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Mom gets 23-year sentence in daughter’s slaying

FILE- In a photo provided by the Detroit Police, Semeria Greene is shown in a booking photo. Greene is scheduled to return Monday, April 7, 2014 to Wayne County Circuit Court where she faces sentencing in the stabbing death of her 8-year-old daughter in their Detroit home. She...
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Storms sock the Southeast; 1 killed in Georgia

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide area. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Firefighters rescue a...
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Whitey Bulger backs man’s efforts at freedom

FILE – This file June 23, 2011 booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James “Whitey” Bulger, captured in Santa Monica, Calif., after 16 years on the run. Bulger is serving two life sentences after being convicted in 2013 of playing a role in...

Army: Fort Hood suspect had requested leave

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The rampage at Fort Hood that left three dead and 16 wounded last week was related to the shooter’s request for leave from the Army post, military investigators said Monday. Army spokesman Chris Grey did not indicate during a brief news...
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Young Utah gay couple become face of gay marriage

FILE – In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Derek Kitchen, left, and his partner Moudi Sbeity hug each other outside Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse, in Salt Lake City. The young couple that has become the face of gay marriage in Utah is an unlikely pair for the role....
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Mom gets 23 year sentence in daughter’s slaying

FILE- In a photo provided by the Detroit Police, Semeria Greene is shown in a booking photo. Greene is scheduled to return Monday, April 7, 2014 to Wayne County Circuit Court where she faces sentencing in the stabbing death of her 8-year-old daughter in their Detroit home. She...
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Mother in drowning case found mentally incompetent

FILE – This Tuesday, April 1, 2014 file booking photograph released by the Allegheny County Police shows Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, who is charged with drowning her 3-year-old son and leaving his 6-year-old brother in critical condition Tuesday, April 1 after she allegedly...
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Survey confirms gains in health insurance sign-ups

Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing...
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Mother in drowning case found mentally incompetent

FILE – This Tuesday, April 1, 2014 file booking photograph released by the Allegheny County Police shows Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, who is charged with drowning her 3-year-old son and leaving his 6-year-old brother in critical condition Tuesday, April 1 after she allegedly...
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Survey confirms gains in health insurance sign-ups

Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing...