By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey police have identified a child whose skeletal remains were found in 2005 and charged three people, including her aunt and uncle, with covering up her death.
Authorities said the body was that of 9-year-old Jon-Niece Jones, who was
By EDDIE PELLSAP National Writer
Lance Armstrong said he wanted to see the names of his accusers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency gave him 26, including 11 former teammates.
The world's most famous cyclist said he wanted to see the hard evidence that he was a doper. The agency gave him that,
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - An animal rights group hopes a video they shot at Idaho's largest dairy operation will convince some major corporation to stop using the dairy's products. The video was shot using a hidden camera by a member of Mercy for Animals who got a job at
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A teenager who sucker punched a schoolteacher in a downtown alley - an attack caught on surveillance video - apparently picked the victim at random, police and school officials said.
The attack happened last Thursday at about 3:30 p.m. The surveillance video, which Pittsburgh
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The chemist at the center of a Massachusetts drug-testing lab scandal refused to testify Wednesday in a drug case against a Boston man who once spent 15 years in prison for the slaying of a 12-year-old girl he says he did not commit.
By KARL RITTER and MALCOLM RITTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of how the cells in our bodies pick up signals as diverse as hormones, smells, flavors and light - work that is key to developing better medicines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alex Karras, who gained fame in the NFL as a fearsome defensive lineman and later as an actor, has died. He was 77. Craig Mitnick, Karras' attorney, said Karras died at home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, surrounded by family. Karras had been
By LARRY LAGEAP Sports Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Alex Karras was a man of many roles.
Fearsome NFL defensive lineman. Lovable TV dad. Hilarious big-screen cowboy.
And in the end, a dementia victim who blamed the NFL for his illness along with thousands of former players in lawsuits accusing the
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - To prepare for his biggest test yet on the national stage, untested debater Paul Ryan has been hauling two thick briefing books around the country and intently studying up on Vice President Joe Biden, who has been sparring over public policy
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A 19-year-old Three Forks man is charged with felony assault in a minor after he told law enforcement officers he hit his 4-week-old son and grabbed his arm aggressively because the baby would not stop crying. Bryce Alan Duval was arrested Monday and released