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Utah Man Shoots at Mouse, Hits Roommate

Utah Man Shoots at Mouse, Hits Roommate

(SALT LAKE CITY) – A Utah man has been charged with a felony after shooting his roommate while trying to kill a mouse.  27-year-old Christian Paul of Taylorsville says he was aiming for a rodent in his pantry when the bullet went through the wall and struck his roommate in the shoulder.  The victim survived […]

Man Wants Murder Confession Thrown Out

Man Wants Murder Confession Thrown Out

(IDAHO FALLS) – The man convicted for the brutal rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in 1996 wants his conviction thrown out. Thrity-five-year-old Christopher Tapp claims he was not officially in custody when he confessed to the murder of Angie Dodge. Tapp later affirmed his confession in 2002, but says he has a […]

UPDATE: Shooting Suspect, Andrew C. McKnight Owen

UPDATE: Shooting Suspect, Andrew C. McKnight Owen

    (POCATELLO) – Search warrants resulted to the arrest of McKnight Owen and recovered stolen property from two commercial burglaries that have occurred in the last few days in Old Town Pocatello.  One item recovered from a burglary was the weapon used to shoot the victim, Jorden Petersen, who remains hospitalized at Portneuf Medical Center.  The […]

Plaxico Burress Would Love to Play For the Eagles Next Season

Plaxico Burress Would Love to Play For the Eagles Next Season

Jed Jacobsohn/​Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released from prison this past summer, many speculated that he would sign with the Philadelphia Eagles. He wound up signing a one-year contract with the New York Jets, bu…

Romney Regains Focus on the Economy; ‘Joe the Plumber’ Appears

Romney Regains Focus on the Economy; ‘Joe the Plumber’ Appears

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(TOLEDO, Ohio) — Hours after clinching primary night wins in Arizona and Michigan, Mitt Romney turned his attention to the battleground state of Ohio, appearing at a small grassroots rally where he continued to tout his business-he…

Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The death toll left by 15 tornadoes that blew through the Midwest overnight stands at at least nine, according to authorities, and that number is expected to rise.The extensive damage caused by the storms in a…

Cardinals Reward Catcher Yadier Molina With Contract Extension

Cardinals Reward Catcher Yadier Molina With Contract Extension

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The St. Louis Cardinals have locked up one their core players, who has helped the team to two World Series titles over the past six seasons.
According to CBS, the team has given catcher Yadier Molina a five-yea…

Cardinals Reward Catcher Yadier Molina With Contract Extension

Cardinals Reward Catcher Yadier Molina With Contract Extension

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The St. Louis Cardinals have locked up one their core players, who has helped the team to two World Series titles over the past six seasons.
According to CBS, the team has given catcher Yadier Molina a five-yea…

California Congressman David Dreier Announces Retirement

California Congressman David Dreier Announces Retirement

Dreier [dot] House [dot] gov(WASHINGTON) — Republican Rep. David Dreier, who represents California’s 26th district in Congress, announced Wednesday morning his plans to retire.Dreier, who serves as chairman of the House Committee on Rules, expla…

North Korea Agrees to Halt Nuclear Work

North Korea Agrees to Halt Nuclear Work

Ryan McVay/Digital Vision(WASHINGTON) — After discussions in China, North Korea has told the United States it will impose a moratorium on missile tests and nuclear work and resume participation in the Six Party Talks. In exchange, the U.S. will delive…

Sex Work Among Medical Students On the Rise?

Sex Work Among Medical Students On the Rise?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Sex work among medical students is on the rise, claims a new editorial published in the journal Student BMJ.The U.K.-based publication noted that students are likely seeking extreme measures to deal with their financia…

Rutgers Trial to Hear Secret Witness, Tyler Clementi’s Gay Date

Rutgers Trial to Hear Secret Witness, Tyler Clementi’s Gay Date

ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Prosecutors and court officials in the Rutgers invasion of privacy trial have gone to extraordinary lengths to keep the identity of a key witness anonymous, even during his upcoming testimony. A gay man identified only …

Phoenix Mother Passes Cancer Through Placenta to Baby

Phoenix Mother Passes Cancer Through Placenta to Baby

Courtesy James Cox(PHOENIX) — Briana Cox had a malignant skin melanoma removed in 2006 and was assured by her doctors that the cancer had not spread and all her margins were clear.The Phoenix police detective went on to have a son David, now 3, and be…

James Murdoch Steps Down From News International

James Murdoch Steps Down From News International

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LONDON) — Rupert Murdoch’s son, James Murdoch, has stepped down from his position as executive chairman of News International, News Corporation’s U.K. publishing unit that has been rocked by a pho…

Will ‘Mitt-Mentum’ Help Romney Win Ohio Next Week?

Will ‘Mitt-Mentum’ Help Romney Win Ohio Next Week?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney’s wins in Michigan and Arizona helped him pick up a big chunk of delegates, but more importantly, it has washed away talk of a Republican party desperate for a “white knight” to j…

Putin Ads Aim to Woo ‘Virgin’ Voters Ahead of Russian Election

Putin Ads Aim to Woo ‘Virgin’ Voters Ahead of Russian Election

ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — The Russian presidential election is heating up and not just on the campaign trail.A pair of sexually suggestive ads have appeared online urging first-time voters to choose Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the…

Tornado-Like Storms Slam Midwest

Tornado-Like Storms Slam Midwest

Comstock/Thinkstock (file photo)(BRANSON, Mo.) — The Midwest is recovering from tornado-like storms that blew through Nebraska and Missouri Tuesday before touching down in Kansas, killing at least one person and causing extensive damage. The town of B…

Report: ‘Jersey Shore’s’ Snooki Is Pregnant

Report: ‘Jersey Shore’s’ Snooki Is Pregnant

Craig Barritt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Post reports Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is expecting her first child.Despite her denials earlier this month, Snooki, 24, is reported to be “roughly a few month…

Santorum Focuses on Reaching Out to Women

Santorum Focuses on Reaching Out to Women

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — Before Tuesday’s race had been called in Mitt Romney’s favor, Rick Santorum gave an address in Michigan during the state’s primary night that focused on the mistakes he has made over the past week.&…

Ohio High School Shooting: Student Suspect to Be Tried as Adult

Ohio High School Shooting: Student Suspect to Be Tried as Adult

David Dermer/Getty Images(CHARDON, Ohio) — Hundreds of people gathered at a church in Chardon, Ohio, Tuesday night to mourn and pray for the victims of the shooting at Chardon High School, where three students have died and two remain hospitalized.Pro…

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