By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Two former private investigators were each sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for their roles in an infamous Silicon Valley spying scandal in which prosecutors said they used false identities to access the Social Security
By GENARO C. ARMAS and GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials buried child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago to avoid bad publicity, according to a scathing report Thursday that
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese doctors are staging a 48-hour strike to protest austerity measures they say are weakening the country's publicly-funded health service.
The government has to reduce health spending as part of deep budget cuts promised in return for a €78 billion ($96 billion)
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Right now local authorities are conducting a manhunt for the suspect in an alleged assault of a woman Wednesday morning in the area of 17th and Carnahan in Spokane Valley.
According to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, the suspect is described as a
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal grand jury is investigating the death of an illegal immigrant from Mexico who was shot by U.S. border authorities with a stun gun, suggesting the government is considering criminal charges after more than two years of silence on the
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A longtime Alaska resident charged in the 1985 slayings of an elderly Washington state couple declined Wednesday to waive extradition proceedings.
"Not at this time," Ricky Riffe told a judge in Anchorage during a hearing in a jailhouse
By FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in northern Arizona are investigating an animal cruelty case in which a kitten was buried up to its neck in concrete inside a metal pipe but didn't survive.
The cat was rescued in late May from a 7-foot-tall metal pipe
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - A woman said she kept the dead body of her companion in a chair in their southern Michigan house for months because she didn't want to be alone.
Linda Chase, 72, said she kept the remains of Charles Zigler clean and dressed and talked to the body while watching NASCAR on
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A fugitive murderer from New Jersey could be tried as a terrorist today because he helped hijack an airliner in 1972, a former FBI agent who worked on the case for 17 years said Wednesday.
R.J. Gallagher told Congress that George Wright,
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dozens of people connected to the Outlaws motorcycle gang were arrested during early-morning raids Wednesday that federal prosecutors said were aimed at dismantling a criminal organization where violence was part of doing business.