Mexico seeks extradition of ex-governor Javier Duarte after arrest in Guatemala

The former governor had been linked to at least one real estate investment in the Phoenix area. According to global news agency Al Jazeera, the infamous fugitive former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state suspected of embezzling hundreds of million... More..

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Grand Canyon officials hunt for trace of hiker, stepgrandson

Authorities say the 14- and 62-year-old hikers were swept away Saturday while crossing Tapeats Creek, a tributary of the Colorado River below the canyon's North Rim. Jim Zwiers, executive vice president of Merr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fresno shooting: three killed by gunman in central California

Police said he dived onto the ground when he saw an officer before being taken into custody. Dyer said the shootings appeared to be random and unprovoked. Online Superior Court records show Kori Ali Muhammad ...More..

After rules change, Senate confirms court nominee Gorsuch in 54-45 vote
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

After rules change, Senate confirms court nominee Gorsuch in 54-45 vote

The 54-45 vote was mostly along party lines as only three Democrats - Sens. Joe Manchin , Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly - sided with the GOP majority. First Democrats tried to mount a filibuster in an ef...More..

Business slow for some as tax deadline nears
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Business slow for some as tax deadline nears

The capital observes Emancipation Day, a holiday commemorating the day in 1862 when Abraham Lincoln signed legislation freeing slaves in the District of Columbia. There are several forms which can come into pla...More..

Kathrine Switzer, Boston Marathon Pioneer, Back 50 Years Later
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kathrine Switzer, Boston Marathon Pioneer, Back 50 Years Later

This year he ran the marathon with the American flag on his shoulder as part of Team Semper Fi, according to the Boston Globe . Kathrine Switzer, now 70, was the first woman to cross the line in an all-male...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In Cleveland Police say Facebook murderer kills himself after 3-day manhunt

Authorities say Stephens approached 74-year-old Robert Godwin as he walked home from Easter lunch on Sunday afternoon. It wasn't immediately clear where Stephens had been since Sunday. Police in Cleveland had...More..

Georgia congressional race, litmus test for Trump, goes down to wire
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Georgia congressional race, litmus test for Trump, goes down to wire

A voter casts a ballot in a special election in Atlanta , Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said in a statement that, "Georgia voters made it clear they ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Arkansas inmates set to die Thursday claim innocence

This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. Arkansas officials originally scheduled eight executions fro...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Fresno killings not linked to terrorism

He had been associated with gangs but he was not a confirmed member, police say. Dyer said Tuesday's victims were white males - as was the security guard - and one was shot while sitting in the passenger seat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has killed himself in prison

Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing". He attached a bed sheet to the cell window to hang himself, investigators said. "Lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Hernandez was serv...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect

In another video, Stephens claimed to have killed more than a dozen others, but police said they have not found evidence of any other victims. Cleveland police issued an appeal for information with a $50,000 ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Man on shooting spree shouts "Allahu Akbar", kills 3

The other victims were shot nearby during a rampage that lasted about a minute and during which up to 16 rounds were fired. The security guard also was a white man. Records show Muhammad was charged in 2005 wit...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Drug Company Files Another Lawsuit Against Arkansas Over Use Of Execution Drugs

Ledell Lee - convicted of the 1993 bludgeoning of Debra Reese using a tyre iron. The motion, filed Tuesday in Pulaski County Circuit Court, requests that Virginia-based McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc.'s case b...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

A USA congressional race in a traditionally conservative district turned into a cliffhanger late Tuesday, with a young Democrat jostling for a win that would hit President Donald Trump like a political tidal wa...More..

NCAA tournament games coming to the Times Union Center
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NCAA tournament games coming to the Times Union Center

The University of Pennsylvania hosted the first NCAA East Regional in 1939 at the Palestra. "We are honored to earn the right to host these five NCAA events in the coming years", said Mitch Barnhart, UK Direc...More..

Nat'l Tax Freedom Day still days away
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Nat'l Tax Freedom Day still days away

In light of the significance of the date, the Tax Foundation has released its annual analysis of Tax Freedom Day. Illinois' date, April 30, is tied for sixth-latest. The remaining 7 days are spent paying esta...More..

Why Georgia's big special election is a flawless political Rorschach test
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Why Georgia's big special election is a flawless political Rorschach test

Claimed Jon Ossoff , a Democratic candidate in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, "will raise your taxes". The 30-year-old former congressional staffer and documentary filmmaker carries the weight of th...More..

First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later

Of her legacy, Switzer said it came as no surprise that women continued to embrace the "sense of empowerment" that came from running. The 70-year-old shared a video from the nonprofit she founded, 261 Fearle...More..

Bidding Closes For Building Trump's Border Wall
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bidding Closes For Building Trump's Border Wall

Customs and Border Protection . Despite enthusiastic backing for President Donald Trump and pleas for a stronger border, Arizona ranchers are conflicted in their support for Trump's promise to build a wall al...More..