City approves downtown site for fire station

An ambulance exits Fire Station 1, passing a fire truck parked on the street in this 2013 photograph. Officials are concerned about parking heavier trucks inside the station after noticing cracks that run through the floor into the basement. The station is part of a city building built in 1930.

After spending some $86,000 on modeling software to find the perfect location for a fire station, the City Council has unanimously voted to locate it downtown on E Street.

ACM Awards: Lambert, Bryan, Swift shine

Miranda Lambert poses in the press room with the milestone award and the awards for song of the year for "Automatic", album of the year for "Platinum" and female vocalist of the year at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Lambert won for song of the year as a writer and a singer. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler.

Chairs honor 168 victims of Oklahoma City bombing

Former President Bill Clinton, left, holds the hand of former state Rep. Susan Winchester, right, the chairman of the the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 19, 2015. Winchester lost her sister Dr. Peggy Clark in the bombing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.

Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

In this photo taken at the Palermo harbor on April 15 and made available Sunday, April 19, migrants receive relief after disembarking in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. In background, right, is harbored the King Jacob Portuguese cargo vassel, the first ship to arrive near a boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrant in distress, only to see it capsizing in the waters north of Libya, Sunday, April 19, 2015. 24 migrants were confirmed dead, sparking fears for what could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster, Italy's Coast Guard and other officials said Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandro Fucarini)

Headline: Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

Denver police issue dozens of citations at pot events

Partygoers listen to music and smoke marijuana on one of several days of the annual 4/20 marijuana festival, in Denver's downtown Civic Center Park, Saturday April 18, 2015. The annual event is the second 4/20 marijuana celebration since retail marijuana stores began selling in January 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

DENVER (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can’t use it in public.


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