COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s journalism school on Friday announced a $10 million gift from a Las Vegas-based charitable foundation whose total contributions now exceed $100 million in a first for the flagship Columbia campus.
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Pardee Homes employees in Las Vegas received top scores for excellence in construction, design and customer service in a national homebuyers survey, Division President Klif Andrews said.
Henderson police are seeking the public’s help in finding a woman who robbed a Dillard’s department store at the Galleria mall Saturday.
LOS ANGELES — Jeanne Cooper, the enduring soap opera star who played grande dame Katherine Chancellor for nearly four decades on “The Young and the Restless,” has died. She was 84.
AURORA, Colo. — A Denver area second-grade teacher is accused of taping her students’ mouths shut when they wouldn’t be quiet.
LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan has checked into a rehab facility to comply with her sentence in a misdemeanor driving case, but her arrival there was not without drama.
ATLANTA — Reese Witherspoon recalled that she panicked, said some “crazy things” and even claimed to be pregnant the night she was arrested in Atlanta on a disorderly conduct charge.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A man is accused of pretending to be a member of rock band Pink Floyd at a Minnesota hospital — and racking up as much as $100,000 in unpaid medical bills.
BILLINGS, Mont. — A woman posing as a health care worker at a Billings hospital accompanied doctors on multiple patient checks, leading Montana health officials to warn employees at other facilities to be on the lookout for an impostor wearing scrubs or a lab coat.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jason Aldean has filed for divorce.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Country singer Billy Currington has been indicted on felony charges in Georgia after a 70-year-old tour boat captain says he was chased by the “People Are Crazy” singer from a waterfront home to a dock where Currington threatened him while shouting profanities.
STOCKHOLM — The latest chapter in Justin Bieber’s European tour escapade was added Thursday when Swedish police said they had found drugs and a stun gun on the pop singer’s bus.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Many of the relatives of Californians killed in the Sept. 11 attacks never knew that millions of dollars were raised in their name for college scholarships, and now lawmakers want to give them another chance to apply for money that an Associated Press investigation and subsequent audit found was poorly administered.
FULTON, N.Y. — Carolee Sadie Ashby’s family has spent the past 45 years wondering who was driving the car that fatally struck the 4-year-old girl as she crossed a street in her upstate New York hometown on Halloween night.
GLENGARY, W.Va. — Organizers are reviewing a Tough Mudder endurance event held in West Virginia following the death of a competitor.
NEW YORK — People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2013.
NEW YORK -- Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House.
PHILADELPHIA — A couple serving probation for the 2009 death of their toddler after they turned to prayer instead of a doctor could face new charges now that another son has died.
HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese police say they have seized 53 king cobras from a car in Hanoi and arrested the driver.
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