By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager is being sentenced for a vicious kicking and stomping attack outside a middle school that left a 15-year-old girl with permanent brain injuries.
A Broward County judge is scheduled Monday to sentence
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - A man found dead at the property where five members of a Southern California family were shot - two fatally - was believed to be the attacker because he was wearing body armor and clutching a handgun, police said.
The loaded handgun was a .38 caliber revolver registered to
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman who says her 9-year-old daughter was bullied took matters into her own hands and confronted one of the students she says harassed the girl. Now, the mother is facing assault charges, even though she denied touching or hitting anyone.
Rebecca Sardoni and
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years - and possibly ever - twiddled her fingers, bit her nails and looked down on Monday during her first court appearance. Afterward, her attorney said the
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Penn Museum is unwrapping the mystery of mummy conservation, giving the public an unusual close-up of researchers' efforts to preserve relics from ancient Egypt.
Human and animal mummies, as well as an intricately inscribed coffin,
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations.
A small selection of that
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A woman who says her 9-year-old daughter was bullied said Sunday that she took matters into her own hands when she confronted one of her daughter's tormenters on a school bus, but she denied slapping anyone despite being charged with assault.
Rebecca Sardoni said she and
FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) - Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk.
New Sewickley Township police say the girl was over a hillside and wearing a black costume and a black hat with a
FREEDOM, Pa. (AP) - Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk. New Sewickley Township police say the girl was over a hillside and wearing a black costume and a black hat
By PAULINE ARRILLAGAAP National Writer
In the America viewed through the lens of a presidential campaign commercial, coal miners hear that their jobs are "in danger," voters are warned that "China is stealing American ideas," and the middle class, it's been said time and again, is "falling