3 years after man set on fire, girlfriend is in custody

Published Aug. 4 2015 @ 8:51am

A Missouri woman is now in custody, three years after she allegedly tried to kill her boyfriend in Memphis, Tennessee, by dousing him with gasoline and setting him on fire.

TVA cost cutting helps boost income

Published Aug. 4 2015

With a smaller staff and cheaper fuel, the Tennessee Valley Authority cut its operating expenses nearly 9 percent during the...

Mormon church to release more documents from founder

Published Aug. 4 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church is taking another step in its push to be more transparent, and...

Egypt's disaffected youth increasingly calling for violence

Published Aug. 4 2015

CAIRO -- The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist...

Rebooting Greece: How to get its economy going again

Published Aug. 4 2015

ATHENS, Greece -- After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its...

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

Published Aug. 4 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) - The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing...

Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement

Published Aug. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- The jam-packed Republican presidential field will shrink considerably for the first formal debate of the 2016 primary season...

Bush, Rubio to speak before Southern Baptist group

Published Aug. 4 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group...

Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

Published Aug. 4 2015

LOWER LAKE, Calif. -- Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway...

2 wounded in shooting outside hip-hop concert in New Jersey

Published Aug. 4 2015

HOLMDEL, N.J. -- State police say two people have been wounded in a shooting outside a hip-hop concert in central...

Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

Published Aug. 4 2015

LANCASTER, N.H. -- A young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when...

Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8

Published Aug. 4 2015

ATLANTA -- Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed...

Road work planned for Barton Avenue today

Published Aug. 4 2015

The curb lane of Barton Avenue (outbound) will be shifted to the middle lane and Dugdale Street will be closed...

Former Alabama deputy charged in alleged beating

Published Aug. 4 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A former Alabama sheriff's deputy faces federal charges of assaulting a man and trying to cover it...

Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation

Published Aug. 3 2015

Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo called the procedure "elective" in a statement released Monday afternoon. She says the operation was...

Juvenile shot on Judson Lane in Chattanooga

Published Aug. 3 2015

Police responded to a complaint of shots fired tonight about 6:30 p.m. near the 2500 block of Judson Lane, and...

DA: Authorities eyeing revenge motive in fatal Mississippi courthouse shooting

Published Aug. 3 2015

CANTON, Miss. -- William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble...

Alabama Senate committee OKs bills on gay marriage, guns and Confederate monuments

Published Aug. 3 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A state Senate committee on Monday approved a trio of hot-button issue bills related to guns, gay...

Attorney: Titans wide receiver didn't sucker punch anybody

Published Aug. 3 2015

NORFOLK, Va. -- The attorney for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter said Monday that his client didn't sucker punch...

Judge extends hold on recordings made by anti-abortion group

Published Aug. 3 2015

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal judge in San Francisco extended a restraining order on Monday that blocks an anti-abortion group...