June 2013


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Obituaries Wednesday June 12th

Terry Lee Staats    Age 49    of Mount Pleasant’ Died    Monday 6/10/13    at    Great River Medical Center,    West Burlington Survivors: Wife:    Toni Staats    Mount Pleasant    IA Parents Father and Step Mother – William “Bill” (Jean) Staats…


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90G jewel thief hits New York's Tiffany

A dapper thief made a fast break from Tiffany after swiping two necklaces worth $90,000 from a counter at the jeweler’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The crook, clad in a suit and tie and…



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Opening statements begin in Bulger trial in Boston

Opening statements have begun in the long-awaited racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in Boston. A federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday that Bulger was at the center of “murder and mayhem” in Boston…


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Czechs present bicycle that can fly

Is it a bike? Is it a plane? Three Czech companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle that successfully took off Wednesday inside an exhibition hall in Prague and landed…




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Fire near Colorado Springs burns homes

A wildfire in the Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs is burning homes, and evacuations have been ordered. Video from a helicopter shows homes in a heavily wooded area burning Tuesday. The Black Forest…