Regional News

AP News - 11 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Unseasonably cool weather will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, a phrase the National Weather Service's Chicago office tweeted earli ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Long accustomed to dealing with bad news "garbage" bears that become hooked on improperly stored trash at homes and businesses around Lake Tahoe, Nevada wildlife officials say they're increasingly responding to a new kind of troublema ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is coming back to Cleveland. Forget about all those fans who burned jerseys when he left — the city is ready to welcome its NBA superstar home.Within hours of his announcement Friday that he was leaving Miami to ret ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

MIAMI (AP) — Elias Barrocas grew up thinking of Spain as a beloved ancestral home, but one that painfully rejected his Jewish family five centuries ago.Now, he is waiting expectantly for a long overdue homecoming.The Spanish government pr ...more

AP News - Jul 10, 2014 1:07 AM

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.Forrest Hayes, 5 ...more

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 4:49 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did not seem nervous or agitated in the days after the deadly attack, his former college roommate testified Tuesday during the trial of a Tsarnaev friend accused of obstructing the investi ...more

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 2:11 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico inmate has been captured after he escaped from jail by hiding in a laundry basket.Officials say 28-year-old Kevin Matthew Perkins packed himself in the basket on Monday to get away from the M ...more

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 12:13 PM

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death.Walter Eagle Tail, 47, of Custer, died at a hospital Thursday after attempts to save him at the scene failed, Cus ...more

AP News - Jul 08, 2014 3:50 AM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife.Seventy-four-year-old Madelynn Taylor filed the lawsuit in U.S. ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2014 4:16 PM

ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) — A former police officer charged with dumping two bodies hidden in suitcases along a rural Wisconsin highway said he killed the women during separate meetings at hotels to have rough sex, a detective testified Thursday.Steven ...more