- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)36
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Nation briefs 1/21/05
Don't call them 'victims,' Jackson's defense asks
LOS ANGELES -- Attorneys defending Michael Jackson in his child molestation case want the accuser and his family referred to in court by their names or as "complaining witnesses" -- not as "victims." In a motion released Wednesday, the pop star's attorneys ask that the judge bar the district attorney from saying he represents 'the people' in a manner that implies that he represents the jury against the defendant." It also requests that the accuser not be called a "victim" in court.
FBI: Terror suspects may be heading to Boston
BOSTON -- Authorities launched a manhunt across the Northeast for four Chinese nationals and two Iraqis described by the FBI as potential terror suspects who may be going to Boston. Federal law enforcement officials said they had received a tip Wednesday about an unspecified threat against Boston, and released photographs of the two Chinese men and two women they were seeking. Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and Kenneth Kaiser, special agent in charge of the Boston FBI office, identified the Chinese nationals as Zengrong Lin, Wen Quin Zheng, Xiujin Chen and Guozhi Lin.
Energy import growing popular in United States
Liquefied natural gas is a fuel that many economists believe will help temper energy prices in the coming decades. For years, LNG was too expensive. As growing demand for natural gas outstrips North America's conventional supplies, many experts view imports of LNG as the only way to head off decades of soaring prices for businesses and the tens of millions of households that rely on the fuel. If current trends continue, the United States "by far will be the largest consumer of LNG in the next decade," says Guy Caruso, head of the government's Energy Information Administration.