By By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's brother earned the 10 years in prison he bargained for in a plea deal through his greedy role in Madoff's crimes and by failing to stop them, the government told a judge on Thursday.
SPOKANE, Wash. - ‘Tis the season to raise money for local charities and Spokane City employees were up to the challenge when Mayor David Condon asked them to participate in this year's "Penny Wars" competition to raise money for children with developmental disabilities and delays at the
By By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Republican-led Michigan Legislature cleared the way Thursday for GOP Gov. Rick Snyder to sign a replacement for an emergency manager law struck down by voters, delivering another punch to Democrats still reeling from this week's
By By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - A weeping Army sergeant on Thursday apologized to the family of a female soldier he admitted killing, after a military panel convicted him of unpremeditated murder and sentenced him to life in prison.
Sgt. Vincinte Jackson said he
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - In a story Dec. 13 about an allegation of sexual abuse against the top official at the Loyal Order of Moose and Moose International fraternal organizations, The Associated Press, relying on information from the accuser's attorney, reported erroneously that the official was
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A 31-year-old Boise man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual enticement of a minor over the Internet after arriving at a convenience store to meet someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl for a sexual encounter. Court records say Randy Wade Standlee was
SPOKANE, Wash. - The homeless crowd continues to grow under the highway and because of that, there is a growing problem with the homeless defecating by nearby businesses.
Because of that, the city of Spokane will soon place six portable bathrooms near the places where these people sleep.
SPOKANE, Wash. - How would you like to win a pair of tickets to Saturday's Eastern Washington University and Sam Houston State FCS Semifinal game? Friday KHQ is holding a contest and Toy Drive to help raise donations for the Toys For Tots program. Organizers for Toys For Tots tell KHQ
By By BEN FELLER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a bitter, weekslong standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her
Rice: I wanted to avoid 'politicized' hearings
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice says she withdrew from consideration for secretary of state because she didn't want to endure confirmation hearings that were "very politicized." Rice also says she wouldn't