| May 21, 2013
| 9:23 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for “moral crimes” has risen by 50% in the last 18 months, an alarming statistic that reflects the Afghan government’s need to step up efforts to protect...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Kaylyn Martin and her best friend had rented movies in the University of Central Florida library and grabbed a bite to eat when — as they were walking through a campus parking garage — a black car with its headlights off came screeching toward...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:18 PM
The staffs of the state's top prosecutor and the governor's office have been working in secret with General Assembly leaders on legislation to withhold records related to the police investigation into the Dec. 14 Newtown elementary school massacre —...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A daughter Lillian Dale Baynham, was born to Adam and Katy Baynham of Petoskey at 4:29 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey. Lillian weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long at birth. She has a...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Gun crime has plunged in the United States since its peak in the middle of the 1990s, including gun killings, assaults, robberies and other crimes, two new studies of government data show.
Yet few Americans are aware of the dramatic drop, and more...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:32 AM
A son, Connor Adam, was born to Jennifer (Wojan) and Adam Whitson of Traverse City on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Connor weighed 7 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Denny and Flo...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:12 AM
He's come out on top in six contested elections as a Democrat in an increasingly conservative county, and has withstood criticism that he's both too soft and too tough, appeased minorities and disappointed minorities, said too little and said too much....
| May 10, 2013
A Waynesboro, Pa., man pleaded guilty Friday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court to three counts of first-degree murder in the 2012 shootings of his estranged wife, her boyfriend and the boyfriend’s mother, and was sentenced to three consecutive...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:15 AM
CALIPATRIA — Sydney Rice tells her students that she was once on state aid, a welfare mom and in a domestically violent situation, just as some of them may be, but reminds them that her education has given her options.
The Imperial Valley College...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Sunday, May 5
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
American Legion auxiliary 228 of Boyne...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Sex trafficking. It’s a crime that goes under reported and now its victims are represented on a tree that symbolizes hope.
"I think most people in Alaska don't realize it's a very significant crime in this state," Susan Sullivan, executive director...