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  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 9:49 A.M.

    Iowa parents accused of locking teens in basement

    ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — A mother and father have been charged with false imprisonment after their adopted teenage children told authorities their parents locked them in the basement of their …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 9:15 A.M.

    Federal judge urged to approve BP settlement

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and attorneys for businesses and people who lost money in the Gulf oil spill urged a federal judge Thursday to give his final approval to …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 8:27 A.M.

    Giffords, Kelly to attend Loughner sentencing

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The man who killed six people and wounded 13 others in an Arizona shooting rampage will be sentenced Thursday during a hearing that some victims of …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 6:44 A.M.

    Loughner to be sentenced for Ariz. mass shooting

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The man who went on a shooting rampage in Arizona last year that left six people dead and 13 others wounded, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 1:47 A.M.

    Man to be sentenced for mass shooting in Tucson

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The man who pleaded guilty in the Arizona shooting rampage will be sentenced Thursday for the attack that left six people dead and wounded former U.S. …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 12:54 A.M.

    Co-workers puzzle over Calif. plant shooting

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As employees return to work Thursday at a chicken-processing plant that was the scene of a fatal workplace shooting, authorities and co-workers puzzled over what set …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 12:51 A.M.

    Man behind anti-Muslim film gets 1 year in prison

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East agreed to spend a year in federal prison for …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012

    Late-night concrete workers draw police to new-home site

    A resident in the 100 block of Chief Garry Lane called police shortly after midnight on Oct. 30 to report seeing someone with a flashlight walking around a home under …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 8:47 P.M.

    Fort Hood suspect appeals forcible-shaving ruling

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for the suspect charged in the Fort Hood shooting spree have filed their appeal of rulings that he can have his beard forcibly shaved …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 5:34 P.M.

    Agent recounts livid reaction to Afghan massacre

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A U.S. agent who investigated the massacre of 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan earlier this year recounted the livid reaction from local villagers and …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 4:49 P.M.

    Man behind anti-Muslim film sentenced to prison

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced Wednesday to a year in federal …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 3:47 P.M.

    Former Etan Patz suspect freed in Pa., held again

    A former suspect in the 1979 disappearance of a New York City boy walked out of a northeastern Pennsylvania prison Wednesday morning after more than a quarter-century behind bars and …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 2:28 P.M.

    Pot votes in 2 states challenge US drug war

    DENVER (AP) — First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people. Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 2:21 P.M.

    Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film gets prison

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that roiled the Middle East was sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 2:03 P.M.

    Mich. shootings spree suspect arraigned, jailed

    HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A man suspected in two dozen random shootings along a 100-mile stretch of roadway in southeastern Michigan was charged with several gun crimes Wednesday that are …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 12:58 P.M.

    Mich. shootings spree suspect ID’d, to be charged

    HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 43-year-old man suspected in a shooting spree along a 100-mile stretch of roads in Michigan will appear in court to be charged. An …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 6:50 A.M.

    Penn State ex-President Spanier arraigned

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was arraigned and released on bail at a brief court appearance Wednesday on charges he lied about and concealed child …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 5:21 A.M.

    Longtime Etan Patz suspect released, then held

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man long considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of a New York City boy more than three decades ago was released from a Pennsylvania prison …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 1:52 A.M.

    Hearing set for Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors could provide more details Wednesday about the California man behind an anti-Muslim film that roiled the Middle East in a case where he’s accused of …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 1:50 A.M.

    Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — That Lawrence Jones targeted a handful of his co-workers at a chicken-processing plant, killing two of them execution-style, was evident, authorities said. But why he did …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 12:44 A.M.

    Penn State ex-President Spanier heads to court

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The criminal case begins against Graham Spanier, the former Penn State president accused of lying during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case and trying to derail …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 4:46 P.M.

    Testimony: US soldier knew he killed Afghans

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The medic saw Staff Sgt. Robert Bales covered in blood and knew from the pattern of the staining it wasn’t his own. He asked …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 4:06 P.M.

    Police: Calif. shooting suspect was ‘methodical’

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Clattering machinery at a chicken-processing plant provided all the cover Lawrence Jones needed to kill two co-workers execution style and wound two others Tuesday, police said. …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 3:06 P.M.

    Police: Calif. shooting suspect ‘methodical’

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police say a parolee who killed two people and wounded two others at a chicken processing plant in California moved methodically between three of the victims, …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 1:49 P.M.

    Statements suggest Bales’ demeanor after attacks

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The medic saw Staff Sgt. Robert Bales covered in blood and knew from the pattern of the staining it wasn’t his own. He asked …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 1:48 P.M.

    Fear of looting grips NYC as new storm threatens

    NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 1:45 P.M.

    Authorities: Suspect arrested in Mich. shootings

    WIXOM, Mich. (AP) — Police who arrested a suspect in a Michigan shooting spree that targeted moving cars and resulted in at least once injury were led to the man’s …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 12:56 P.M.

    Coroner: Death toll in Calif. shooting rises to 3

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A parolee who worked at a California chicken processing plant opened fire at the business on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding two others before taking …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 12:34 P.M.

    Engineer: Stove brand in day care fire problematic

    HOUSTON (AP) — The brand of stove at the center of a fire at a Texas home day care that killed four children and injured three others has been known …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 11:41 A.M.

    Combative pedestrian arrested at I-90 Evergreen exit

    Spokane County sheriff’s deputies tasered a man after he allegedly became violent when deputies checked up on him for disorderly behavior along Interstate 90.


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