The Shawnee News-Star
Updated at 8:45 AM

A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on foot.The officer used a stun gun knocking the suspect to the ground. She then shot him twice as he lay face down. The incident was recorded by a camera activated on the officer’s stun gun.

Updated at 8:31 AM

The true story that the fictionalized “Danny Collins” is based on goes like this: A 21-year-old British folk singer named Steve Tilston started to see his career rise. In 1971, he was interviewed by the British rock mag ZigZag, and the discussion...

Updated at 8:17 AM

Firefighters using high-powered water towers worked Friday to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village as authorities reported that two people were unaccounted for.

Updated at 8:15 AM

According to a report from Fortune, Apple CEO Tim Cook is going to donate almost all of his money to charity. Cook, who is almost a billionaire, will pay for his 10-year-old nephew’s eventual college education and then donate the vast majority...

Updated at 8:14 AM

As warmer weather approaches, backyard barbecues beckon. Are you dreaming of burgers, steaks and veggies cooked over an open flame? Check out some of our favorite barbecue-centric apps, offering everything from must-read recipes to top techniques...

Posted at 8:00 AM

The Pottawatomie County Enhanced 911 System Trust Authority, which has been discussing options for contracting dispatch services with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, held a special meeting Thursday and voted to go out for public bids.

Posted at 8:00 AM

For 10 months, Shawnee has called for voluntary water conservation practices. Aiming for greater participation rates, the city’s utility department has outlined a plan for exterior water usage.

Posted at 5:00 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.

Posted at 1:01 AM


Updated at 12:50 AM

Deloris St. Germaine Murray passed away unexpectedly in her home on March 25, 2015, in Shawnee, at the age of 78.

Updated at 12:49 AM

Hazel Marie Fowler, 94, longtime Seminole resident, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 94.

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