By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The knifepoint kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl started as a burglary, until the suspect apparently changed his mind and took the child from her San Fernando Valley bedroom, police said.
New details in the case were released
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's the Martian version of spring break: Curiosity and Opportunity, along with their spacecraft friends circling overhead, will take it easy this month because of the sun's interference.
For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
SITKA, Alaska (AP) - For girls, proms are all about the dresses. Kayla Wolfe just never imagined what it would take to pick one.
First, there was what felt like a million questions. "What kind of dress was I looking for? What size am I? What kind of color? Long or
By SUSAN HAIGHAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry and law enforcement officers from as far away as Britain are expected to attend a public memorial for a slain Texas prosecutor and his wife.
Officials with The Honor Network say an overflow crowd is expected Thursday in a suburban Dallas church for the
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Suddenly, outsourcing is on the way out and insourcing on the way in as the U.S. trudges unevenly toward President Barack Obama's goal of doubling American exports around the world by the start of 2015.
So far, export levels are about halfway to his
By REMA RAHMAN and GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A growing number of faculty at Rutgers University are calling for additional firings after a video surfaced of the men's basketball coach shoving and berating players with gay slurs.
Coach Mike Rice was fired
By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Sticky-fingered thieves are stealing the sap right out of Maine's maple trees.
With little more than a spout-like tap and a bucket, people are looting the liquid out of trees on private property and hauling it away to turn into sweet
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A self-styled street preacher was sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.
The jury that convicted Richard Beasley of murder recommended that he face execution. The
Thursday's Weather Update: I Smell Rain…
Today: Dry & cloudy for the morning…By midday, thicker clouds, a boost of moisture arrives & the 1st light raindrops begin to dot the roadways. Plan for rain to continue until late in the evening… The best