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PBS says it had to move fast after Willard arrest

July 21, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – This April 26, 2011 file photo shows actor Fred Willard arriving at the fifth annual BritWeek in Los Angeles. Willard, who starred in such films as “Best in Show” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” was arrested in a Hollywood theater July 18, 2012, on suspicion of engaging in a lewd act, [&hellip...

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Colorado suspect was brilliant science student

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

San Diego police officers stand in the doorway of the home of the mother of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes Friday, July 20, 2012, in San Diego. A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman...

Fred Willard offered diversion course after arrest

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This April 26, 2011 file photo shows actor Fred Willard arriving at the fifth annual BritWeek in Los Angeles. Willard, who starred in such films as “Best in Show” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” was arrested...

'Goat man' spotted in mountains of northern Utah

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This July 15, 2012, image provided by Coty Creighton shows the “goat man,” in white at center, right, near Ogden, Utah. This man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials...

Jury deliberating Air Force base sex abuse case

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Air Force Staff Sgt. Luis Walker arrives for the fourth day of his trial at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, Friday, July 20, 2012. Walker is accused of sexually assaulting 10 basic trainees, with charges ranging from rape and aggravated sexual...

Tom Davis, Al Franken's 'SNL' partner, dies in NY

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This Feb. 25, 1978 image released by NBCU Photo Bank shows Tom Davis during “The Franken and Davis Show” skit on “Saturday Night Live.” Davis, a writer who worked with Al Franken to develop some of the most popular skits in the early...

Iowa missing girls case now considered abduction

July 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Law enforcement authorities conduct surveillance for an FBI dive team in search of missing children Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8, who disappeared last Friday at Meyers Lake, Friday, July 20, 2012, in Evansdale, Iowa. The girls’...

In Florida, Obama criticizes Romney over Medicare

July 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama campaigns Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wooing Florida voters, President Barack Obama warned Thursday that Republican challenger Mitt Romney would gut his health care...

Family of missing Iowa cousins consults attorney

July 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Local establishments in town show support with signs for the family and the missing cousins Elizabeth Collins, 8, and Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, Wednesday, July 18, 2012, in Evansdale, Iowa. (AP Photo/Waterloo Courier, Matthew Putney) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —...

Racial profiling trial begins for Ariz. sheriff

July 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 10, 2012 file photo, a defiant Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio pounds his fist on the podium as he answers questions regarding the Department of Justice announcing a federal civil lawsuit against Arpaio and his department, during a...