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Police: Maryland shooter was diagnosed as mentally ill in 2016

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday. Harford County ...

Collins: Delay vote to let Kavanaugh accuser testify against him

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday that President Donald Trump’s tweet criticizing his Supreme Court nominee’s accuser was “appalling” and a disservice to both the judge and the woman who has accused him of a long-ago sexual assault. Collins, ...

Pennsylvania dioceses consider fund for victims

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses said late Friday they are willing to set up a victims’ compensation fund as they face the prospect that state lawmakers will give victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to sue the church. The Pennsylvania ...

Dems winning votes with big lie about pre-existing conditions

Across the U.S., Democratic campaign ads are telling voters a big lie. Dems are falsely claiming they’re protecting people with pre-existing medical conditions and warning that Republicans will take that protection away. The ads would have you believe Obamacare is the only way to protect ...

Wisconsin shooter had revoked gun permit

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from purchasing firearms in 2004 after telling South Dakota police that he thought co-workers were “talking bad about him,” according to court records and police. Anthony ...

Bad connection may cause power issue

Dear Car Talk: I have a 1979 Mercedes-Benz 240D that sat for about a year because the injection pump began to leak. I eventually was able to find an inexpensive injection pump and install it. I also put in new glow plugs, a new starter and a new battery. I checked all of the fuses and cleaned ...

Can Fido go visiting with us?

Dear Heloise: It’s tempting to bring along the family dog when visiting family and friends, because boarding a pet can get expensive. Hints for visiting with your pet: 1. Is your dog thoroughly housebroken? Food-aggressive or shy? Does your pet need to be crated if you go out? 2. ...

Friend dominates conversations with her love life

Dear Annie: My husband and I enjoy getting together with a group of friends every couple of months. But recently, one of them has hijacked every evening with her saga over looking for a new husband. We feel bad that her husband left her for, quite frankly, an extremely expensive car. Another ...

Horoscope

SATURDAY ARIES (March 21-April 19). Take heart and keep working. Your excellent efforts will eventually be seen, acknowledged and awarded, though perhaps not until you’ve reached a kind of critical mass on your own accord. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Typically, a thing you have no control ...

Mother of suspected MS-13 victim remembered

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A mother hailed by President Donald Trump for channeling grief over her slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade was memorialized at her funeral Friday as a “warrior,” a week after her passion boiled into a fatal clash yards from where her child died. “She was ...