Accuser takes stand in general's sex assault case
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Sobbing on the witness stand, the Army captain whose sexual assault accusations triggered the court-martial of a general testified Friday that they had a three-year affair and that he threatened to kill her and her family - and "do it in a way no one would ever know" - if she ever told anyone....
Chevron pizza 'scandal' isn't one in small town
BOBTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker....
Experts: Case of burned Texas boy problematic
CONROE, Texas (AP) -- Now that prosecutors have persuaded a judge that a Texas man accused of setting an 8-year-old boy on fire as a teenager can be tried as an adult for murder, securing a conviction in a case where the victim died 13 years after the attack could prove difficult, legal experts say....
Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out
NEW YORK (AP) -- An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to "lick and bite" his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep....
King family wants input on Georgia MLK monument
ATLANTA (AP) -- The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia's governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Rutgers University's decision to stand by its invitation to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to be this year's commencement speaker? <More Info>
Rutgers University professors and students are crying foul over the school's decision to invite former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at this year's commencement. The Faculty Council passed a resolution calling on the university's board of governors to rescind its invitation to Rice because of her role in the Iraq War and the Bush Administration's policy of enhanced interrogation techniques such as waterboarding. The university says it will not rescind the invitation.
Do you agree that lawmakers should stand firmly behind their Commander-in-Chief and present a united front to the world during this international crisis?