Oregon bus crash kills five

A bus in northern Oregon skidded on ice, crashed through a guardrail and tumbled a couple hundred feet down an embankment on Sunday morning, killing five people and injuring around 20.

Woman accused of murder as a hate crime in NYC subway push death

A 31-year-old Bronx woman has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train, Queens prosecutors said Saturday.

Idaho senator will not contest Virginia DUI charge

Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, will not contest the charge that he was driving under the influence early last Sunday at his January court appearance, his spokesman said.

India files murder charges against suspects in brutal gang rape

Indian authorities added murder charges Saturday for suspects in the brutal gang rape that led to the death of a 23-year-old woman and sent outraged protesters to the streets. The suspects already faced rape charges.

Lawyer seeks to sue state over Connecticut school shooting

A Connecticut lawyer is requesting permission to sue the state over the Sandy Hook school shooting, saying his 6-year-old client was left with emotional and psychological trauma because authorities failed to make a safe setting at the school.

Woman accused of murder as a hate crime in NYC subway push death

A 31-year-old Bronx woman has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train, Queens prosecutors said Saturday.

Doctor: Young woman gang-raped in India on bus dies

A 23-year-old Indian woman, whose gang-rape aboard a bus in New Delhi spawned days of mass protests across India, has died, according to a doctor who was treating her at a Singapore hospital.

Baylor's success brings bucks to economy

The Baylor Bears came away with a 49-26 win over UCLA Thurday night in the Holiday Bowl and the city of Waco is already feeling a local economic impact.

A&M ranks as best valued college in the state

Texas A&M University placed first in Texas in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “best value” rankings of public colleges for 2012-13.

McDonald's All-Star Invite helps boost local BCS economy

If you've driven around Aggieland recently, you may have noticed it's a lot quieter now without all the college students in town, but if you step into any one of the local high school gymnasiums this weekend you'll see that it's