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Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy asked skeptical questions of both sides Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right of gay and lesbian couple... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Rumors close suburban mall

April 28, 2015

11:40 a.m.

Police say a mall in suburban Baltimore has closed after rumors spread on social media about plans for trouble there and at other locations.

County police spokesman Cpl. more »»

Obama welcomes Abe to White House with high ceremony

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pushed for closer trade ties with Japan Tuesday, hosting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House for a pageant-filled state visit even as he fended... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Woman pulls youth from riot

April 28, 2015

11:15 a.m.

A woman who hit and pushed a boy to remove him from the riots in Baltimore is being hailed by the police commissioner and others online. more »»

National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted... more »»

Dispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured

April 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunfight broke out on a Brooklyn street during a funeral service where at least one shooter returned fire from inside the church vestibule, leaving two dead and four others... more »»

Supreme Court to hear historic same-sex marriage arguments

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. more »»

Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Governor heads to Baltimore

April 28, 2015

8:25 a.m.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is temporarily moving his office from the state capital, Annapolis, to Baltimore on Tuesday after rioting and fires broke out in the city. more »»

Police identify 2 fatally shot outside church; 4 injured

April 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have identified the two men who were killed during a shooting outside a Brooklyn church where a funeral was taking place. more »»

Popular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future

April 28, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and... more »»

Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole

April 28, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent i. more »»

New things we learned about Colorado theater shooting

April 28, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. more »»

Defense: Colorado theater gunman studied mind to fix his own

April 28, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — After nearly 3 years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings. more »»

Groups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings

April 28, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two groups petitioned the U.S. more »»

Capitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workers

April 28, 2015

An occasional look at what Capitol Hill is talking... more »»

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

April 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by... more »»

Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who die... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control

April 28, 2015

11:58 p.m.

Fredericka Gray, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury while in police custody, has deplored the violence.

"I think the violence is wrong ... more »»

Police: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt students

April 28, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any... more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton Heights April 28, 2015

The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights meets each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Eat 'n Park restaurant, located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton. more »

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