KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - A dog's death has turned into a criminal investigation in Blaine County, where authorities have confirmed the animal was poisoned.
The Idaho Mountain Express reports (http://bit.ly/PGalM9 ) the 6-year-old American Staffordshire terrier named Skylar died several
CHICAGO (AP) - The company that makes Japan's bullet train cars has been selected to manufacture a fleet of next generation passenger cars for Amtrak rail corridors in the Midwest and California.
Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and California are teaming up to buy the 130 bi-level cars for $352
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man has been accused of dressing his 16-year-old nephew in a sheet and sending him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, then filming the masked teenager pointing the faux weapon at passing cars.
Authorities said it was all to
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A key witness against convicted child molester and former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, known in court papers as Victim 1, has a book deal and will soon reveal his identity, a publisher announced Thursday.
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say they've caught and killed the alligator that ripped off an elderly woman's arm in a central Florida canal.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Joy Hill says that while no human body parts were found in the alligator'
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Chinese national was charged Wednesday in U.S. court with trying to broker an illegal deal for large quantities of a restricted high-tech material for military purposes, but prosecutors refused to say where and when he was arrested.
The silence gave
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen, France's largest carmaker, admits his company is "in the eye of the hurricane" as Europe's car makers face an expected 6th straight year of falling sales in 2013.
And things aren't expected to
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's biggest steelmaker said Thursday it has shut down a mill in Shanghai in a new sign of weakening growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Baosteel Group's announcement adds to a drumbeat of bad news including a decline in
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities looking for any trace of two missing children doggedly sifted the ashes of a deadly house fire, searched rolling farmland nearby and untangled complicated family relationships.
Investigators aren't sure if 9-year-old
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
VAUGHN, N.M. (AP) - A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn.
Police Chief Ernest "Chris" Armijo decided to step down Wednesday after news stories reported that he wasn't