STARKVILLE, Miss. — Thousands of people have marched peacefully in the first-ever gay pride parade in a Mississippi city where officials had tried to block the event. 106 more words
AUSTIN, Texas — The suspected Austin bomber called himself a “psychopath” in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. 650 more words
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa’s governor has announced that she’s fired the director of the Iowa Finance Authority over a sexual harassment complaint.
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Saturday in a news release that Dave Jamison has been fired, effective immediately. 70 more words
SAN ANTONIO — Investigators say the Iraqi parents of a 16-year-old girl who allegedly ran away from her South Texas home to avoid an arranged marriage have been charged with attacking her for refusing to wed an older man. 90 more words
SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Police say a 37-year-old man was far from lovin’ it when workers at a McDonald’s restaurant in Oregon refused to make him 30 double cheeseburgers and tried to destroy the golden arches. 104 more words
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus say a woman who shot at officers during a SWAT standoff has been killed.
Columbus police in a statement Saturday afternoon identified the woman as 25-year-old Kaitlin Marie Demeo, of Columbus. 93 more words
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Authorities say a man who frequently checked a teenager out of school without her parents’ knowledge and fled to Mexico with her is back in Pennsylvania to face charges. 97 more words