NEW YORK - A jury convicted a man of manslaughter Tuesday in the death of his 7-year-old stepdaughter after a trial that detailed years of horrific abuse and cast a spotlight on the city's troubled child welfare agency.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
DETROIT - The Detroit City Council on Tuesday called for the resignation of Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who is being investigated over an alleged affair he swore under oath he did not have. He quickly rejected the request.
ALBANY, N.Y. - The state's new governor revealed Tuesday that he had affairs with several women, including a state employee. The confession came day after he took over from former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who was driven from office amid a prostitution scandal.
LONDON - A Singapore Airlines A380 touched down at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday afternoon, completing the first commercial flight to Europe by the world's largest passenger jet.
MANSEHRA, Pakistan - Long-haired gunmen burst into the white stone building and killed four charity workers helping earthquake victims, then wrecked the office with grenades and set it on fire. Police came, but did not intervene.
KABUL, Afghanistan - NATO said Tuesday that it killed about 12 insurgents in an airstrike in southern Afghanistan, denying accusations from two Afghan lawmakers that civilians were among the dead.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's main Sunni bloc boycotted a conference Tuesday aimed at reconciling the nation's sectarian groups, a sign of the deep schisms still facing this country.
MOSCOW - Russia had a short answer Tuesday for President Bush's top national security advisers who came to ask for detente in the simmering argument over a planned U.S. missile shield at Russia's doorstep. ''Nyet.'' Or maybe, ''Not yet.''
BERLIN - A long love story is over at a German zoo: Petra the swan and her swan-shaped paddleboat are parting ways.
About 300 people came out on Saturday to participate in the third annual African American Business Owner's Coalition awards banquet. The event, held at the Russell Union Ballroom on the campus of Georgia Southern University, recognized the achievements of several prominent Statesboro business owners. It also offered information and motivation for economic and community development.
Laura "Molly" Bickerton, a radiologic technology student at Ogeechee Technical College, was named local winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) at a luncheon held Monday at Ogeechee Tech. The announcement was made by Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Tech.
PITTSBURGH - Vicki Van Meter, celebrated for piloting a plane across the country at age 11 and from the U.S. to Europe at age 12, has died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Crawford County coroner said. She was 26.
MILLTOWN, Mont. - Every evening, a 45-car train rumbles away from the Clark Fork River, loaded not with copper, gold or silver ore, but with the toxic legacy of more than a century of mining: tons of contaminated mud from behind an old dam.
WASHINGTON - College kids are so frazzled they can't sleep or eat. Or study. Good grief, they're even anxious about spring break.
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BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.
CHICAGO - Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs overcame homers from ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for much more at his first Wyndham Championship.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct ...
Mr. Ronald DuBois and Mrs. Angie Kimbrell are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Elaine DuBois, to Joshua Tyler ...
CHICAGO - By now, Joe Maddon's Chicago Cubs aren't fazed by an early deficit.
The Blue Devils are just a few hours away from the first game of the 2015-2016 campaign. Statesboro High School's football team will be ...
INDIANAPOLIS - The National Rifle Association has been instructing Indiana's National Guard members on how to use concealed weapons after Republican Gov. Mike Pence directed ...
NEW YORK - Growing concerns about a slowdown in China shook markets around the world on Friday, driving the U.S. stock market to its biggest ...
Mrs. Betty Lou Martin Clifton