NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was expected to get his first taste of freedom in more than 11 years while prosecutors appealed a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A hearing is underway in Connecticut where Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is expected to get his first taste of freedom in years while prosecutors appeal a ruling giving him a new trial in the 1975 killing of a neighbor.
HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — As police studied evidence into what led to the attack on state Sen. Creigh Deeds, a Virginia health official said his office opened an investigation into why the legislator's son was reportedly released from emergency custody the day before he stabbed his father and killed himself.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days. Kosher wine would be needed. There were Sabbath blessings to recite. Fortunately, Rabbi Abraham Skorka had a friend with the run of a hotel who arranged for kosher meals and said "amen" to the rabbi's prayers.
(Reuters) - A Boeing cargo jet that was stranded overnight at a Kansas airport that was too small to handle the giant aircraft is set to take off later Thursday, officials said. The Dreamlifter bound for McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas, landed instead at the nearby Colonel James Jabara Airport run by the city, according to a statement by a Boeing Co spokesman. City officials said the 235-foot (72 meter) Atlas Air 747 Dreamlifter landed there late Wednesday by mistake, but didn't say what led to the error. The two pilots had taken off from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and received a year's probation, is taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of the Air Force's nuclear missile force are feeling "burnout" from what they see as exhausting, unrewarding and stressful work, according to an unpublished study obtained by The Associated Press.
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff says the deaths of three people inside an apartment where gunfire erupted is another "waste" of young lives in a suburban area of Houston that has dealt with its share of violence this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year.