Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 1:02am
With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells and the uplifting sounds of brass bands and music, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana Saturday will pay homage to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day when the hurricane struck.
Bill Draper, Associated Press | Posted Aug 28th - 8:41pm
A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Police say a 4-year-old boy who died in a hot pickup truck might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours before he died Thursday. Police were called just before 6:30 p.m., and the boy was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center. He was apparently left in the car after returning home with his grandfather.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 2:00am
Officials at California's oldest state prison scrambled to provide safe drinking water to thousands of inmates after waterborne Legionnaires' disease hospitalized one inmate and was suspected of sickening more than two dozen others.
A federal grant of nearly $450,000 will help the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine provide career and academic mentoring to high school students on two of the state's Native American reservations.
Billy Cox-Tribune, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 12:00am
On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base.
Lynne Tuohy, Associated Press | Posted Aug 28th - 7:41pm
A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Aug 28th - 6:51pm
A San Quentin State Prison inmate has been hospitalized with Legionnaires' Disease and about 30 others have symptoms, prompting authorities to shut off water at the facility and bring in portable toilets, bottled water and large water tanks to serve thousands of inmates and employees, official said Friday.