By Natalie Abrams,
Levi Johnston, the father of Bristol Palin's son Tripp, welcomed a baby girl with his girlfriend Sunny Oglesby, TMZ.com reports.
Breeze Beretta Johnston was born Wednesday morning at Wasilla, Alaska's Matsu Regional Medical Center and weighed in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor remained stuck at a record level last year while household income dropped. Still, the number of people who don't have health insurance declined.
A Census Bureau report released Wednesday provided a mixed picture
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) - Four years ago, Jose Zacarias let campaign workers for Barack Obama stay at his home for two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. An enthusiastic Obama supporter who couldn't vote, he could do little else.
Since then, Zacarias has become
By MITCH STACYAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio Amish man who fired a shot into the air that killed a 15-year-old girl driving a horse-drawn buggy more than a mile away will go to jail for 30 days, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
As part of an agreement with prosecutors, Marion Yoder
Eastern Washington wide receiver Dalis Bruce pleaded not guilty to second degree rape and residential burglary.
18-year-old dalis bruce is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at a party.
After his initial arrest in mid-August, Bruce was released from jail on a 25-thousand dollar
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five men responsible for deadly 2010 shootings in Washington, some of the worst violence in the nation's capital in years, were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison or sentences that will keep them in prison for decades.
By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A southwestern Wisconsin man set his house on fire in hopes of killing his family because his wife was always complaining about money and he wanted a fresh start, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday charging him and his brother
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A defense lawyer for a South Dakota woman charged under the state's new child death reporting law says it's unconstitutional because it violates his client's right against self-incrimination.
It's one of the first attempts
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A man who fled his trial a day before being convicted and sentenced in the repeated group sexual assault of an 11-year-old Southeast Texas girl was captured Tuesday after being a fugitive for nearly two weeks, authorities said.
Eric McGowen, 20,
Dry Northwest burns as fire season in West extends
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A haze of thick smoke formed Tuesday over vast swaths of the West as wildfires forced more residents to flee their homes in several states. Fire officials reported seven homes were destroyed and hundreds of people were