NEW YORK (AP) - Some residents of a New York City neighborhood that suffered fire and flooding during Superstorm Sandy say thieves looted their damaged houses over Thanksgiving.
The New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/QgcssM ) that thieves struck at least three homes in the Breezy Point section of
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) - A 49-year-old Stevensville man who set afire his neighbor's flag has been sentenced to 29 days in jail and 100 hours of community service. The Ravalli Republic reports in a story published Saturday that Larry Dan Lowry pleaded guilty to misdemeanor
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a man confessed to trafficking methamphetamine - and then flushed the detective's recorder down the toilet.
The Ledger reported (http://bit.ly/ShaU1r) Saturday that Polk County deputies say they found 30-year-old Patrick Townsend driving with 32.
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Every weekday as the clock strikes noon, dozens of demonstrators pass out songbooks inside the Wisconsin Capitol. Office workers who know what's coming scramble to close their doors, and several police officers take up watch from a
By The Associated Press
A group of about 50 Wisconsin demonstrators has been singing protest songs inside the Madison Capitol every day at noon for almost two years. Their target is Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who pushed a law stripping public employees of certain labor rights. The
Spokane Police Department Press Release:
Friday night in between the hour of 6:30pm and 7:30pm Spokane Police Department responded to three robberies and one attempted robbery which all occurred in the downtown area. In each case, a male was walking downtown alone and was confronted, attacked
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Letters and diaries from those who lived through the Civil War offer a new glimpse at the arguments that split the nation 150 years ago and some of the festering debates that survive today.
The Library of Congress, which holds the largest
By DANICA COTO and DAVID SKRETTAAssociated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Hector "Macho" Camacho was a brash fighter with a mean jab and an aggressive style, launching himself furiously against some of the biggest names in boxing. And his bad-boy persona was not entirely an act, with a
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and leaders of the lame-duck Congress may be just weeks away from shaking hands on a deal to avert the dreaded "fiscal cliff." So it's natural to wonder: If they announce a bipartisan package promising to curb mushrooming
By AYA BATRAWY and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the