GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman faces charges that include risking a catastrophe after she jumped into a raging creek to "save" a couple dozen wild ducks.
Southern Regional Police in York County says Justina Laniewski went into the Codorus Creek in Glen Rock on Monday evening, and her 4-
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When Louisiana parole violator Donnie Lee Roberts was arrested for fatally shooting his girlfriend at her East Texas home nine years ago, he had an immediate request: the death penalty.
Roberts, 41, is scheduled for lethal injection
DETROIT (AP) - The family of a Detroit mosque leader has filed a lawsuit against FBI agents, saying his rights were violated when he was gunned down during a raid.
Luqman Abdullah was killed when agents tried to arrest him at a Dearborn warehouse in 2009. He and his allies were accused of dealing
By LEANNE ITALIE and MARILYNN MARCHIONEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Evoking harrowing memories of Hurricane Katrina, 300 patients were evacuated floor by floor from a premier hospital that lost generator power at the height of superstorm Sandy.
Rescuers and staff at New York University
REUTERS - Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit eastern United States, flooded servers of Datagram Inc in New York City, bringing down several media websites it hosts, including Huffington Post and Gawker.
"We are continuing to battle flooding and fiber outages in downtown New York and
By EMERY P. DALESIO and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard used ships and airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the sunken HMS Bounty as the sailor's wife held on to a sliver of hope that he had survived the harrowing ordeal.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - An early morning house fire has killed four people, including an infant and toddler, in the southern Colorado city of Pueblo.
Pueblo police Sgt. Steve Etienne (EH'-tee-en) says the fire was reported at about 2 a.m. Tuesday in a residential area in east Pueblo. He says
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Now that she has finished the hajj and is returning home to Egypt, Magda Bagnied says her family will no doubt try to convince her to put on the headscarf to demonstrate her religiosity after a pilgrimage meant to cleanse her of sin and
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to make sure the federal government bases decisions in its billion-dollar battle to clean up the Great Lakes on solid science, officials said Tuesday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City's mayor says he would love nothing better than to confront New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "mano a mano."
Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Tuesday, Mayor Lorenzo Langford disputed Christie's criticism that Langford erred by allowing people to