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Prosecutors getting to motive in Fort Hood trial

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Aug. 6, 2013, file courtroom sketch, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan sits in court for his court-martial in Fort Hood, Texas. The prosecutors pursuing the death penalty against the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage will soon begin trying to answer a difficult but key question_ determining why Hasan [&hellip...

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Penn State settlement marks Sandusky milestone

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim...

Family ties factor in key Senate races

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken Nov. 5, 2008, former U.S. Sen. David Pryor, D-Ark., comments in Little Rock, Ark. Pryor or members of his family have held statewide office for all but two years since 1974 in Arkansas. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)...

A look at federal role in civil rights cases

August 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 8, 2010, file photo a pedestrian passes a mural of Oscar Grant in Oakland, Calif., shortly before a jury delivered an involuntary manslaughter verdict in the trial of a former transit police officer, Johannes Mehserle, who shot and...

More crews arrive to help battle Idaho wildfire

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Bryandt Greczyn, left, Luke Garcia and Shaun Trabado, all members of the Midewin Hotshots of Illinois, take a break while battling the Beaver Creek Fire on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 west of Hailey, Idaho.(AP Photo/Times-News, Ashley Smith) Mandatory Credit...

Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim...

5 decades later, some JFK probe files still sealed

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, Marina Oswald, second left, stands with her mother-in-law, Marguerite Claverie Oswald, in the police station in Dallas where her husband, Lee Harvey...

SF Bay Area building demolition fuels quake study

August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Louis Staley, center with hands on head, a Cal State Hayward and East Bay alumni, reacts with others as Warren Hall is imploded on the campus of Cal State East Bay in Hayward, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. The former administration building has been...

‘Duck Dynasty’ star greets camo couple in W. Pa.

August 18, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Duck Commander CEO and star of the reality television series Duck Dynasty, Willie Robertson speaks to the 6,000 domestic Walmart shareholders at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark., Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Mehgan Cook and Charlie Miller had a...

Father: Rescued teen taking things day at a time

August 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ralph and Sara Britt, the grandparents of Hannah Anderson visit the Boll Weevil restaurant during a fundraiser for Hannah Anderson and her family Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Lakeside, Calif. The father of Hannah Anderson, the 16-year-old girl who was abducted...