By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJERAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Hastings, the war correspondent whose unflinching reporting from Afghanistan led to the resignation of a top U.S. army general, has died in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to his employer and family.
Hastings, who was 33,
By KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the George Zimmerman murder trial are about to move into the next phase of jury selection.
On Wednesday, lawyers from both sides will begin whittling down a group of 40 prospective jurors
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - FBI agents plan a third day of digging Wednesday in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago.
Authorities have pursued multiple leads into Hoffa's whereabouts
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
JULIAN, W.Va. (AP) - Orange flames lick at the roof of the coal mine, heat building and visibility dropping as smoke begins to fill the underground passageway. Then, with the push of a few buttons on a hand-held remote, the flames flicker out, the smoke dissipates and
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven - or a tropical paradise.
With temperatures topping 80 degrees in
By THOMAS J. SHEERAN and KANTELE FRANKOAssociated Press
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) - A woman told authorities she was held captive for more than a year by three people who forced her to do housework, raided her bank account and menaced her with snakes and pit bulls.
But an attorney for one of the suspects
BOSTON (AP) - A former enforcer for James "Whitey" Bulger is expected to face more tough cross-examination by Bulger's lawyers when he returns to the witness stand for a third day.
James Martorano, who admitted killing 20 people, is set to continue testifying Wednesday.
On Monday and Tuesday,
Tuesday night Northern Quest Casino & Resort posted on their Facebook page an update to the internal investigation they are conducting regarding Melanie Strandberg's resignation. The report is pasted below:
Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Follow Up Media Statement
Firefighters with Spokane Valley were called out to a technical rescue Tuesday evening near north Pines Road & Mirabeau Parkway.
Firefighters tell KHQ that a man and a woman in their 20's were hiking in the area when the woman fell about 20 down a bank. The man attempted to rescue her
UPDATE: The female driver has been identified as Jennifer A. Schmidt of Spokane Valley. The male driver has been identified as Sean D. Moss. Both Schmidt and Moss were life-flighted by Medstar to Sacred Heart. The State Patrol says both vehicles were totaled and both drivers were wearing seatbelts
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 9:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a person with a weapon call near the area of 13600 E. 20th Ave. Deputies arrived on scene and found the victim homeowner detaining the suspect, later