KGWN –Cheyenne, WY– Scottsbluff, NE News,Weather, SportsUS Supreme Court reinstates Ky. death sentence


By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a Kentucky inmate who was on track to be freed after awaiting execution for three decades. The high court on Monday overturned a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that had granted a new trial to 63-year-old David Eugene Matthews. That trial would have been on reduced charges and likely would have led to Matthews' release even if he was convicted, because of the length of time he's already served. Matthews was sentenced to death in 1982 for the slaying of his estranged wife and mother-in-law in Louisville. The 6th Circuit decision in June 2011 gave prosecutors 180 days to retry Matthews on burglary charges, but not murder. ______ Follow Associated Press reporter Brett Barrouquere on Twitter: twitter.com/BBarrouquereAP Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Aching, creaky Mike Miller steps up for Heat in Game 6

INDIANAPOLIS –— His body ached.With every move at his locker Thursday night, Mike Miller's face grimaced. He could barely bend his knees. His left shoulder was in pain. At one point Miller said the only body part that didn't hurt was his pinky. Nobody could tell, however, if he was kidding."It's that time of the … Continue reading

Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC to Do… Something

The story that Dylan Ratigan was going to leave MSNBC after three years on the network was a good scoop for The New York Times' Brian Stelter, but it's frustratingly incomplete because Ratigan has only vaguely hinted at what he'll do next. Aside from saying he wanted to "put into practice what he has talked about on … Continue reading

COMPANY RELEASES

Tuesday,12 Jun 2012 Midas Resources Highlights: Program of RC drilling underway at Midas' Leonora Gold ProjectRC drill holes to test gold targets at the Dingo Well prospect in the Cazador JV tenements.Program of augur drilling and soil geochemistry underway on other tenementsResources developer, Midas Resources Limited ("Midas" or "the Company") (ASX: MDS), is pleased to … Continue reading

Commerce Department: Bryson suffered seizure before crashes

San Gabriel, Calif.— Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Monday he will take a medical leave of absence to undergo tests and evaluations after suffering a seizure in connection with a succession of traffic accidents in the Los Angeles area.Bryson informed President Barack Obama that he was taking a medical leave "so that I can focus … Continue reading

No cancer immunity for those with M.D.s

Somehow it always comes as a surprise - a doctor or his loved ones getting sick. Oh, sure, when I think about it rationally, I know physicians and their families are prone to the same illnesses and bad luck as the rest of us mortals.But I'm not always rational when it comes to my health … Continue reading

Celebrity real estate: Billy Joel, Babe Ruth and Bristol Palin

By Staff, ZillowThis week in celebrity real estate, it's all about the people whose names start with "B." Billy Joel listed his house for sale in Miami. Bristol Palin sold her house in Maricopa, Ariz. And a home that Babe Ruth once owned near Boston is on the market.Billy Joel moving out of his Miami manseHe … Continue reading

Newsmaker Q&A: Jennifer Becknell, Antrim Township secretary/treasurer

Jennifer Becknell is the new face in Antrim Township, where she was hired as secretary/treasurer in April.Age: 44Family: Husband of 23 years and two sonsEducation: Landau University, bachelor’s degree in business administrationFrom: Born in Fresno, Calif., moved to Greencastle from Irmo, S.C.Occupation: Antrim Township secretary/treasurer  Hobbies: Decorating, entertaining, old movies, fishing (deep sea fishing is … Continue reading

Creflo Dollar uses pulpit to deny assaulting daughter

Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar strenuously denied assaulting his daughter as he took to the pulpit on Sunday to preach his regular sermon.Dollar’s 15-year-old daughter called the police at around 1am on Friday accusing her father of punching and choking her.Police charged him with misdemeanour counts of simple battery and cruelty to children.Addressing his congregation at … Continue reading

Bethesda Metro Elevator To Close For Rehabilitation

The entrance elevator at the Bethesda Metro station will be taken out of service beginning in late May as Metro conducts a major rehabilitation.The elevator, which has not seen a major rehab since the Bethesda station opened in 1984, will be closed for four months during the project, according to Metro.Metro technicians will replace components … Continue reading