By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators looking for the cause of a deadly Indianapolis house explosion got more support for their theory that natural gas was a factor Wednesday when an attorney for the owner of a home at the core of the blast said his client's 12
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Three pilots flying together to a federal safety conference died when their single-engine plane faltered in midair and crashed into a house that went up in flames.
The three men had just taken off from Hawkins Field Airport in
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A law enforcement union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
The lawsuit brought by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association seeks to
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Not all the testers for Good Housekeeping's annual Best Toys list wear lab coats. Some are barely out of diapers.
For its 2012 list, engineers reviewed hundreds of toys for safety and educational merits. But the true test comes from 140 kids, ages 3
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Lottery put out false information to snare two Syracuse-area brothers accused of scamming a customer out of a winning $5 million scratch-off ticket.
Lottery spokeswoman Carolyn Hapeman put out the bogus story last month, saying that 34-year-old Andy Ashkar
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators.
About 440 people have been sickened by
By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - France on Tuesday became the first Western country to formally recognize Syria's newly formed opposition coalition as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people.
The U.S. also recognized the leadership body announced in Qatar on
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Police say they had no choice but to shoot and kill a Camp Pendleton Marine after he refused to pull over, drove into one officer, and tried to drive off with another officer hanging halfway out of his car window.
The Marine repeatedly ignored orders to stop after being
By CHARLES WILSON and RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators in the Indianapolis explosion that killed two people and decimated a neighborhood believe natural gas was involved and are focusing on appliances as they search for a cause, a city official said Tuesday.
By REBECCA BOONEAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A gang war that appears to have taken over parts of an Idaho private prison is spilling into the federal courts, with some inmates contending prison officials are ceding control to gang leaders in an effort to save money on staffing.