EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in the case of a police officer in Washington state who was charged with manslaughter after his 3-year-old son shot and killed one of the officer's other children after finding a gun in the family van.
Derek Carlile is accused of leaving a
SPOKANE, Wash – Sgt. Matthew Stiltz' family just learned on Monday, the day after Veterans Day, that their son, brother, and husband was killed in Afghanistan.
Serving his third tour of duty, the 26-year-old was just deployed to the country in June.
Matthew's was the middle of
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Lincoln and Whitman County prosecutors are joining other prosecutors around the state in dropping misdemeanor marijuana possession cases in the wake of voters legalizing the recreational use of the drug.
Lincoln County Prosecutor Jeff Barkdull told KHQ his office is going to
By CHARLES HUTZLERAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Months of sharp behind-the-scenes jostling reach a climax Thursday with the announcement of a new Chinese leadership that almost regardless of its makeup is likely to be much like the one it replaces: divided, deliberative and weak.
DENVER (AP) - A suburban Denver man has been arrested after telling his therapist he wanted to shoot children, kill people on Halloween and kill President Barack Obama, federal court records show.
Mitchell Kenneth Kusick, of Westminster, was being held Tuesday on suspicion of a federal charge of
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Three pilots flying together to a federal safety conference died when their single-engine plane faltered in midair and crashed into a house that went up in flames.
The three men had just taken off from Hawkins Field Airport in
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in two U.S. states limits that country's "moral authority" to ask other nations to combat or restrict illegal drug trafficking. Calderon says the legalization of marijuana in
By STEVEN WINEAP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Marlins' spending spree a year ago didn't work, so now they're trying another payroll purge, shedding some of their biggest stars and their multimillion-dollar salaries in one blockbuster deal.
Rebranded in a new ballpark at the
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is back in town after the election to find a way around automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January. But first, lawmakers are dealing with 41 polar bear carcasses.
In its first roll call since September, the Senate voted
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Peanut, an 8-year-old orangutan with cancer and one of the star attractions at Miami's Jungle Island, no longer needs chemotherapy, her medical team announced Tuesday.
Peanut had been undergoing chemotherapy since August, following a diagnosis