ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday in rural Washington state.
(kansascity.com) - A Ray County man abandoned his two young sons to die in a trailer fire and then lied to authorities about his valiant efforts to save them, according to court charges filed Thursday.
(news-leader.com) - A Bolivar man with mental illness who spoke of shooting up a movie theater showing â€śTwilightâ€ť and was later accused of plotting to do the same at a Walmart store in Bolivar was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Fred Phelps Sr. led his small Topeka church for more than two decades in a bellicose crusade against gays and lesbians, saying they were worthy of death and openly declaring - often at military funerals - that the U.S. was doomed because of its tolerance of homosexuality.
Michael J. Saguto, 43, of Kirbyville, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to participating in a conspiracy to commit mail fraud and to participating in a conspiracy to commit money laundering.
CHICAGO (AP) -- An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at an underground station at one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board, officials said.
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) -- No timetable has been set to reopen a major U.S. shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil spilled into the Texas waterway, but more help was being called in Monday to contain the spill and protect important shorebird habitat.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The University of Missouri is considering changes to its employee policy for reporting suspected sexual violence amid a flurry of attention to the issue prompted by a former school swimmer's suicide.
Sarah Curtis-Fawley will have to offer insurance to her workers at Pacific Pie Co. because of the health care overhaul, and the estimated $100,000 cost means she may have to raise prices or postpone opening a third restaurant.