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,
By VALERIE BONKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is hailing Frederick Douglass for his work to bring about equal justice, leading a series of tributes at the unveiling of a statue of the 19th-century orator and writer.
Biden, along with Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people's phone records and information from the Internet.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kolcraft is recalling more than 96,000 Jeep Liberty strollers after at least 18 people were injured by tire blowouts, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday. The government watchdog group said there have been 39 reports of inner tube ruptures that
WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Director Robert Mueller (MULL-er) says the law enforcement agency uses drones for surveillance but does so rarely.
In an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Mueller says the bureau is developing guidelines for drones and that the privacy implications of using
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - The FBI has spent this week digging up a field in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago. He was last seen outside a restaurant about 20 miles from the digging site where he was to
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - A man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home and raping them over a decade was given a late summer trial date Wednesday.
Ariel Castro, 52, appeared in court for a brief hearing as Cuyahoga County Judge Michael Russo said
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A 41-year-old man is being held on $5 million bail after police say he castrated a paraplegic during a dispute at an assisted living facility in Philadelphia. Authorities say Edgar Bonilla is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other counts in
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say they rescued - and arrested - a man who had been chased by an angry crowd that believed he groped a woman in a downtown park. An account posted Tuesday on the police website said police responded Monday to a report of a fight in Occidental Park.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Apparently, Men's Wearhouse Inc. doesn't like the way its founder looks anymore.
In a terse release issued Wednesday, Men's Wearhouse said it has fired the face of the company and its executive chairman, George Zimmer, who
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