Mention of NYC officers' shooting is barred at cop's trial

NEW YORK (AP) — This week's shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer's manslaughter trial.

The judge in Officer Peter Liang's trial on...

Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl.

That's the lowest price of a ticket to the big game on Sunday, according to an executive from the online ticket marketplace...

Former Mayor Cianci to lie in repose at Providence City Hall

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) will lie in repose at City Hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years.

Cianci died Jan. 28 at 74. He was the city's...

Austrian police say 12 skiers caught in avalanche

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say 12 skiers from the Czech Republic have been caught in an Alpine avalanche.

Tirol police spokesman Helmut Schuetz said Saturday that "some" of the skiers had been killed but...

City asking for mental health records of fired city attorney

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The city of Minot is asking a federal judge to require a fired city employee to turn over mental health records since 1994 as part of an ongoing legal battle.

Former city attorney Colleen...

Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans safe.

But not in New Hampshire.

The...

Woman convicted in ex-quarterback fraud scheme rebuilds life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of stealing nearly $500,000 from several friends as part of a fraud perpetrated by an ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback says she's trying to rebuild her life.

Anita...

Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is feeling very much at home in this southern German resort, on and off the hill.

Vonn, the overall World Cup leader, won a downhill on a demanding course...