By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Since the heyday of the city's machine politics, punching a straight Democratic ticket on Election Day has been as dependable a Chicago tradition as hot dogs without ketchup and the Cubs breaking their fans' hearts.
But this November, the
By BRIAN WITTE and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) - On Maryland's jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power
By COLLEEN LONG and ERIN McCLAMAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Stripped of its bustle and mostly cut off from the world, New York was left wondering Tuesday when its particular way of life - carried by subway, lit by skyline and powered by 24-hour deli - would return.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
By JASON KEYSERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy's outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago into the cold, churning waters despite
Spokane County Sheriff's Department Press Release: On Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at about 10:45 a.m., Spokane County Sheriff's Deputy J. Thurman made a traffic stop on I-90 near Four Lakes. When Deputy Thurman asked for the driver's information, identified as 42-
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT: Grant County Detectives have arrested and charged a Mattawa man in connection with the Oct. 16 homicide near Mattawa. Jose Abilion Aguilar Aguilar (two last names are Aguilar), age 35 of 704 Thunderbird Way, Mattawa, was arrested without
By EMERY P. DALESIO and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Robin Walbridge had been in a lot of dicey situations as the captain of the HMS Bounty, an 18th-century replica tall ship that was the set of countless movie dramas.
But none of his journeys was as treacherous,
By DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota inmate was executed Tuesday night for the 1990 rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl who disappeared after leaving her home to buy sugar at a nearby store so she could make lemonade.
Donald Moeller, 60,
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to storm-stricken New Jersey on Wednesday to view damage from the massive storm that struck the East Coast and to thank first responders. The White House says Obama will join New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in viewing the damage