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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

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Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials this evening.
Updated: 2 mins ago

One person injured in Hudson house fire

One person was taken to a hospital this evening after a three-story home caught fire in Hudson, Pasco Fire Rescue said.
Updated: 9 mins ago
Nurses honored for aiding Pasco theater shooting victim

Nurses honored for aiding Pasco theater shooting victim

SHADY HILLS — At first, Derek Friedhoff thought it was a warning shot.
Updated: 15 mins ago

Gov. Scott to award recognition funds to Hillsborough schools

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott will make an appearance at a Hillsborough County elementary school this afternoon to present nearly $8.5 million in school recognition funding to the school district.
Updated: 18 mins ago

Portland to flush reservoir after teen pees in it

PORTLAND, Ore. – Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated at a city reservoir.
Updated: 23 mins ago

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

BRUSSELS – NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, the alliance’s chief said today.
Updated: 24 mins ago

Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.
Updated: 25 mins ago
What caused the halo around the sun?

What caused the halo around the sun?

The unusual halo encircling the sun had social media channels buzzing Tuesday.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Police: Diabetic driver dead after Tampa traffic incident

A man who suffered from diabetes is dead after apparently having a medical issue while driving, Tampa police said.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Cantor, Obama versions of immigration phone call differ

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said he criticized President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he’s supposed to be working with on immigration, but the White House says that didn’t happen.
Updated: 1 hour ago