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Texas police fatally shoot fugitive Fla. prisoner

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This file photo provided by the Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department shows Alberto Morales. Morales who escaped in Texas after stabbing a detective with his eyeglasses was fatally shot early Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 after refusing to cooperate with officers and lunging at them, police said in Grapevine, Texas (AP Photo/Miami Dade Corrections...

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How life on run ended for California police killer

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013 file photo shows Karen Reynolds, 57, and her husband, Jim Reynolds, 66, during a news conference in Big Bear Lake, Calif. recounting their experience of being held captive by fugitive Christopher Dorner inside a condo...

Jackson Jr.’s downfall tied to objects, not power

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 20, 2012, file photo taken in Chicago, then-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill. speaks at a Democratic primary election night party. The former and his wife Sandra were charged Feb. 15, 2013, with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on...

Wife: Alaska man innocent in Coast Guard deaths

February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 2, 2011 file photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Richard Belisle, second from left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins, second from right, with Jim Wells, left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody...

Obama in Chicago exhorts ‘ladders of opportunity’

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about strengthening the economy for the middle class and the nations struggle with gun violence at an appearance at Hyde Park Academy, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) CHICAGO (AP) — Pressing his...

2 space rocks hours apart point up the danger

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech shows a simulation of asteroid 2012 DA14 approaching from the south as it passes through the Earth-moon system on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The 150-foot object will pass within 17,000 miles of the Earth. NASA scientists...

Cruise passengers became comrades on trip home

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by passenger Don Hoggatt, of Dallas, shows covered urinals and bagged trash cans for passengers to use in one of the bathrooms aboard the Carnival Triumph cruise ship which became disabled after an engine-room fire left the ship...

Dorner was hiding in nearby condo during manhunt

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Rick Heltebrake with his dog Suni looks over the burned-out cabin where Christopher Dorner’s remains were found after a police standoff Tuesday near Big Bear, Calif., Friday Feb. 15, 2013. Heltebrake had been carjacked by Dorner. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) SAN...

In trying to sink Hagel, GOP takes aim at Obama

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo, Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s choice for Defense Secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate...

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife agree to plead guilty

February 15, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2011 file photo, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, wife of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., is seen in her Chicago office. On Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, Sandi Jackson, who resigned from the City Council in January 2013, was charged with...