NORTH CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, was arrested Friday for driving while impaired by drugs after she accidentally struck a tractor-trailer and fled, police said.
Kennedy is the seventh of 11 children of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. State police said she
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Chinese immigrant who Indiana prosecutors say ate rat poison when she was eight months pregnant rejected a plea agreement Friday that would have negated a murder charge in her newborn baby's death.
Bei Bei Shuai turned down prosecutors
By BOB THOMAS and LYNN ELBERAssociated Press Writers
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Film producer Richard Zanuck, who won the best picture Oscar for "Driving Miss Daisy" and was involved in such blockbuster films as "Jaws" and "The Sting" after his father, Hollywood mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, fired him from
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A jury convicted a man Friday of murdering his wife and her 6-year-old daughter in California after a paternity test revealed the child was not his.
The Riverside County jury found Michael Barbar, 55, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Maysam
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The U.N. singled out government forces Friday for blame in the latest massacre in Syria, a frenzy of killing that raises new questions about whether diplomacy has any chance to end the crisis more than 16 months into the
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was not insane and knew the consequences of his actions when he nearly killed a 15-year-old girl by savagely kicking and stomped her head outside a school, a prosecutor told jurors Friday as an attempted
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
LEWISBURG, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee woman who ended her adoption of a 7-year-old Russian boy by putting him on a plane to Moscow by himself lost her bid Friday to keep from paying $150,000 in child support.
Torry Hansen made her first court appearance Friday
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northeast Arkansas said Friday that an 18-year-old found fatally stabbed this week was a suspect in the shooting of another teen who died last week at the same home.
Paragould Police Cpl. Brad Snyder told The Associated Press
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM SCRAPS: On Thursday three Spokane County residents were cited on charges ranging from unsafe confinement to animal cruelty in the second degree for keeping their dogs in hot cars – a situation that can quickly result in the death of a beloved pet.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the various