Tuesday, September 30, 2014

National News

Police connect missing UVa student to 2009 disappearance
RICHMOND, Va. - Police say the investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has turned up a lead in the 2009 disappearance and death of another young woman.

Strong earthquake rattles Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska, including the state's largest city.

Official: Attorney General Holder to resign
Your opinion: Is new Budweiser anti-drunk driving ad effective?
Budweiser has released a new PSA to combat drinking and driving. Rather than using the usual crashes and statistics, it's an ad featuring a dog, and his best friend, who made the right choice.

One student shot; second in custody at North Carolina high school
ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Police say a student was shot after an argument at a central North Carolina high school just before school began.

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) - Islamic State targets in Syria are being attacked by the United States and its partners.

Police: Barracks ambush suspect sought mass murder
Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder.

Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Police say the suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" based in eastern Pennsylvania whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe.

9/11 commemoration begins with bell toll
Oneonta man accused in several burglaries