Bomb threat called into Rural King

The Rural King store at 8801 U.S. 24 was evacuated after it received a bomb threat. Two dogs swept the store and found no evidence of a bomb.

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas’ tough new anti-“sanctuary cities” law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle — and even threaten gun violence.

Video shows racist rant day before train attack

Cellphone video shows the suspect in the deadly stabbings of two men who intervened in an anti-Muslim rant against two young women on a Portland train going on a racist tirade a day earlier.

Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

Deford was a six-time Sports Writer of the Year and a member of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. He wrote with a lyrical elegance and was best known for his work at Sports Illustrated and on National Public Radio. He retired this month from NPR’s “Morning Edition” after 37 years as a contributor.

Hearing impaired man’s service dog dies in flood

Last Wednesday, Christian Copper’s service dog was in her kennel in the basement. Copper rushed home to save him once he realized how intense the rain was getting, but he couldn’t get down there because the water had flooded all the way to the top of the stairs.