NEW YORK (AP) – The World Trade Center’s rebirth has long revolved around creating a centerpiece of unsparing symbolism: a skyscraper 1,776 feet tall, its height an homage and a bold statement about looking forward.
CLEVELAND (AP) – The man accused of holding three women captive for a decade in his home terrorized the mother of his children, frequently beating her, playing twisted psychological games and locking her indoors, her relatives say.
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) – For 17 days, the seamstress lay trapped in a dark basement pocket beneath thousands of tons of wreckage as temperatures outside climbed into the mid-90s F. She rationed food and water. She banged a pipe to attract attention.
The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building’s roof, bringing the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet.
SEATTLE, Wash.– A contest encouraging girls to “look their finest” among Washington high school students has administrators concerned. It’s a competition for boys, to… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston’s police commissioner told lawmakers conducting the first congressional hearing on the Marathon bombings that government should tighten security around celebratory public events and consider using more undercover officers, special police units and technology, including
Helping to free three women from nearly a decade in captivity would seem to be enough. Neighbor Charles Ramsey has also become a star, offering moments of levity in an unspeakably horrible story, free publicity for a restaurant chain and unexpected lessons in race relations.
A federal judge has agreed to postpone the trial of a former BP executive charged with concealing information from Congress about the amount of oil that was leaking from the company’s blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Three women found alive after a decade in captivity endured lonely, dark lives inside a dingy home where they were raped and allowed outside only a handful of times in disguises while walking to a
PHOENIX (AP) – Jodi Arias has been convicted of first-degree murder in the brutal stabbing and shooting death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona.
CLEVELAND (AP) – Amanda Berry, who was held captive for about a decade before being rescued from a house along with two other women, arrived at her sister’s home Wednesday morning to the cheers of hundreds of neighbors and swarms of journalists.
CLEVELAND (AP) – A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime.
BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) – It’s been called the last juke joint in the state and Gip’s Place put Bessemer on the map for music… More »
CLEVELAND (AP) — The woman’s voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. “Help me. I’m Amanda Berry,” she told a 911 dispatcher. “I’ve been kidnapped and I’ve been missing for 10 years and I’m, I’m here, I’m free now.”
On May 6, 1937, the air ship Hindenburg burst into flames as the pilot tried to land at the naval air station in Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Prices for corn are on the rise across the nation as a result of rain and cooler temperatures across states traditionally known for producing most of America’s corn.
New York State’s attorney general accused the banks of failing to comply with 2012’s national mortgage settlement over robo-signing and other wrongful foreclosure practices.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) – A magistrate judge on Monday agreed to release a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from federal custody while he awaits trial for allegedly lying to federal investigators probing the bombings.