By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The chemist at the center of a Massachusetts drug-testing lab scandal refused to testify Wednesday in a drug case against a Boston man who once spent 15 years in prison for the slaying of a 12-year-old girl he says he did not commit.
By COLLEEN SLEVIN and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The sudden disappearance of a 10-year-old Colorado girl took yet another turn Wednesday, with authorities saying they believe she was abducted.
The case has seen a number of twists since Jessica Ridgeway vanished Friday on
By NANCY ARMOURAP National Writer
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The ferociousness that won Claressa Shields an Olympic gold medal melted away as she climbed on the podium to claim it.
She giggled and grinned as she caressed it, the prettiest thing the 17-year-old boxer ever had. She shimmied and bounced
By COLLEEN SLEVIN and MARIA SUDEKUMAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Authorities scoured a suburban Denver neighborhood for clues Tuesday and urged people to watch out for a 10-year-old girl who disappeared four days earlier on her way to school.
Westminster police released more photos of Jessica
DALLAS (AP) - A doctor has testified that a Texas mother who glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall also beat the toddler so badly that she suffered significant brain trauma and bleeding inside her skull. Elizabeth Escalona pleaded guilty July 12 to injury to a child
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine has always been proud of the commodities it claims as homegrown, among them Stephen King, L.L. Bean, lobster, and a host of political icons including Edmund Muskie, George Mitchell and Olympia Snowe.
But no matter what happens in the
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - In a story Oct. 8 about a missing schoolgirl, The Associated Press misidentified the girl's great-grandmother. She is Donna Moss, not Dana Moss.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Police, community search for missing Colorado girl
Police search for 10-year-old
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In 2002, a New York City street gang crashed a christening party, shouted out their superiority, confronted a rival and started a fight that left a 10-year-old girl dead and someone else paralyzed.
On Tuesday, New York's top court will
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman who admitted to beating her 2-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall is to be sentenced. Elizabeth Escalona pleaded guilty July 12 to injury to a child. The young mother is scheduled to be sentenced Monday and faces up to life in prison.
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to a wall also beat the girl so badly that she suffered bleeding on her brain, a doctor testified Monday during the mother's sentencing hearing.
Elizabeth Escalona faces up to