MALIBU, California (AP) — Authorities will likely ask Olympic gold medalist and Kardashian family patriarch Bruce Jenner to provide his cellphone to determine if he was texting when he was behind the wheel of an SUV involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman.
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A 17-year-old youth has been charged in connection with a shooting that wounded three people, two of them critically, at a Macy's department store in a mall outside Pittsburgh, police said on Sunday. The suspect, Tarod Thornhill, faces adult charges of attempted homicide and three counts of aggravated assault, the Allegheny County Police Department said in a statement. The shooting took place at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Monroeville Mall, about 12 miles east of Pittsburgh. Thornhill was arrested at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday at a residence in Brackenridge, about 20 miles north of the crime scene, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — With a prized dollar in hand and a treat in mind, Etan Patz headed toward the corner store that the neighborhood kids knew as a safe haven, a place their parents told them to go in case of emergency.
By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO (Reuters) - For decades, Chuck Souder relied on corn and soybeans to keep his 400-acre Iowa farm running, but with corn selling for half its price two years ago and soybeans slumping, Souder has shifted to what he hopes will be a more profitable crop: Pigs. “The question is, will [consumers] switch back from chicken to pork?” CONSTRUCTION CRAZE The hog barn boom in rural America began as meat packers like Tyson Foods Inc , Seaboard Foods, JBS USA [JBS.UL] and Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] pushed farmers to rebuild quickly after the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus killed an estimated 8.5 million piglets in 27 states.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the economy, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.