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Ex, current Peterson lawyers face off in court

February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Joel Brodsky, center, former attorney for convicted murderer Drew Peterson answers questions as he leaves the Will County Courthouse Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Joliet, Ill. after a special hearing involving Peterson’s murder trial. A judge recessed Tuesday after the defense sought to bolster arguments Peterson deserved a retrial on charges he murdered...

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In fact-based films, how much fiction is OK?

February 19, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This image released by DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation shows Sally Field and Daniel Day-Lewis appear in a scene from “Lincoln.” (AP Photo/DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox...

Allen retirement opens Europe command slot

February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 26, 2012 file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama says he has accepted Allen’s request to retire from military. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File) WASHINGTON...

Docs: La. firm overstated storage for explosives

February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file aerial photo provided by the Louisiana State Police via The Shreveport Times shows part of the smokeless explosive powder improperly stored outside Explo Systems Inc., a munitions dismantling facility at Camp Minden at Doyline,...

Shooting spree across Calif county leaves 4 dead

February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A police investigator looks under a disabled SUV left on Red Hill Ave. in Tustin, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Police say a chaotic 25-minute shooting spree through Orange County left a trail of dead and injured victims before the shooter killed himself....

Climate contradiction: Less snow, more blizzards

February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2012 file photo, man-made snow coats a ski run next to barren ground under a chairlift at Shawnee Peak ski area in Bridgton, Maine. Scientists point to both scant recent snowfall in parts of the country and this month’s...

Ex-boyfriend: McCready left rehab too soon

February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Yellow crime-scene tape blocks off the home of Mindy McCready in Heber Springs, Ark., on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The country singer was found dead there Sunday in an apparent suicide. She was 37. (AP Photo/Jeannie Nuss) HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mindy...

Round-the-world UK cyclists killed in Thailand

February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated family photo supplied Monday Feb. 18, 2013, showing British couple Peter Root and Mary Thompson, both 34, who were killed in Thailand Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013, in a road accident during their round-the-world cycling odyssey. The couple from...

Colo. House passes gun-control measures

February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, center, talks with Rep. Joseph Salazar, left, and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, right, D-Denver, about her bill on limiting the size of ammunition magazines at the Capitol in Denver on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Kicking off a long,...

GOP foes of Hagel nomination say vote should go on

February 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, photo provided by CBS, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., speaks on CBS’s “Face the Nation” in the Washington Sunday. Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham, R–S.C., threatened Sunday to stall the nominations of former Sen....