• The Latest: Prison escapee stole booze from camp, agent says

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local): ___ 4:15 p.m. A U.S. Border Patrol official says one of two killers who escaped from a maximum-security New York prison stole...

  • The Latest: Whistleblower asks Obama to appoint VA watchdog

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Wisconsin whistleblower Ryan Honl has asked President Barack Obama to go outside the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a chief watchdog for the...

  • Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday when someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago. D.C. police said a woman called from inside a...

  • Army sergeant pleads guilty to conspiring to take bribes

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A Fort Campbell Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to conspiring to take bribes from vendors seeking contracts in Afghanistan. The U.S. attorney's office said 43-year-old Ramiro Pena Jr. of Fort Campbell pleaded guilty Thursday in Paducah to conspiracy to commit...

  • White House Brief: Things to know about Jim Webb

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, who announced Thursday he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination. ___ THE BRIEF Jim Webb has built a long career as a soldier, writer, Navy secretary under President Ronald Reagan and a U.S. senator from Virginia....

  • Border Patrol agents find 11 immigrants in closed trailer

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Border Patrol agents have rescued 11 immigrants from a closed truck-trailer that was hauling bags of onions through South Texas. Agency officials say the individuals, believed to be in the U.S. illegally, were discovered early Thursday in a search at the...

  • Navy triples paid maternity leave to 18 weeks

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy is tripling the amount of paid maternity leave that female sailors and Marines can take after the birth of a child, and will now provide a total of 18 weeks off. The change, directed by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, makes the Navy the first of the military...

  • Merkel's office invites US envoy to discuss latest spy claim

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff asked the U.S. ambassador for a meeting Thursday to discuss the latest reports of alleged American spying on Germany and told him that German law must be adhered to, the German government said. Chief of staff Peter Altmaier...

  • The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 11:30 a.m. D.C.'s police chief says authorities don't believe that the report of a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard was a hoax. Chief Cathy Lanier says investigators have interviewed the woman who reported that she may have heard gunshots at the Navy Yard on...

  • Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago. D.C. police said a woman called from inside a...

Advertisement
Advertisement
The Gazette’s Deal of the Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement