By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her fetus described the attack in a video prosecutors played for jurors Wednesday, telling investigators she repeatedly bashed the victim in the head with a baseball bat
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The family of a Dallas woman found dead two days after she tried to call 911 during a deadly attack filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and local police Wednesday.
Deanna Cook called 911 on Aug. 17 to report that her ex-husband was
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A series of "insider attacks" against U.S. and allied troops by Afghan forces are an attempt by the Taliban to drive a wedge between coalition and Afghan troops, a senior officer said Wednesday. But he said that while Western troops
by WSU Athletics
SEATTLE -- The Washington State volleyball team (10-3) came close but could not overcome No. 5 Washington (10-0) in the opening match of Pac-12 play Tuesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena. Washington won on its home court with scores of 25-20, 27-29, 25-14, and 27-25.
WSU was led
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. BACK TO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY FOR CHICAGO KIDS
Teachers and the mayor hail the proposed pact, reached after a dispute focusing on evaluations and job security.
By GREG KELLER and LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - France stepped up security at some of its embassies on Wednesday after a satirical Parisian weekly published crude caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. The prime minister said he would block a demonstration by people angry over a
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats running for the House and Senate are pouncing on Mitt Romney's remarks that nearly half of all Americans think they are "victims" entitled to government help and that he doesn't worry about "those people."
"Mitt Romney and
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Who says Mitt Romney doesn't worry much about the very poor? That he believes corporations are people, too? That his wife drives two Cadillacs?
Romney himself, that's who. When it comes to portraying the Republican nominee as an uncaring
By MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Told that her lover had died, the young woman drove for hours to the man's home in Virginia, traveling with her mother and sister to offer condolences.
But the man who answered the door said her friend, Navy Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II,
SPOKANE, Wash – Since Thursdays assault, dive teams with the Spokane County Sheriff's Department have searched the Spokane River twice looking for any evidence in the case – namely, the mallet used in the attack, and any shoes or clothing the suspect may have shed.