By By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Abraham Shakespeare could barely read, wrote his name in block letters and had given away most of his $17 million in lottery winnings when he became friends with Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore, a calculating woman who later became his financial
By By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Young voters helped pass laws legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado, but many still won't be able to light up.
Most universities have codes of conduct banning marijuana use, and they get millions of dollars in
By By The Associated Press
STRIKING OCCURENCE: Singapore responded to its first strike in nearly three decades, by bus drivers, with riot police and official criticism of disgruntled immigrant workers.
FOREIGN INFLUENCE: Singapore relies on hundreds of thousands of immigrants, from countries
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a 6-year-old boy who was inside the home. Eleven people on the bus suffered minor injuries. Police say the Nassau Inter County Express bus plowed into the multi-
By By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's highest appeal courts suspended their work Wednesday to protest presidential decrees that gave the country's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi nearly absolute powers, state television reported, deepening the turmoil roiling the
By By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. (AP) - A young man mired in gambling debts told police he killed a 10-month-old girl and her grandmother during a botched kidnapping after losing at least $15,000 at a casino near his office.
Raghunandan Yandamuri, 26, knew the family from
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and LINDA DEUTSCHAssociated Press
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield.
As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other
By By BILL DRAPERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man who told police he killed the wife of his prayer group leader at her husband's request made up the story and had nothing to do with the woman's suicide, his defense attorney said Wednesday.
Micah Moore, 23, has
By By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A 6-year-old Arkansas girl who was the victim in an abuse case last year and was found dead this past week in a vacant house in her neighborhood was suffocated and apparently raped, authorities said in a court document released
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police set up a perimeter in northeast Spokane Tuesday night to search for an assault suspect.
It all started around 10:00pm when a person driving in the area of 1900 East Providence saw a black male assaulting a female and called 911. Officers arrived