By JANIE McCAULEYAP Sports Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two weeks in, the San Francisco 49ers are playing like one of the NFL's best - and you can shake on that.
San Francisco stymied 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in Week 1, then record-setting Matthew Stafford in Week 2.
These Niners are doing
By MARTIN GRIFFITHAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Spectators and racers paid tribute Sunday to 11 people who were killed when a plane crashed into box seats at last year's Reno National Championship Air Races.
A moment of silence was held on the anniversary of the horrific accident at
By SOPHIA TAREEN and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago teachers uncomfortable with a tentative contract offer decided Sunday to remain on strike, insisting they need more time before deciding whether to end an acrimonious standoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that will keep 350,000
by Univ. of Idaho Athletics
BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana State did what top-10 teams do. It capitalized on mistakes, created opportunities and subdued an upstart with an inspired second half to down the Idaho Vandals 63-14 before a near full house at Tiger Stadium.
"In the first half," coach
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A small plane crashed early Saturday in southwest Missouri, killing the pilot, his three children and a businesswoman.
Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman Jason Pace said the single-engine plane went down about 12:30 a.m. northwest of the town of Willard, leaving all
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - As Florida A&M's Marching 100 quick-stepped across the grass, the stadium announcer's voice would boom through the speakers to remind those in the stands that no one could match the show they were watching: "Often imitated,
By The Associated Press
Ford Motor Co. is recalling some of its 2012 Edge vehicles because of concerns that the fuel line could leak and potentially cause a fire.
The recall affects about 5,500 vehicles made between Sept. 2, 2010, and Oct. 31, 2011.The Edge is a midsized SUV, and the affected
By STEVE SZKOTAK and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
The man accused of raping an elderly woman in New York's Central Park frightened people for years in his tiny West Virginia hometown, where a neighbor says residents were so terrified after his release from prison last year they bought guns
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Government safety regulators are investigating Ford's Crown Victoria police cars due to complaints about defective steering columns.
The probe affects about 195,000 cars from the 2005 through 2008 model years.
The government has received three
By JIM VERTUNOAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas officials were defending their decision to wait more than an hour before evacuating due to a bomb threat, one of three such incidents reported at U.S. college campuses in a span of just a few hours.
Tens of thousands