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Arizona sheriff's re-election chances called into question

April 24, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Sheriff Joe Arpaio has remained politically invincible in his 22 years in office in Arizona, despite federal investigations and a history of legal woes that have cost taxpayers ten... more »»

Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

April 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigator... more »»

Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

April 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. more »»

After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

April 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. more »»

Protesters promise biggest Freddie Gray rally yet

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a week of protests, people angry over the unexplained police-custody death of Freddie Gray promised their biggest march Saturday, when they would try to "shut down" the city. more »»

Huge magma chamber spied under Yellowstone supervolcano

April 24, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over. more »»

Protesters promise biggest Freddie Gray rally to come

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a week of protests, people angry over the unexplained police-custody death of Freddie Gray promised their biggest march Saturday, when they would try to "shut down" the city. more »»

Questioning by US judge puts Arizona sheriff in tough spot

April 24, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawman who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" has been put in a tough spot by a federal judge who could hold him in contempt for violating orders in a racial... more »»

Baltimore mayor wants answers in Freddie Gray's death

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mayor of Baltimore called the unexplained death of Freddie Gray unacceptable and demanded answers Friday to why police policies were not followed during his arrest. more »»

Boston transit agency offers free rides because of snow woes

April 24, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Riders enjoyed a day of free fares on the city's public transit system Friday as a token of appreciation following a winter of disastrous breakdowns, but many noted the goodwill... more »»

Mayor wants answers about police policies in Gray's death

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mayor of Baltimore says she wants answers to why police policies were not followed in the unexplained police-custody death of Freddie Gray. more »»

Ex-school headmaster sentenced to 50 years for child porn

April 24, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography. more »»

Funeral set for Baltimore man who died in police custody

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Funeral plans are set for Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody.

A wake will be held Sunday. more »»

Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

April 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't... more »»

Arizona sheriff reveals investigation into judge's wife

April 24, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — A hearing to decide whether to hold an Arizona sheriff in contempt of court for violating orders in a racial-profiling case took a surprising turn when the lawman acknowledged that... more »»

What could McDonald's do to fix its business?

April 24, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. more »»

Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

April 24, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it's now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school. more »»

Baltimore police transport under scrutiny after death

April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — People in Baltimore and other cities accuse police of sometimes giving prisoners an extra-rough "nickel ride" — a reference to amusement rides that once cost a nickel. more »»

More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

April 24, 2015

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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