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Congress sends bill to Obama averting govt default

January 31, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, file photo, the dome of the Capitol is reflected in a skylight of the Capitol Visitor’s Center in Washington. The Senate Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, took up must-do legislation to permit the government to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to meet its obligations, putting off [&hellip...

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GOP lawmakers see automatic cuts as leverage

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., meets with reporters following a weekly Democratic strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a growing sense of...

Ex-Ill. governor returns home after prison release

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson, attorney for former Gov. George Ryan, talks to the media with family members watching from Ryan’s front porch in Kankakee, Ill., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, where the 78-year-old Ryan will be under home confinement...

Police: 1 dead in Ariz. shooting, suspect on loose

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Police officers leave an office building after a shooting at the building in Phoenix on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. A gunman opened fire at the Phoenix office building, wounding three people, one of them critically, authorities said. Police were searching for...

Standoff: Ala. gunman kills bus driver, seizes boy

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off on Standoff: Ala. gunman kills bus driver, seizes boy

Heavily armed men move away from the suspects home at the scene of a Dale County hostage scene in Midland City, Ala. on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013. Authorities were locked in a standoff Wednesday with a gunman authorities say on Tuesday intercepted a school bus,...

Victim in Calif shooting was suspect’s doctor

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo released Tue. Jan. 29, 2013 by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department showing Stanwood Fred Elkus, 75, of Lake Elsinore who was arrested Monday, Jan. 28,2013, suspected of killing Dr. Ronald Franklin Gilbert, 52, of Huntington Beach at the...

GOP lawmakers see automatic cuts as leverage

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., meets with reporters following a weekly Democratic strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a growing sense of...

Priest, teacher convicted in Pa. church abuse case

January 30, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, former teacher Bernard Shero walks from the Criminal Justice Center, in Philadelphia. A jury on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, convicted Shero of rape, indecent sexual assault and other charges in a church abuse case that has rocked...

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan faces changed world after prison

January 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 17, 2006 file photo, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan sits in a car with his wife, Lura Lynn, after he was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges at the federal courthouse in Chicago. Ryan, who reported to prison in November...

Senate confirms Kerry nomination for State Dept.

January 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., emerges after a unanimous vote by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approving him to become America’s next top diplomat, replacing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 29,...