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  • Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:16 pm
    A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of dramatically increasing in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people in the state's most populous areas.
  • Moderate earthquake strikes Northern California coast
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:12 pm
    A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has struck off the coast of Northern California.
  • Attorney: Consider client's anguish in Toyota crash
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:08 pm
    A Minnesota man whose Toyota rammed into another car in 2006, killing three people, has been wracked by guilt since the crash, his attorney told a jury Wednesday in closing arguments in the man's lawsuit against the company.
  • Indiana governor: Regrets 'confusion' over state news site
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:08 pm
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he regrets the "confusion" caused by a memo about his administration's planned state-run news website and will kill the project if it doesn't respect the role of an independent press.
  • Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:08 pm
    A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots' scandal over some deflated footballs.
  • Penn State president: Freeh acted like prosecutor in review
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:08 pm
    Penn State's president on Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled complaints about Jerry Sandusky as "not useful to make decisions."
  • Former Arizona Republic publisher dies at age 67
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:05 pm
    Sue Clark-Johnson, a pioneering figure in the newspaper industry who served as publisher of the Arizona Republic and Reno Gazette Journal during a lengthy career at Gannett Co., has died. She was 67.
  • California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 2:00 pm
    California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popularity.
  • Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:56 pm
    Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures prisoners won't suffer.
  • 'Never felt guilty': Civil rights convictions tossed in SC
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:49 pm
    For a moment, Clarence Graham's heart raced. Fifty four years after he and eight fellow black men served a month of hard labor for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter, a judge declared that they had been wrongly convicted of trespassing and their records would be tossed.
  • FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:44 pm
    Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the U.S. dependent on oil from friends, rather than foes.
  • Detroit officer won't go on trial 3rd time in girl's death
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:41 pm
    A prosecutor will not pursue a third trial against a Detroit police officer in the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl during a raid that was filmed by a reality TV show.
  • Owners of Ohio mansion gutted by fire sue insurer for $60M
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:41 pm
    The owners of a $4 million suburban mansion that burned to the ground last year are suing their insurance company for almost $60 million, saying it didn't honor their claims.
  • Electrical fire ignited Christmas tree in fatal Md. fire
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:32 pm
    An electrical fire that spread to a 15-foot Christmas tree prompted a blaze that reduced a 16,000 square-foot riverfront mansion near Maryland's capital to ruins, killing a couple and four of their young grandchildren, investigators said Wednesday.
  • Ohio judge orders state to return exotic animals to owner
    Associated Press | January 28, 2015 1:32 pm
    An Ohio judge says the state must return a dozen exotic animals to their owner just hours after they were taken away from an animal sanctuary near Toledo.
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