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Occupy protests cost nation’s cities at least $13M

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

File — In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 file photo Occupy Boston protesters gather outside a building in the Financial district in Boston as law enforcement officials look on at left. In the first two months of the nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests the movement has cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police [&hellip...

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Gingrich risk: Will the GOP cast its lot with him?

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 12, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential hopeful former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista buy a pork chop lunch as they campaign at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Gingrich has never been a conventional...

FBI arrests 7 in Amish haircut attacks in Ohio

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet leans on the mailbox at his home in Bergholz, Ohio. The FBI and local sheriff’s deputies arrested seven men, including Mullet, reputed leader of a breakaway Amish sect, on federal hate crime...

Father sought for murder in NJ toddler’s drowning

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Flowers rest on a chair near the front door of the home where 2-year-old Tierra Morgan lived, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in Lakehurst, N.J. The toddler was found dead in her car seat, partially submerged in a stream, according to authorities. Morgan was having...

Ex-Florida coach Meyer says no offer at Ohio State

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2011 file photo, Florida head coach Urban Meyer puts his arm around his wife Shelley after Florida defeated Penn State 37-24 in the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game, in Tampa, Fla. Former Florida coach Meyer continues to...

Big stakes as Black Friday, shopping season arrive

November 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2010 file photo, a woman looks at a DKNY holiday window display, in New York. You’ve probably heard of Black Friday, but you may not know exactly what it is. Here’s a little history and what to expect this year during the...

Don’t slash military budget, GOP contenders say

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidates from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, businessman Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Michele Bachmann,...

Police honor man who led them to Lee Harvey Oswald

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Johnny Calvin Brewer stands in front of the Texas Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, in Dallas. Dallas Police Chief David Brown honored him who led them to Lee Harvey Oswald’s hiding place in the movie theater 48 years ago. Brewer was given a...

Police, family search for missing Florida woman

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Orlando Police Department, shows Michelle Parker. Family members believe that Parker was carjacked shortly after her appearance on “The People’s Court” show last Thursday Nov. 18, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. (AP...

Economy means scaled-back Thanksgiving for many

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Turkeys are shown on sale at Pixley’s Shurfine grocery store in Akron, N.Y., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/David Duprey) Some are holding potluck dinners instead of springing for the entire feast. Others are staying home rather than flying. And a...