The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 1:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Police divers were expected to begin raising the wreckage Saturday of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47 this weekend. Scuba divers recovered the body of the pilot, 56-year-old William Gordon, of Key West, Florida, about three hours after the...

Updated at 1:08 PM

CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) " NASA slowly inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, with much better luck than the first try two days earlier. Astronaut Jeffrey Williams opened a valve and introduced 22...

Updated at 1:04 PM

ROME (AP) " Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by an Irish naval vessel, saved more than 500 migrants from smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean off Libya on Saturday, Italian and Irish officials said. The rescues are the latest by a...

Updated at 12:45 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most significant advance near the Turkish border...

Updated at 12:36 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on the fatal crash of a vintage World War II plane into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A veteran air show performer who died when a World War II plane crashed...

Updated at 12:13 PM

BERLIN (AP) " The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio Summer Olympics because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil. The assessment, in a statement early Saturday, came a day...

Updated May 28, 2016 at 12:11 PM

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) " At least one person is dead and three others were missing after torrential thunderstorms caused flooding in Texas, officials said as they braced for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day...

Updated at 10:13 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Fans can be deeply forgiving, willing to look past their favorite star's terrible drug addiction, ugly custody battle or ignorant remarks. But accusations of domestic violence often leave a lasting impression on a celebrity's...

Updated at 10:01 AM

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) " The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them...

Posted at 10:00 AM

Several additional people have filed as candidates in local races including another Republican for Leavenworth County Commission.

Posted at 9:00 AM

Leavenworth's police chief provided an update about two recent crimes and answered questions about law enforcement activities in the downtown area.

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