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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Dar…

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Affidavit: US man kept Syria travel plot secret

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 18-year-old Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join fighters with the Islamic State group had left so…

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Capitals-Islanders Sums

Washington 1 1 0 0—2 N.Y. Islanders 2 0 0 1—3

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Tavares OT goal gives Isles 3-2 win over Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Washing…

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George Washington routs Longwood 91-66

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kopriva scored a career-high 19 points and four other George Washington players reached double figures Wednesday night …

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Immigrants Social Security eligible in Obama plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actio…

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Sharpton gathers families of 3 men killed by cops

Sharpton gathers families of 3 men killed by cops

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and relatives of two other unarmed black men killed by police officers joined hands with the Rev.…

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Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U…

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Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return …

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4 people shot at Pennsylvania mall barbershop

READING, Pa. (AP) — Four people have been shot at an eastern Pennsylvania strip mall barbershop where another shooting happened a day earlier.

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Humane Society offers reward in Alaska dog hanging

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that …

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Homeless man beaten to death in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say they are looking for a group of "cowards" who beat a homeless man to death as he slept in an alley in downtown…

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Judge puts Arizona 'revenge porn' law on hold

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday put a new Arizona law against "revenge porn" on hold after civil rights groups sued over constitut…

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Police identify man found after Ferguson car fire

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police say that a 20-year-old man whose dead body was found inside a car in Ferguson, Missouri, after ri…

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Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-ass…

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Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his…

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Holiday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms

Holiday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms

Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy …

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Authorities: Mom tried to put hit on daughter's ex

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a Pennsylvania woman has been arrested for paying an undercover officer she thought was a h…

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Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgi…

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2 FBI agents, police officer shot; suspect dead

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead, auth…

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In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feveris…

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In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 …

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Attorneys seek to clear former Crow tribe chairman

Attorneys seek to clear former Crow tribe chairman

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Civil rights attorneys have moved to exonerate a former chairman of the Crow Indian Tribe of a bribery conviction by ob…

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Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his fam…

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A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared debris Wednesday after two nights of unrest — the secon…

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