By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A federal jury deliberating the sentence for Arizona inmate John McCluskey failed to reach a unanimous verdict on Wednesday, meaning the judge will sentence him to life in prison for murdering a retired Oklahoma couple.
It will close
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner's inquest.
The body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found Jan
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Bernard Madoff's former right-hand man summed up his boss' arrest exactly five years ago with two words: "Madoff Implodes."
The words in Frank DiPascali's diary entry for Dec. 11, 2008, were shown to jurors Wednesday on the fifth
UPDATE: Right now firefighters are attacking a house fire in northwest Spokane at Boone & Lindeke. At this hour no injuries are being reported. All drivers are being asked to avoid the area as crews work to contain the fire. We'll post more details as we get them.
FROM KELSEY WATTS: What an INCREDIBLE woman. I just sat down with Billie McKinney, who wanted to share more about the life of her mother, Sharlotte McGill. She was killed in May of 2012 just a week after she and Billie moved to Spokane. This is the first time Billie has spoken publicly
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Talk about an airing of grievances.
In protest of a Nativity scene at the Florida Capitol, Chaz Stevens has put up a Festivus pole with beer cans around it.
Sound ridiculous? Stevens agrees, but he did drive about 450 miles from the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 60-year-old man shot and killed his wife, who was suffering from dementia, and then walked into a convalescent home and killed his sister as she lay in a vegetative state, Los Angeles police said.
The man surrendered to officers Wednesday morning at the Country Villa Sheraton
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A jury has convicted a Sandpoint woman of a felony for leaving the scene of a fatal crash with an off-duty police officer a year ago. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports (http://bit.ly/18URYQW ) jurors deliberated for more than two hours before reaching a
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
Pleading with the Senate
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: Less than two days after the initial incident, Spokane Police have arrested 29-year-old Hernandez Morgan in connection with the shooting that occurred behind the Red Lion Tavern in downtown Spokane on Monday evening.
Morgan was booked into jail
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Outrebounded by 15 in losing to No. 14 Baylor last Friday, the Wildcats (8-2) bounced