LOS ANGELES (AP) — A teenager facing drunken driving charges in a Nevada crash that killed five members of a California family had escaped from a juvenile facility, and it’s unclear whether anyone ever went looking for him,
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of fast food workers and supporters protested outside New York City restaurants Thursday to demand higher wages for their low-paying jobs, including about 60 who chanted “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Minimum wage has
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Iowa couple has become the first to get married at the Denny’s wedding chapel in Las Vegas.
Nancy Levandowski and Steve Keller tied the knot Wednesday evening, while some well-wishers sat in booths
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting
EUHARLEE, Ga. (AP) — No one was seriously hurt in an explosion Thursday afternoon at a coal-fired power plant roughly 50 miles northwest of Atlanta, utility officials said.
The explosion struck at Unit 2 of Plant Bowen while
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Two Rutgers basketball players on Mike Rice’s team say the fired coach wasn’t the abusive tyrant he appears to be on a widely viewed video that ultimately cost him his job.
“You can’t let
DENVER (AP) — The new judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case on Thursday ordered the release of documents related to the arrest of suspect James Holmes.
District Judge Carlos Samour said in an order that the arrest
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A capital murder suspect and a convicted drug offender who escaped an East Texas jail have been apprehended.
Authorities say Brian Allen Tucker and John Marlin King were caught Thursday in the town
There was the prodigious mind, of course: the voluminous knowledge of film and the incisive way he could cut to the heart of what made a movie work, or not.
But what I’ll remember most and love best
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers voted Thursday to issue posthumous pardons to nine black teens who were wrongly convicted of raping two white women more than 80 years ago based on false accusations.
The bill setting up
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional watchdogs say requiring more disclosure from a new class of “political intelligence” entrepreneurs who gather information on Congress and other government activities and sell it to investors would help securities regulators in their investigations
HOUSTON (AP) — A possible agreement that could reduce the prison sentence of former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling for his role in the collapse of the once mighty energy giant is being discussed, according to the U.S.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma health officials who discovered unsanitary conditions inside a Tulsa oral surgeon’s office said Thursday they will consider medical tests for his patients’ spouses and sex partners if lab results show his clinics helped
HOUSTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says a new Congressional budget should eliminate the need to furlough or cut overtime hours for border agents.
Napolitano said Thursday after meeting with Houston law enforcement officials and business
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has become the latest member of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet to give back a portion of his salary.
The Treasury Department said that Lew would contribute a portion of his salary
The Emporia Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau held a ribbon-cutting this afternoon for the Reading Civic Building.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan tightened security along its border with Syria, doubling the number of soldiers as President Bashar Assad’s regime warned Thursday the kingdom is “playing with fire” by allowing the U.S and other countries to