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Theater shooter’s parents plead for his life

December 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 12, 2013, file photo, Robert and Arlene Holmes, the parents of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes, arrive at district court for the arraignment of their son in Centennial, Colo. Robert and Arlene Holmes are asking that their son not receive the death penalty. Jury selection is scheduled to begin [&hellip...

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Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in California at 95

December 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This 1944 photo provided by the Los Angeles Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen Inc. shows Lowell C. Steward, ca.1944, in Naples, Italy while serving with the 100th Fighter Squadron, known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew...

Hellmann’s maker Unilever drops suit over ‘Just Mayo’

December 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated file product image provided by Unilever shows Hellmann’s real mayonnaise. Hellman’s mayonnaise maker Unilever says that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of “Just Mayo.” Unilever had filed suit...

Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

December 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Joseph Smith, attorney for one of two 12-year-old defendants, sits in a courtroom at the county court in Waukesha, Wis. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 during the trial for two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing another girl in May 2014. The two girls told...

Young immigrants allowed to get driver’s licenses

December 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Erika Andiola gets her portrait taken at the Arizona State Capitol on Dec 17, 2014, in Phoenix, Ariz. Thousands of young immigrants moved a step closer to getting driver’s licenses in Arizona when the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rebuffed the...

Bondage ‘master’ convicted in plot to kill wife

December 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Lisa Lindsey hugs defense attorney Mike McCarthy after five guilty verdicts were delivered against Bob Bashara at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Bashara was found guilty on all five...

Montana ex-billionaire jailed for contempt

December 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 29, 2009, file photo, Tim Blixseth arrives at the federal courthouse in Missoula, Mont. The one-time billionaire is due in federal court in Butte, Mont., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, to explain why failed to comply with an order to pay...

Review: ‘The Interview’ deserves to be seen

December 19, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Columbia Pictures – Sony shows, from left, Diana Bang, as Sook, Seth Rogen, as Aaron, and James Franco, as Dave, in Columbia Pictures’ “The Interview.” (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures – Sony, Ed Araquel) That I...

US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

December 18, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

In this handout photo provided by Jill Zuckman, Alan Gross, facing camera, is hugged by Tim Rieser, an aide to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., upon his arrival from Cuba. Gross’s wife Judy is at left,...

Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ amid terror hack threats

December 18, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

A poster for the movie “The Interview” is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned...