JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Police say the strangulation and attempted dismemberment of two Illinois men, allegedly at the hands of four young adults, is one of the most heinous cases they've seen.
Three of the people arrested were playing video games when police arrived at a Joliet home, where the
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Scott Walker became a conservative darling when, as a new Republican governor, he launched a bold -- and successful -- effort to break the power of public employee unions in his traditionally pro-labor state, and then survived a union-led campaign
By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An Air Force veteran known as an experienced hiker died along with two of his young sons after apparently getting lost on a desolate Missouri trail in heavy rain and rapidly plunging temperatures, a sheriff and a family member said Monday
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian fighter jets on Sunday bombed Damascus suburbs in a government offensive to dislodge rebels from strategic areas around the capital, activists said, as clashes raged around army bases and airfields in the country's north.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A 13-year-old girl whose disappearance this week without shoes or a coat in the chilly Salt Lake City area caused widespread concern was found unharmed, police said early Friday.
Brooklyn Gittins telephoned her grandmother late Thursday night from a Wal-Mart store in South
HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) - Nearly 600 volunteers, dressed for the cold, showed up at a Mormon meetinghouse Thursday to help search for a 13-year-old Utah girl who disappeared without her shoes, coat or cellphone.
There were no signs of forced entry at the Herriman home where Brooklyn Gittins was last
By The Associated Press
The government says that the 15 biggest U.S. airlines were on time a bit more often in November.
The Transportation Department said Thursday that 85.7 percent of flights operated by the biggest airlines arrived on time in November. That's up from 85.3 percent in November
By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The judge who sentenced Jerry Sandusky to at least 30 years in prison will hear his lawyers and prosecutors argue over whether the former Penn State assistant football coach got a fair trial.
Sandusky contends his lawyers did not have enough
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Inspectors will descend upon a remote Kodiak Island bay to investigate whether a Royal Dutch Shell LLC drilling vessel will need repairs after spending nearly a week aground.
The Kulluk, a circular barge with a diameter the length of three
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Emboldened by big majorities and eager to lure businesses, Republican legislators and governors across the Midwest and South are planning to pursue hundreds of millions of dollars of tax cuts in the new year.
Oh yeah, they might raise some