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Texas police kill 8th-grader carrying pellet gun

January 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A photo of the carbon dioxide powered pellet handgun 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez was holding at the time he was shot by police at Cummings Middle School is shown during a news conference Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, 2012 in Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela) BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police shot and killed an [&hellip...

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Gingrich vows to fight on after poor Iowa showing

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, campaigns at Elly’s Tea and Coffee House in Muscatine, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newt Gingrich is vowing to fight on after a...

Man arrested in NY Islamic center firebomb attack

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this frame grab taken from surveillance video released by the NYPD, a suspect, left, throws a lit object at a home in the Queens borough of New York on Sunday night, Jan. 1, 2012. This attack and three others in the neighborhood, including one on a...

Iowa: Santorum, Romney leading the tight vote

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a forum at Valley High School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw...

Obama applauds Iowa Democrats for their help

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Air Force One, carrying President Barack and the first family, prepares to land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting his Republican opponents, President Barack Obama told Iowa Democrats...

Woman sues Honda in unlikely place: small claims

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Neil Schmidt, representing Honda, shows a gas mileage sticker display similar to the one on the car bought by Heather Peters, not shown, at small claims court in Torrrance, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Peters, who says her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid never...

Mount Rainier remains closed after ranger shooting

January 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A car approaches the Nisqually entrance to Mount Rainier National Park where armed U.S. Park police stand guard Tuesday morning, Jan. 3, 2012, near Ashford, Wash. The park remained closed while the investigation continued a day after searchers found the body...

Fire attacks at NYC homes, Islamic center probed

January 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This sketch released by the New York Police Department shows a supsect wanted in a string of arson attacks on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 that involved throwing lit Molotov cocktails at four locations within the 103 precinct in the Queens borough of New York. In one...

24-year-old arrested in Los Angeles arson spree

January 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Los Angeles Fire Captain Jaime Moore, left, addresses the media regarding the arrest of a man in connection with dozens of suspected arson attacks that destroyed parked cars, scorched buildings and rattled much of the nation’s second-largest city over the...

Father: Thankful for passers-by who saved children

January 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A June 2006 photo provided by Chris Willden of Chris Willden. Willden shot out a car’s window with a handgun and cut a seat belt to help free children after the car plunged into the Logan River in Utah Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Willden)...