By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Both parties are using a brief pre-election session of Congress to make campaign appeals to returning veterans.
Senate Democrats are pushing President Barack Obama's proposed $1 billion Veterans Jobs Corps to relieve high unemployment among
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The massive teachers' strike in Chicago offers a high-profile test for the nation's teachers' unions, which have seen their political influence threatened as a growing reform movement seeks to improve ailing public schools.
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A once-prominent auto dealer urged the top court in New York state on Tuesday to overturn his conviction for murdering his missing wife, citing limited circumstantial evidence and trial errors.
Defense attorney William Easton told the
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - There were still the tearful messages to loved ones, clutches of photos and flowers, and moments of silence. But 11 years after Sept. 11, Americans appeared to enter a new, scaled-back chapter of collective mourning for the worst
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A business executive who gunned down a police officer responding to a trouble call at his suburban Detroit house committed suicide, an autopsy found Tuesday.
Ricky Coley, 50, killed himself with a gunshot to the mouth,
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a second day, they were joined by many of the very people who are most inconvenienced by their strike: the parents who must now scramble to find a place for children to pass the time or for baby sitters
By BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney declared a fleeting truce for partisan digs Tuesday as the nation remembered the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but campaign politics crackled through even their somber observances.
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kristy has formed off the Mexico coast and that if it deviates north, the southern tip of the Baja, Calif., may be in its path.
Kristy's maximum sustained winds increased to near 45 mph (75 kph) Wednesday evening. It is about 380 miles (610 kilometers
City Of Spokane Press Release:
In a unanimous 6-0 vote, the Spokane City Council tonight confirmed the appointment of Frank Straub as the City's Director of Law Enforcement. (Council Member Steve Salvatori was absent.)
"I urge you to consider the totality of the input we have
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a man Monday evening after he allegedly pulled a gun and fired a shot towards a group of men confronting him about his driving.
Police say the group of men told them the driver almost ran over a little girl while driving through their neighborhood just