In Other News

Derby-themed fundraiser benefits Suzanne’s House

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

Barnwell wins ‘Most Fours’

Janet Barnwell won the May 12 play of “Most Fours” with a score of 14 and the low gross of 84. Second place was a tie between Carol Kinser and Carolyn Podratz with 12s. Barb Lindsay had the low net of 69 and closest to the pin on No. 16....

The Humboldt Beacon|


  • News

    Freddie Gray: Prosecutor criticized after officer acquittal

    BALTIMORE (AP) After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor is facing criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray without first ensuring there was enough evidence to...

    Juliet Linderman, Associated Press|

  • News

    VOICES: Japanese-American vet: Atomic bomb saved my life

    HONOLULU (AP) Arthur Ishimoto believes dropping the atomic bombs on Japan saved a million American lives including his own as well as at least 5 million Japanese lives.The 93-year-old served in the Military Intelligence Service, a U.S. Army...

    By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

  • Business

    In tough times, most Palestinians view government as corrupt

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why Palestinians almost universally believe there is corruption in the government of President Mahmoud...

    By Karin Laub And Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press|

  • News

    Happy birthday, Bartbino! 'Big Sexy' Colon hits the big 4-3

    NEW YORK (AP) Watching someone wait has rarely been so amusing.Bartolo Colon will casually flip a baseball back and forth from bare hand to black glove, spinning it by the seams high off his fingertips as the next young hitter perhaps 20...

    By Mike Fitzpatrick, AP Baseball Writer|

  • News

    Quotations in the News

    "Democracy is messy. Everyday my life is messy. But if you want everything to be quiet and orderly and allow, you know, just things to proceed without vigorous debate, that is not what democracy is about." Bernie Sanders in an interview with...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Texas education board candidate known for conspiracy posts

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and dinosaurs might not be extinct had bigger ones on Noah's Ark...

    By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press|

  • News

    Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

    HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.Most people entered in the "Rap...

    By Marina Starleaf Riker, Associated Press|

  • News

    Milwaukee woman charged with ramming squad car

    MILWAUKEE (AP) A Milwaukee woman faces felony charges after authorities say she rammed her vehicle into a squad car and then drove away to escape a traffic stop.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) 23-year-old Kevina...


  • Entertainment

    Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' become self-published success

    NEW YORK (AP) The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store...

    By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer|

  • Politics

    Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy" but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press:...

    By Ken Thomas, Associated Press|

Humboldt Beacon: BLOGS