Posted: Jun 22, 2013 5:31 AM
Updated: Jun 22, 2013 5:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) Southwest Airlines grounded around 250 flights late last night because of a computer glitch. A spokesman says many of those flights had to be cancelled, with passengers being rescheduled. Most of the disruption occurred on the West Coast because of the late hour of the glitch, which affected check-in and boarding pass printing. A backup computer system was activated two hours later, but it was much slower.
HOUSTON (AP) A Houston-area man with a history of impersonating officials is going to prison two years for impersonating a CIA agent. Paul Alan White was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Houston. He pleaded guilty on April 5 to two counts of pretending to be a federal agent. The 57-year-old resident of The Woodlands could have received up to three years in prison for each count.
WACO, Texas (AP) Officials with the city of West have filed a lawsuit over the fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people The suit seeks unspecified damages from plant owner Adair Grain and CF Industries, which supplied agricultural-grade ammonium nitrate toe the plant. It was filed in Waco district court yesterday.
WASHINGTON (AP) For the second straight year, the Miami Heat are getting accolades from the occupant of the Oval Office. President Barack Obama called Heat coach Erik Spoelstra yesterday afternoon to congratulate him. The Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in seven games to win their second consecutive NBA title.