Janesville25.7°

10 things to know for Thursday

Print Print
staff, Gazette
April 18, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. MASSIVE BLAST AT TEXAS FERTILIZER PLANT

The explosion at a small town near Waco killed 5 to 15 people, injured more than 160 and could be heard for miles. Click here for story

2. INVESTIGATORS HOPE IMAGE LEADS THEM TO BOMBING SUSPECT

Department store surveillance video captured a man dropping a bag near the site of the marathon bombings. Click here for story

3. PRESIDENT HEADS TO BOSTON

Obama is attending an interfaith service after Mondayís bombings killed three, wounded more than 170 and put the nation on edge. Click here for story

4. WHAT RICIN LETTER SUSPECT WROTE ABOUT

The Mississippi man accused of mailing poison letters to the president and a U.S. senator wrote online about a government conspiracy to ruin his reputation. Click here for story

5. GUN CONTROL DIES IN THE SENATE

Republicans lead a rejection of tighter background checks and other measures despite pleas from families of Newtown victims. Click here for story

6. MUSHARRAF FLEES AFTER BAIL REVOKED

The former Pakistani military ruler pushed past policemen and fled court after he was ordered to jail on treason charges. Click here for story

7. WOMAN IMPLICATES HUSBAND IN TEXAS SLAYINGS

She says the ex-judge fatally shot the local DA and two others he apparently blamed for the loss of his job. Click here for story

8. THE DEBATE ABOUT MARATHON BOMBINGS AND TERRORISM

The APís Jesse Washington writes that dictionaries define terror as the use of violence to pursue political goals, while the motive in the marathon bombings isnít known. Click here for story

9. WHY SPAINíS PRIZED HORSES ARE HEADED FOR SLAUGHTERHOUSE

Breeders of the ďPura Raza EspanolaĒ horses featured in Hollywood epics are no longer able to pay for their upkeep because of hard economic times. Click here for story

10. BOSTON CHEERS AS SPORTS RESUMES IN SHOCKED CITY

The Boston Bruins lost to the Sabres, but both teams hoisted their sticks after a slideshow of marathon scenes to a sellout crowd. Click here for story



Print Print