By DENNIS WASZAK JR.AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - I was the first to cry.
Not my wife. Not our three kids.
I was standing in our pitch-black basement as water streamed through the broken windows like a waterfall. A bathtub drain gurgled, the slimy sewage quickly pooling in an ominous mess.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 42-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison in the drunken-driving death of a 12-year-old trick-or-treater a little more than a year ago.
Justin Caramanica Kikikoi was sentenced Monday following his guilty plea in July to driving under the
WASHINGTON (AP) - A state by state look at key races and measures on the ballot on Tuesday. The number of electoral votes is in parenthesis.
Alabama (9) - Safe for Republican Mitt Romney.
Alaska (3) - Romney will win.
Arizona (11) - Romney's. GOP Rep. Jeff Flake in tougher-than-expected race
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Here's a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.
The upside is that that will happen about seven years later than for their
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police say a 2-year-old boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo was killed when he fell off a railing that his mother had put him on top of it to view a pack of African painted dogs. The child fell into the exhibit and the African wild dogs pounced on him and mauled him
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An animal trainer mauled to death while cleaning the Montana pen of two, 500-pound captive brown bears used for filmmaking suffered extensive wounds that make it impossible to determine if he was conscious before the attack, authorities
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - With a possible deal for leniency in the works, sentencing was delayed Monday for an Ohio teenager convicted in a deadly plot to lure men desperate for work with phony Craigslist job offers.
Judge Lynne Callahan said sentencing for 17-year
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The trainer at a Montana wildlife casting agency where a man was fatally mauled while cleaning a grizzly pen says the victim may have fallen and hit his head or otherwise lost consciousness before he was killed. Demetri Price with Animals of Montana near
By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - A team of Swiss investigators visited the West Bank grave of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat Monday to determine how best to dig up remains and extract samples ahead of their exhumation later this month, a Palestinian
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A zoo where a 2-year-old boy fell into an exhibit and was fatally mauled by African wild dogs had met or exceeded all safety standards for animals and visitors, proving that no exhibit is "fail-proof," the zoo's president said Monday.