By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Lab tests detected only marijuana in the system of a Florida man shot while chewing on another man's face, the medical examiner said Wednesday, ruling out other street drugs including the components typically found in the
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The brother of Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff will plead guilty on Friday to conspiracy and falsifying records, admitting his role in the multibillion-dollar fraud that destroyed the savings of thousands of investors,
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The priest accused of molesting children has "pleaded the fifth." The judge has stricken his testimony and denials of abuse from the trial record. Three of the priest's alleged victims are no longer allowed to testify. And
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A rare atlas stolen a decade ago from the Royal Library of Sweden by one of its chief librarians was recovered in New York and given back to its rightful owner.
Swedish and U.S. authorities showed off the 415-year
ELLIOT LAKE, Ontario (AP) - Officials recovered two bodies after dismantling a piece of a partially collapsed Ontario shopping mall on Wednesday and said they are confident no other victims are inside. The renewed rescue effort came after angry residents shouted down fears that
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former Peace Corps volunteer admitted Wednesday he sexually abused four young girls while serving in South Africa.
Jesse Osmun pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Hartford to traveling from
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Dock workers rushed to unload stacked containers from a cargo ship that arrived in New Jersey from the Middle East on Wednesday after a Coast Guard inspection team heard knocking for about two hours that suggested stowaways
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison.
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) - Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mess
By NICK PERRYAssociated Press
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says the U.S. piracy case against Kim Dotcom is "hokey" and a threat to Internet innovation.
Wozniak and Dotcom spoke out against the federal case in separate interviews