Deadly Midwest storm brings Northeast its 1st hit of winter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Winter weather that spun off a series of deadly storms in the Midwest brought the season's first big punch to the Northeast on Tuesday, with snow, sleet and freezing rain greasing roads, sending drivers spinning and keeping people indoors amid sub-freezing temperatures.

  • Written by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press

Bill Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a woman


NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at his home 12 years ago — the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America's Dad.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Officials: 'Affluenza' teen, mother detained in Mexico

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said a Texas teenager serving probation for killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck after invoking an "affluenza" defense was in custody in Mexico, weeks after he and his mother disappeared.

  • Written by AP