09/20/14 11:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the...
09/20/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.
09/20/14 12:30 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Last Saturday, this town drew thousands of cheerful fans cheering the University of Virginia's football team's underdog win. This week, a far grimmer task brought hundreds of volunteers to campus: the search for sophomore Hannah Graham, who disappeared a week ago....
By Brian Hughes | 09/19/14 12:47 PM
"Campus sexual assault is not something we as a nation can turn away from and say that's not our problem," Obama said from the White House.
By Steve Doty | 09/16/14 12:59 PM
Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the Navy Yard complex in Washington that left 12 dead.
09/15/14 08:30 PM
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A young mother who admitted strangling her newborn son and leaving his body in a recycling container outside a convenience store was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison and deportation. Maria Guaman-Guaman, 24, of Spring Valley, had been allowed to plead guilty to...
By Becket Adams | 09/15/14 03:13 PM
Patricia Denault poured herself a shot of Fireball cinnamon whiskey and took a picture of her son taking a sip. She posted that picture on Facebook, but someone saw that picture and called the police.
By Mark Flatten | 09/15/14 02:59 PM
A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who remodeled her home using taxpayer dollars was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of theft in federal court.
By Becket Adams | 09/13/14 01:01 PM
A Georgia mother was arrested this week after authorities found that she had left her two children in a car for 25 minutes while she shopped at a Walmart.
09/12/14 02:17 PM
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home after hearing what he said sounded like an intruder in a bathroom in the middle of the...
09/12/14 02:16 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Florida pastor has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty in Virginia to a life insurance scheme. The government says 46-year-old Nathaniel A. McNeil's scheme victimized more than 1,200 people. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente (BEN'-tay) says...
By Mark Flatten | 09/10/14 04:02 PM
Owners of a North Carolina construction company face charges they fraudulently obtained federal contracts using preferences reserved for small businesses run by disadvantaged minorities or disabled veterans, according to federal prosecutors.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/10/14 01:17 PM
John Conyers tells NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that lawmakers are "particularly concerned" about the league's handling of the former Raven's domestic violence case.
09/05/14 10:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Kennedy Airport baggage handlers are under arrest after police say they stole pricey handbags from a traveler's luggage and put them up for sale on eBay. Elepcia Barrientos and Lenny Hernandez were charged Thursday with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen...
09/05/14 05:45 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Rob Ford has been ordered to testify at a hearing of a friend accused of using extortion to try and retrieve a video of the Toronto mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine, Ford's lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Dennis Morris said Toronto police handed Ford a subpoena on Aug....
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