By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The much-hyped plan to end Syria's misery and guide its transition to democracy appears to have fallen flat despite the endorsement of Western powers.
Russia's objections gutted the most stringent
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Shortly after her daughter was shot to death by a former lover, Hermila Garcia remembers hearing these comforting words from the local Texas prosecutor: "I am the state. I am the law. I am going to represent and
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - Jack Brooks Lacy Jr., who as an assistant U.S. attorney led the first federal murder prosecution in a civil rights-era killing, has died. He was 69.
Lacy died Friday of a single bullet to the head, Rankin County Coroner Jimmy Roberts said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man on death row for the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion says he came up with a bizarre plan to end his own life by lying about killing others in a spree of violence.
In an interview with The
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters were called to a structure fire near the intersection of Nevada and Lincoln at Cascade Place and Wilding Drive Sunday morning.
When crews arrived they saw smoke coming from the ceiling of the home and they were told everyone was out of the house. Firefighters
By ALLEN REEDAssociated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Jack Jacobs can proudly - and truthfully - say he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor in Vietnam. After a recent Supreme Court ruling, anyone else is free under the First Amendment to make the same claim, whether
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Highway signs throughout New York warn that when it comes to catching speeders, the long arm of the law extends even into the sky. "State Police aircraft used in speed enforcement," they say.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are aiming to beat suspects to the scene of a crime by using computers to predict where trouble might occur.
The Los Angeles Police Department is the largest agency to embrace an experiment
By MESFIN FEKADUAssociated Press
Whitney Houston's mother performed a rousing, emotional tribute to her late daughter at the BET Awards.
Beyonce, Melanie Fiona and others cried as Cissy Houston sang "Bridge Over Troubled Water" on Sunday night