Posted: Feb 10, 2013 10:43 PM
Updated: Feb 10, 2013 10:43 PM
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) There are mangled homes and commercial buildings dotting the landscape of Hattiesburg, Miss., after a tornado blew through the area on Sunday. Structures were also damaged on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. Emergency officials say at least a dozen people were injured in a two county area but they aren't aware of any deaths.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) Authorities in Los Angeles are offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Christopher Dorner, the former LAPD officer suspected in three killings. He's the subject of a big manhunt in Southern California. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (vee-yah-ry-GOH'-sah) announced the reward today at LAPD headquarters.
CHICAGO (AP) Chicago detectives are questioning two men described as "persons of interest" in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old girl in a South Side park. The men were taken into custody early Sunday. No charges have been filed. First lady Michelle Obama attended the funeral of the girl, Hadiya (hi-DEE'-uh) Pendleton, on Saturday. Pendleton was mistakenly shot to death Jan. 29, just days after performing at President Barack Obama's inauguration.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) Life is slowly returning to normal for most New Englanders as they continue to dig out from a massive blizzard, but many remain without power. Adding to the discomfort, a forecast of rain is bringing a new concern weight piling up dangerously on roofs already burdened by heavy snow. There a fears some of the roofs could collapse.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Mumford & Sons' "Babel" is the Grammy winner for album of the year. The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach is the night's top winner with four awards. Fun. won the Grammy for song of the year for "We Are Young." The trio also won best new artist. Record of the year went to Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know."