Helping to free three women from nearly a decade in captivity would seem to be enough. Hero neighbor Charles Ramsey has also become a star, offering moments of levity in an unspeakably horrible story, free publicity for a restaurant chain and unexpected lessons in race relations.
The parents of one of three missing Cleveland women found safe after years of captivity raised their arms in triumph and had a message for communities everywhere: watch your children.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday for his murder conviction in the beheading of a man in Arizona who police say had stolen drugs from a Mexican drug cartel.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters booted Republican Dan Foley from office after a decade in the New Mexico Legislature, and within months he began collecting taxpayer-financed pension benefits — even though he was only 39 years old.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal regulators are investigating whether workers at a factory that supplies parts to nuclear plants broke quality control rules and falsified records, according to regulatory filings.
A dozen workers at the Shaw Modular Solutions facility
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Carnival Triumph is headed back to sea three months after limping into port following an engine room fire.
The cruise ship left the Alabama Cruise Terminal in Mobile under its own power Wednesday
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average held above 15,000 a day after it closed above the landmark level for the first time.
With no major economic releases due out Wednesday, investors focused on company earnings
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The national momentum on gay marriage has been limited mostly to the East and West coasts, but it looks like that’s about to change.
The Minnesota House votes Thursday on legalizing gay marriage,
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A look at the New Mexico Legislature’s pension program.
Q: Who is eligible for a pension?
A: Legislators and lieutenant governors can receive pension benefits after they leave office at any age with
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The young man known as the “Barefoot Bandit” pleaded guilty to burglary Wednesday in a Washington county court, perhaps closing the lengthy saga involving a run from the law in stolen cars, boats
A judge in St. Maarten convicted three men and issued prison sentences Wednesday in the killing of a South Carolina couple in the Caribbean country.
A judge ruled Wednesday that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games.
SHINGLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in rural Northern California were searching on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters.
Shane Franklin Miller, 45, was on the loose a day after the killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dancer who worked with Michael Jackson says she expressed concerns about the singer’s health as he prepared for a series of planned comeback concerts.
Dancer and choreographer Alif Sankey told a jury hearing
DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit against a psychiatrist who treated Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been put on hold to avoid conflicts with the criminal case against him.
The Denver Post reported Wednesday (http://tinyurl.com/czosjfb ) a
The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Jodi Arias, a waitress and aspiring photographer charged with killing her one-time boyfriend in Arizona.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Those scratch-and-sniff cards the energy company sends to customers to teach them to recognize the artificial smell added to natural gas? Turns out they work pretty well.
Energy West general manager Nick Bohr