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Hall of Famer Murray settles insider-trading case

August 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, former Baltimore Oriole Eddie Murray speaks at a ceremony to unveil a statue in his likeness before a baseball game between the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals in Baltimore. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Murray has agreed to settle federal civil charges of [&hellip...

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Report accuses general of lavish travel, spending

August 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 26, 2006 file photo, Army Lt. Gen. William E. Kip Ward is adminstered the oath of four-star General, the Army’s highest rank of general, by Command Sgt. Major Mark Ripka, right, at Fort Myer, Va. The Associated Press has learned...

Fire evacuees in Wash. and California return home

August 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this aerial photo taken Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, the Taylor Bridge Fire burns near Cle Elum, Wash. The wildfire about 75 miles east of Seattle has burned across an estimated 22,000 acres, roughly 35 square miles, of diverse terrain, ranging from dry...

AP IMPACT: CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – in this June 25, 2012 file photo, a crew works on a drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople, Pa. In a surprising turnaround, the amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere in the U.S. has fallen...

Romney: Never paid less than 13 percent in taxes

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks at a campaign stop at Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Phil Long) GREER, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared...

Conservative, gay rights group spar after shooting

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the...

Big-name no-shows for the GOP, Dem conventions

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, former US Vice President Al Gore speaks in Milan, Italy. Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won’t be in Tampa. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore aren’t making the trip to Charlotte. And scores of other...

Police seeking crash notification find 3 dead

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows a fatal crash Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, near Michigan City, Ind., which killed the drivers of two cars. Police say they found the bodies of a woman and her two children at a suburban Detroit home while they...

To fight West Nile, Dallas plans an aerial defense

August 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mosquito tech Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. The last time Dallas used aerial spraying to curb the mosquito population, Texas’ Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, Mission Control...

Official: Man criticized group before DC shooting

August 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Washington Police and FBI agents gather outside the Family Research Council in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, after security guard at the lobbying group was been shot in the arm. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened Wednesday morning at the...