News

10 for today: Monday, Oct. 7

10 for today: Monday, Oct. 7

10 FOR TODAY: People run as an out of control monster truck plows through a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, Saturday Oct. 5, 2013. According to authorities, at least 8 people were killed and 80 were injured. Photo: Associated Press/Photo/El Diario de Chihuahua

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

1. 3 RESEARCHERS WIN NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE

Their work helped scientists understand how “cargo is delivered to the right place at the right time” inside cells.

2.LIBYA WANTS ‘CLARIFICATIONS’ ON ABDUCTION

A day after special forces kidnap a suspected al-Qaida figure, the government is asking the U.S. questions and saying Libyans should be tried at home.

3. ELIZABETH SMART RECOUNTS ‘9 MONTHS OF HELL’

In “My Story,” she details her 2002 kidnapping, at age 14, from her bedroom in Salt Lake City.

4. US EDGES CLOSER TO FIRST-EVER DEFAULT

Boehner again rules out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the nation’s debt limit without concessions from Obama.

5. KERRY PRAISES ASSAD ON WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The U.S. secretary of state says the Syrian president deserves credit for his country’s speedy compliance.

6. NO PUNISHMENT FOR MISHANDLING FUNDS

An AP analysis shows Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating millions of taxpayer dollars, but suffer few consequences.

7. MONSTER TRUCK RAMS CROWD IN MEXICO

Eight are dead and dozens injured after the vehicle shoots into a crowd of spectators, and the governor says a test had detected alcohol in the driver’s breath.

8. HOW NORTH KOREA IS SHOWING ITS MOXIE

A ski resort has taken shape — never mind that only 5,500 of the country’s 24 million people participate in the sport. But leader Kim Jong Un is among them.

9. MOVING ON FROM THE BOSTON BOMBING

Victims who lost legs in the deadly attack are learning how to run again with prosthetics.

10. WHAT JOE TORRE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR

The MLB’s executive vice president is hopeful the expanded instant-replay system will be ready in 2014.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

High-speed rail confrence (2)

A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

unemployment

The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.

in Local

Springfield Armed Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera, Police Seek Tips

natures_select_suspect

A man wielding a box cutter tried to hold up a new pet store near downtown Springfield

in Local

Fuel Leak Closes Road Near New Berlin

policetape2

No one was injured in the crash.

in Local

Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

university illinois

A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.