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Peterson screams, then gets 38 years for murder

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Drew Peterson’s defense team from left, Joseph Lopez, David Peilet, and Steve Greenberg, talk to reporters after Will County Judge Edward Burmila rejected their retrial motion for Peterson, and then sentencing Peterson to 38 years in prison for the 2004 murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Joliet, Ill. (AP [&hellip...

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NTSB: Plane aborted landing, hit utility pole

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ambulances gather at the old Georgia State Patrol post in Thomson, Ga., near the scene of a plane crash Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2012. An aviation official says a small jet with seven people aboard ran off the end of the runway and crashed at the Thomson-McDuffie...

Sabres fire Ruff; Rolston is the interim coach

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012, file photo, Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff looks up behind his bench while playing the Anaheim Ducks during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif. Ruff was fired on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, after...

Gas leak reported before blast leveled restaurant

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Officials inspect a burned out JJ’s Restaurant at the Plaza shopping district of Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Search crews at the site of the massive explosion that destroyed the restaurant, recovered one body Wednesday, and the...

BP civil settlement remains elusive as trial nears

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 12, 2010 file photo, crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Ala. The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states most affected by a massive 2010 oil spill have all indicated they...

NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting tech system

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows a detail of a video wall showing New York city police officers an interactive map of an area in the city, security footage from nearby cameras, if there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been...

Official: Calif. gunman was loner, ‘gamer’

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Tustin Police Chief Scott Jordan takes questions about the gunman, Ali Syed, a suspect in a series of shootings during a news conference in Tustin, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. In less than an hour, Syed, an unemployed part-time student, shot and killed a...

Obama considers weighing in on gay marriage case

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Chicago. The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that could be a major political victory...

Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty in campaign case

February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

With the Capitol dome in the background, Rev. Jessie Jackson, Sr. and his wife Jacqueline Lavinia Brown arrive at federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, where their son, former Illinois Rep. Jessie Jackson, Jr., and his wife Sandra were to...

Police: 7 or 8 hurt in Kansas City gas fire

February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image taken from video from KCTV, firefighters battle a massive fire at Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/KCTV) MANDATORY CREDIT: KCTV KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A car crashed into a gas main Tuesday evening in an...