HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Police still don't know why a man living with his mother in a South Florida apartment complex set their unit on fire Friday night and went on a shooting rampage, killing six people before being fatally shot by police. Since two of the victims were the building manager and his wife, detectives are investigating whether the gunman had any disputes with the manager. He had no known criminal record.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators have not determined whether a church-owned bus that crashed in Indianapolis today had mechanical issues. The bus carrying 37 people, many of them teenagers, came off an interstate at a high rate of speed, struck a retaining wall as it tried to round a curve and overturned. Three people, including a husband and wife, were killed and 26 others were injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is remembering former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs as a champion of civil rights and women's rights. She died today at her home in suburban Washington at the age of 97. Obama says her legacy will continue to inspire generations to come. Boggs represented her Louisiana district for nearly 18 years. She was first elected in 1973 to finish the term of her husband, Thomas Hale Boggs Sr., whose plane disappeared over Alaska in 1972.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy. He tells The New York Times that he wants someone who won't just work abstractly to keep inflation in check and maintain stability in the markets. Obama is considering replacements for Ben Bernanke, whose term expires early next year.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — More than 440 racers have given their all in the 76th All-American Soap Box Derby in northeast Ohio. The downhill competition of gravity-powered cars was held today in Akron. The youngsters were competing for a share of the $30,000 in scholarships.
Created: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:15:09 EST
Updated: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:15:09 EST