By BECKY BOHRERAssociated Press
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man has been sentenced to prison for life in the 2010 shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers, in a case that rocked the tiny community and galvanized the state's law enforcement community.
State court Judge David George on
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge on Friday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's bid to regain state control of inmates' mental health care, citing systematic failures to reduce prison suicides, provide timely care and hire enough staff.
The decision is a blow
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York federal judge has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration must make emergency contraceptives available to women of all ages within 30 days. Judge Edward Korman in Brooklyn made the ruling Friday. He says his order must be carried
By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAUAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Roger Ebert started out as an old-school newspaper man, the kind that has all but vanished: a fierce competitor who spent the day trying to scoop the competition and the night bellied up to the bar swapping stories.
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - Two inmates in an East Texas jail took advantage of a guard distracted by other duties in his office when they pulled open part of a chain-link fence in a recreation yard and slipped through, triggering a two-day manhunt, a local sheriff's office spokesman said
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator said Friday.
The ship would capture the 500-ton, 25-foot asteroid in 2019. Then using an Orion space capsule, a
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for causing a stir when he called her "the best-looking attorney general" at a Democratic fundraiser they attended together this week.
A spokesman for Harris
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday morning just before 10:30am, fire crews from fire station 4 successfully rescued a man who had fallen into a foundation on the construction site of a home at Hamilton and Sinto near Gonzaga University.
Crews responded after hearing that a 29-year-old man had fallen inside of
WADSWORTH, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died and more than three dozen people are injured, including elementary school children, in a school bus rollover in northern Illinois. Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran Jr. says everyone aboard the bus survived Friday's
By HOLBROOK MOHR and JEFF AMYAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The police detective killed while interrogating a murder suspect at department headquarters in Mississippi's capital city was shot four times before the suspect shot himself in the head, authorities said Friday