LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 15-year-old gang member has been charged with killing a 1-year-old boy who was shot as the toddler lay in his father's arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Donald Ray Dokins appeared in court Friday and a judge set his bail at $3 million,
By LARRY O'DELLAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has reappointed the University of Virginia rector who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan.
McDonnell on Friday reappointed university Rector Helen
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a short-term bill that avoids interest rate increases on new loans to millions of college students and maintains jobs on transportation projects across the nation.
Obama signed a one-week extension of the
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he opposes comments made by Egypt's first Islamist and civilian president-elect about releasing a terrorism convict.
Mohammed Morsi told a crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square he'd work for the
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Friday, June 29:
Simone Covey walked anxiously into the Red Cross shelter Thursday evening after organizers called a closed meeting for evacuees. The purpose: To inform residents if their homes
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Four lawsuits filed on behalf of victims of last year's Amtrak-truck crash in northern Nevada claim railroad crossing gates either came down late or not at all.
The children of an Amtrak conductor killed in the June 24, 2011, crash and three
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a murder case in which law officers and prosecutors hid key details is going free.
Superior Court Judge Joe Turner on Friday ordered the release of 62-year-old LaMonte Armstrong
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The mayor of Anchorage will be sworn into office Monday at a ceremony in ... Honolulu.
Dan Sullivan was re-elected in April to a second term, which officially begins July 1.
The swearing-in ceremony coincided with a
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell may be released from prison in less than a year, despite being convicted of 14 voyeurism counts.
Steven Powell was sentenced earlier this month to 2 1/2 years in prison for recording
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Residents of Bethel, Alaska, know from cable TV ads what the major fast-food chains offer: chicken at KFC, burgers at McDonald's and tacos at Taco Bell.
They just haven't been able to get any of