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DC on pace for fewer than 100 homicides in 2012

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo taken Nov. 20, 2012 shows Ismail Watkins listening during a group support session for gunshot survivors, in Washington. Washington’s murder rate was approaching nearly 500 slayings a year in the early 1990s, the annual rate has gradually declined to the point that the city is now on the verge of a once-unthinkable milestone. [&hellip...

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Powerball jackpot builds to $325M for Saturday

November 24, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

People wait in line to purchase lottery on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 in New York. The jackpot for Powerball’s weekend drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game’s history. Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a...

Massive pileup shuts I-10 in Texas; 2 dead

November 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Cars and Trucks are piled on Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas Thursday Nov. 22, 2012. The Texas Department of Public Safety says at least 35 people have been injured in a more than 50-vehicle pileup. (AP Photo/The Beaumont Enterprise, Guiseppe Barranco)...

Garment salesman held in 3 NY merchant deaths

November 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this 2001 photo provided by the Franconia Township Police Department in Telford, Pa, Salvatore Perrone is shown. New York City police said on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 that they’ve arrested the 63-year-old low end clothing dealer for the killings of three...

Jockeying under way to replace Rep. Jackson Jr.

November 23, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 20, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., his wife Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, and their children Jessica, 12, and Jesse III, 8, thanking supporters at his election night party in Chicago after his Democratic...

Deere has downbeat 2013 outlook, and shares fall

November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2011, file photo, a John Deere tractor is parked at the Stevens Implement Company, a John Deere dealership, in Petersburg, Ill. Deere & Co. said Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, that it earned $687.6 million for the quarter, or $1.75 per...

Rep. Jackson Jr. resigns, citing mental health

November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This March 20, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., his wife Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, and their children Jessica, 12, and Jesse III, 8, thanking supporters at his election night party in Chicago after his Democratic...

Internal emails offer details on bin Laden burial

November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Internal emails among senior U.S. military officials reveal that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden’s burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional...

Mom of girl shot on Fla. school bus seeks answers

November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Alvaro Zabalata from the media relation bureau briefs after a child was shot on a school bus early Tuesday morning in Homestead, according to early reports. Miami-Dade police say a 13-year-old girl has died after she was shot by another student on the school...

Economy makes for tougher Thanksgiving journeys

November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Fred Errington, left, and Deborah Gewertz of Amherst, Mass., wait for an Amtrak train to arrive at Union Station in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. They planned to travel to New York City on the busiest travel day of the year to meet friends for...