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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 9:58 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said Saturday that the death toll could rise as high as 40. Officials said people either escaped from the cluttered building or died inside, where the only way down from the second story was via a stairwell constructed entirely of wooden pallets. "It appears that either you got out or you got trapped inside," said...

Updated at 9:02 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes. "I don't even like saying all that," he said. So, yes, West knows real pain.

Updated at 9:01 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Sammy Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, has died. He was 96. The University of Southern California said Saturday that Lee died Friday of...

Updated at 8:35 PM

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) " On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash. The...

Updated at 7:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office. White House and...

Updated at 7:39 PM

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) " Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets, as government troops gain new ground in the shrinking opposition-held enclave. After four years of holding...

Updated at 7:06 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was...

Updated at 6:46 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A graduate student arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death the professor who oversaw his work at the University of Southern California was being held on $1 million bail Saturday as their shocked colleagues began processing...

Updated at 6:40 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) " Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump. College...

Updated at 5:50 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) " The next Congress will begin work immediately next year toward repealing President Barack Obama's health care law but delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

Updated at 5:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " As a prominent advocate for human rights, the poet Rose Styron knew well the abuses in Fidel Castro's Cuba and the censorship of artists and publications with dissenting views. But when she and her husband, author William Styron,...

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