ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Virginia is asking a judge to set aside a jury's negligence finding stemming from the deadly April 2007 killings on the Virginia Tech campus.
A hearing is scheduled Wednesday in Franklin County Circuit Court on the state's motion.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Once Santa Maria police discovered one of their own was possibly having sex with a 17-year-old girl they set up a ruse to get him to cop to the crime.
The decision to draw out a confession from Officer Alberto C
By PAUL J. WEBER and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
SHINER, Texas (AP) - Hearing his 5-year-old daughter crying from behind a barn, a father ran and discovered the unthinkable: A man molesting her.
NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer whose clients have included terrorism suspects and disbarred civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including failing to file tax returns.
The lawyer, Stanley Cohen, said the indictment is
By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Crews will resume their search Wednesday for a 13-year-old boy who disappeared in a Georgia lake after a fishing boat rammed a pontoon boat, killing a 9-year-old boy and injuring three other passengers on the vessel.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's not-so-secret counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia, the killing of Osama bin Laden and strong hints of a cyber war against Iran give Republicans few openings to challenge the c
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Fewer children would be stuck in foster care if state authorities reduced red tape and standardized procedures nationwide to encourage more adoptions by out-of-state families, according to a coalition of child welfare experts appea
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea party lawmakers from rural areas were among those fighting the hardest to preserve taxpayer subsidies for airline flights into and out of small towns last year after senior Republicans tried to eliminate the oft-criticized pr
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen environmental laws on all federally managed lands within 100 miles of the borders with Mexico and Canada