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
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A 32-year-old Pennsylvania man with Down syndrome was so severely neglected by his family that his body was covered in scabies and he weighed just 69 pounds when he died, police said in charging his mother and two sisters with murder.
Robert Gensiak had open sores down to the
Police are investigating explosives found in a home in East Spokane on Wednesday evening. Around 7 PM, Spokane Police received information that there could be explosives at an address near the 1800 block of E. 1st. A person inside the home confirmed there was at least one stick and maybe
By BRIDGET MURPHY and ERIKA NIEDOWSKIAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had a connection to a homicide victim found in an industrial park near the athlete's home, but family and officials were mum on the nature of their relationship, two days after
By LISA CORNWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man found guilty in a murder trial that hinged on a paralyzed victim blinking his eyes to identify his shooter is scheduled to be sentenced.
A jury last month convicted Ricardo Woods, 35, of murder and felonious assault in the death of
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