By By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - A North Texas man carved a large pentagram into his 6-year-old son's back Wednesday, telling a 911 dispatcher that he did it because "it's a holy day," police said.
In a matter-of-fact tone, Brent Troy Bartel told a
BOSTON (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial in former Massachusetts treasurer Tim Cahill's corruption case after jurors failed to reach a verdict during seven days of deliberations.
Cahill was accused of scheming to run $1.5 million in taxpayer-funded ads for the state lottery as a means of
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday evening, December 11, 2012, at 11:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputy C. Hilton notified dispatch of a vehicle driving recklessly near Park and Trent in Spokane Valley. Sheriff's Deputy C. Sciortino was in the area of
By By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A galaxy once considered the oldest has reclaimed its title, scientists reported Wednesday.
Poring through Hubble Space Telescope photos, the team recalculated the galaxy's age and determined it is actually 13.3 billion years old - not
By By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, The Associated Press has learned. The Homeland Security
SPOKANE, Wash. - Murder suspect Tony Callihan apparently went to his stepfather's house after he killed Michelle Koenen last week. According to court documents released Wednesday morning he told his stepfather last Friday he had "just killed a girl." He said he met her at a "meth party", shoved
By By MARC LEVY and MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania will not set up its own health care exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act, at least not for now, Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday, putting the state on a course to join others led by Republicans that
By By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
A new, 2013 sport utility vehicle is at the top of the fuel mileage charts, and it's not from Honda or Toyota.
The smartly packaged, functional and new-for-2013 Mazda CX-5 earned a combined city/highway fuel economy rating of 29 miles per gallon from
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Soviet Union was the Cold War threat, Ian Fleming's creation James Bond was headed to the screen as Sean Connery in "Dr. No" and the U.S. established a new system for doling out foreign aid.
Fifty-one years later, a leading House
HOUSTON (AP) - The condition of former President George H. W. Bush remains stable at a Houston hospital, where he is being treated for a bronchitis-related cough.
Bush has been in the Methodist Hospital for almost three weeks. Spokesman George Kovacik (koh-VAH'-chik) said Wednesday that the ex-