NEW YORK (AP) - A man whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 11 years in prison has been awarded $2 million by New York State.
The award settles a wrongful conviction lawsuit filed by Michael Clancy.
Clancy, an elevator repairman, was arrested in March 1997 in the killing of John
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's city council has approved a new ordinance aimed at cracking down on aggressive panhandling.
The council's unanimous vote Monday night comes after Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed vetoed an earlier measure.
CBS Atlanta reports (http://bit.ly/ShOazT) that the ordinance
By TIA GOLDENBERGAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Officials say the Israeli prime minister is holding a series of meetings with his coalition partners to determine whether he needs to call early parliamentary elections.
If Benjamin Netanyahu is unable to convince members of his coalition to
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities say three people were killed - including an infant - when an SUV fleeing a robbery slammed into their vehicle in Birmingham.
Birmingham police Sgt. Matthew Nicosia says a man, woman and the child were killed in the Monday night collision.
Police tell AL.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. SYRIA CIVIL WAR LOOMS OVER GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Over seven days of U.N. speeches, Syria was discussed by countries from Albania to Zambia.
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Amnesty International on Tuesday took Egypt's new president to task for failing to address the "bloody legacy" of abuses by security forces committed under military rule after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which continue even after the
By KELVIN CHANAssociated Press
HONG KONG (AP) - An official with the company that owns the ferry involved in a collision that killed 38 people said Wednesday that the vessel recently passed inspection, but he had no details about how the crash occurred.
Nelson Ng, general manager of Hong Kong
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether an illegal immigrant can be granted a law license.
The case will be heard Tuesday.
Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the United States from Mexico at age 9. He has since graduated from college, earned a law
By LYNN BERRYAssociated Press
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - The leader of the victorious Georgian opposition has launched a strong attack on Mikhail Saakashvili only hours after the president conceded that his party had lost the parliamentary election.
Billionaire businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili said
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney is offering new ideas on the controversial issues of taxes and immigration, sparking a fresh flashpoint with President Barack Obama before their inaugural debate Wednesday.
In interviews, the GOP