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Storm threat in Great Plains...Baltimore peace concert...Penalty for deflated balls?

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 6, 2015 at 6:01 p.m.



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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eyes are on the sky in Tornado Alley. Twisters have been reported in southwestern Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. Forecasters declared a tornado emergency for suburban Oklahoma City, including the town of Moore, where 24 people were killed two years ago. The terminal at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City was evacuated and hundreds of people were ushered into a tunnel as a precaution.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Music star Prince says he'll perform at a concert Sunday in Baltimore. It's being called "Rally 4 Peace." A portion of the proceeds will benefit Baltimore-based youth charities. Meanwhile, an emergency declaration enacted last week because of unrest has been rescinded. There were numerous protests and violence over the death of a man from injuries sustained while in police custody.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they've arrested a suspect in a shooting last year that left five dead, including an unborn child. The carnage happened in November at a home on Cleveland's east side. A masked gunman killed two three adults, a teen and a woman who was seven months pregnant. A 9-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet. Police haven't identified the suspect.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says it has traced the source of listeria in its Ohio production facility to a pint-filling machine. Jeni's announced last month that it would recall retail products and close ice cream shops in six states after listeria was discovered in some pints. A statement says the firm will is cleaning and changings at a facility in Columbus.

NEW YORK (AP) — It's unclear if the NFL will issue any sanctions following a report by a private investigator which concludes that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady probably was aware that footballs used in the AFC title game were likely deflated. The report says some of Brady's claims are "implausible." It says evidence includes texts from a locker room assistant and an equipment manager.

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