By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 68-year-old former paralegal who had been accused of plotting to kidnap and kill Las Vegas police officers to advance an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy pleaded guilty Thursday to a greatly reduced misdemeanor charge, and a judge set her
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An expectant mother who was raped and killed last year had turned to prostitution to make ends meet and died after answering a Craigslist ad offering $200, a prosecutor said Thursday as he pushed for the maximum sentence.
Keva Wolfe loves decorating for Christmas, but Tuesday she had her most prized decoration stolen from her front lawn.
A pair of Bliss lights from QVC, which cost Wolfe close to $600, were taken during a five-minute span around 10:30PM when she and her daughter went into Wolfe's
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An Albuquerque man suffered severe burns to his knees and buttocks after a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy forced him to kneel and sit on hot asphalt for nearly half an hour, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit.
By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers received a cautious endorsement Thursday from his frustrated chancellor that keeps him leading one of the nation's largest campuses despite two years of turmoil.
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A senior Navy investigator accused of tipping off an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe in exchange for prostitution services and luxury travel plans to plead guilty to bribery charges, his lawyer said
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
RACINE, Wis. (AP) - A southeast Wisconsin man who recorded himself sexually assaulting six young children gave a slight smirk as a judge admonished him for his crimes, leaving the judge taken aback for a moment before he sentenced the Racine man to the maximum 145
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Yale University announced Thursday that research has determined an 1858 manuscript it acquired is the earliest known prison memoir written by an African-American.
The book-length manuscript, titled "The Life and Adventures of a Haunted
If things don't work out for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, he might have a future in big-league baseball. The Texas Rangers have selected the second-year signal caller in the Triple-A portion of baseball's winter draft from the Colorado Rockies.
Wilson, who played minor league
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Women in the federal workforce continue to face more obstacles than men in reaching top positions and salaries despite making strides over the years, according to a government report released Thursday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise State and new head football coach Bryan Harsin have agreed to terms of a five-year contract valued at $6.5 million.
University officials released the term sheet signed by Harsin Wednesday, when Harsin was named the successor to Chris Petersen, who left for Washington last
University of Idaho freshman punter Austin Rehkow was named to the Walter Camp All-America First Team Thursday.
Rehkow handled both punting and place kicking duties for the Vandals in his first season in Moscow.
The Central Valley High School graduate led the nation with a 47.7 yards-per-
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama wants to address growing media protests about limited access to his events, including restricted coverage of his trip to South Africa with former President George W. Bush.
In recent weeks,