By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Troy James Knapp was dodging authorities, again.
The fugitive with a fondness for whiskey and a dislike of living near people had been wanted for a string of break-ins for years at cabins in Utah's mountains. With each near miss, each wanted
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his soon-to-be released budget, already criticized by friends and foes, is not his "ideal plan" but offers "tough reforms" for benefit programs and scuttles some tax breaks for the wealthy.
That's a mix, he contends,
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Saturday, his third trip to the region in two weeks, in a fresh bid to unlock long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Istanbul was the first leg of a six-nation trip that will see
By JOSH LEDERMAN and LAURAN NEERGAARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.
A federal judge in New York on Friday
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - North Korea is probably years away from perfecting the technology to back up its bold threats of a pre-emptive strike on America. But some nuclear experts say it might have the know-how to fire a nuclear-tipped missile at South Korea and Japan
By JOHN HANNAAP Political Writer
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators gave final passage to a sweeping anti-abortion measure Friday night, sending Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that declares life begins "at fertilization" while blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and banning abortions
**PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BBB**
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Liberty Lake Police Department contacted Better Business Bureau alerting of a scam targeting the Spokane region. A Spokane resident received a call from a (509) area code phone number claiming to be a police deputy named 'Wilkerson.'
COLFAX, Wash. - On 04-05-13 at 0203 hours Whitman County Deputies received a report of an accidental fall resulting in a death at Granite Point which is located on the Whitman County side of the Snake River. Deputies responded and spoke with three individuals who were with the deceased that evening
**PRESS RELEASE FROM SPOKANE POLICE DEPARTMENT**
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday afternoon Spokane Police Targeted Crime Detectives and members of the Spokane Regional Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested 33 year old career criminal Maxwell D. Jones for his involvement in a recent armed robbery.