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Judge orders shop to make cakes for gay weddings

December 7, 2013 2:58 pm

The ruling comes after the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver declined making a cake for the gay wedding celebration of Charlie Craig and David Mullins. The owner of the shop, Jack Phillips, said providing the cake would go against his religious beliefs. Judge Robert N. Spencer wrote in his ruling “the undisputed facts show that Respondents […]

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Man Creates Ultimate ´Man Cave´ in Honor of Late Father

December 7, 2013 2:57 pm

Barry Merwin has devoted a whole floor of his home to his favorite football team and says it is all in memory of his father.

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AP Top Stories Dec. 7 P

December 7, 2013 2:55 pm

Here's the latest news for Saturday, December 7th: U.S. detainee in North Korea returns home; Obama touts nuclear deal with Iran; Icy conditions spreading from Texas to East Coast; South Africa continues to mourn Nelson Mandela.

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Court records show MLB denying A´s San Jose move

December 7, 2013 2:25 pm

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig formally informed the Oakland A’s this summer that the team’s bid to move San Jose had been denied. The San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday a Selig letter to the team surfaced in a federal court filing Friday night. MLB disclosed the existence of the letter as part of […]

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South Bay animal shelters lower adoption fees through Dec. 31

December 7, 2013 2:15 pm

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual “Home for the Holidays” program. Six shelters in the county have lowered their fees for most adoptions, which normally range from $90 to $120, to $12 for any adult cat or dog, according to Albert Escobar with […]

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Driver killed in solo crash on Hwy 101 in Healdsburg

December 7, 2013 2:13 pm

A driver was killed in a solo car crash on US Highway 101 in Healdsburg Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Around 7:45 a.m., witnesses on northbound Highway 101 near the Dry Creek Road exit reported seeing a car smash into a tree off of the roadway, according to the CHP. Emergency responders […]

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Newman: ´I´m Tired, but Ready to Be with My Family´

December 7, 2013 2:00 pm

The long-awaited homecoming for Merrill Newman is finally a reality. The 85-year-old Korean War veteran, who was held hostage in North Korea for more than a month, arrived safely back in the U.S. on Saturday. He was greeted by his wife and son at San Francisco International Airport. Newman made a brief statement before heading […]

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Mandela´s Prison Friend Kathrada Mourns His Passing

December 7, 2013 2:00 pm

It was here at Robben Island that he came to know Nelson Mandela — where they were both sentenced to life in prison. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada remembers seeing Mandela in the hospital.

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Boys falls through ice, 3 year old trapped underwater for 30 minutes

December 7, 2013 1:19 pm

The boy and another 12 year old were playing on ice thick on Joe Creek when it broke and they both fell through. Firefighters say the older boy was able to struggle out of the water but the three year old remained beneath the ice for 30 minutes. Tulsa police divers were on the scene […]

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Boys falls through ice, 6-year-old trapped underwater for 30 minutes

December 7, 2013 1:19 pm

A six-year-old boy and his older brother fell through the ice on Joe Creek near 71st and Riverside Saturday afternoon, and it took nearly a half-hour to rescue the younger boy. Tulsa Fire Department District Chief Dale Cooley told KRMG at the scene the younger boy did not regain consciousness, but was still alive when […]

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