Voters on guard for pre-election shenanigans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL) One woman got a ballot already marked for Mitt Romney. A retiree reported two strangers purporting to be elections officials showed up at his door more…

Unemployment rate inches up to 7.9%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Unemployment ticked up to 7.9 percent despite a better-than-expected job gain of 171,000 last month, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The last major economic report more…

GOP wants Ohio voting machines fixed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (COLUMBUS DISPATCH) Citing reports that voters who wanted to cast a ballot for Mitt Romney had their vote switched to President Barack Obama by the voting machines, the more…

Dad cleared of sex charges in vibrator case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Altoona Mirror) The Hollidaysburg-area father who told a jury that he bought a vibrator for his then-13-year-old daughter was cleared Tuesday of all criminal charges, including dissemination of more…

New York asks feds to cover all storm costs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) New York state on Wednesday asked the U.S. federal government to pay all the costs of cleaning up and repairing damage from massive storm Sandy that tore more…

Time-lapse video captures Sandy's wrath on NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) A video on YouTube condenses superstorm Sandy's strike on New York City into about two minutes. The video was created by SMvideoChan, who confirmed to Yahoo News more…

Cop Tasers boy, 10, who refused to wash car

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) A lawsuit claims an Albuquerque, N.M., police officer stunned a 10-year-old boy with a Taser after he refused to wash the officer's car. Officer Christopher Webb was more…

Nonunion crews turned away from Sandy recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WAFF-TV) The hurricane-ravaged east coast has been receiving north Alabama help, but crews from Huntsville Utilities learned they'll be doing work in Long Island, New York instead of more…