BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of emerging from a Colorado portable toilet covered in feces has pleaded guilty to two burglary counts and attempted unlawful sexual contact. Luke Chrisco was arrested in 2011 […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mississippi River communities scrambling Tuesday to fend off the rain-engorged waterway got discouraging news: More rains looming across much of the nation’s midsection threatened to slow the potential retreat of the […]
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee is under way, with 281 youngsters taking the first vocabulary test in the history of the competition. Spellers arrived Tuesday morning to take a […]
PHOENIX (AP) — The Jodi Arias murder trial had all the ingredients of a circus the minute it started: sex and violence, a defendant more than willing to seek the spotlight, a judge who extended […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial told the judge Wednesday that they are unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether the convicted murderer should be get life or death for […]
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare […]
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County city is ordering its medical marijuana dispensaries to close in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that permits pot shop bans. The Orange County Register […]
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A second Mississippi man says the FBI is searching his home in connection with the ricin letter case. Everett Dutschke says in a phone interview with The Associated Press that the FBI was at his home Tuesday for the search.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a state judge was released from jail on Tuesday, federal official said, though the reason for the release wasn’t immediately clear.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the premise that at that point a fetus can feel pain.