KAMAS, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities believe they have found the remains of an Australian hiker who went missing more than five years ago in a rugged mountain wilderness area.
County sheriff's officials said Wednesday that the skeletal remains were found Friday in the High Uinta Mountains by a man and his son. Nearby were items that belonged to 64-year-old Eric Robinson, an outdoorsman who took hiking excursions to the Himalayas.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A doctors group that seeks alternatives to using animals in medical education and research says the emergency medicine training program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine violates federal law by using live animals.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine wrote Thursday to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, saying the program instructs trainees to cut into live pigs to insert needles and tubes, and to spread the ribs to...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in Louisiana of former NFL star Darren Sharper in a drug and rape case (all times local):
A Louisiana judge has formally imposed a 20-year prison sentence on former NFL star Darren Sharper, who last week was sentenced by a federal judge to 18 years and four months in a drug and rape case with victims in four states.
Defense attorney Billy Gibbens said that the two...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retailers like J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart are scrutinizing whether sheets Welspun India Ltd. said were Egyptian cotton are actually knock-offs, sending its shares plummeting.
Target had said Friday it was pulling the sheets from its stores and online and terminating its relationship with Welspun. It said an investigation confirmed that Welspun had used another type of Egyptian cotton for two years. Since then, retailers including J.C. Penney, Bed Bath...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawyer says a small town in Tennessee will pay a substantial settlement to the family of a man who was shot nine times as he tried to drive off with a police officer in the bed of his pickup truck.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2bqM9yu) reports that Lenoir City settled with the family of Joshua William Grubb on Monday. Their attorney, T. Scott Jones, says the payment amounts to "six figures."
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his pregnant sister during an argument over a utility bill has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
The Sun Sentinel (http://goo.gl/cfSiAX ) reports that 26-year-old Willie Ward was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest to manslaughter by culpable negligence and manslaughter of an unborn child.
Fort Lauderdale police say Ward was arguing with his sister, 29-year-old Jaquinda Wright, in...