Lyndon Albers, 2, was abducted from her home during the night, according to investigators. A massive search ensued with the little girl being found three miles away. She was naked and her head had been shaved. Police say she also had burn and bruise marks on her body.
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales fell in October as a persistent shortage of properties limited choice for potential buyers and pushed up prices, suggesting some softening in the pace of the housing market recovery after strong gains early this year. "The housing market is in decent shape but could be a lot better if people decided they were ready to move and listed their homes," said Joel Naroff, chief economist at Naroff Economic Advisors in Holland, Pennsylvania. The National Association of Realtors said on Mondayexisting home sales declined 3.4 percent to an annual rate of5.36 million units.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Owners of a wedding venue who were fined $13,000 for violating the state's anti-discrimination law argued Monday that they should be legally allowed to follow their Christian faith.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wobbling in afternoon trading Monday as the market comes off its biggest weekly gain of the year. Pfizer and Allergan slipped after announcing a deal to combine and create the largest drug company in the world.
Highly visible police officers on horseback who patrol crowded sites like New York's Times Square are an essential part of the city's high alert in the wake of the deadly Paris attack, police officials said on Wednesday. Days after the New York Police Department deployed its new counter terrorism team and flashed a "show of force" to ward off potential attacks, it unveiled a new $30 million hay-filled headquarters for its 52-horse, 100-officer mounted unit on the ground floor of a luxury building on Manhattan's trendy far West Side. Gleaming gold finials atop the same brand of stalls used by the Queen of England and a manure disposal system specially designed by the city Sanitation Department to contain smells are among the features of the 26,000-square foot (2,415-square meter) space, said Inspector Barry Gelbman.