The Shawnee News-Star
Updated at 11:46 AM

Sixteen children and a handful of their mothers found the only door to their library room blocked by a man who held hunting knives in each hand as he screamed, "I’m going to kill some people!"Dustin Brown, 19, specifically wanted to kill children Tuesday at Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois, he said after the would-be victims escaped safely.

Posted at 7:00 AM

Elton and Linda Agee thought about buying some real estate; they like Shawnee’s downtown area, so they chose a 115-year-old structure that touts being the first building on Broadway to be constructed of brick.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 11:12 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 9:02 PM

Milo Everett Foreman was born Jan. 13, 1919, in Seminole County and departed this life Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in Prague at the age of 96.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 9:01 PM

Opal O. Wright, 90, of McLoud, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in Midwest City.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM

After getting knocked off at the first round of the Class 4A State Fast Pitch Tournament for the past two seasons Tecumseh has gone unblemished through this year’s qualifiers to earn their way into Saturday’s championship...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 2:09 PM

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:16 PM

Hitch up your best white leather boots -- The Knick is back. As it was in its first season, the...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:09 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Joe Biden.

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