By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The residents of the quirky Alaska tourist town of Talkeetna were asked to evacuate Friday because the nearby river continues to rise after heavy rains.
The road-weary Whitworth Pirates have finally dropped anchor in Spokane. They play at home in the Pine Bowl this weekend for the first time this season.
The Pirates went a perfect 3-0 on the road, with wins at Duluth, Minn., and in Southern California. But the Buc stops here.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A chef won't take the stand in his own defense in a trial where he's accused of killing his wife and then cooking her body for four days in boiling water to get rid of the evidence, according to his attorney.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rand S.
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
A pair of encouraging reports about the housing market gave U.S. stocks a little boost Wednesday.
Home sales jumped to the highest level in more than two years in August, the National Association of Realtors said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A chef on trial Tuesday for his wife's murder told sheriff's investigators that they couldn't find his wife's body because he had cooked it for four days in boiling water until little was left but her skull.
Los Angeles Superior Court jurors heard David Viens make