By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Giving a puppy or kitten to the pet lover on your list is a gift idea animal activists have long warned people to avoid. But a national animal welfare group says the fears of pets being rejected or returned are unfounded.
Some shelters around the
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and LAURAN NEERGAARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer teens are trying fake marijuana known by such names as K2 and Spice, apparently getting the message that these cheap new drugs are highly dangerous, according to the government's annual survey on drug use.
By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - About 1,500 incarcerated New York City teens have received behavioral therapy aimed at lowering their chances of returning to jail in the first year of a Goldman Sachs-funded program that's the first U.S. effort to lure private investors to
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.
The $636 million jackpot was the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
One ticket was sold in San Jose, Calif., California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso
NBCNEWS.COM - Doctors at a hospital in China saved a man's hand by grafting it to his ankle after it was severed in an industrial accident, according to reports in the Chinese media.
Xiao Wei lost his right hand in an accident in the factory where he worked but it could not be
UPDATE: The driver has been identified as 67-year-old William Watersman of Valley, Washington. His injuries are non-life threatening. He was driving a 1994 Subaru Legacy, the vehicle was totaled.
The Washington State Patrol responded to a vehicle that hit a moose Tuesday night in
In her first media interview since her son was arrested, Avondre Graham's mother spoke to KHQ. Graham was sentenced Tuesday for an attack on Debbie Watkin's on the Centennial Trail last year. A month ago he was sentenced for the murder of Sharlotte McGill in a separate attack. McGill was
BOSTON (AP) - Police in Massachusetts only recently learned that a boy whose family had been getting state social-services help has been missing since September, leading to charges against the child's mother and her boyfriend and the firing of a social worker and the worker's supervisor.
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio Amish couple who fled their home with their 11-year-old daughter so she wouldn't be forced to get chemotherapy could be home for the holidays but not without a favorable decision from a judge, their lawyer says.
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury on Tuesday recommended life in prison rather than the death penalty for Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari in the 2001 mob-style killing of a former gambling executive who also founded the Miami Subs restaurant chain.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - The disappearance of a 9-year-old girl later found strangled and dumped in a trash bin was reported in a 911 call by the man now charged with killing her.
Authorities say Jerrod Metsker, 24, was the last person seen with Reann Murphy at the trailer park where they lived in
Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Identity and Cause of death of the man who was killed on December 15, 2013 on the 2500 Block of Garfield
SPOKANE COUNTY, December 17, 2013 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause of
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UPDATE: On Tuesday afternoon authorities in Spokane Valley confirmed to our Dylan Wohlenhaus that emergency responders a body found in the Spokane River about half a mile from Maringo Dr. and Farr Road.
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