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Official: Heroin in packets in Hoffman’s apartment

A makeshift memorial is seen, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, outside the building where the body of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found in New York. Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday in his apartment. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A makeshift memorial is seen, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, outside...
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Police: Michigan escaped prisoner captured

An imaage from a video surveillance camera release by the Michigan State Police shows Ionia Correctional Facility escapee Michael David Elliot, 40, at an Indiana Marathon gas station late Sunday night. A national manhunt was underway Monday for Elliot, a convicted killer who...

Delaware girl testifies in home waterboarding case

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A girl who claims she was waterboarded by her mother’s companion, a former pediatrician, told a Delaware jury on Monday the man held her face under a running faucet several times as punishment. Swiveling back and forth in the witness chair...
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Beckham to discuss effort to bring team to Miami

AP Photo/Evan Agostini MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham will take part in a news conference Wednesday to discuss his progress in trying to bring a Major League Soccer expansion team to Miami. MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez also will attend...

Former 2nd lady Joan Mondale dies at age 83

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as “Joan of Art” for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador, died Monday. She was 83. Walter Mondale, sons Ted and William and other family...
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First of a one-two winter punch socks eastern US

People wait on a ferry boat in view of the Brooklyn Bridge, during a winter snowstorm Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. After several days of milder weather, snow has returned to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) People wait on a ferry boat in view of...
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Seattle Super Bowl win buoys a city used to losing

Seattle Seahawks fans Brittney Gutierrez, center, and her husband Mike Gutierrez, left, celebrate while watching Super Bowl XLVIII at Big Al’s in Vancouver, Wash., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Seattle defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8. (AP Photo/The Columbian, Steven Lane) Seattle...
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Hoffman among thousands of addiction victims

AP Photo/Victoria Will LOS ANGELES (AP) — Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. An admitted drug addict who first sought professional help more than two decades ago, Hoffman apparently succumbed to his affliction...

Southern Ohio Hit By More Snow; More On The Way

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spring-like temperatures didn’t last long in Ohio, giving way to another winter storm that dumped as much as 10 inches on parts of southern Ohio. Most of the snow fell across parts of far southern and southeastern Ohio from Sunday night into Monday. An...

Winter Storm Hits East, Disrupts Super Bowl Travel

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Another round of winter weather followed a day of unseasonable temperatures with several inches of snow in the eastern United States on Monday, closing schools, disrupting air traffic and snarling travel plans for people trying to return home from the Super...