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School Cop Convicted for Fake Crime Story

School Cop Convicted for Fake Crime Story

A Los Angeles school policeman who falsely claimed he was shot on patrol, prompting an intense manhunt, has been convicted of fraud and other offenses for making up the story.

Mexico Releases Fertility Doctor in California Case

Mexico Releases Fertility Doctor in California Case

The fugitive doctor at the heart of the University of California, Irvine, fertility scandal in the 1990s has been released from jail in Mexico City, where he was being held for extradition to the United States.

US warns of imminent terror attack in Mali

US warns of imminent terror attack in Mali

The State Department is warning of a possible imminent terrorist attack against U.S. interests, including the American embassy and American school, in the West African nation of Mali.

Fla. police chief accused of misconduct posts bond

Fla. police chief accused of misconduct posts bond

The police chief of Orlando's wealthiest suburb has posted bond after being charged with misconduct.

Blagojevich source: Emanuel, Jackson to testify

Blagojevich source: Emanuel, Jackson to testify

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be called to testify Wednesday when attorneys for Rod Blagojevich begin mounting a defense in the former governor's retrial on cor...

Maine murder suspect seized after fleeing hospital

Maine murder suspect seized after fleeing hospital

A murder suspect who escaped from a psychiatric hospital by climbing over a fence apparently swam across a river before being arrested hours later in a neighboring city, police said Wednesday.

School bus driver fired over Confederate flag

School bus driver fired over Confederate flag

An Oregon school bus driver fired after he refused to remove a Confederate battle flag flying from his pickup truck has enlisted the help of a conservative civil liberties group in hopes of getting his job back.

Philly duck boats idle on anniversary of accident

Philly duck boats idle on anniversary of accident

Ducks boats will be idle for the day in Philadelphia to mark the one-year anniversary of an accident that killed two Hungarian tourists.

Train with hydrochloric acid tips, leaks in Mich.

Train with hydrochloric acid tips, leaks in Mich.

Authorities have evacuated several dozen residents within a mile of a derailed Canadian National Railway freight train where a tank car carrying hydrochloric acid overturned and started leaking....

Stocks push higher; Dow regains the 12,000 mark

Stocks push higher; Dow regains the 12,000 mark

A late rally pushed the Dow Jones industrial average back above 12,000 Monday as investors responded to the latest twists in Europe's efforts to control its debt crisis.

Summary Box: Signed home contracts fall in January

Summary Box: Signed home contracts fall in January

FEWER CONTRACTS: The National Association of Realtors says its index of sales agreements for previously occupied homes fell 2.8 percent last month to a reading of 88.9, the second straight monthly decline.

Stocks edge higher as oil hits new 30-month high

Stocks edge higher as oil hits new 30-month high

A light trading day on Wall Street closed with slight gains for major stock indexes.

U.S. Cities Spend at Least $13M on Occupy Protests

U.S. Cities Spend at Least $13M on Occupy Protests

Cities across the United States have spent at least $13 million in response to the Occupy Wall Street movement on police overtime and other services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.

Judge warns Wash. union to halt illegal tactics

Judge warns Wash. union to halt illegal tactics

Union activists aren't backing off demands to work at a new Washington state grain terminal after hundreds of Longshore workers stormed the facility, overwhelmed guards and dumped grain.

Ex-Duane Reade CEO sentenced to 3 years in prison

Ex-Duane Reade CEO sentenced to 3 years in prison

The former chief executive of Duane Reade Inc. was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for exaggerating the New York City drugstore chain's income.

Prison ordered in Pa. 'hot girlfriend' shooting

Prison ordered in Pa. 'hot girlfriend' shooting

A Pennsylvania man has been sent to prison for at least seven years for shooting another man because the victim looked at his "very hot girlfriend."


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