$25K Fine Proposed In Potomac Edison Meter-reading Dispute

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Public Service Commission is proposing that Potomac Edison Co. be fined $25,000 fine for violating meter-reading rules. Public Utility Law Judge Dennis Sober issued the proposed order May 5. It becomes final June 7 unless it’s appealed, or if...

$25K Fine Proposed In Potomac Edison Meter-reading Dispute

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Public Service Commission is proposing that Potomac Edison Co. be fined $25,000 fine for violating meter-reading rules. Public Utility Law Judge Dennis Sober issued the proposed order May 5. It becomes final June 7 unless it’s appealed, or if...

AP Source: Orlando Magic hire Frank Vogel as next coach

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic moved quickly to fill their coaching vacancy, agreeing to a deal with Frank Vogel just a week after the position suddenly became available. Vogel and Magic officials met during the day Thursday and reached a deal, which will not be...

Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it’s possible

AP Photo/Joe Wasilewski FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Burmese python might have to step aside: It’s possible the animal is no longer Florida’s scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they...

Memorable stories done by CBS’ Morley Safer

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan A look at some of the memorable stories that Morley Safer did in his 61-year career at CBS News, including 48 years at “60 Minutes”: -His 1965 CBS News piece showing U.S. Marines burning villagers’ huts at Cam Ne in Vietnam was cited by...

Neal Cassady letter going to auction; could bring $600,000

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1950 Neal Cassady letter that inspired Jack Kerouac’s spontaneous style in “On the Road” is heading to auction where it’s expected to bring up to $600,000. Christie’s is offering the 18 double-sided-page letter on June 16....

Ohio Court Upholds Man’s Murder Conviction In 1985 Slaying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the aggravated murder conviction of a man the court earlier ruled can’t face the death penalty again when he is resentenced. The court voted 6-1 Thursday to uphold Bennie Adams’ conviction for killing Youngstown...

Prosecutor: Cop destroyed woman’s phone, lied about stop

READING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer lied about the reason behind a traffic stop, then smashed the motorist’s cellphone and punched her in the face after pulling her over without sufficient cause, prosecutors said. Reading Officer Jesus Santiago-DeJesus,...

1st Chibok girl to escape Boko Haram is feted in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Aid workers and parents of the girls who were kidnapped from a school in 2014 lashed out at the Nigerian government and military Thursday for their handling of the first of the so-called Chibok girls to escape the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram....

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet; 66 feared dead

CAIRO (AP) — An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been brought down by terrorists. There were no...