Authorities on Monday identified a 29-year-old man who they said abducted his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint in Las Vegas and forced her to drive to rural Pahrump, where he barricaded himself with the woman in a hotel room and shot himself dead as police entered.
Homeowners living near South Anchorage High School are skeptical of measures planned by the Anchorage school district to mitigate loud noise, bright lights and heavy traffic associated with a proposed stadium on school grounds.
Judith Cabanillas was just 13 when a middle-of-the-night phone call from police conveyed the shattering news: Her older sister had been found murdered in an Iowa farmhouse. Her mother screamed uncontrollably.
Department of Health and Welfare director Dick Armstrong isn’t certain just how many of the estimated 35,000 Idaho residents who are eligible for government-funded Medicaid health care but so far haven’t signed up will be added to the program’s rolls this year.
After his father was diagnosed with cancer, a 15-year-old Champaign, Ill., teen started skipping school, erupting in angry outbursts, yelling at teachers and punching holes in walls or retreating to his room paralyzed by an overwhelming sadness.
General Motors’ Chevrolet brand swept the North American Car of the Year and North American Truck/Utility of the Year on Monday, giving the resurgent Detroit automaker another boost at the beginning of the Motor City’s annual auto show.