- Two men seriously hurt in crash near Fruitland (9/21/16)3
- Perryville man arrested for alleged patronizing prostitution, harassment (9/23/16)6
- Video and evidence largely confirm trooper's claims in April traffic stop shooting (9/23/16)9
- Cape man may lose eye after shovel beating, police say (9/25/16)2
- Funeral procession of former Cape Girardeau police chief Henry H. Gerecke (9/22/16)17
- Cape man accused of attacking pregnant girlfriend (9/22/16)
- Driver charged with manslaughter in crash that killed 2 (9/27/16)
- Show Me Center upgrades may allow facility to draw more elaborate shows (9/21/16)17
- Man convicted of Perryville convenience-store heist (9/21/16)
- Planning, design puts renovations of H-H building into hotel on hold (9/26/16)5
Nation briefs 3/13/06
Gas prices up 11 cents in two weeks nationally
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Retail gas prices across the country climbed an average of 11 cents in the past two weeks, according to a new survey. The weighted average price for all three grades increased to $2.38 a gallon by Friday, according to Trilby Lundberg, who publishes the semimonthly Lundberg Survey of 7,000 gas stations around the country. Self-serve regular averaged $2.35 a gallon nationwide. Midgrade cost $2.45 a gallon while premium was $2.55.
Authorities will seek indictment in strangling
NEW YORK -- Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Sunday authorities would seek an indictment against a parolee with a long rap sheet, the prime suspect in last month's gruesome slaying of a graduate student. Blood found on the plastic ties used to bind Imette St. Guillen has been matched to a bouncer at the bar where she was last seen alive, the New York Police Department commissioner said. Kelly said authorities would take that match and other evidence to a grand jury to get an indictment against Darryl Littlejohn.
Simple treatment offers way to treat heart failure
ATLANTA -- A simple method of filtering excess fluid from the bloodstream appears safer and far more effective than the "water pills" that have been used for decades to treat hospitalized heart failure patients, doctors reported Sunday. The research points to a new way to treat a problem that affects 5 million Americans. It requires no drugs, seems to get them back home sooner, and uses a device that is already on the market.
-- From wire reports