By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A disgraced dean of St. John's University accused of using students as personal servants was found hanging in her apartment Tuesday, dead of an apparent suicide one day after she testified in her own defense at her criminal trial, a law
MORRISON, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois man accused of killing eight people from two states in 2008 has been found guilty in his second trial.
The (Sterling) Daily Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/RH0nuw ) that a Whiteside County jury took less than three hours Tuesday to convict Nicholas Sheley in the
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has refused to halt the execution of an Oklahoma inmate who claims he is mentally incompetent and ineligible for the death penalty.
The justices said in an order Tuesday that they will not grant a stay of execution to 56-year-old Garry Thomas Allen, who is set to
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
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 where it came from and where he'd been.
Bales shrugged, the medic, Sgt. 1st Class James
By Natalie Abrams,
Jim Durham, an ESPN radio announcer for NBC games, died over the weekend, the Associated Press reports. He was 65.
Durham's cause of death was not released, but he passed away at his home in Tomball, Texas.
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By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The medical examiner's office says a 2-year-old boy who died in the Pittsburgh zoo's African wild dog exhibit bled to death after he was mauled by the animals.
Police and officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are continuing to
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The medical examiner's office says a 2-year-old boy who died in the Pittsburgh zoo's African wild dog exhibit bled to death after he was mauled by the animals. Police and officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are continuing to investigate the
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Preliminary information indicates a fire at a North Carolina hospital that killed a patient and injured three workers occurred during a defibrillation, authorities said, citing a procedure typically used to deliver an electric shock to the
By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives detonated the vehicle near an Iraqi military base as soldiers changed shifts north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 56, according to authorities.
The blast struck