By DEBORA REYAssociated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to 50 years Thursday for a systematic program to steal babies from prisoners who were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the military junta
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
By AMY TAXIN and RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The father of a mentally ill homeless man sued the Southern California city of Fullerton on Thursday alleging that a brutal beating by police officers a year ago led to his son's wrongful death
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
DUNDEE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, police said Thursday. Court records show the woman had sought to keep her husband away from the
By RON DEPASQUALE
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council threatened sanctions against Islamist fighters in northern Mali and condemned the destruction of sacred tombs in the ancient city of Timbuktu, but did not authorize an intervention force in a resolution passed
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - A new mother has been charged with smoking the powerful synthetic stimulant known as bath salts two days after she gave birth, while still in the maternity ward of a central Pennsylvania hospital.
Online court records don't list an
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Lifting a downed tree, replacing flower pots, and cleaning her yard and garage was not the way Deanna Rector expected to spend her July 4th weekend.
"I'm trying to get the dirt out of the there so I can put the tree back in," Rector explained, shovel in hand
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A man was killed in what appeared to be a fireworks-related accident Wednesday night in Richland. Police and medics responded to a report the man was injured in a fireworks explosion. KONA reports medics were unable to revive him, and the
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Using words like "false testimony" and "misled," a Florida judge granted $1 million bail Thursday for former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, but questioned his honesty and suggested he had plotted to leave the
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - Autopsies say two siblings and a cousin died while swimming in central Iowa during a Fourth of July outing with family and friends.
Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper says 9-year-old Lee Meh, her 7-year-old brother, Sae Reh, and their