By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Condemned killer Steven Smith's argument for mercy isn't an easy one. Smith acknowledges he intended to sexually assault his girlfriend's 6-month-old daughter but says he never intended to kill the baby.
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Jim Riches pulled his son's mangled body out of the rubble at the World Trade Center, but the phone calls still filtered in years afterward. The city kept finding more pieces of his son.
"They'll call you and they'll tell you, '
By SUSAN HAIGHAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says Trooper Tim Kron of Moses Lake is the patrol's 2012 state trooper of the year.
Kron was commissioned in 2004. He's a car seat technician who checks to make sure child seats are up to date and properly installed. Kron also is a field
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Dozens of people danced salsa, swing and blues on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia to protest the taxing of dance venues.
The dancers were showing support for repealing a tax that targets venues that provide the opportunity to dance.
A measure sponsored by
SPOKANE, Wash. - An elderly man was trapped in his car for over an hour and a half Monday evening after his vehicle slid down an embankment west of Spokane.
Rescue crews first got the call of a car half over an embankment just after 6:30 Monday evening from a jogger who just happened to be in
That's right...we hit 70° officially at the Spokane International Airport yesterday, making it the first of the year! Today will be slightly cooler but still a pretty nice Tuesday. Mostly sunny, clear skies to start our morning but expecting a few more clouds to filter the sun later
By STEVEN R. HURSTAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - Antonio Hammond is the $18,000 man.
He's a success story for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, one of a multitude of organizations trying to haul people out of poverty in this Maryland port city where one of four residents is considered poor by
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State University faculty member who was beaten near campus early Saturday remains in the intensive care unit at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Spokeswoman Pattie Servine says David Warner is in critical condition