The Latest: Hometown crowd gathers to honor slain cameraman

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on Salem High School opening its doors to the community to commemorate the life of alumnus Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live...

Lawmakers discuss impeaching NM official accused of fraud

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Leaders in the New Mexico House of Representatives are taking aim at the state's top elections official after allegations of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering were leveled...

Memorial held in New York for Broadway actor who died at 21

NEW YORK (AP) — About three dozen friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central Park on Monday to mourn his accidental...

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two...

California doctor faces murder trial in 3 men's drug deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after several patients died of overdoses, the California doctor now charged with murder in their deaths continued to pass out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that...

Murder charge filed against Oklahoma politician's son

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge Monday against a man in the fatal stabbing of his father, Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, during an attack at a fast-food...

Reckoning nears for clerk resisting same-sex marriage ruling

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A court-imposed stay has expired for a Kentucky county clerk who defied a judge's order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Unless the nation's highest court intervenes on her behalf,...

Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girl's death

BOSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care after a state medical examiner reversed a finding that the child's death was a homicide caused...