Posted 1:54 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - An attorney for Jodi Arias on Thursday told the jury deciding the former waitress's fate to consider factors including her age, troubled upbringing and talent as an artist, and show her mercy for killing her boyfriend five years ago. The defense and prosecution (More)
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Posted 1:08 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman who authorities say killed her two young children and seriously injured her husband crashed her pickup into a tree so hard the roots came out of the ground, according to 911 calls released Thursday. In one of the calls, 35-year-old Suzanna (More)
Posted 12:29 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama confronted a trio of controversies Thursday, pledging to work with Congress to ensure the IRS doesn't abuse its power, urging legislators to provide more money to strengthen security at U.S. diplomatic outposts and promising to seek "a balance" between (More)
Posted 12:21 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Albuquerque police say a mother whose 4-year-old was being abducted chased the suspect down and crashed her vehicle into his car, triggering a manhunt. Police say Wednesday evening a group of teenagers saw the child being forced into a car in Albuquerque's (More)
Posted 12:08 PM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to "fully fund" his administration's budget request for embassy security. The request comes as Obama seeks to get ahead of the controversy over his administration's response to the attack last September in Benghazi, Libya, that (More)
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Posted 11:57 AM 5/16/2013
(WXIA) Georgia police are searching for the Cartersville man they say burned down a neighbor's house Wednesday morning because he was angry that the neighbor had not mowed his lawn.
Cartersville police consider the man, Phillip Roger Bennett, 58, to be armed and dangerous.
Posted 11:50 AM 5/16/2013
MASSACHUSETTS - Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev scrawled a note inside the hull of the boat where he was hiding from police explaining why he and his brother planned the attack. Tsarnaev wrote that the bombings were in retaliation for American action (More)
Posted 11:08 AM 5/16/2013 by Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As the official tally of those wounded in a Mother's Day parade shooting ticked up to 20 on Thursday, the suspect made his first court appearance in the case, remaining silent as a judge set his bond at $10 million. Prosecutors said a witness picked out a photo of (More)
Posted 10:27 AM 5/16/2013
NEW YORK - For the safety tests of small SUVs, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ran 13 of them into rigid barriers where only a corner of the front gets crushed on impact missing the absorbing structure of the front and everything gets pushed inward.
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Posted 8:15 AM 5/16/2013
DES MOINES - So you didn't win Wednesday's $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else.A message early Thursday on the multistate lottery's website said the jackpot has soared to $475 million after no tickets matched the winning numbers in Wednesday night's (More)
Posted 7:59 AM 5/16/2013
WASHINGTON - The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information."Why not release all of the unclassified (More)
Posted 7:56 AM 5/16/2013
WASHINGTON - Anger over President Barack Obama's policies drove businessman Tom Zawistowski to file paperwork with the Internal Revenue Service nearly three years ago to create the Ohio Liberty Coalition.His nonprofit organization largely attracted conservatives who were new to (More)
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