You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

News

  • Vintage Apple computer nets $905,000
    A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.
  • Lotteries
  • Jewish group shifts on Nazi benefits
    An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security benefits.
Advertisement
Associated Press
Jill Kaergard of Schaumburg, Ill., scrapes off the snow from her vehicle during a lunch break from work in Arlington Heights, Ill., Thursday (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Bob Chwedyk)

10 Things to Know for Friday, Jan. 3

Associated Press
FILE - This 1930 photo shows Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author and creator of Sherlock Holmes. (AP Photo/File)
Associated Press
File - This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath. (AP Photo/Courtesy of McMath Family and Omari Sealey, File)
Associated Press
FILE - In this March 30, 2010 file photo German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher of Mercedes GP speaks during a meet the fans event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
Associated Press
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight (9) is congratulated after the NCAA college football Sugar Bowl against Alabama in New Orleans, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Oklahoma won 45-31. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

1. BRUTAL WINDS, COLD AND SNOW ASSAULT NORTHEAST

With nearly 2 feet of snow in some places, residents start digging out and trying to get around.

2. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS AND HEALTH CARE

The new system doesn't yet have a way for consumers to easily update their coverage after a birth or other big life changes.

3. STRANDED, RESCUED, NOW STALLED ON ANTARCTIC ICE

Concern that a Chinese ship involved in retrieving the 52 passengers might now get stuck itself is delaying the journey home.

4. WHO CAME TO 10 DOWNING STREET

Revealed today: The former Soviet leader showed up unannounced at the British prime minister's residence in 1984.

5. WHAT'S NEXT FOR SNAPCHAT AFTER BREACH

The disappearing-message service promises a more secure version of its app will let users opt out of the "Find Friends" feature.

6. FLOCKING TO FLORIDA

The Sunshine State is on track this year to surpass New York as the nation's third-most-populous state after California and Texas.

7. HOPING FOR RESOLUTION IN TONSIL SURGERY CASE

Lawyers for the hospital and the California girl declared brain dead meet with a federal magistrate today.

8. HOW WOULD SHERLOCK SOLVE THIS ONE?

A fight is brewing over copyright protections expiring on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective tales, and the result could affect many writers.

9. HONORING A RACING LEGEND

Michael Schumacher's fans converge on a French hospital to honor the Formula One champion on his 45th birthday, just days after he was critically injured in a skiing accident. SCHUMACHER-INJURED

10. SURPRISE STARTER LEADS SOONERS TO SWEET VICTORY

Freshman quarterback Trevor Knight completes a Sugar Bowl-record 32 passes for 348 yards and four touchdowns as No. 11 Oklahoma beat third-ranked Alabama 45-31.

Advertisement