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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
Updated at 3:09 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " Public health officials in Texas have spent months preparing for what they are certain will be at least some locally transmitted cases of mosquito-borne Zika. Major Texas cities have sophisticated mosquito screening programs and years of dealing with other mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue and West Nile virus. But most of the state has limited or no mosquito surveillance. The mosquitoes they do capture are typically sent to outside labs, and getting results back can...

Updated at 3:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico has survived a test vote in the Senate, just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment. The White House-backed measure would create a...

Updated at 2:58 PM

BEIJING (AP) " China has replaced its internet regulator, Lu Wei, the hard-liner responsible for leading the government's efforts to tighten control over domestic cyberspace and export the ruling Communist Party's philosophy of web...

Updated at 2:54 PM

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) " The Latest on Tuesday's freight train crash in West Texas (all times local): 11 a.m. Authorities say the three missing crew members aboard two freight trains that collided head-on in the Texas Panhandle are...

Updated at 2:49 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The Latest on British vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 5:40 p.m. European Council head Donald Tusk has hit back against accusations from Poland's top politician that he played a "dark role" by...

Updated at 2:40 PM

New laws targeting abortion are set to take effect Friday in about one-fifth of the states, initiating another wave of restrictions just days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas measure that led several clinics to close. Some...

Updated at 2:36 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " A former Ohio State University drum major instructor accused of raping a female student has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual battery. A Franklin County judge heard from the young...

Updated at 2:35 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Amazon is back in the phone business " sort of. After its own Fire phone flopped, Amazon is selling special editions of other manufacturers' phones at a $50 discount. They'll come with ads on the lock screen and lots of...

Updated at 2:23 PM

Prepared as we are for the evils of men in Rosewood (after all, as I've noted before, everyone with a penis is a suspect), there seems to be something uniquely sinister about Alison's doctor-slash-husband-slash-possible-future-slasher Elliott...

Updated at 2:17 PM

McPherson street department worker Lonny Hatch is recognized for nearly 40 years of service.

Updated at 2:16 PM

CREEKSIDE, Pa. (AP) " A Pennsylvania fire chief says some cackling chickens turned out to be cock-a-doodle-do-gooders. Creekside Fire Chief Pete Yacovone says David Wells escaped from his burning Indiana County home at around 3:30 a.m.

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