Captain of doomed ferry sentenced to life in prison

Published Apr. 28 2015 @ 12:10am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly school children, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.

Apple's Mac is selling strong, iPad not so much

Published Apr. 27 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The...

Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

Published Apr. 27 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded...

Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away

Published Apr. 27 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.

Johnson's home run helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4

Published Apr. 27 2015

ATLANTA -- Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta...

Tuesday's the day: Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court

Published Apr. 27 2015

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America's gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made...

Filmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest

Published Apr. 27 2015

A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that...

Nets beat Hawks, tie series at 2-2

Published Apr. 27 2015

NEW YORK -- Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a...

In quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead

Published Apr. 27 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly...

Alabama death row inmate hangs himself in prison cell

Published Apr. 27 2015

BESSEMER, Ala. -- Authorities say a man convicted of killing a Huntsville police officer has died in a Jefferson County...

Tennessee coalition asks court not to release rape case records

Published Apr. 27 2015

NASHVILLE -- Four victims' rights groups are asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to rule against a coalition of news media...

2 rabid animals found on Alabama homeowners' property

Published Apr. 27 2015

AUBURN, Ala. -- Officials in east Alabama are asking pet owners to make sure their companions are vaccinated after an...

Judge's son charged with DUI after speeding past courthouse

Published Apr. 27 2015

According to an arrest affidavit, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper stopped Bryce Steelman, 21, just before noon after he clocked...

Governor declares emergency, activates National Guard after riots in Baltimore

Published Apr. 27 2015

Maryland's governor says activating the National Guard to help police with riots in Baltimore was a last resort.

Baltimore protests turn into riots

Published Apr. 27 2015

Police and angry teenagers faced off in Baltimore on Monday, hours after thousands of mourners called for justice and peace...

Woman convicted of murder after young daughter disappeared

Published Apr. 27 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona mother was convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse Monday in the death of her...

Prosecutors say Skyy Mims stabbed, suffocated clerk but left cellphone behind

Published Apr. 27 2015

The trial of aspiring model and rapper Skyy Mims, accused in the 2014 stabbing murder of a convenience store clerk,...

Man who shot wife, self at Collegedale strip mall had history of domestic violence

Published Apr. 27 2015

The man who shot his wife and then killed himself in a Collegedale shopping center parking lot Sunday afternoon has...

Recap: Berke unveils 2015 plan at State of the City address

Published Apr. 27 2015

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke is almost ready to deliver his second state of the city address, which will address everything...

Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general

Published Apr. 27 2015

WASHINGTON - Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve...