Author: Associated Press

Purdue continues home dominance of Wisconsin in 70-51 rout

Isaiah Thompson scored 14 points and Purdue responded to coach Matt Painter challenging his players’ toughness with one of the season’s best efforts in a 70-51 home rout of Wisconsin. The Boilermakers (11-9, 4-5 Big Ten) improved to 41-4 lifetime…

Bodies of father, daughter found after fire in Bigfork

BIGFORK, Minn. (AP)- Sheriff's officials in Itasca County say the bodies of a 92-year-old man and his 62-year-old daughter were found in a Bigfork home after a fire and possible explosion. Authorities say they got a call Thursday morning about…

Chicago woman is 2nd US patient with new virus from China

WASHINGTON (AP)- A Chicago woman is the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the dangerous new virus from China. Health officials say the woman returned from a trip to China early last week without showing any signs of illness, but a…

Police: 2 dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston

HOUSTON (AP)- Two people are confirmed dead after a massive explosion at a Houston industrial company. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says authorities don't believe Friday morning's explosion was intentional though a criminal investigation is underway. [field59_video account="WKBT" key="ead3bedada3d30cd1edf804a6ce52a8660b9dd28" vtitle="Police:…

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes eastern Turkey, 2 injured

ANKARA, Turkey (AP)- Turkey's emergency management agency says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has shaken the country's east, injuring at least two people. The earthquake struck the near the town of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province, the…

Family destroys Lake Michigan home before nature gets it

GANGES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP)- The owners of a home along Lake Michigan decided to demolish it before nature did the job in western Michigan. Relentless waves and high water have scoured the lakeshore, destroying or threatening properties that have been…