By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A fugitive murderer from New Jersey could be tried as a terrorist today because he helped hijack an airliner in 1972, a former FBI agent who worked on the case for 17 years said Wednesday.
R.J. Gallagher told Congress that George Wright,
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An eyewear website operator was imprisoned without bail Wednesday after witnesses said he threatened them with murder or rape when they complained about eyeglass orders.
U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan ordered Vitaly Borker, 36
KHQ.COM - The family of a Queens, N.Y., woman missing since Sunday fears she may be in serious danger.
Police are searching for 26-year-old Rajwinder Kaur, who was last seen Sunday night at her home on 198 Street in Hollis. She left at about 8 p.m. to volunteer at a homeless shelter in
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - While her husband returned a rototiller to a West Virginia rental shop, a limping woman sneaked into another part of the building seeking help. Soon, court papers say, she was at a shelter with a horrifying tale: She had been held
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - A yacht that capsized and sank off Long Island after a July Fourth outing to watch fireworks, killing three children, was lifted from the bottom of a bay Wednesday and towed to a marina for a preliminary inspection. Detectives hope a fuller
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Anaconda police have arrested a 42-year-old Butte woman after they say she rammed into her boyfriend's car while driving drunk and naked. The Montana Standard reports (http://bit.ly/LORlrZ) that Mary Corley has been charged with drunken driving and two
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is updating its online travel information for motorists, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo firmly cautioning never to look at it while driving.
The website contains what state officials describe as real time information about a few hundred
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - The body of a Preston soldier killed earlier this month in Afghanistan is due to return in Idaho on Wednesday. Cody O. Moosman died in action in Gayan Alwara Mandi on July 3. The Idaho State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/NkjCJ6) that he was posthumously
CINCINNATI (AP) - A group of girls accused of shoplifting snacks from a convenience store led police on a chase that ended when their car crashed into a utility pole, injuring three of them, police said.
The pursuit began early Tuesday after a store manager reported that two girls entered the store
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) - A Lakewood, Wash., woman says she was chased and bitten by raccoons after her dog got loose and chased several of the animals up a tree. Michaela Lee was headed home from a jog in Fort Steilacoom Park on Monday when her dog took off and chased the raccoons.