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  • San Francisco police detain man in human remains case
    Associated Press | January 31, 2015 2:08 am
    Police detained a "person of interest" Friday night who had been shown in photos released earlier in the probe of human remains found inside a suitcase, authorities said.
  • After historic balloon journey, crew plans landing Saturday
    Associated Press | January 31, 2015 12:56 am
    Two pilots from the U.S. and Russia have traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.
  • Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life
    Associated Press | January 31, 2015 12:44 am
    Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.
  • Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight in deadly run-in
    Associated Press | January 31, 2015 12:32 am
    As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.
  • Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 11:48 pm
    An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.
  • NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' case
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 11:28 pm
    Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob.
  • 1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spots
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 9:20 pm
    More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.
  • City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 9:09 pm
    New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
  • Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 8:52 pm
    Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.
  • St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files list of assets, debts
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 8:24 pm
    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has assets totaling more than $45 million -- including about $11 million in real estate -- according to a schedule of assets and liabilities filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
  • Prison for NYC duo accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 7:00 pm
    A New York City couple accused of battering a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year has been sentenced to over a decade in prison.
  • Father of 1st known surviving US quintuplets dies
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 6:52 pm
    Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so large: She was about to give birth to five babies, who would become the first known surviving quintuplets born in the U.S.
  • US mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 census
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 6:44 pm
    The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year census, which could give Arab-Americans and other affected groups greater political clout and access to public funding, among other things.
  • Air Force instructor gets 20 years in prison for rapes
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 6:36 pm
    A military jury has sentenced a U.S. Air Force instructor to 20 years in prison for raping two women, including a recruit he was training two decades ago at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
  • Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January
    Associated Press | January 30, 2015 6:28 pm
    Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget.
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