By KEN RITTER and MICHELLE RINDELS
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two chimpanzees escaped a Las Vegas backyard and rampaged through a neighborhood Thursday, pounding on cars and jumping into at least one vehicle before police killed one primate and tranquilized the other, authorities said.
No people were hurt
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A North Dakota man killed his three young daughters after they rushed to greet him during a surprise visit and left their bodies tucked in their beds, Wisconsin authorities said in court documents released Thursday.
St. Croix County
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems were discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest signs that cartels are building sophisticated passages to escape heightened surveillance on land
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two jewelers peddled reams of ivory bangles, beads, statues made from the tusks of endangered and threatened elephants, prosecutors said Thursday as the men admitted to a wildlife crime.
Mukesh Gupta, Johnson Jung-Chien Lu and their companies
By The Associated Press
Key excerpts from the investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal led by former federal judge and ex-FBI director Louis Freeh:
- "Four of the most powerful people at The Pennsylvania State University - President Graham B. Spanier, Senior Vice President-Finance
By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Thursday that U.S. economic growth has slowed in the last two months as fears about Europe's debt woes mounted.
Buffett's comments during an interview Thursday on the cable TV network CNBC contrast
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) - The state on Thursday stepped in to reverse a decision by a Massachusetts town's housing authority that barred residents from flying U.S. flags outside their homes.
"We were not aware of this decision when it was made, and it was a mistake that is being corrected
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old boy was killed and his mother lost part of an arm when engine parts fell off an oncoming semitrailer and crashed through the windshield of their SUV near downtown Atlanta.
Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said the truck was headed east when
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A rail company says the fire from a train derailment and explosion in Columbus, Ohio, is now out, and it has started clearing the site.
Part of the train derailed early Wednesday on Norfolk Southern Corp. tracks north of downtown, and three tank cars carrying ethanol exploded
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - A defense lawyer's comments in a high-profile case of abuse and torture in West Virginia could make domestic violence victims think twice about asking for help and discourage bystanders from offering it, an advocate said