SPOKANE, Wash. - When police charged Avondre Graham with Sharlotte McGill's murder, some of her neighbors were thrilled. "I was ecstatic," Valerie Johnson said.
"I am going to sleep so well, haven't slept in quite awhile. Very well," Johnson said.
Johnson wasn't the only one who more
By JIM SUHRAP Business Writer
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) - Shipping resumed Thursday through one of the Mississippi River's busiest locks, after crews completed emergency repairs that took days and that stranded hundreds of barges destined for points north or south.
By the time the U.S. Army
By JIM SUHRAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - With hopes of a once-stellar corn crop dimmed by a summer of drought, Gerald Jenkins doesn't expect the unfolding harvest to burden his co-op's grain elevators, which are capable of storing 9 million bushels of the grain it buys from growers
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio death-row inmate used his last words Thursday to repeatedly apologize to the family members of his two victims and tell them that he hopes they can let their pain die with him.
Donald Palmer, 47, was executed by lethal
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development's operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the country, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's policy of
ROME (AP) - Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne will meet Saturday with Italian Premier Mario Monti to discuss the automaker's "strategic prospects" amid increasing fears about possible plant closures in Italy.
The government announced the meeting in a statement Tuesday, days after two
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Family members of an Arizona U.S. Border Patrol agent killed in connection with a botched gun-smuggling operation said they won't have closure until someone is held accountable for his death.
Brian Terry's mother, sisters and cousin from the Detroit area are in Tucson
By JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - Gene Ralston and his wife left their home in southwestern Idaho less than a week after he had a coronary angioplasty, putting another 2,400 miles on their motorhome while traveling to and from Canada with their aluminum boat.
By CARRIE ANTLFINGERAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - It's been almost a year since Maritza Ramirez-Cruz bled to death when her full-term fetus was cut from her womb, and her three surviving children don't go a day without asking about her.
The children and their father, Christian
SPOKANE, Wash – When Sharlotte McGill was randomly, brutally attacked while walking her dog on Tuffy's trail outside her apartment one Thursday morning in May, her murder went unsolved for months. She had just moved in to the complex the week prior, did not know her attacker, had