By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering rock guitarist Dave Navarro's mother and her friend nearly 30 years ago - a ruling that could affect the cases of Scott Peterson and other
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Pullman-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories is opening an office in Spokane Valley. The 48-person office will primary be used for research and development work. But officials say the company has so many workers who commute from Spokane
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) - A wet and rainy June is being blamed for millions of dollars of damaged crops by farmers in north Idaho's Kootenai River Valley. But some growers are also frustrated with decisions made by federal officials managing flows of the Kootenai River from
By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A relative of George Zimmerman claims she was molested by him when they were both children, the latest allegation in the case against the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A defense attorney for an Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history is renewing a request to have two of the 22 charges against his client dropped.
The attorney for Pfc. Bradley Manning made his
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS. The agency approved Gilead Sciences' pill Truvada as a preventive measure for people
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former police officer who admitted grabbing a schoolteacher off the street and raping her was sentenced Monday to at least a decade in prison as he fights a far longer sentence from a related conviction.
Monday's sentencing resolved, for now
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials at the Mountain Home Air Force Base are preparing for the return of more than 200 airmen from a duty overseas. The members of the 726th Air Control Squadron are expected to return around noon on Monday after serving half a year in Southwest Asia. The
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 3,000 lots flooded by Hurricane Katrina and bought with federal money in an emergency bailout sit idle across this city - a major drain on federal, state and city coffers that lends itself to no easy solution.
An Associated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen R. Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," has died in Idaho three months after a serious bicycle accident in Utah. Ryan Cameron of Covey's consulting firm, Franklin Covey, said the author died 2:15 a.m. Monday at a