By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former All-Star outfielder Lenny Dykstra pleaded guilty Friday and could face 20 years in prison for hiding and selling sports memorabilia and other items that were supposed to be part of his bankruptcy filing.
Dykstra, 49, entered his plea in U.
By GENARO C. ARMAS and MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State plans to renovate the building where former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molested boys, confronting one of the most potent and sinister symbols of a scandal from which it is still
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teenager was not insane and knew the consequences of his actions when he nearly killed a 15-year-old girl by savagely kicking and stomped her head outside a school, a prosecutor told jurors Friday as an attempted
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A cancer doctor and a billing agent have pleaded guilty to charges related to a scheme to dilute chemotherapy drugs as part of multimillion dollar health care fraud.
Dr. Meera Sachdeva and Monica Weeks pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
LEWISBURG, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee woman who ended her adoption of a 7-year-old Russian boy by putting him on a plane to Moscow by himself lost her bid Friday to keep from paying $150,000 in child support.
Torry Hansen made her first court appearance Friday
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Officials say historic rainfall levels that drenched the Houston area this week flooded dozens of homes but probably also resulted in the end of drought conditions in Southeast Texas.
Francisco Sanchez of the Harris County Office of Homeland
By THOMAS ADAMSONAssociated Press Writer
PARIS (AP) - A feud involving the French president's live-in girlfriend, his former partner and his eldest son may have tarnished the new leader's carefully cultivated image as "Mr. Normal" - credited with helping him win the spring election among
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin asked for a new judge Friday, claiming the current one is biased because he said George Zimmerman had "flaunted the system."
Zimmerman said in a motion he feared he would
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations and its partners in Syria have stepped up their humanitarian operation and expect to provide food to 850,000 people this month compared to 200,000 people in April - but they are running out of money.
The U.N. has
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Uzbek man who came to America pursuing an Ivy League medical degree but wound up working seven days a week at a mall kiosk in Alabama was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Friday for plotting to kill President Barack Obama.