By By PAT EATON-ROBB and ADAM GELLERAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her body was found - time enough for her son to unleash a slaughter.
For now, though
WASHINGTON (AP) - In some versions of a story Dec. 14 and 15 about the suspect in a school shooting in Connecticut, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by Gloria Milas about who hosted a high school technology club party. She said the suspect's mother was the host, not herself.
NEW YORK (AP) - Industrial conglomerate General Electric is raising its quarterly dividend by 12 percent while extending and expanding its share repurchase plan.
The new quarterly dividend is 19 cents, up from 17 cents. The dividend will be paid on Jan. 25 to shareholders as of Dec. 24.
By By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in fear to the sound of gunshots reverberating through the building
ELK, Wash. - A large indoor marijuana grow was discovered last week after Inland Power and Light found an abnormal use of electricity at a building in the Elk area. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office and Spokane Regional Drug Task Force seized nearly 100 marijuana plants from the illegal grow
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – Michael Eli Wilson, Jr., 22, of Lapwai, Idaho, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District in Coeur d'Alene to one count of theft exceeding $1,000, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Wilson, an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Indian Tribe,
By By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis is aiming to become the first major U.S. city to replace its entire fleet with environmentally friendly vehicles, in a move the mayor said is aimed at reducing the nation's reliance on foreign oil.
Mayor Greg Ballard
By By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The head of Duke Energy said he regrets that officials with the nation's largest electric company went too far in their criticism of North Carolina regulators responsible for setting rates in its top power market, according to a
By By The Associated Press
ExxonMobil, the biggest investor-owned energy company in the world, released its annual outlook Tuesday in which it shared its outlook for energy supply and demand through 2040.
Exxon predicts oil will continue to be the most important source of energy, but natural
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the sale of most of the assets of failed battery maker A123 Systems Inc. to the U.S. arm of Chinese auto parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group Corp. for nearly $257 million.
In asking Judge