share Nobel prize for work on AIDS and cancer

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Three European scientists shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for separate discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer, breakthroughs that helped doctors fight the deadly diseases.

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Kansas Starting to See Effects of Financial Turmoil

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The Legislative Research Department reports a host of signs that businesses and individuals are earning less income than expected. That could make budgeting next year more difficult.

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RI schools required to teach about dating violence

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Ann Burke saw signs of trouble with her daughter's boyfriend. He'd incessantly call her at night, keep her from her family, and, ultimately, physically abuse her during a tumultuous relationship that ended with her death three years ago.

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Kansas Gov. Reports For Jury Duty

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius reported for jury duty Monday morning in Shawnee County District Court. She's sitting with other potential jurors in a fourth-floor courtroom, waiting to watch the standard video giving potential jurors background on jury service.

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NRC delays decision on waste import application

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday it is delaying a decision on whether to allow EnergySolutions Inc. to import the largest-ever amount of nuclear waste into the U.S.

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AP Exclusive: FBI file details Knievel's dark sid

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Evel Knievel never denied his scrapes with the law - the late motorcycle daredevil often reveled in them. But even he objected to a 1970s FBI investigation of whether he was involved in a string of beatings.

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Denny Hamlin taken to Hospital after Hard Wreck

Posted: 10/06/2008 - Denny Hamlin was held Sunday night at a Birmingham hospital Sunday for further evaluation after a tire failure led to a hard crash at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Photographer Says It's Not All Black And White

Updated: 10/06/2008 - Maxine Bermudez combines a simple camera for complicated and beautiful results. One of the featured artists at the Aaron Douglass Art Fair, Maxine dove in to the industry after taking a few classes at Washburn University, just for fun.

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Mustache Institute Seeks Best 'Stache

Posted: 10/06/2008 - The American Mustache Institute is looking for the country's best 'stache. The St. Louis-based tongue-in-cheek group on Monday opened voting for its ``Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year'' award, naming 16 finalists.

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Northern California Bus Crash Leaves 10 Dead

Posted: 10/06/2008 - A casino-bound charter bus with an invalid license plate drifted off the road and then swerved back, sending it tumbling into a ditch and ejecting passengers as it rolled, police said. Ten people were killed and dozens injured.

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Top Court Stays Out of DVR Patent Fight

Updated: 10/06/2008 - The Supreme Court is refusing to disturb a $74 million judgment against Dish Network Corp. for violating a patent held by TiVo Inc. involving digital video recorders.

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