NEW YORK (AP) - Police officials say a 73-year-old woman told detectives a man sexually assaulted her in New York City's Central Park.
The woman, who frequently goes birdwatching in the park, said the attack occurred about 11 a.m. Wednesday. The vicinity later was swarming with police officers
By JOSH FUNKAssociated Press
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - State Sen. Brenda Council has apologized for misusing more than $60,000 in campaign donations at casinos and filing false reports to conceal it.
Attorney General Jon Bruning says Council agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor charges of filing
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples led state police to shut down a crime lab last month testified in 2010 that she was in charge of quality control at the lab, a revelation that some defense attorneys say could raise
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Nadine is near hurricane-strength in the Atlantic, while Tropical Storm Kristy is strengthening somewhat in the Pacific off the Mexico coast.
The National Hurricane Center said late Wednesday that Nadine was 820 miles east-northeast of the Lesser Antilles
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A woman who paid $7 for a box of trinkets at a West Virginia flea market two years ago apparently acquired an original painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir without knowing it.
The woman considered discarding the painting to
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The search for those behind the provocative, anti-Muslim film implicated in violent protests in Egypt and Libya led Wednesday to a California Coptic Christian convicted of financial crimes who acknowledged his role in
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - In wake of Libya attack, Obama says Romney ?has a tendency to shoot first and aim later?.
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By CHRIS GRYGIEL and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Heavy rains and flooding in the Southwest? A near-record dry streak in Seattle?
The seemingly counterintuitive weather is not necessarily unusual for this time of year, but it's striking when compared with the usual
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - In Ohio, defense attorneys acknowledge their Amish clients cut the hair and beards of other Amish whom they were feuding with but the defense contends that prosecutors are overreaching by calling the actions hate crimes.
Defense attorney Neal
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law sweeping pension changes that will save California taxpayers billions of dollars in the future and aims to reform a system that is woefully underfunded.
Brown praised lawmakers on both sides of the