PHOENIX (AP) — Potential jurors for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be called back to court Monday as attorneys whittle down the group to an impartial panel that will determine whether the former waitress receives the death penalty or life in prison.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville's police chief said Sunday that an anguished statement from the parents of a missing University of Virginia student has given investigators fresh resolve to carry on with the difficult search of hundreds square miles of countryside.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives Republican Gov. Rick Perry another real-time leadership test and a chance to look presidential — or ineffective — on a national stage.
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - It was like any other Sunday morning worship service at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, where Louise Troh, the quarantined girlfriend of the first patient in the United States diagnosed with Ebola, is a member of the congregation. Greeters passed out bulletins and shook hands at the church entrances. Members hugged each other in greeting shortly before the service began. A couple hundred people sat in the pews of the church and began to pray for the patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, and for Troh and both of their families. ...
By Jon Herskovitz DALLAS (Reuters) - Some African immigrants in Dallas are worried that the case of a Liberian man who is sick with the Ebola virus in a city hospital is generating ill-feeling, including some taunts and finger-pointing, toward the wider community. "Some people around here see us as bringing the disease and that's just not right," said a Liberian who asked to be called Sekou. ...
Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian injected the black-and-brown mixed-breed dog with a deadly chemical, seeking to euthanize the 4-year-old dog no one had adopted. The animal moved some and then faded.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter for home.