By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A San Diego man has been charged with operating a website that let people anonymously post explicit photographs of others so that he could extort hundreds of dollars from those whose privacy was breached.
Kevin Christopher Bollaert, 27, was
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - More than 200 rescuers feared for the worst when a couple and four children vanished this week in a bitterly cold Nevada wilderness after their Jeep flipped in soft snow and stopped running. Two days later, they were found in good condition, and
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A woman has admitted she was hooked on heroin when she raised thousands of dollars by falsely claiming she had cancer, prosecutors and her attorney said Wednesday.
Brittany Ozarowski pleaded guilty on Monday in Suffolk County Court to a 24-count
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A federal jury deliberating the sentence for Arizona inmate John McCluskey failed to reach a unanimous verdict on Wednesday, meaning the judge will sentence him to life in prison for murdering a retired Oklahoma couple.
It will close
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner's inquest.
The body of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found Jan
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Bernard Madoff's former right-hand man summed up his boss' arrest exactly five years ago with two words: "Madoff Implodes."
The words in Frank DiPascali's diary entry for Dec. 11, 2008, were shown to jurors Wednesday on the fifth
UPDATE: The house fire on Boone is out. No injuries have been reported. Neighbors say that the home was vacant and squatters were living there. The cause is under investigation, Boone is shutdown right now from Lindeke to A St. Traffic is being re-routed.
UPDATE: Right now firefighters are
FROM KELSEY WATTS: What an INCREDIBLE woman. I just sat down with Billie McKinney, who wanted to share more about the life of her mother, Sharlotte McGill. She was killed in May of 2012 just a week after she and Billie moved to Spokane. This is the first time Billie has spoken publicly about
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Talk about an airing of grievances.
In protest of a Nativity scene at the Florida Capitol, Chaz Stevens has put up a Festivus pole with beer cans around it.
Sound ridiculous? Stevens agrees, but he did drive about 450 miles from the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 60-year-old man shot and killed his wife, who was suffering from dementia, and then walked into a convalescent home and killed his sister as she lay in a vegetative state, Los Angeles police said.
The man surrendered to officers Wednesday morning at the Country Villa Sheraton
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
By GARY B. GRAVESAP Sports Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Outrebounded by 15 in losing to No. 14 Baylor last Friday, the Wildcats (8-2) bounced