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Jurors being seated in Hudson family murder trial

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2011 file photo, singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson speaks in Chicago. On Monday, April 9, 2012, a judge will question potential jurors as jury selection begins in earnest at the Chicago trial of William Balfour, the man accused of murdering Hudson’s mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in 2008. [&hellip...

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Motive for Tulsa shootings may lie in 2010 killing

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo combo of images provided by the Tulsa Police Department via the Tulsa World shows Jacob England, left, and Alvin Watts. According to police, England, 19, and Watts, 32, will be charged with three counts of murder and two counts of shooting with...

Syria fires over borders with Lebanon, Turkey

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Relatives mourn for Ali Shaaban, a television cameraman working for Al-Jadeed TV who was shot dead on the Lebanon-Syria border, at their home in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, April 9, 2012. Shaaban was killed when the channel’s film crew came under fire in...

Police: Mom found 3 slain adults at Minn. day care

April 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

People watch police investigate the scene where three people were shot and killed at an in-home day care in Brooklyn Park, Minn., on Monday, April 9, 2012. No arrests were immediately made. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Richard Sennott) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST....

In an old Chicago meat plant, greens and fish grow

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Feb. 29, 2012 image made from video, Andrew Fernitz, a partner in 312 Aquaponics, holds a net containing tilapia in an old meat-packing plant where the business has taken up residence. Water...

Tulsa police say shootings may have been revenge

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the Tulsa Police Department via the Tulsa World shows Jacob England. According to police, England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, will be charged with three counts of murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill, after being arrested...

Start of 2012, March shatter US heat records

April 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 13, 2012, file photo a man snaps a photo of a blossoming tree with his iPhone outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. America this year, especially in March, has been so warm that national records aren’t just...

Navy jet crash a 'Good Friday miracle' _ but how?

April 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

The burning fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet lies smoldering after crashing into a residential building in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, April 6, 2012. The Navy did not immediately return telephone messages left by The Associated Press, but media reports indicate...

Kinkade: Artist drew many fans, few critical raves

April 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2006 file photo, artist Thomas Kinkade works on a study of Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States,...

Neighbors fearful after shootings in Tulsa

April 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, right, chats with Tulsa Chief of Police Chuck Jordan during a news conference at the Tulsa Police Department, Saturday, April 7, 2012 in downtown Tulsa, Okla. Police believe the same attacker or attackers are behind a series of...