SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Friends say Sandra Mize is soft-spoken with a great laugh, but don't mess with the 63-year-old grandmother of 10. When she was awakened by an intruder smashing through her backdoor early Wednesday she grabbed her gun and confronted the man. When he kept coming, she fired the gun for the first time in 30 years. <p style="line-height: 18pt; ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Cisco plans to buy privately held Ubiquisys for about $310 million in cash in order to strengthen its mobility strategy more and enable more intelligent mobile internet networks for service providers. Cisco Systems Inc., which is based in San Jose, Calif., supplies routers, switches, software and services to corporate customers and government agencies worldwide. It is considered a ...
COLORADO SHOOTING MATCH CANCELED OVER NEW GUN LAWS: MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - A regional shooting competition that would have brought hundreds of people to Colorado has become the latest casualty of the state's new gun laws set to kick in just a few days before the competition.
Transgender man plans to keep seeking divorce
CHIPS ARE DOWN AND OUT: PHILLY SNACK TRUCK TAKEN: PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The chips are down - and out - after Philadelphia police say someone drove a snack truck away from a city convenience store.
RENO (AP) - Family members rescued after spending about 48 hours in the frigid wilderness of northern Nevada last week spoke out publicly for the first time Monday, saying they don't think they would've lasted two more days out in the cold. Christina McIntee, 25, and her boyfriend James Glanton, 34, said they watched two small planes pass overhead as they waited near their overturned Jeep, but the white smoke of their campfire was apparently ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's supervolcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according to a new study.
Congress targets fed workers' pensions
CARMEL (AP) - Academy Award-winning actress Joan Fontaine, who found stardom playing naive wives in Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" and "Rebecca" and also was featured in films by Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang and Nicholas Ray, died Sunday. She was 96.
REGULATORS SUE ONLINE LENDER CASHCALL: WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have sued online lender CashCall Inc., its owner and two related companies, accusing them of collecting money that consumers didn't owe.
DEBARY, Fla. (AP) - A man who said he found an abandoned newborn girl wrapped in newspapers outside a central Florida convenience store was arrested Monday and charged with lying to investigators. Ralph Garlick Jr., 53, originally told investigators that he had found the baby after hearing her cry, Volusia County Sheriff's deputies said. He flagged down a newspaper deliveryman, who then called 911. Garlick identified himself to authorities using his dead brother's name, but ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable search. The ruling, filled with blistering criticism of the Obama administration's arguments, is the first of its kind on the controversial program. <p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in ...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year's list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Reno man has been placed on probation and fined $1,000 for shooting a golfer whose errant ball broke a bedroom window at his home.
SMITHVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A 9-year-old Ohio girl last seen playing in the mobile home park where she lived was found dead in a nearby trash bin after a frantic search, and police on Sunday arrested a neighbor they've described as a family friend in the killing.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico high school teacher has been disciplined after a parent says the man told his black son that Santa Claus is white.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The image projected before the classroom at California State University, Los Angeles showed a pair of gleeful sky divers plunging through the air.