By By MELINDA DESLATTEAssociated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana congressman Charles Boustany won a fifth term on Saturday by handily defeating his fellow Republican incumbent, Jeff Landry, in a runoff election.
The two men were forced into the same district when Louisiana lost a
By By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes admitted he enjoyed killing people, but couldn't or wouldn't give investigators a more meaningful answer when quizzed why he did it.
"There were just times, a couple of times, where we
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in southwest Idaho say three men were arrested and 64 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop earlier this week. Idaho State Police say the three men were apprehended near Caldwell and are being held in the Canyon County Jail on felony
By By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Ray Emory could not accept that more than one quarter of the 2,400 Americans who died at Pearl Harbor were buried, unidentified, in a volcanic crater.
And so he set out to restore names to the dead.
Emory, a survivor of the attack, doggedly
By By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Carbon monoxide detectors will be placed in an Atlanta elementary school where dozens of students were sickened after two workers failed to reopen a boiler valve.
Associate superintendent Steve Smith says Georgia law does not require the
By By BILL DRAPERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A woman accused with her husband of forcing a teenage girl to be a sex slave for years in their mobile home pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal conspiracy charge in a deal contingent on her being sentenced to probation.
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) - Hilmar Moore, who has been mayor of the Southeast Texas town of Richmond since 1949, has died at age 92.
Moore died Tuesday night after a lengthy illness, his wife, Evelyn Moore, said Wednesday. Hilmar Moore was the nation's longest-serving mayor of uninterrupted tenure,
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The FBI has released a timeline detailing the travels of an Alaska man who killed himself Sunday after confessing to the murders of at least eight people across the country, including a Vermont couple and an 18-year-old barista who was abducted from an Anchorage coffee
By By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - Mananbai Sadykov cuffed his stiff blue jeans over intricately stitched cowboy boots and tread mindfully though minefields of cattle manure at the Helbling Hereford Ranch in central North Dakota.
Sadykov, 48, is no citified dandy, having
By By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - A senior figure in Ireland's criminal underworld was chased down the street and shot to death Tuesday near his Dublin home, two years after surviving a similar assassination bid, in the latest chapter of a long-running feud involving