Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
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Lewis, who owned more than 400 acres near Lumberton, was among a half dozen people arrested in November following a long-term investigation by the Lamar County Sheriff's Office.
An initial search of three homes on the property resulted in Lewis' arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm.
Authorities say a canoe capsized on a northwestern Pennsylvania creek after it hit a fallen tree, killing one of the two occupants.
Police said the canoe hit a fallen tree near the entrance of the tube and overturned, trapping 33-year-old Matthew Kaliszewski between the craft and the tree.
About 100 firefighters battled a blaze that consumed a home under construction on Long Island's East End.
The fire broke out at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday on Ponds Road in Water Mill.
Seven fire departments responded to the scene.
Second Assistant Chief Chris Brenner told Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/UAUDJ2 ) the smoke could be seen 35 miles away.
No injuries were reported.
The fire was brought under control at about 11 p.m.
A Utah man is set to bring at least four witnesses to the stand Wednesday in his quest to persuade a federal judge that the FBI has not adequately searched for security-camera videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
Attorney Jesse Trentadue's witnesses include a police officer who was at the bomb scene and a former FBI agent.
Chicago fire authorities say three men have been rescued after their sailboat capsized in Lake Michigan.
A fire department spokesman tells the Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1uGiKGF ) two 63-year-old men and a 50-year-old man were bound for Monroe Harbor on Tuesday night.
Drivers were left in the dark after thieves cut down copper wires from traffic signal and light pole this past weekend.
Dexter Nelson says the crimes knocked out dozens of street lights and two intersections in a five-mile area.