By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas casino waitress. A homeless hitman. An estranged husband angry enough to have his wife killed.
That was the recipe for a plot police say led to the arrest of a firefighter accused of masterminding a brutal murder-for-hire, then crashing
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The lone survivor of a deadly plot to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers testified against a 17-year-old triple-murder suspect on Friday and identified him as an accomplice to the triggerman.
Scott Davis, the star witness as the
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A frightfully nervous Tig Notaro stood just offstage at the Los Angeles club Largo while Ed Helms introduced her.
The audience of 300 and Notaro's fellow performers that August night had no idea what she was about to do. They had no idea
DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit father who prosecutors say faked a carjacking to cover up the slaying of his 2-year-old daughter was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and child abuse.
D'Andre Lane sat silent as the Wayne County Circuit Court jury foreman read the verdicts on both charges.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In a story sent Oct 11 about a U.N. report on Iran's human rights situation, The Associated Press misidentified the number of Iranian journalists in prison in December 2011, as tallied by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The correct number is 42, not 179.
KHQ.COM: The Huffington Post first broke the story on Thursday, but Heidi Mullin, a Michigan school bus aide is facing possible assault charges after video surfaced on YouTube and Facebook of her slamming a 7-year-old boy against the school bus window.
Mullin had been asked to ride the bus to
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - A hearing for the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in March has been set for Nov. 5 at an Army base in Washington state, with villagers expected to testify by video from Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is scheduled to
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams was freed Friday after a judge gave him a suspended sentence in a sexual assault case in which Williams insisted he was innocent.
Williams, 23, had been jailed since he was convicted in
KHQ.COM: On Thursday morning a depressed North Dakota freshman, walked up in front of his class, made an apology, and then shot himself with a hand gun in front of everyone.
It is unclear what his apology was about and according to the school principal, the boy was not in trouble for anything
By BEN HUBBARD and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Fighters from a shadowy militant group with suspected links to al-Qaida joined Syrian rebels in seizing a government missile defense base in northern Syria on Friday, according to activists and amateur video.
It was unclear if the