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Reward offered for arrest of LA gunman

Reward offered for arrest of LA gunman

A man who shot and wounded a school police officer remained at large Thursday, more than a day after police launched a massive dragnet in a search for the suspect, but the police chief said inve...

Stonework Removed From Top of National Cathedral

Stonework Removed From Top of National Cathedral

Stone masons working in thick fog at the top of the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday removed 2 tons of stonework from a pinnacle damaged by the August earthquake.

Reading, math scores for eighth-graders

Reading, math scores for eighth-graders

A state-by-state look at the percentage of eighth-graders who scored at or above reading and math proficiency levels on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, which is administered by ...

Court Upholds Hearsay Limit in Drew Peterson Trial

Court Upholds Hearsay Limit in Drew Peterson Trial

A state appellate court on Tuesday upheld a judge's ruling that disallowed some hearsay -- or second hand -- evidence from being used against Drew Peterson, a blow to prosecutors who have not revealed any physical evidence linking the former police sergeant to his ex-wife's death.

Judge imprisons 2 for life in Texas church arsons

Judge imprisons 2 for life in Texas church arsons

A judge has sentenced two men to life in prison after they pleaded guilty in a series of fires at churches in East Texas last year.

Ohio Man Denies Killing Woman Found in Septic Tank

Ohio Man Denies Killing Woman Found in Septic Tank

The father-in-law of a woman found dead in a septic tank in southeast Ohio has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Va. teen held in Kuwait returns; questioned by FBI

Va. teen held in Kuwait returns; questioned by FBI

A Virginia teenager who claims he was beaten and tortured while stuck in Kuwait for a month after he was apparently placed on the U.S. government's no-fly list was reunited with his family at a ...

Three Generations of New York Family Die in Crash Returning From Disney World

Three Generations of New York Family Die in Crash Returning From Disney World

A 22-year-old New York woman, her mom and grandmother were all killed Saturday in a devastating car wreck in eastern North Carolina as the family was driving home from Disney World, state police said.

Consumers borrow more in Oct. as economy improves.

Consumers borrow more in Oct. as economy improves.

Americans stepped up their borrowing in October to buy cars and attend college, and they also charged a little more to their credit cards. The second straight monthly gain in overall borrowing s...

Arizona prison break accomplice pleads guilty

Arizona prison break accomplice pleads guilty

A woman accused of helping three Arizona inmates flee from a state prison has pleaded guilty to escape and armed robbery charges.

Paul Ryan Upends Republican Hopes and Plans for Midterm Elections

Paul Ryan Upends Republican Hopes and Plans for Midterm Elections

The exit of Speaker Paul D. Ryan, left, is a sign of disruption in the Republican Party. Representative Kevin McCarthy, right, is seen as a possible successor.

Rally stalls as Moody's cuts Portugal debt rating

Rally stalls as Moody's cuts Portugal debt rating

The first week of July is off to a much slower start than the last week of June, when stocks had their biggest gains in two years.

Police: 20-25 Teens Boarded Georgia Train, Attacked Passengers

Police: 20-25 Teens Boarded Georgia Train, Attacked Passengers

Authorities say a group of 20 to 25 youths boarded a public train bound for Atlanta's airport and attacked a couple of passengers.

Defense lawyer: Nev. boy's abduction staged by mom

Defense lawyer: Nev. boy's abduction staged by mom

A lawyer for a man accused of kidnapping a Nevada boy as a way to recover $4.5 million in stolen drug money told a federal jury Wednesday the child's mother and grandmother staged the abduction ...

Congress unlikely to extend hand to ailing states

Congress unlikely to extend hand to ailing states

Cut spending, raise taxes and fees, and accept billions of dollars from Congress. That's been the formula for states trying to survive the worst economy since the 1930s.

Police: Missing Arizona Girl Most Likely Kidnapped

Police: Missing Arizona Girl Most Likely Kidnapped

Police looking for a 5-year-old Arizona girl who has been missing six days say they now believe she was most likely kidnapped.


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