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Storm causes power outages across Springfield Many people in Springfield began their Labor Day holiday in the dark Monday. City Utilities reported more than 500 customers lost power after a thunderstorm rolled through the city in the pre-dawn hours.  Trees and power poles were knocked down in different parts of the city. Traffic was blocked on North Glenstone Ave. from Division to Pythian due to a broken power pole and lines down.  The ...

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning, will resume Sept. 22 It's been a long time since a game this late in the season meant so much to the Kansas City Royals. It meant a lot. And it's still not over.  The Royals game with Cleveland was suspended Sunday night by a thunderstorm. The game stopped with the Indians leading the Royals 4-2 headed into the bottom of the 10th inning.  Sunday was the Indians last scheduled regular ...

Suspect eludes police after high-speed chase Police say an early morning high-speed chase in Springfield Monday could be linked to a string of robberies across the Northside on Sunday. The chase began just after 2 a.m. Monday and lasted about 15 minutes through the central part of the Springfield. Police say officers tried to stop the car because it had apparently stopped at three different convenience stores. The vehicle matched the description ...

Hitting the ice makes for a cool, nontraditional way to celebrate Labor Day Labor Day is usually summer's last hurrah, but many in Springfield decided to get a jump start on winter by hitting the ice this weekend. "When it's hot out, that's why I love to work here," said Miguel Franco, Medicom Ice Park Manager. Lauren King came to skate with a group of friends to celebrate her 12th birthday. King said she first skated with her parents last ...

Video: Severe weather possible late today Early storms will clear out but more storms are expected late today and tonight. ...

Traffic stop turns to manhunt Rogersville police need your help locating Shane Loper. Loper was pulled over for driving erratically on highway 60 near Logan-Rogersville high school Sunday afternoon. The Rogersville police officer who pulled Loper over says he got Loper's drivers license and had returned to his patrol car for a background check, when Loper got out of his car and ran north towards Logan-Rogersville high. According to Rogersville Police, Loper has ...

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Shootings reported by NYC West Indian parade route
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2013, file photo, dressed in costume, Kelva Joseph makes her way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade. The annual parade is set for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Brooklyn. It echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities and features dancers wearing elaborate, often feathered costumes. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

Libya's elected parliament asks Abdullah al-Thinni to form new government: lawmaker
Secretary Kerry meets with Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni in WashingtonLibya's elected parliament, the House of Representatives, asked Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday to form new government for the oil-producing country, a parliamentary spokesman said. Thinni, a former defence minister and career soldier, has been prime minister since March but his position has been challenged by a rival parliament that refuses to recognize the House of Representatives. Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other, seeking to set the country's political agenda and control its vast oil reserves. "The House has reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni today as the prime minister, asking him to form a crisis government within a period of time not exceeding two weeks," the spokesman said.

U.S. inflation bonds back in vogue
Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in VirginiaFund managers said the rising cost of housing - which accounts for as much as a third or more of various measures of inflation and is outpacing other consumer cost increases - has revived price pressure in the economy. "TIPS have had a good tail wind this year.

NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief says the alliance's leaders will be asked this week to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations against potential Russian aggression.

Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia
By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of "direct and open aggression". The withdrawal from the civilian airport outside the city of Luhansk was the latest in a string of reverses for Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists who Kiev says have the direct support of hundreds of Russian troops and armor. A military statement said Ukrainian paratroopers were engaging a Russian tank battalion near the airport.