By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya's first nationwide elections in nearly five decades brought hints Sunday of an Arab Spring precedent: Western-leaning parties making strides over Islamist rivals hoping to follow the same paths to power as in neighbors Egypt and
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Perhaps no river crossing in Yosemite Valley has been more photographed than the historic Stoneman Bridge: a single, arching span faced with rough-hewn granite that provides a dramatic foreground to Half Dome,
By SHEILA V KUMARAssociated Press
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana police chief said Friday that a burned truck found in Texas was the key to the arrest of a 33-year-old registered sex offender in the disappearance of college student Michaela "Mickey" Shunick
By JASON KEYSER and MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) - A successful lawyer and his wife who planned to celebrate the Fourth of July with dinner, watching a movie or perhaps visiting a botanical garden were killed when a suburban Chicago railroad bridge collapsed
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Chicago law firm has identified the victims of a freight train derailment as a couple who live in Glenview, a suburb north of the city.
Mollie Fisher works at the law firm Fisher and LaMonica, and she says the victims were 69-year-old
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A registered sex offender has been booked on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the disappearance last May of a Louisiana college student, authorities said.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said Thursday night that 33-
BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - Police in Bonner County are searching for a missing Spokane man who disappeared while rafting Priest River on the Fourth Of July.
Officials with the Sheriff's department say the man was rafting in a single-person raft with two other people who were in a
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Officials say one worker is dead and another is seriously injured after a crane doing bridge work collapsed in Wisconsin.
Department of Transportation spokesman Kris Schuller says the crane was working on the Butte Des Morts (BYOO'-deh-
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - An attorney for a Dallas trucker whose rig was filled with ammunition when he crossed the Mexican border said a re-enactment conducted Thursday confirms that his client simply made a wrong turn and wasn't trying to
NORTHBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A Union Pacific spokesman says a freight train has derailed and a bridge over a stretch of road has collapsed in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Mark Davis says 31 cars of a 138-car freight train derailed about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday. He says