By By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A man wielding a sharp-edged weapon killed one person in a Casper neighborhood Friday before killing a male teacher and himself in front of students in a community college classroom, causing a campus-wide lockdown as authorities tried to
By By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Donna Gugger's heart was heavy as she sifted through the scattered debris and devastation left by Superstorm Sandy along the Jersey Shore. Pieces of broken furniture. Shards of metal. Chairs ripped off patios. Blue jeans tossed
By By SCOTT BAUER and DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) - Remember Roseanne Roseannadana? Or Emily Litella? Or Baba Wawa?
Younger generations might not recognize the characters popularized by comedian Gilda Radner. Nor might they remember Radner herself, an original cast member
By By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has voted to name a federal building after Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, the Massachusetts Democrat who served as Speaker from 1977 to 1987.
The legislation was sponsored by current Speaker John Boehner and his predecessor as Speaker, Nancy
CINCINNATI (AP) - An avid marijuana user has agreed to give up his pastime to avoid a jail sentence from a southwest Ohio judge perplexed by his reluctance.
Nineteen-year-old Damaine Mitchell got credit for time served for marijuana possession, ending that case. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge
By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Inside tunnels threading under a Houston medical campus, 100 submarine doors stand ready to block invading floodwaters. Before commuters in Bangkok can head down into the city's subways, they must first climb three feet of stairs to raised
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - The children of a Houston-area couple killed during Thursday's massive interstate wreck in Texas say this year was the family's first Thanksgiving apart.
Authorities are investigating the chain-reaction wreck that involved more than 100 vehicles, many of which were
WHEATON, Mo. (AP) - Five people including a 7-year-old child died after a fire broke out at an apartment building in southwest Missouri, authorities said.
Bob Lombard, chief of the Wheaton Fire Department, told The Associated Press the fire was reported about 3:20 a.m. Thursday. Fire crews arrived
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Two people died and more than 80 people were hurt Thursday when at least 140 vehicles collided in Southeast Texas in a pileup that left trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage.
The collision occurred in extremely foggy
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit has been ordered to pay $1.1 million to a young man who was rousted out of bed as a 14-year-old, charged with murder and held in a violent juvenile lockup for nearly two years before being acquitted of a fatal shooting in his