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Police honor man who led them to Lee Harvey Oswald

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

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 Citizen’s Certificate of Merit. Police credit him with helping officers arrest Oswald [&hellip...

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Police, family search for missing Florida woman

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

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 (0)

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...

Blago ally Rezko gets 10½ years, minus time served

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

*FILE–In a June 4, 2008 file photo, Antoin “Tony” Rezko returns to the Federal Courthouse where a jury found him guilty on 16 counts of a 24-count indictment in his corruption trail in Chicago. Rezko, 56, a former top fundraiser to disgraced...

20 students accused in college-exam scandal in NY

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Joshua Chefec, left, Adam Justin, background center, and George Trane, right, are escorted from of the Nassau District Attorney’s office, in Mineola, N.Y. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. Thirteen more current and former high school students from Great Neck, on...

Obama in NH: I’m tax -cutter, GOP should go along

November 23, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about jobs, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Manchester High School Central in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama dashed into politically important New Hampshire Tuesday,...

Romney to run his first TV ad of presidential race

November 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to employees at BAE Systems in Nashua, N.H., Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is turning President...

Britain wins 5 International Emmys

November 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Producer Nigel Lythgoe poses with the Founders Award at the 39th International Emmy Awards, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams) NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Eccleston and Julie Walters garnered the main acting awards as British...

Was Calif. police use of pepper spray justified?

November 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, photo Occupy University of California, Davis, protesters including David Buscho, far left, react after being pepper sprayed by police who came to remove tents set up on the school’s quad Friday in Davis, Calif. Two...

Super failure: Deficit-cutting panel gives up

November 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Debt supercommittee co-chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks outside her office on Capitol Hill as the work of the debt reduction panel ends in failure, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) —...