PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife severely mistreated their adopted Ethiopian children - their 6-year-old boy who a doctor found malnourished and had skin lesions and an 18-month-old girl who had signs of multiple skull fractures, county police said.
Deputy Attorney General
Today WSU President Elson Floyd released a proposal to the board of regents that would set limits on tuition increases for undergraduate students.
As long as the Legislature maintains current budget levels, the proposal would hold down tuition increases by ensuring they don't exceed what's
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In December 2008, two of Bernard Madoff's most loyal employees met on a Manhattan street corner and fretted over a closely held secret that the rest of the world would learn about eight days later: that their boss was a con man for the
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers say the federal government has agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a mentally disabled U.S. citizen who was deported to Mexico and spent four months wandering Central America.
Court documents show that a federal judge in
By BILL BARROW and SUSANNE SCHAFERAssociated Press
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's population has nearly doubled since 1970, fueled by an economic expansion that brought an influx of Midwesterners, Northeasterners and nonwhites and turning the state from a Republican presidential
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a dispute between a soybean farmer and Monsanto Co. over the company's efforts to limit farmers' use of its patented, genetically engineered Roundup Ready seeds.
The justices said they will hear an
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain now linked to the illnesses.
Authorities took the step to help identify
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is appealing a federal appeals court ruling that overturned its regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
A divided three-judge panel of the U.S.
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former superintendent of El Paso Independent School District to more than three years in prison Friday for his participation in a conspiracy to improve the district's high-stakes tests scores by
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A brush fire has destroyed an RV and a shed in Spokane Valley in the area of E. Valleyway Ave. and N. Pines. Rd. The fire broke out shortly before noon on Friday. Investigators remain on scene as they try to figure out how this fire was started.
No injuries have been