FBI: No arrests in Spokane, Wash., ricin case
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The FBI said Monday that no one has been arrested after last weeks' discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin in Spokane, but the
NYPD to up presence after bias killing of gay man
NEW YORK (AP) — A spate of hate-fueled attacks on gay men in New York, including a killing in the heart of one of its most gay-friendly neighborhoods, is stirring up anxiety,
IG: ex-US Attorney retaliated in Fast and Furious
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Attorney in Arizona violated Justice Department policy by providing Fox News with information apparently aimed at undercutting the credibility of a
Idaho couple and Sun Valley land in Twitter tussle
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Internet entrepreneur and former Wall Street derivatives analyst contends that central Idaho's Sun Valley resort and the Twitter Inc. social media site have
Alaska unveils plan to assess gas, oil in ANWR
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has unveiled a plan to determine the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's oil and gas potential, as the state looks to reinvigorate the debate over
Angry mob pelts man thought to be sex attacker
DENVER (AP) — Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man they thought was the attacker,
Atheists to put books next to Bibles in Ga. parks
ATLANTA (AP) — A national atheist group said Monday that it will donate its literature for use in cabins and lodges in Georgia's state parks after the governor's recent decision
Omaha task force probes 4 slayings 5 years apart
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal, state and local task force is investigating the possibility that the killings of a Creighton University professor and his wife may be linked to the
Police: Suspects mistakenly dial 911 during crime
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two California men were in custody on Monday after accidentally dialing 911 on a cellphone before breaking into a car, authorities said.
High crop prices entice farms to expand planting
BIGGSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Clark Kelly plans to spend a lot of time on the links this spring. The Illinois farmer is plowing the Hend-Co-Hills Golf Course near tiny Biggsville into a
Feds: NYU researchers took bribes from Chinese co.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three researchers at a New York University Medical Center lab provided results from a federally funded study to Chinese competitors in exchange for tuition, rent
NYPD messages to Muslim informant: 'Get pictures'
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department detective told a federal judge that he's seen no evidence that one of his informants brought up the subject of jihad as a way to bait
Milwaukee Pug Fest attracts 1,700 dogs
FRANKLIN, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Pug Fest, billed by organizers as the largest such event in North America, had its best year yet.
Education Department gives 3 more states waivers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child
Report: NPS hantavirus response followed policy
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators probing the hantavirus outbreak blamed for three deaths at Yosemite National Park recommend that design changes to tent
Illinois State Police: 5 killed in I-70 van crash
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A van carrying church members returning from a California gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times Monday, killing five