SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Thursday morning firefighters responded to an attached garage fire in Greenacres on E. Saltese Lake Rd. The homeowners heard fire alarms and dialed 911. District 8 responded and the fire was out within 30 minutes. The cause is believed to be electrical after a fan was left on
LEESBURG, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say they've caught and killed the alligator that ripped off an elderly woman's arm in a central Florida canal.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Joy Hill says that while no human body parts were found in the alligator'
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY and ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his landlady and attacking neighbors near Hollywood, police said Thursday.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - When Lori Stilley told her friends and family that she had bladder cancer, they delivered meals, held raffles and a T-shirt sale, hastily planned and paid for her wedding and raised more than $10,000 for her treatment.
But prosecutors say it was all a scam.
Stilley, a 40-
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The accidental disposal of a viable kidney by an experienced nurse during a transplant was a "baffling" act, said a surgeon hired by the University of Toledo Medical Center to review its kidney transplant program following the botched procedure.
The report found no problems with
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
BONDURANT, Iowa (AP) - A winning $202 million Powerball ticket was purchased at a convenience store in the suburban Des Moines city of Bondurant, but nobody had claimed it by midday Thursday.
Iowa lottery officials encourage people to consult with an attorney or
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Cellphones in Syria rang, buzzed and chirped Thursday with an ominous text message from the military to members of the armed rebellion: "Game over."
The rebels provided their own response to the regime's warning to surrender and disarm by launching
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for a teenager accused of fatally shooting three students and wounding three others at a northeastern Ohio high school are asking a judge to allow him to visit with mental health experts in jail.
The (Willoughby) News-Herald (http://bit.ly/PZHFNK ) reports that T.J.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University's endowment shrunk slightly during the last fiscal year to $30.7 billion, but the Ivy League school remains the wealthiest in the nation.
Harvard Management Co., which oversees the school's investments, reported Wednesday that the endowment dipped
By MAE ANDERSONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Nonfat cheese that tastes like plastic. Low-calorie soda that leaves a bitter aftertaste. Sugar-free brownies that crumble like Styrofoam.
Dieters have learned an important lesson: When you take the fat and calories out of your favorite treats,