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US new-home sales fall to 350K, 5-month low

Posted: 07/25/2012 - Americans bought fewer new homes in June after sales jumped to a two-year high in May. The steep decline suggests a weaker job market could make the housing recovery slow and uneven.

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New trial denied in Hudson family killings

Posted: 07/24/2012 - An Illinois judge has denied a new trial for the man convicted of killing Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.

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Public hearing set on proposed NY sugary drink ban

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to get their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.

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Three arrested in separate 'Dark Knight' incidents

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Police across the country have arrested at least three people accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie days after a fatal theater shooting in Colorado.

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Penn State fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11

Updated: 07/23/2012 - The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Authorities: 13 dead after truck crashes in Texas

Updated: 07/23/2012 - A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety says at least two children are among the 11 people killed when a pickup truck left the highway and crashed into trees in rural South Texas.

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Colo. suspect's family: 'Hearts go out to' victims

Updated: 07/20/2012 - A former medical student in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.

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Police: Suspect home is booby-trapped

Updated: 07/20/2012 - AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say Colorado movie theater suspect's apartment is booby-trapped and area evacuated.

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Obama says he is 'shocked' by Colorado shooting

Updated: 07/20/2012 - MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he is "shocked and saddened" by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. He is urging the nation to "come together as one American family."

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Police: 12 dead in Colorado theater shooting

Updated: 07/20/2012 - New information continues to come in from Aurora, Colorado, where a gunman opened fire in a movie theater at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." Authorities say 12 people have died and dozens are hurt.

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Emmy nominations announced

Updated: 07/20/2012 - The two leaders among the Emmy nominees are the 1960s drama "Mad Men" and the miniseries "American Horror Story."

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Police: Mom changed her kids' grades

Posted: 07/19/2012 - A Pennsylvania woman allegedly changed her children's grades after logging into a school computer system using passwords obtained when she worked for the district.

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