- Two men accused of selling meth to undercover cop (6/22/17)
- Police: Man grabbed wheel, tried to kill driver and himself in Jackson crash (6/23/17)
- Jackson scores high in survey of residents; better streets, Aldi are high priorities (6/20/17)4
- Former Cape cop faces stealing-by-deceit charge (6/18/17)3
- Marble Hill mayor hires city manager without board approval (6/21/17)2
- Cape man faces charges of victim tampering (6/18/17)
- Two charged in theft of jewelry from Cape storage facility (6/23/17)1
- Library provides free lunches this summer (6/19/17)
- Fire destroys two greenhouses at Travelers Gazebo site in Cape (6/22/17)
- Annual SEMO District Fair event lineup announced (6/23/17)
National digest 4/24/02
Son claims his mom stabbed him at cemetery
MAYFIELD, Ky. -- A woman has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of her 12-year-old son in a rural cemetery.
Authorities said Pamela Lynn Bailey took the boy to the cemetery near Mayfield late Monday and stabbed him three times. But the boy was able to run away and fled to a nearby house, state police Trooper Barry Meadows said.
Bailey, 37, of Mayfield, was arrested Tuesday at a gas station in Nortonville, about 70 miles from Mayfield in western Kentucky, Meadows said.
White House's Fleischer engaged to secretary
WASHINGTON -- Love is in the air at the White House: Presidential spokesman Ari Fleischer is getting married.
Fleischer, 41, became engaged Sunday to Rebecca Davis, 26, an employee of the White House Office of Management and Budget. The two have dated for about a year.
Fleischer confirmed the engagement Tuesday but said no wedding date has been set.
Beryllium use a threat to dental lab workers
WASHINGTON -- Government regulators warned dental labs Tuesday that technicians who work on crowns and bridges may be inhaling dust that contains hazardous levels of the toxic metal beryllium.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the hazard bulletin after several dental lab technicians were diagnosed with chronic beryllium disease, a debilitating and often fatal lung disease.
The warning was aimed only at workers, not dental patients.
Man who hammered Liberty Bell gets jail time
PHILADELPHIA -- A self-described wanderer who pulled a hammer from a backpack and pounded on the Liberty Bell last year was sentenced Tuesday to nine months behind bars.
Mitchell A. Guilliatt, 28, was also given five years' probation and ordered to repay the $7,093 cost of repairing the gouge marks he made in the symbol of liberty.
-- From wire reports