NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The final defendant convicted in a brutal schoolyard attack that killed three college-bound friends and left a fourth seriously wounded was sentenced Wednesday to 195 years in prison.
Gerardo Gomez was one of six men and boys who pleaded guilty or were convicted in the execution
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo prepares to push his 2013 agenda in his State of the State speech Wednesday, legislators are working overtime behind closed doors to reach agreement on his demand for tighter controls on assault weapons and high-
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - As officials this week laid out the most detailed portrait yet of last year's Aurora movie theater massacre, they also mapped sometimes paradoxical behavior by the man accused of the rampage, James Holmes.
At a hearing to determine
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The second anniversary of the rampage that wounded Gabrielle Giffords included the customary solemn remembrances and chiming of bells to recall the victims of the tragedy. It also included a new role for the wounded former congresswoman as a
By JULIE PACE and DARLENE SUPERVILLEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration's response to the shooting at
By KRISTIE RIEKENAP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - Sure the Los Angeles Lakers are short-handed.
But a team with Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Metta World Peace should still play better than this.
James Harden scored 31 points and Chandler Parsons added 20 to help the Houston Rockets pick up their
Coeur d'Alene Police Department UPDATED Press Release 1-9-12:
Idaho State Police have confirmed the suspect arrested for trafficking methamphetamine is Charles E. Gibson, 41 years of age of Spokane Washington. No further details will be released about the incident as it remains under
By The Associated Press
The national gun debate swelled Tuesday as Arizona and the country commemorated the shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago that killed six people and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords injured - an anniversary that came on the heels of the mass killing at a Connecticut
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Twenty-three-year-old twins were among four women found dead inside an apartment after an apparent daylight shooting in a crime-scarred south Tulsa neighborhood, city police said Tuesday.
Officers released the identities of the victims but
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is offering up to $10 million for information leading to the capture of two men convicted of killing an American diplomat in Sudan five years ago.
The State Department on Tuesday also declared Abdelbasit Alhaj Alhassan