WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear arguments a second time in a case involving an Oklahoma man who argued that the state had no right to prosecute him because he is a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Tennessee woman faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of a Pennsylvania jeweler in New Orleans.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alabama coach Patrick Murphy turned things over to a freshman in the most important game of the season, and she came through.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia on Friday urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change...
DALLAS (AP) — Texas prisons will no longer allow clergy in the death chamber after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the scheduled execution of a man who argued his religious freedom would be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Death row inmates Patrick Murphy and Domineque Ray each turned to courts recently with a similar plea: Halt my execution if the state won't let a spiritual adviser of my faith...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners won a reprieve Thursday night from execution for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer after claiming...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the reprieve for a member of 'Texas 7' gang of escaped prisoners (all times local):
A member of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been set for a woman accused in the stabbing death of a Pennsylvania jeweler at a hotel in New Orleans' main tourist district.
Vermont man nominated for Cambodia ambassador
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has been nominated to serve as the ambassador to Cambodia.
WCAX-TV reports W. Patrick Murphy, of Brattleboro, thanked the president and the secretary of state for the nomination during a meeting with the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee Tuesday morning.
Murphy is a longtime state department employee and a University of Vermont graduate.
Justices debate Indian control of land in Oklahoma
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with whether an Indian tribe retains control over a vast swath of eastern Oklahoma in a case involving a Native American who was sentenced to death for murder.
Some justices said they fear a ruling for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation could have big consequences for criminal cases, but also tax and other regulatory issues on more than 3 million acres of Creek Nation territory, including most of Tulsa, Oklahoma's second largest city.
Burlington Public Works performing storm water smoke testing
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington Public Works Department says it is conducting smoke tests to ensure the security of the city's sewage system.
Biden stays visible in South Carolina, backs more candidates
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden has said it'll be at least January before he decides whether to enter the 2020 presidential race, but the former vice president is continuing to keep his name prominent in early voting states like South Carolina as voters there go to the midterm polls.
On Monday, the Democratic nominee seeking to become South Carolina's state treasurer announced backing from Biden. In a news release, Biden called small business owner Rosalyn Glenn "the real deal."
Recounts planned in 2 tight legislative primary races
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Town clerks in Bridgeport, Montville, Stratford and Waterford are facing a deadline to conduct recounts in two Connecticut General Assembly primary races.
State law requires they finish the recounts by Tuesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Patrick Murphy was convicted of killing a fellow Muscogee (Creek) Nation man in 1999 and was sentenced to die. Prosecutors say he mutilated George Jacobs and left him to bleed to death on the side of a country road about 80 miles southeast of Tulsa.
“Texas 7” gang member loses federal appeal
HOUSTON (AP) — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners.
Attorneys for 56-year-old Patrick Murphy argued unsuccessfully to the court that evidence failed to show Murphy killed or tried to kill suburban Dallas police officer Aubrey Hawkins and that he had deficient legal help at his trial and earlier in his appeal.
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy won't be on the ballot for governor after floating the idea of a bi-partisan ticket and instead endorsed former congressional colleague Gwen Graham on Thursday.
Murphy and Graham appeared together, along with Graham's father, former Senator and Governor Bob Graham, to make the announcement and end speculation that Murphy would run for governor with former Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly.
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- The Herald-DispatchMarshall puts 206 student-athletes on C-USA academic honor rollApril 12, 2019
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Fiery former Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is running to be sent to Congress a third time, saying Tuesday that more people in his former Florida district still think he's their congressman rather than the man who replaced him.
Sheriff says no other suspects sought in deputy’s death
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Two men who were nearby when a Colorado sheriff's deputy was shot and killed were interviewed and released, authorities said Friday before a suspect in the slaying made his first court appearance.
Adams County Judge Patrick Murphy gave prosecutors until Wednesday to file charges against 22-year-old Dreion Martise Dearing, who was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder of a peace officer and second-degree burglary.
The Latest: Suspect in deputy’s death appears in court
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Colorado sheriff's deputy (all times local):
A judge in Colorado told prosecutors they have until Wednesday to decide whether to file charges against a 22-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a deputy.
Adams County's Chief Judge Patrick Murphy said during a brief hearing Friday that he had to "set aside personal emotions" and do his job in the case.
Bill and Joyce Murphy of Sioux City recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
Their children are W. Patrick Murphy of Florida, Sandi Hansen (Dave) of Omaha, Tom Murphy (Janet) of Sioux City, John Murphy (Lisa) of Sioux City, Jim Murphy (Sue) of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Kelli Tuttle (Joe) of Sioux City. They have 19 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
MARIAN MURPHY, 89, of Huntington, W.Va., peacefully passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Marian was born August 10, 1928, to William and Helen Zwick Siereveld. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she had been a Huntington resident since 1964. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Louis Raisovich, and her second husband, H. John Murphy Jr. She leaves behind a daughter, Lisa Raisovich; a son, Dr. Patrick M. Murphy, and daughter in-law, Dr. Valerie Nix;...
US declaration of “ethnic cleansing” in Myanmar on way
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved toward a condemnation of "ethnic cleansing" against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, as officials were preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to unequivocally use the term for the first time. Angry lawmakers on Tuesday demanded an immediate denunciation as they explored a new, tougher U.S. policy.
The Latest: US reviewing possible Myanmar ethnic cleansing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. response to Myanmar's refugee crisis (all times local):
The State Department is declining to say there has been ethnic cleansing in Myanmar before it completes a review into the matter.
Three officials testifying before the Senate Committee on Foreign were asked for yes or no answer on whether the crackdown that has caused an exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh was ethnic cleansing.
Serial drunken driver may lose license for life
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A judge says 10 drunken-driving convictions are enough to justify revoking a Maine motorist's license for life.
The judge said Friday he'd make the recommendation to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles as he sentenced Patrick Murphy, of Windham, to six years for his ninth and 10th convictions.
Officials say the 53-year-old Murphy twice rammed a car in April and then a month later fell down drunk at a convenience store before staggering to his car and driving away.
US: Myanmar crackdown could draw international terrorists
WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar's military crackdown that has caused a half-million Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh could destabilize the region and invite international terrorists, the State Department said Thursday.
But Patrick Murphy, a senior U.S. official for Southeast Asia, would not say whether the Trump administration would impose targeted sanctions against Myanmar's military.
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Pentagon: No scheduled deployment from Fort Carson soon
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Pentagon on Thursday denied a statement by a former high-ranking Army official that more than 6,000 soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be deployed to Afghanistan.
The Latest: Pentagon denies Fort Carson deployment report
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on whether Fort Carson soldiers will deploy to Afghanistan (all times local):
Officials at the Pentagon have denied a claim by a former high-ranking Army official that more than 6,000 soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be deployed to Afghanistan.
Army Col. Pat Seiber said Thursday that no scheduled deployments are imminent for soldiers from Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division.
Ex-congressmen _ 1 Republican, 1 Democrat _ to tour together
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two former congressmen from opposing parties plan to tour Florida and hold town hall meetings about what is wrong with Washington, D.C.
Democrat Patrick Murphy and Republican David Jolly announced Thursday that they'll visit universities around the state and tell their insiders' view of why there is chaos and dysfunction in Congress.
Patrick Murphy, 26 Pocatello-Patrick Murphy, 26, died of an accident at his home in June. Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Condolences to the family can be sent and a full obituary available online at wilksfuneralhome.com . (208) 238-8000
Fort Wayne residents are now experiencing the third-wettest year-to-date on record, according to the National Weather Service.
Counting rain that fell by 9 a.m. today, Fort Wayne has had 21.85 inches of rain since Jan. 1: the most since the wettest year-to-date in 1950, when the comparable mark was 23.08, said meteorologist Patrick Murphy at the weather service office outside Syracuse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday pressed Southeast Asian governments to ensure "leak-proof" enforcement of sanctions against North Korea and to prevent the pariah nation's diplomats from conducting business that could benefit its weapons programs.
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A car went through a storefront at the Ethan Allen Plaza on North Avenue in Burlington Thursday.
Fire crews say an elderly woman drove her car into La Boca Pizzeria. She told them she accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and went through the storefront window.
Car hits Burlington home after coming loose from trailer
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured when a car came loose from a private cargo trailer and hit a home in Burlington.
The incident occurred around 6:40 p.m. Monday at a home in the city's Old North End.
Police say the car came off the trailer after restraining straps snapped. The vehicle penetrated an exterior wall of the residence, leaving it heavily damaged and two structural beams compromised.
NFL players meet with lawmakers to discuss police relations
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of NFL players is on Capitol Hill to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the communities that they serve.
The players met Tuesday morning with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Rep. Patrick Murphy, a Florida Democrat. They're also scheduled to meet with House Speaker Paul Ryan's staff and Rep. Daniel Webster, a Florida Republican.
WASHINGTON — Republicans have held on to both chambers of Congress, fending off a once-promising bid by Democrats to win the Senate that fizzled in the final days of the campaign with a series of wins last night.
Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania edged out Democrat Katie McGinty in the most expensive political race in Senate history, cinching the GOP’s control of the upper chamber.
Marco Rubio wins re-election to Senate; Trump takes Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio distanced himself from Donald Trump as he sought a second term. It turns out he didn't have to.
Rubio won easily Tuesday and Trump narrowly carried Florida over Hillary Clinton. It would have taken a comfortable Clinton victory to tip the scales in the Senate race in favor of Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, the lesser-known challenger who based a large part of his strategy on tying Rubio to Trump.
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is re-elected to a 2nd term, beating Democratic US Rep. Patrick Murphy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is re-elected to a 2nd term, beating Democratic US Rep. Patrick Murphy.
A guide to Election Day in the battleground state of Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether Sen. Marco Rubio should serve a second term and medical marijuana should be more broadly legalized as well as to pick at least eight new U.S. House members. The state and its 29 electoral votes will also play a significant role in the presidential election. Here's a look at the races and issues facing Florida on Election Day.
About 800,000 absentee ballots yet to be returned in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Early voting is over in Florida, but vote-by-mail ballots are still coming in until Election Day.
About 800,000 vote-by-mail ballots hadn't been returned as of Sunday — and most had been requested by Democrats.
Will Trump bring Sen. Rubio down in Florida?
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — There are two words that keep coming up in Florida's U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy: Donald Trump.
One of the strongest arguments Murphy is making in his underdog campaign to defeat Rubio is the failed presidential candidate's support of the billionaire TV reality star. At rallies, in interviews and most notably during debates, Murphy has repeatedly made the Rubio-Trump connection.
Boosting Clinton, Obama aims to build up Democratic Party
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama had a warning Friday for Democrats in battleground Florida who may be slightly too confident that Hillary Clinton will win the election: Even if she does, it's not enough.
As he paid his second visit to Florida in as many weeks, Obama rattled through a list of fellow Democrats he pleaded with voters to support: Rep. Patrick Murphy, the Senate candidate, and House candidates Stephanie Murphy and Charlie Crist, to name a few.
Democrats are spending as Senate race tightens in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major Democratic Senate campaign committee is pouring $2 million into Wisconsin as the contest for control of the U.S. Senate goes down to the wire.
The investment announced Friday by the Senate Majority PAC comes as a surprise, since former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold has been heavily favored to beat incumbent GOP Sen. Ron Johnson.
Rubio, Murphy hit hard during Florida Senate debate
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio and his re-election opponent, Congressman Patrick Murphy, went hard at each other during their final scheduled debate Wednesday night, accusing each other of being ineffectual and accomplishing little in Washington.
GOP faces obstacle in motivating Hispanic voters: Trump
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Berta Delgado told the Spanish-speaking conservative activists at her door that she is "100 por ciento" Republican, and agreed with their assessment that Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy is too liberal. She said she'd vote for Sen. Marco Rubio.
Democrats not willing to spend on Florida race, aiding Rubio
MIAMI (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is getting help from an unlikely quarter as he campaigns for re-election: the Democratic Party.
The party's Senate committee this week abandoned Rubio's Democratic rival, Rep. Patrick Murphy, yanking advertising off the expensive airwaves of the Sunshine State and sending the money to competitive races in smaller states where fundraising dollars go farther.