By By JIM FITZGERALD and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) - Detectives hoping to finally arrest a suspect in a 19-year-old killing in New York City didn't find him when they went to his apartment this week. But they made another shocking discovery: the body of a woman who
By By The Associated Press
The Social Security Administration is expanding its Compassionate Allowances program, which is designed to provide decisions on disability claims within several days - instead of months or years - for people with a select group of diseases or conditions. The agency is
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a New Yorker charged in the fatal stabbing of a woman is suspected in two other killings dating back to 1993.
The NYPD, meanwhile, has notified Suffolk County police that a man in custody has a history of violence. That's because of the unsolved discovery of
By By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans prefer letting tax cuts expire for the country's top earners, as President Barack Obama insists, while support has declined for cutting government services to curb budget deficits, an Associated Press-GfK poll
By By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation says he could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious activities and disrespects nonreligious cadets.
Blake Page announced his decision to quit
By By TODD RICHMONDAssociated Press
MAZOMANIE, Wis. (AP) - Matthew Graville couldn't read well or remember numbers. He could drive his friends crazy with his incessant talking. But all he really wanted, by all accounts, was to fit in.
When detectives found the 27-year-old autistic man's
By By STEPHN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In an effort to ease the burden of being stricken with a debilitating condition, the Social Security Administration is expanding a program that fast-tracks disability claims by people who get serious illnesses such as cancer, early-onset
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Local sales tax rates will be changing in San Juan County and the cities of Sequim and Spokane on Jan. 1.
Sales and use tax rates in San Juan County will increase three-tenths of one percent (0.3%) for criminal justice and public safety purposes. The higher rate
By By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department paid for an underwater robot in a Midwest city with no major rivers or lakes nearby, a hog catcher in rural Texas and a fish tank in a small Texas town, according to a new congressional report
COLVILLE, WASH. - We continue to look into suspected serial killer Israel Keyes ties to Eastern Washington. Keyes grew up in the Colville area, but sources within the school district tell us he was home schooled. We also had the chance to speak with Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen."He's