By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. (AP) - It doesn't matter if the earth sways in Chile, Alaska or Japan, the formation of the sea floor along the U.S. West Coast generally aims any tsunami surges at the tiny California port town of Crescent City. Churning water rushes
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Two people died and more than 80 people were hurt Thursday when at least 140 vehicles collided in Southeast Texas in a pileup that left trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage.
The collision occurred in extremely foggy
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Islamist president unilaterally decreed greater authorities for himself Thursday and effectively neutralized a judicial system that had emerged as a key opponent by declaring that the courts are barred from challenging his decisions.
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman's resignation letter.
Among those expressing an interest: Chicago aldermen, a former NFL linebacker and a defense attorney who represented R&B
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A garment salesman accused of systematically shooting three shopkeepers to death as they worked alone in their clothing stores was held without bail Thursday.
Salvatore Perrone, who was held after his initial Brooklyn court appearance on murder
By Natalie Abrams,
Jon Bon Jovi has opened up about his daughter's overdose, saying, "We'll get through it."
His 19-year-old daughter, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi was facing misdemeanor charges after authorities found heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in her dorm room on Wednesday when
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities on Wednesday were investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl whose father is in prison for chaining her to a dresser last year in northwest Arkansas.
Jersey Bridgeman's body was found in a nearby vacant house about 10
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A third person has died from eating poisonous mushrooms at a California senior care facility where a caretaker found the fungus in the backyard and used it to make soup, authorities said Wednesday.
The 90-year-old man died on Saturday, state
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Demolitions have been ordered for more than two dozen homes in a blast-ravaged Indianapolis neighborhood where a house explosion that killed two people is being investigated as a homicide case, officials said Wednesday.
The 29 homes slated
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A man charged with luring an underage boy for a sexual encounter two years ago made numerous online postings expressing fantasies of child cannibalism, federal authorities said Wednesday in announcing new charges against him.
Robert Mucha, 56