Saturday morning cartoon

Cartoon studio founder Lou Scheimer dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that produced Saturday morning cartoons including “Fat Albert” and “The Archie Show,” has died. He was 84. Scheimer’s wife Mary Ann said Sunday […]


Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Arizona, according to Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo, some of the men in this photograph were among the firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout. (AP Photo)

Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – An investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze has found improperly programmed radios, vague updates, and a 30 minute communication blackout just before the […]


(AP Photo)

LA teacher arrested after wife’s stabbing death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have arrested a teacher who allegedly chased down and stabbed his estranged wife to death on a San Fernando Valley street. Officer Sara Faden says 46-year-old Michael Rodney […]


Some of the runners who were unable to finish the Boston Marathon on April 15 because of the bombings pass the first bombing site as they head toward the finish line on Boylston Street after the city allowed them to finish the last mile of the race. (AP Photo)

Thousands run final mile of Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of athletes have joined victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to run and walk the last mile of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line. About 3,000 runners […]


Obama attends daughter’s basketball game

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has attended a basketball game for his younger daughter. The White House says 11-year-old Sasha Obama’s team had a game Saturday morning at a community center in Chevy Chase, Md., just outside Washington.


Sinkhole demolition

‘Sinkhole season’ has only just begun in Florida

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — As crews entombed a man who was swallowed by a sinkhole near Tampa, the earth opened up again just a few miles away.


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Flights resume at NYC airports after snowstorm

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s airports dug out from under nearly a foot of snow and allowed some flights to land Saturday morning, while Boston’s Logan Airport remained closed.



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