After 43 years, Arkansas wants fugitive back

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Lester Stiggers has been a wanted man for 43 years, but he hasn’t been hiding. Since the convicted murderer fled prison in Arkansas in 1970, he has been a quirk of justice, living openly…

Elizabeth Smart overjoyed to hear of women

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says she’s overjoyed to hear about the happy ending for the Cleveland women who escaped Monday after being missing a decade. Smart said Tuesday on ABC’s Good Morning America (http://abcn.ws/YrUx5k )…

Elizabeth Smart overjoyed to hear of women

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says she’s overjoyed to hear about the happy ending for the Cleveland women who escaped Monday after being missing a decade. Smart said Tuesday on ABC’s Good Morning America (http://abcn.ws/YrUx5k )…

Michelle Obama at book-signing: ‘Buy away’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is signing copies of her gardening book, “American Grown,” at a bookstore in Northwest Washington. Scores of people, including men and women pushing babies in plastic-covered strollers, lined up in the rain Tuesday…

Michelle Obama at book-signing: ‘Buy away’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is signing copies of her gardening book, “American Grown,” at a bookstore in Northwest Washington. Scores of people, including men and women pushing babies in plastic-covered strollers, lined up in the rain Tuesday…

Study: Distracted driving deaths underreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned…

Study: Distracted driving deaths underreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned…

Dugard: Cleveland women need opportunity to heal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard says the women who went missing about a decade ago and were found at a Cleveland home need a chance to heal and reconnect with the world. In a statement…

Dugard: Cleveland women need opportunity to heal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard says the women who went missing about a decade ago and were found at a Cleveland home need a chance to heal and reconnect with the world. In a statement…

Molotov cocktail thrown into Ogden, Utah, church

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal officials in Utah are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown through the window of a church in Ogden. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/13ZQPQK ) the device was thrown into a meetinghouse of…

Molotov cocktail thrown into Ogden, Utah, church

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal officials in Utah are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown through the window of a church in Ogden. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/13ZQPQK ) the device was thrown into a meetinghouse of…

Dow Jones industrial average back above 15,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street as more U.S. companies report higher profits. The Dow Jones industrial average rose back above 15,000. The Dow was up 36 points at 15,004, as of noon Eastern…

Dow Jones industrial average back above 15,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street as more U.S. companies report higher profits. The Dow Jones industrial average rose back above 15,000. The Dow was up 36 points at 15,004, as of noon Eastern…

Jurors resume deliberations in Jodi Arias trial

PHOENIX (AP) — The jury in Jodi Arias’ Arizona murder trial is set to resume deliberations. Jurors concluded their first full day of deliberations on Monday after getting the case late Friday afternoon. The 32-year-old is charged with…

Love helps Rod Stewart overcome writer’s block

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Rod Stewart has never shied from the spotlight, but on this day, the famously cheeky rocker wants a softer glow. He’s waiting to be interviewed on camera about his first album of original…