COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - 29-year-old Frank James is in stable condition after he was shot in the chest allegedly by Christian Buquet (Mallon) Saturday morning in Coeur d'Alene. The Kootenai County Sheriffs office says James is in stable condition at Kootenai County Medical
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A 35-year-old man found guilty of killing a flight attendant in an Atlanta suburb in 1995 has been sentenced to life in prison plus 47 years.
Waseem Daker insisted at sentencing Monday that he was wrongly convicted of killing Karmen Smith and repeatedly stabbing her 5-year-old
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Two cars and the locomotive of an Amtrak train carrying about 169 passengers derailed Monday after colliding with a big rig truck in California's Central Valley, authorities said.
At least 20 passengers suffered minor to moderate
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say the boyfriend of a college freshman found beaten to death in her western New York university dorm room has admitted intentionally killing her.
Alexandra Kogut's body was found early Saturday at the State University of
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
BOLIVAR, Tenn. (AP) - A Mississippi man's infatuation with a 12-year-old Tennessee girl led him to plot her abduction for a year and kill her mother and sister, according to testimony in court Monday.
The abduction of the girl and another sister, along with
By BRETT BARROUQUERE and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Kentucky businessman was arrested Monday in a $100 million scheme that contributed to the collapse of a bank and tried to drain money from the federal bank bailout program before some funds were used to pay his
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A popular teacher who fatally shot a knife-wielding prowler in a ski mask and then learned it was his 15-year-old son is devastated and filled with questions about what the boy was doing, his attorney said Monday.
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California investigators searched Monday for thieves who made off with an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a mining museum in the Sierra Nevada foothills during a brazen daytime robbery.
But they didn't get away with
By PETER LEONARDAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - A court in Moscow ruled Monday that an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent demonstrations around the world can no longer be shown in Russia.
Tverskoi court's ruling follows a similar local decision taken last week by a court in Grozny, the
By DAVE COLLINSAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Two decades into a fight over the case of a brain-damaged defendant, Richard Lapointe's supporters claimed their first victory Monday as a Connecticut court ordered a new trial for the man serving life in prison for the rape and killing