Colo. man extradited from Argentina in Ponzi case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado man accused of running a Ponzi scheme that took in more than $23 million has been extradited from Argentina to face charges. Prosecutors accuse William L. ..
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Activists seek ban on mountaintop removal mining

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Activists from Appalachia are calling on the Obama administration to end the practice of mountaintop removal coal mining. The administration has set out to curb t..
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Facebook post gets Detroit-area juror in hot water

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) - A judge removed a juror from a trial in suburban Detroit after the young woman wrote on Facebook that the defendant was guilty. The problem? The trial w..
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Man tied to girl's disappearance appears in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has set bond at $150,000 for a man identified as a person of interest in the death of a 14-year-old girl. Adam Joseph Longoria made his first..
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Dead soldiers' parents sue insurer over benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The parents of six deceased U.S. soldiers accuse Prudential Financial of paying paltry interest on military life insurance benefits and keeping more gener..
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Another delay hits final plugging of BP's well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GULF OF MEXICO - BP PLC says high seas on the Gulf of Mexico have delayed operations to raise the piece of equipment from the seabed that failed to prevent the massive oil spill. T..
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Mental treatment ordered for killer bear's owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - A federal judge in Ohio has ordered mental health treatment for the owner of a bear that fatally mauled its caretaker. A magistrate judge signed an order Friday in..
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Hurricane Earl becomes Category 3 storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has become a major hurricane in the Caribbean, reaching Category 3 status with maximum sustained winds near 120 mph (195 kph). Also, a new hurricane war..
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Southern governors address Gulf recovery, energy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southern governors meeting in Hoover, Ala., are focusing on recovery in the Gulf of Mexico and energy security. Two officials from the Obama administration, sen..
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Delta flight from Miami to New York diverted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Delta flight going from Miami to New York landed safely at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport instead because it failed to achieve a..
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Lee County Red Cross helped Katrina victims 5 years ago

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  With the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina fresh in the minds of Americans, the Lee County Red Cross would like to remind Southwest Floridians of the..
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25 Cuban migrants floating off Florida sent home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has returned to Cuba 25 migrants found floating off Florida shores. The migrants were interdicted at sea in three separate incidents last week. Th..
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Georgia swimmer dies off Florida Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - An autopsy is planned for a Georgia man who died while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle. Panama City Beach police say 26-year..
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Arrests made in maid's nail torture, Sri Lanka officials say

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Saudi employer and his wife, who are accused of torturing a Sri Lankan housemaid by hammering nails into her body, have been arrested in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, officials at the Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry said Monday.
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Roger Clemens arraignment Monday afternoon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - On this trip to Washington, Roger Clemens will be in a courtroom, not in Congress. His defiant stance is expected to remain the same, even if his statement is muc..
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U.N.: Niger floods displace nearly 200,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Heavy rains in Niger have displaced nearly 200,000 in recent weeks, the United Nations says, calling on donors and aid agencies to send shelter material, blankets and other supplies.
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Israel, Palestinians stake positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As both sides prepare to hold direct peace talks this week in Washington \"without preconditions,\" Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, said Israel will be \"the only one to be blamed and held responsible,\" if talks fail.
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US Airways: Flames seen on landing plane's engine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - US Airways is investigating why flames were seen coming from the engine of an airplane as it landed at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.US Airways s..
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Wright: People who wrongly think Obama is Muslim cater to political enemies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor says people who wrongly believe Obama is Muslim are catering to political enemies.   &n..
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36 die as Ecuadorean bus runs off road, overturns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - A bus ran off a highway and overturned on Sunday, killing at least 36 people, Ecuadorean officials said. At least 12 others were badly hurt.   ..
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