Updated: 5:49 AM The husband of a missing pregnant woman told a "reliable citizen" witness at a psychiatric ward that he killed his wife as she slept and then threw her body in a trash bin, according to a court filing released Tuesday by prosecutors.
Updated: 2:19 PM Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Tuesday the government concluded "it was essential" to publicize detailed surveillance documents and raise the terror alert, even though the intelligence information dated from as far back as 2000 and 2001.
Updated: 2:14 PM Nevada corrections chief Jackie Crawford supports prison guards' requests for more staff and higher pay - but says those goals are threatened by an initiative petition to repeal last year's record $833 million tax increase.
Updated: 9:23 AM Hailed once again as a "beacon of hope," the Statue of Liberty welcomed back huddled masses of tourists Tuesday for the first time since it was shut down after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Updated: 9:20 AM U.S. officials say the detailed surveillance photos and documents that prompted higher terror warnings dated from as far back as 2000 and 2001, and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Tuesday the government concluded "it was essential" to publicize it and raise the terror alert.
Updated: 9:50 PM Federal officials on Monday denied a request by two companies to return several large air tankers to service to fight wildfires, saying additional information was needed first on the life of the planes.
Updated: 9:47 PM President Bush urged creation of a national intelligence director Monday to coordinate the war on terrorism but without the sweeping powers for hiring, firing and spending at the CIA, FBI and other agencies as recommended by the Sept. 11 commission.
Updated: 9:44 PM Police searched trucks, blocked streets and posted machine-gun toting officers outside financial landmarks Monday, a day after the government's chilling warning that terrorists might target the buildings with bombs.
Updated: 9:38 PM U.S. District Judge James Mahan has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state from further action on a marijuana initiative petition that lacks the necessary signatures to qualify for the Nevada ballot.
Updated: 9:36 PM A panel of orthopedic trauma specialists, at odds with Washoe Medical Center over a new contract, question the hospital's ability to provide emergency care for patients with severe bone injuries.
Updated: 10:49 PM President Bush will issue orders as early as Monday to implement some reforms suggested by the Sept. 11 commission, but White House officials still are wrangling over the best way to create a new national intelligence czar.
Updated: 10:38 PM The federal government warned Sunday of possible terrorist attacks against "iconic" financial institutions in New York City, Washington and Newark, N.J., saying a confluence of chilling intelligence in recent days pointed to a car or truck bomb.
Updated: 10:32 PM The Forest Service exaggerated the effect of wildfires on California spotted owls in justifying a planned increase in logging in the Sierra Nevada, according to a longtime agency expert who worked on the plan.
Updated: 11:23 PM With dueling economic messages, President Bush and rival John Kerry campaigned head-to-head in the Rust Belt Saturday, getting so close at one point that their bus caravans were rolling toward each other on a 35-mile stretch of Interstate 70.
Updated: 11:07 PM Vice President Dick Cheney arrived in Reno Friday evening on the eve of a busy day of appearances that also will take him to two other Western battleground states - Arizona and New Mexico,