HONOLULU (AP) — As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she's tended to over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see it.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A woman who appealed for money online to help care for her autistic son and disabled husband has been accused of throwing her 6-year-old boy to his death off an historic bridge on the Oregon coast.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man who prosecutors say struck and killed three 13-year-old California girls as they were trick-or-treating on Halloween and then fled in his damaged sport utility vehicle was charged on Tuesday with vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run. Jaquinn Ramone Bell was arrested on Sunday at a Motel 6 in Stanton, California, not far from where the girls were hit in a crosswalk. He was also charged with driving on a suspended license and fleeing the scene of a crime, Orange County prosecutors said. ...
DETROIT (AP) — Dozens of people traveled 300 miles from Chicago on Tuesday to support an Arab activist who is on trial for failing to tell U.S. immigration officials that she was convicted of two bombings in Israel decades ago.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy suffering from a massive tumor, who drew international attention after U.S. Homeland Security Investigations helped him get treatment in New Mexico, is scheduled to have a series of surgeries in Albuquerque to remove the large growth on his shoulder.
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge on Tuesday delayed witness testimony in the penalty phase retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after an appeals court ordered the proceedings be opened to the public, court officials said. Judge Sherry Stephens ordered that no new witnesses be called to the stand until Wednesday in the retrial to determine whether Arias will be executed for killing her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander in 2008. ...
Voters will decide between Democrat Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in an election that will make history and settle who will govern Pennsylvania for the next four years after a campaign that smashed the state's spending record.