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Sep. 28, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

NC group mails voter forms with inaccurate details

Administrative errors are to blame for mistakes in voter registration forms mailed in North Carolina by a conservative political group, the head of the organization said.

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 09:30 PM

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake

A man who was shot after authorities say he beheaded one woman and attacked another at an Oklahoma food processing plant from which he had just been fired has regained consciousness and was interviewed by detectives Saturday.

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 09:25 PM

Former Sen. Roland Burris, appointed by Rod Blagojevich, becomes issue at federal trial

An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate seat in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming onetime Sen. Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

15 track workers deaths prompt NTSB study

An investigation into last year's spike in the number of deaths among track workers has concluded that some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to railroads.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Fort Bragg soldier pleads to stealing fuel

A Fort Bragg soldier will be sentenced in December after pleading guilty to stealing more than a million gallons of fuel from an American base in Afghanistan.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Watchdog: French hostage beheaded by extremists

Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France ignored their demand to stop airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video released by a U.S. terrorism watchdog.

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Cary man pleads guilty in wife's death in 2008

A man awaiting a new trial in the death of his wife six years ago has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown ends

Streets in Sierra Leone's capital bustled again Monday after an unprecedented nationwide shutdown during which officials said more than 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on the deadly disease. But the government delayed an announcement on how many new cases had been discovered.