MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-convict who owned a towing company made good on his grudges, police said Tuesday, killing his partner, his business rival, his ex-girlfriend and the woman's new boyfriend before firing a bullet through his head in the cab of his pickup truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heavy rain from a powerful Pacific storm swept through parched California on Tuesday, providing some relief from a three-year drought but prompting evacuations in wildfire-scarred communities threatened by mudslides and flooding.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo, North Dakota, Mayor Dennis Walaker, the man known as the "flood mayor" for leading the state's largest city through several successful fights against the Red River, died Tuesday at his home, city officials said. He was 73.
A Southern California shopping mall has apologized to the family of a young girl with autism after the family said she was turned away from visiting the shopping center's Santa Claus because the Santa was allegedly afraid of the girl's service animal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $380 million in government dollars left over from a federal discrimination settlement with American Indians is in limbo amid disagreements over how the money should be spent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" became a piece of history Tuesday along with other items from the popular TV show that were donated to the Smithsonian Institution.
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A group of California lawmakers has proposed gutting a much-touted middle-class scholarship program for students at California's two public university systems, the latest salvo in tense negotiations over funding. Democrats in the state Senate on Tuesday proposed shutting down the scholarship program and using the money to avoid controversial tuition hikes approved for the prestigious University of California, increasing funding for that system as well as the California State University. ...