By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The college student was being held in a headlock by a masked intruder with a loaded gun to her head, police said. Then the gunman took aim at an officer.
A moment later both Hofstra University junior Andrea Rebello and the intruder were dead - killed
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut commuters endured slow trips to work Monday following last week's train collision that that injured 72 people and disrupted rail service into New York City.
It took Gary Maddin of Milford an hour to make what is
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The federal civil rights challenge to the contentious New York Police Department tactic of stop, question and frisk is closing after more than nine weeks of testimony from men who say they were wrongly stopped because of their race and police officers
BOSTON (AP) - This year's commencement at Boston College looks to be notable for who will be there, as well as who won't.
Two graduate business students who were injured in the Boston Marathon bombings have recovered enough to receive their diplomas in Monday's ceremonies.
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Selling an island where scientists have experimented with infectious animal diseases since the dawn of the Cold War was going to be difficult enough. But it now appears any prospective buyer won't be able to do much with Plum Island anyway.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplied it, according
KHQ.COM - Domestic violence is a national epidemic, affecting about 33 million people every year. Last year alone, the YWCA in Spokane answered its crisis phone line more than ten thousand times and helped seven thousand women and their children.
In 2012, fifty-three people
WILBUR, Wash. - Troopers with the Washington State Patrol say a 13-year-old boy was transported to Sacred Heart by helicopter Sunday afternoon following a collision on Highway 174.
It happened about a mile west of Wilbur, Washington when troopers say the boy failed to stop at a stop sign as
By The Associated Press
In a commencement address at Atlanta's historically black Morehouse College, President Obama said graduates should "find time to defend the powerless."
The president said his own success was due to "the special obligation I felt, as a black man like you, to help those
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Two FBI special agents on the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team have been killed in a training accident in Virginia, officials said Sunday.
The accident happened off the coast of Virginia Beach on Friday, the FBI's national press office announced in a statement
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
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A public memorial for the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3 will be held May 28, 2013 at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center at 1 p.m. Capt.
Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III will be
KHQ.COM - The 2013 Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is in the books. With tens of thousands of people in downtown Spokane watching the parade, the floats, the marching bands, we know you took plenty of pictures! Well, we want to see them!
To submit pictures for this