By LARRY O'DELLAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An embezzling case that began with a chef being accused of stealing food from Virginia's Executive Mansion and morphed into a political scandal involving two of the state's most powerful politicians has some people wondering: What
By JACQUES BILLEAUD and FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - In the chaotic moments after a gunman wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, investigators quickly turned a patrol car into a makeshift whiteboard, using markers to scrawl relevant information about the investigation.
By the end of
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAP Political Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Councilman Eric Garcetti, who jammed with pop star Moby and fashioned himself as a voice for a new generation of city leaders, has opened a growing lead in the race for Los Angeles mayor with the pool of uncounted ballots steadily shrinking
CHENEY, Wash. - Officers with the Cheney Police Department and Eastern Washington University were called to an armed robbery late Tuesday night.
Officers say a suspect walked into the McDonalds on 1st and College Hill and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene and officers did not have a
By MANUEL VALDESAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - As Congress debates legalizing about 11 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, immigration advocates are pushing plans they say will open the asylum process for thousands of more people who flee persecution in their home countries.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery on Spokane's south hill.
It happened just before midnight when police say a man walked into the 7-11 at 30th & Regal, displayed what appeared to be a revolver and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene on a bicycle.
By ALAN FRAM and STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
IRS official Lois Lerner will invoke her
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Police say they've taken their best shot at finding missing Utah mother Susan Powell. Now, her dad is hoping a review of the newly released case file - containing tens of thousands of pages of detective reports, maps, interview transcripts and more
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The works do seem to be "gummed up" on Capitol Hill. And President Barack Obama isn't the only one to say so.
Yet despite years of hand-wringing in both parties, little progress has been made toward changing congressional rules on filibusters,
By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.
An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, posted a social media rant laced with salty language
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans protested outside federal buildings across the country Tuesday to protest the agency's extra scrutiny of conservative groups.
A crowd packed the
SPOKANE, Wash. – The trial of Clay Starbuck, charged with killing his ex-wife Chanin and sexually violating her remains, entered its third week Monday at the Spokane County Courthouse.
Chanin Starbuck was found strangled to death in her Deer Park home in December of 2011, and Clay
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday