Grandma, 72, shoots at intruder, misses in Calif.

STANTON, Calif. (AP) — A 72-year-old Southern California grandmother who shot at — and narrowly missed — a man trying to break into her home said Tuesday she was shocked at the attention her action was getting but…

Guard gets 5 to 10 years in Pa. club slaying

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A security guard convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a shooting death in an after-hours club in eastern Pennsylvania last year has been sente……

Dad of Snowden’s girlfriend ‘shocked’ by news

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — The father of the girlfriend of Edward Snowden described the leaker of national secrets as a shy and reserved man with convictions, but said he’s “still shocked” by the news about him. Jonathan Mills…

Ga. man paralyzed after rescuing girl from creek

ROCKMART, Ga. (AP) — A man has been paralyzed after diving into a creek in northwest Georgia to save a 4-year-old girl who was in danger of drowning. Rockmart Fire Department Sgt. Chad King says 43-year-old Michael Patterson…

Alaska troopers: Bear killed at lake mauled man

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a black bear killed near the scene of a mauling last week at a remote Alaska lake was the animal responsible for the deadly attack. Troopers spokeswoman said some remains…

Full council again in Ohio village

ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio village in upheaval over its use of traffic cameras to catch speeders has rebuilt its council after the majority had resigne……

Former US Rep. Renzi convicted on 17 of 32 counts

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury in Tucson has found former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi guilty on 17 of 32 counts in a corruption case. Renzi was accused of trying to engineer a federal land swap for…
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Chamber Reports Valley Growth

Last year, companies pumped $406 million into the local economy. That translated into 1,600 new jobs and the retention of 5,500 jobs.…

Arizona State football player accused of assault

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona State University football player has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault. Tempe police said Tuesday that Andres Rafael Garcia is being held on suspicion of two counts of…
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Scouts Attend Leadership Camp

The National Youth Leadership Training Camp is a seven-day program where young men learn all about leadership skills. …
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Pill Availability Expanded

The Obama administration announced Monday that the morning after pill will now be available to all young women without a prescription, no matter their age.…

Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities took a boat onto Lake Mead on Tuesday to gather water samples they hope could shed light on mysterious brown foam found floating on the lake’s surface over the weekend. Park officials urged…

Virgin Islands plumber accused of coercing 3 girls

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — A plumber in the U.S. Virgin Islands is being accused of using the Internet to coerce three female minors to engage in sexual activity. U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe says Tony…

UN envoy: ‘Streets are heating up’ in south Yemen

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy to Yemen warned Tuesday that “the streets are heating up” in the country’s restive south and pent-up resentment over more than two decades of unaddressed grievances is reaching “a tipping point.”…

Man linked to hacker group agrees to plead guilty

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Ohio man linked to the hacker collective Anonymous has reversed course to plead guilty under an agreement with the federal government to charges that he breached police-agency websites. Court documents filed April…
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YMCA Urges Water Safety

It is estimated that 3,500 people in the United States drown each year, so it's important that everyone learns to swim. …

Biden to hold gun control event next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is planning an event on gun control next Tuesday. It’s Biden’s first event focusing specifically on gun control since a major Senate vote on expanding background checks…

Philly-area doctor convicted in oxycodone ring

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia doctor has been convicted of conspiracy, money laundering and illegal distribution of oxycodone that federal authorit……

Court hears terse testimony in e-book trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Macmillan CEO John Sargent, who testified this week at a trial over alleged price-fixing of e-books, was no one’s idea of a friendly witness. Of the five publishers the U.S. Justice Department sued last…

Pope confirms ‘gay lobby’ at work at Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lamented that a “gay lobby” was at work at the Vatican and acknowledged he wasn’t particularly adept at administration during a private audience with the leadership of a key Latin American church…