By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Jodi Arias returns to court Thursday for the first time since the penalty phase of her case ended in mistrial last month as lawyers discuss plans for a new trial to decide the punishment for the convicted murderer.
Arias was found guilty of first-
By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A decade ago, the Rosebud Sioux Indians in South Dakota were paying people to catch and shoot wild dogs. Dogs that weren't caught were covered in mange and parasites. Some froze. Some starved. In packs, they survived be eating each other
By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) - Dozens of homes were evacuated near Denver as a wind-driven wildfire flared, one of many in the western states where hot and windy conditions were making it easy for the wild land blazes to start and spread.
The fire in the foothills about 30
By MIKE SCHNEIDER and KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - One potential juror at George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial belongs to the National Rifle Association. Another says she was the victim of a violent crime that is constantly on her mind. A third is a competitive
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - The leg irons that restrained abolitionist John Brown after his failed 1859 raid on a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry are being sold Saturday in Texas, but two historical parks dedicated to his legacy can't afford to bid on them
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHINWAR, Afghanistan (AP) - The young Afghan soldier lay in great pain on a cot at an army base, his uniform pants cut up to his thigh so medics could clean the wound in his right knee where he was shot fighting insurgents.
By BILL DRAPERAssociated Press
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - After most of the world's population is wiped off the map by a wayward meteorite or hail of nuclear missiles, the survival of the human race might just depend on a few thousand people huddled in recreational vehicles deep in the bowels of an
By MARTHA IRVINEAP National Writer
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (AP) - No parent here has rushed onto a playing field to jump a referee who made an unpopular call. No adult has gotten angry and slugged or pushed a coach or a young player, as has happened elsewhere. Nor have there been any of those
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) - He parks his silver Mercedes-Benz sedan behind his condo, below a deck decorated with white and pink flowers, where a couple of small dogs bark at the few passers-by.
It's inside this wooded golf course community where neighbors of John
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - After hearing three days of testimony from a hit man who admitted killing 20 people, jurors in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger will soon get to hear from the families of some of those victims.
Prosecutors plan to begin calling relatives
UPDATE: Authorities say that a tan SUV was heading west on 35th on Wednesday afternoon when the driver ran a stop sign at Freya. A blue SUV that was headed south on Freya hit the tan SUV causing the vehicle to flip over.
There were two people in the overturned SUV, a woman and a little girl. They
AMMON, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the Bonneville County sheriff's department say a 21-month-old southeastern Idaho girl has died after she was left in a vehicle. A news release says deputies and paramedics were called shortly after 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to a residence in Ammon,
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The man accused of strangling his girlfriend and putting her body in a tub of acid at a Nine Mile Falls home pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in Spokane.
The trial for 27-year-old Jason Hart is set for Aug. 12.
He's accused of killing 33-year-old Regan