Mother of three followed fleeing robbery suspect
Dormont woman felt sense of duty after her bank was robbed. Eileen McCabe was in her car at the Banksville Plaza Shopping Center when a man jogged in front of her, pulling a bandana up over his face.
Powerful Hurricane Ike Looms as Trouble for Gulf
Powerful Hurricane Ike rolled down an uncertain path Sunday that may lead to the U.S. Gulf Coast late this week, forcing emergency officials to pay attention and leaving millions of people from Florida to Mexico to wonder where it will eventually strike.
Democrats post Big Gains in Voter Registration
Five days a week, Linda Graham trolls tattered neighborhoods of this once thriving steel city outside Pittsburgh for unregistered voters she can sign up as Democrats – one of thousands of unknown volunteers whose work outside the limelight has already altered the basic arithmetic of the November election.
Suit says Woodridge Police set up man for False Conviction in 1987 Rape
An Indiana man who served three years in prison for a 1987 rape he did not commit has filed a lawsuit accusing Woodridge police officers of mishandling the case.
Official boots observer over ballot-count queries (Tucson Region)
Questions about possible ballot tampering led to an observer’s being handcuffed and escorted from the Pima County Elections Department on Saturday during the hand-count of ballots from Tuesday’s primary election.
Bars that were bases for Sex Ring still open for Business
For years, Gerardo Salazar played the Romeo in dusty Mexican villages, trolling town squares and schoolyards for women and girls he could seduce with declarations of love and, ultimately, sell in seedy Houston cantinas. But the cantina sex trade Salazar helped build in Houston continues to flourish.
Bear runs marijuana growers out of secret Utah camp
One Utah community is cheering a special bear – but don’t call him Smokey. “This bear is definitely law-enforcement minded,” said Garfield County Sheriff Danny Perkins. “If I can find this bear I’m going to deputize him.”