Archive - Dec 27, 2011


Behind the Scenes Video: The Ceremony at the White House before tonight's Kennedy Center Honors

The White House, Colleen Curtis - On December 4, the President welcomed the 2011 Kennedy Center honorees to the White House for a ceremony before the live performances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Three people die on Missouri roads over holiday period

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol says three people died in traffic crashes over the long holiday weekend.

The death toll is one more than last year, but according to the patrol, the number of crashes it investigated declined sharply over the counting period that began Friday night at 6 pm and ended Monday at 11:59 pm.

The patrol investigated 213 crashes during the counting period. Last year, the Highway Patrol investigated 487 traffic crashes over the holiday period.