Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled 41 degrees to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks. When flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer got to row 14, she saw a woman still … Continue reading Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

CHICAGO | Illinois police: Witnesses say cop told guard to drop gun

CHICAGO — Witnesses told investigators that a white suburban Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black security guard outside the bar where the guard worked had repeatedly asked him to drop a gun, Illinois State Police revealed without addressing reports that bar patrons had shouted at the officer that the man was a security … Continue reading CHICAGO | Illinois police: Witnesses say cop told guard to drop gun

NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

NEW YORK — A federal judge admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo on Wednesday after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes. Federal prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan to throw out the defense’s opening statement at the New York trial of Joaquin Guzman, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

CHICO, Calif. | List: About 100 people still missing after deadly wildfire

CHICO, Calif. — Authorities searching through the blackened aftermath of California’s deadliest wildfire have released the names of about 100 people who are still missing, including many in their 80s and 90s. As the names were made public late Tuesday, additional crews joined the search, and the statewide death toll climbed to at least 51, … Continue reading CHICO, Calif. | List: About 100 people still missing after deadly wildfire

LOS ANGELES | Mrs. Oleson of ‘Little House’ Katherine MacGregor dead at 93

LOS ANGELES— Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV’s “Little House on the Prairie,” has died at age 93. Her representative Tony Sears says MacGregor died Tuesday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles. While her nasty daughter Nellie Oleson was the character viewers most loved … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Mrs. Oleson of ‘Little House’ Katherine MacGregor dead at 93

NAPLES, Fla. | Jutanugarn looks to close out huge 2018 with CME Globe

NAPLES, Fla. — Ariya Jutanugarn is occasionally fearful on the golf course, which might seem peculiar given her resume. She’s already clinched the LPGA’s player of the year award, her second in the last three seasons. She’s already clinched the money title, also for the second time in three years. She’s back to No. 1 … Continue reading NAPLES, Fla. | Jutanugarn looks to close out huge 2018 with CME Globe

LONDON | Pulisic assumes leadership role on return to American team

LONDON — Back with the United States for only the second time in an injury-troubled year, Christian Pulisic has watched the Americans rebuild from afar after their failure to qualify for the World Cup. “I definitely need to be a more important piece of this team and continue to grow as a leader,” the 20-year-old … Continue reading LONDON | Pulisic assumes leadership role on return to American team

NEW YORK | ESPN has to scramble its traveling circus with site switch

NEW YORK — ESPN’s equipment trucks already were headed for Mexico when the network found out next Monday night’s mega-matchup between the Chiefs and Rams was being switched to Los Angeles. And the scramble was on. Those trucks had been dispatched from Santa Clara, California, and were making their way through Arizona — ESPN already … Continue reading NEW YORK | ESPN has to scramble its traveling circus with site switch