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Attorney: Sandusky to appeal child sex abuse convictions

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will appeal his convictions on numerous counts of child sexual abuse, a member of his defense team says.

Supreme Court sides with U.S. in Arizona immigration case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the U.S. government Monday in a controversial case involving an Arizona law that sought to crack down on illegal immigration.

No-kill shelter at capacity, no choice

If you're considering adopting a pet, this may help you make up your mind.

GM recalling over 400,000 Chevy Cruzes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- General Motors is recalling 413,418 Chevrolet Cruze small cars to modify an engine shield that could create a fire hazard.

Mount Rainier Ranger plunges to death rescuing Waco climbers

(CNN) -- A national park ranger fell to his death on Mount Rainier Thursday afternoon while assisting in the rescue of four injured climbers.

Attorneys: Sandusky's adopted son says he's also a victim

BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Matt Sandusky, an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, said through his attorney Thursday that he was also a victim of the former coach's sexual abuse, adding that he had been prepared to testify for the prosecut

House panel recommends Holder contempt citation

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious

NOAA offers toolkit during Lightning Safety Awareness week

“The message of this campaign is simple: If you can hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you – go indoors immediately,” said Donna Franklin, National Weather Service lightning campaign manager.

Obama asserts executive privilege on Fast and Furious documents

Washington (CNN) -- An extraordinary House committee hearing began considering a contempt measure against Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday even though President Barack Obama asserted executive privilege over documents sought by the pan

Man tries making meth in housewares aisle at Walmart

When a man being watched on surveillance cameras began shaking a salt shaker in a local Walmart housewares aisle, security guards' worries became reality. Mentor police were called and the suspicions were confirmed.