By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation's youngest big-city leaders.
Jurors convicted Kilpatrick of a raft of crimes, including a racketeering
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A cable company subcontractor suspected of rupturing a natural gas line before a deadly Kansas City restaurant explosion didn't have an approved permit for the work, city officials said Monday.
Pat Klein, assistant city
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
THEBES, Ill. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers is delaying the use of explosives to blast away treacherous rock pinnacles on the Mississippi River in southern Illinois because crews are having so much success removing the rocks with excavating machinery, officials
By By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A businessman portrayed himself Wednesday as a personal purveyor of luxury for then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, providing free round-trip flights on private planes, a $6,000 watch during a New York shopping spree and courtside basketball tickets
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - The floodwaters churned by Superstorm Sandy damaged waterfront homes along Connecticut's southwest coast, and turned the charming center of tony Westport into a ghost town, with sandbags lining streets of flooded-out boutique
By VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
ARCHAR, Bulgaria (AP) - On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage. Craters pockmark the huge site, evidence of a scourge threatening
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A Canadian woman found on the verge of starvation after seven weeks in a Nevada wilderness area told an Idaho church congregation that she had been prepared to die the same day hunters came across her stranded van.
Rita Chretien, who lives in Penticton, British Columbia,