Posted 8:18 AM 9/18/2014 by Associated Press
DETROIT - A prosecutor has told jurors that a Detroit police officer was criminally negligent when he fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid in 2010. Joseph Weekley is on trial for a second time in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was sleeping on a couch when police came (More)
Posted 5:46 PM 9/17/2014 by Michael Marsh
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA- This year's oil checks for people in Alaska will amount to about $1,900.
The money from the state's oil wealth is distributed yearly to residents.
The payout is October 2 and is more than double the amount of $900 last year.
It's short of the record payout of $2,069 six-years ago.
The amount of the checks is based on a five-year rolling average of worldwide oil markets.
The checks have been handed out since 1982.
Posted 5:48 PM 9/16/2014 by Michael Marsh
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE- FedEx is raising U.S. rates for express,ground and home-delivery in January.
The rates will also change for FedEx SmartPost, which uses the U.S. Postal service for final delivery.
The express increase will apply to deliveries in, to or from U.S. FedEx Freight in (More)