After a public display of support from family members and friends, Jason Appleby, who stands charged with three counts of wanton endangerment stemming from an accident which resulted in the death of nine-year-old Laura Marie Renfrow ... (MORE)
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been scheduled for another federal court appearance. U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert has order ...(MORE)
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police in southeastern Indiana say they believe a man charged with murdering his 46-year-old girlfriend ate parts of her body. Thirty-three-year-old Joseph Oberhansley was formally charged Monday with murder in the death ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Executive Branch Ethics Commission has finished its investigation into the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, fining a former assistant director on Monday for mistreating women. Kenneth "Scott" King told fema ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An Australian company is looking to put a facility in Louisville that the company says would create 250 jobs with wages at $20 per hour. Computershare Inc. says it is considering spending $12 million to open a facility in Loui ...(MORE)
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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) - American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels. A White House spokesman said quickly the president "will not" send ground forces into combat, but Gen. Martin Dempsey said Obama had personally told him to come back on a "case by ...
Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control. The question was whether the aid would be enough and was coming in time. An ominous World Health Organization forecast said that with so many people now spreading the virus, the number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three w...
S. Korea detains US man in waters near border
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday. The man was arrested Tuesday night at a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone, part of a restricted military area, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to office policy. He said investigators are questioning the man about the purpose of his apparent attempt to en...
Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against police. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis, is "extremely dangerous" and residents in the area should be alert and cautious, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said at a news conference in which he revealed the suspect's name....