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
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man accused of plotting attacks at a movie theater and Walmart store legally bought the guns he allegedly planned to use, despite being forced to undergo a psychiatric exam three years ago after stalking a
By JAMIE STENGLEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The city of Dallas will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy next year with a ceremony featuring the tolling of church bells, a moment of silence and readings by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David
By DOUG ESSERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, snarling the commute, causing sporadic road closures and power outages and at least one death.
The wet weather was expected to continue throughout the week, and forecasters warned that Hurricane
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds of people turned out Monday for the funerals of a couple killed in an Indianapolis explosion - a teacher remembered for knitting gifts for her students and her electronics expert husband who was a gardener and nature lover.
There's no way to understand the deaths of