| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Wasilla police are investigating a wave of counterfeit bills passed at quick-service stores that have left nearly a dozen local businesses out more than $3,300, most of it in small amounts.
According to WPD investigator Ruth Josten, U.S. Secret...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include proposed bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines as well as more than a dozen executive orders aimed at circumventing...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:37 AM
The National Rifle Association's 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families of Newtown, Connecticut ... who suffered such incomprehensible loss as a result of this...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
WASHINGTON -- If the gun debate gets any more juvenile, the participants will need strollers.
The National Rifle Association took the first shot in this latest pursuit of the puerile. Not only did it release a political ad late Tuesday about the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:10 AM
If Stephen Espalin wanted some "Obamacare," he went about getting it the wrong way.
Espalin, 57, allegedly told a judge last week that he only threatened to assassinate President Obama, his family and their dog, Bo, because the homeless man needed...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:40 PM
An Anne Arundel County police corporal told a judge Tuesday that County Executive John R. Leopold told him to watch a cash box at a political fundraiser, to plant campaign signs for him, and to compile a dossier on his 2010 challenger.
Cpl. Howard Brown,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Richard Wiles, owner of Michigan North Research in Petoskey, will present "Frinske-Inneriks Terroriste: The 40th Year Remembrance of the U.P. Bomber" at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Carnegie building on Mitchell Street in Petoskey. The program is...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:02 AM
A Las Vegas trip was cut short for four Chicago women Friday when they were arrested and charged with identity theft as they attempted to board their flight at O'Hare International Airport, according to Cook County prosecutors and court documents.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:24 AM
The U.S. Secret Service says it has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance."
Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the letter was intercepted at a facility away from the White House. He says the...