BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — By most accounts, 19-year-old Brittney Wood was with uncle Donnie Holland the night of May 30, 2012, the last time anyone saw her. Holland — who was under investigation for horrific sex crimes at the time — died from a bullet within days in what was ruled a suicide.
MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia state Del. Joshua Nelson spent most of his first term learning to fly military jumbo jets in Texas, and almost none of it casting votes or pushing legislation 1,500 miles away in the state Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homes of slaves who served President James Madison at his Montpelier estate in Virginia will be rebuilt for the first time over the next five years, along with other refurbishments to the home of one of the nation's Founding Fathers, thanks to a $10 million gift announced Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California storm dropped about half an inch of rain on Los Angeles, causing a troublesome mudslide in the region but bringing a good start to a much needed wet season amid the state's drought, forecasters said Saturday.
By Ellen Wulfhorst (Reuters) - A former U.S. Marine, newly freed after seven months in a Mexican jail on gun charges, arrived in his home state of Florida on Saturday to get treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. A Mexican court released Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, on Friday on psychological grounds. He was set free so he could seek treatment for the post-traumatic stress disorder he developed after his military service, the court said. Tahmooressi was jailed in Mexico after arriving at the border from California with three guns in his pick-up truck. ...