BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University said on Monday that a search of four campus buildings targeted by an "unconfirmed" bomb threat had turned up no explosives and that the buildings had reopened for normal business.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man attacked his parents before torching the home they all shared, stealing their SUV and intentionally running down pedestrians in a rampage that left three people dead, authorities said.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge lowered bail Monday for a man charged in several freeway shootings that put drivers in metro Phoenix on edge two months ago, but wouldn't let his attorneys call witnesses to back up a claim that he has an alibi.
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son went to trial on Monday on charges the politician pressured companies doing business with the state to give his son hundreds of thousands of dollars in jobs and commissions. Jury selection began in federal court in Manhattan and is expected to continue on Tuesday in the corruption case of Skelos, a 67-year-old Republican, and his 33-year-old son, Adam. The trial is among the highest-profile to spill out of a string of corruption scandals involving members of the state legislature in Albany.
Six people were killed over the weekend at an east Texas campsite and a suspect has been taken into custody for suspected murder, the Anderson County Sheriff's office said on Monday. A man and a woman were found dead in a travel trailer at the crime scene near Palestine, about 170 miles northeast of Austin. William Hudson, 33, was arrested without incident on Sunday and charged with one count of murder.