By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Drew Peterson formally introduced himself to would-be jurors Monday in his long-delayed murder trial, but it was clear many of them already were familiar with the former suburban Chicago police officer known to make crass jokes in the media.
Spokesman.com - An underground worker killed by a November 17 accident at the Lucky Friday Mine was wearing the wrong type of safety harness, according to a newly-released federal report obtained by our partners at the Spokesman-Review.
Brandon Gray, 26, was attempting to unplug a rock
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The body of an inner tuber recovered Tuesday from the Spokane River was the fourth person to drown within the past week in the Spokane area. There was another drowning in the Spokane River, one in the Little Spokane River in Stevens County and one in Spirit
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High-profile moms can cause a stir when talking about how they're raising their children. Such was the case recently when actresses January Jones, Alicia Silverstone and Mayim Bialik shared some unconventional parenting methods, including extended
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas plastic surgeon paid someone $9,000 - in the form of three silver bars - to kill another doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, police alleged Monday.
Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and David Neal Shepard were arrested by police in Amarillo shortly after midnight,
MSNBC.COM - Two more teens have been charged in the beating death of a 62-year-old
disabled man that Chicago police said was recorded on a cell phone and
posted to Facebook.
Police said a 16-year-old gang member punched Delfino
Mora, father to 12 children and a grandfather to 23, last Tuesday in
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's president reached an agreement with school officials to immediately resign Monday after facing months of criticism in the hazing death of a marching band member.
Last week, James Ammons had submitted a
NEW YORK (AP) - Barton Biggs, the former chief global strategist for Morgan Stanley, who warned three years before the crash in dot-com companies that stocks were too expensive, has died, the bank said Monday. He was 79.
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman confirmed Biggs' death in a memo to
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Three Chicago teenagers accused of fatally beating a disabled man and posting video of the attack on Facebook were playing a game that involved finding an innocent victim and trying to knock him out with a punch, investigators alleged in court