MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy has knocked off the capital 'A' from the USA Today newspaper sign at its headquarters in McLean, Virginia.
The letter came down Monday afternoon when heavy winds from former Hurricane Sandy were blowing ashore.
A newspaper spokeswoman says the letter fell
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. SANDY COMES ASHORE, A HURRICANE NO LONGER
Now a "post-tropical" hybrid storm, Sandy came ashore along the New Jersey coastline at about 8 p.m. with gusts of more
PHOENIX (AP) - A hiker died Monday after he was attacked by a swarm of bees and fell about 150 feet off a cliff at a popular recreation area in Phoenix, authorities said.
Phoenix Fire Department officials say the man was pronounced dead at the scene in the Echo Canyon area of Camelback Mountain.
UPDATE: November 3, 2012
Grant County Sheriff's Department Press Release:
Near ROYAL CITY, Wash. (03NOV2012) – Wilmer Guerrero, wanted in connection with the Oct. 29 assault of a 17-year-old girl, was arrested Friday afternoon near Royal City. Guerrero, 20, who had been on the run
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Just 10 when he was arrested for killing his neo-Nazi father, the small, blonde child told police he pulled the gun from a low-lying closet shelf and aimed it at the man's ear while he slept in the family's California home.
Now, the boy is standing trial for
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - The Coast Guard says a woman who was rescued in the Atlantic after abandoning ship in rough weather churned up by Hurricane Sandy has died.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert says 42-year-old Claudene Christian was unresponsive when she was pulled from the
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) - A convicted felon was charged Monday with the murders of three people and the attempted murder of two others at a fire extinguisher business and a nearby home in suburban Downey last week.
Jade Douglas Harris, 30, could face the death
SPOKANE, Wash. - Vandals appear to have destroyed thousands of dollars worth of pumpkins at a youth ministry's pumpkin sale on Spokane's South Hill. Saturday morning volunteers working at the pumpkin sale at the Our Lady of Fatima Church arrived to find more than a hundred pumpkins
By ALLEN G. BREED and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - As Superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation's largest city unusually vacant and dark.
New York was among the hardest hit,