By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The governors of Texas and South Dakota visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have threatened to leave since the state passed tough new gun-control laws this year in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 for taking part in the torture and murder of a 78-year-old bible studies teacher was released from an Indiana prison Monday after growing to middle age behind bars.
Paula Cooper, whose 1986 death
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - As a child, Jorge Tume used to sit and do homework as his parents cleaned the desks and floors of a concrete company in Miami. When he was done, he'd take out the trash and help finish cleaning.
Tume's parents brought him to the U.S. from
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted
By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) - Commercial fisherman Larry Barbeau's comings and goings usually don't create much of a stir in this wind-swept Lake Michigan outpost, but in the past few days, his phone jangles the minute he arrives home.
Barbeau's 46-foot boat is
NBCNEWS.COM - The search for Jimmy Hoffa has stretched far and wide for nearly 40 years. Now, federal agents are digging in a field 30 miles north of Detroit in hopes of solving the mystery of his disappearance.
A team of agents descended on a field in northern Oakland Township, Mich., on
DALLAS (AP) - Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO.
The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research.
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Federal agents revived the hunt for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa on Monday, bringing excavation equipment to a field in suburban Detroit where a reputed Mafia captain says the Teamsters boss' body was buried.
Robert Foley, special
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and is attacking U.S. officials for calling him a traitor.
"The U.S. government is not going to be able to
NBCNEWS.COM - A five-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand "for peace" right across the street from a notorious church in Kansas which has been accused of spreading hate and homophobia wherever it goes.
The purpose behind young Jayden Sink's beverages is to raise
According to the Facebook page set up to help find her, missing Sandpoint woman Rashelle Klontz has been found and she is safe.
If we learn any additional information we will be sure to update this story.
PASCO, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office
KHQ.COM - On Monday law enforcement officers responded to an armed robbery at the Chas Clinic at 10th & Pines in Spokane Valley. The suspect, who had a gun, is described to be in his early 20's with short brown hair and was wearing a surgical mask. The suspect got away from an unknown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it sees nothing new in North Korea's offer of high-level talks with the U.S.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Pyongyang has made similar offers numerous times over the years. She said Washington would be open to dialogue but it wants North Korea