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  • Beltway Sniper, John Allen Muhammad to Die By Lethal Injection

    Beltway Sniper, John Allen Muhammad to Die By Lethal Injection
    The mastermind of the 2002 Washington, DC-area sniper attacks will die by lethal injection next month, Virginia officials said Tuesday. John Allen Muhammad declined to choose between lethal injection and electrocution, so under state law the method...
  • Virginia Governor Denies Clemency Request For Convicted D.C. Sniper

    Virginia Governor Denies Clemency Request For Convicted D.C. Sniper
    Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine denied clemency Tuesday for sniper John Allen Muhammad, clearing the way for him to be executed for the attacks that terrorized the nation's capital region for three weeks in 2002. Muhammad is set to die by injection Tuesday night...
  • Sniper Muhammad Executed By Injection

    Sniper Muhammad Executed By Injection
    John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the sniper attacks that terrorized the nation's capital region for three weeks in October 2002, was executed Tuesday. Muhammad died by injection at 9:11 p.m. at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, prison...
  • Computer Glitch Causes Nationwide Flight Delays

    Computer Glitch Causes Nationwide Flight Delays
    ATLANTA -- Air travelers nationwide scrambled to revise their plans Thursday after an FAA computer glitch caused widespread cancellations and delays for the second time in 15 months. The Federal Aviation Administration said the problem, which lasted about...
  • Student Opens Fire in Community College Classroom, No One Hurt

    Student Opens Fire in Community College Classroom, No One Hurt
    WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- A 20-year-old student opened fire in a community college classroom, but did not hit anyone and was arrested in a hallway, police said Tuesday. No injuries were reported following the afternoon shooting at Northern Virginia Community...
  • FAA to Propose New Rules on Airline Pilot Hours

    FAA to Propose New Rules on Airline Pilot Hours
    WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials said Monday they will propose new limits on how many hours airline pilots can fly in an effort to curb pilot fatigue, an issue safety officials have been urging action on for two decades. Randy Babbitt, the...
  • Civil War Battleground Fights Against Walmart

    Civil War Battleground Fights Against Walmart
    One hundred and forty-five years after Gen. Ulysses S. Grant first fought Gen. Robert E. Lee, another conflict is brewing on the Wilderness Battlefield: whether to let Wal-Mart build a superstore where 29,000 soldiers were wounded or killed. To stand...
  • Pope names Disney-area shrine a basilica

    Pope names Disney-area shrine a basilica
    Even though Mary Jo Smith and her husband had just arrived in Orlando to start their vacation late the night before, they still showed up for noon Mass at the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe before hitting the theme parks with their five...
  • Flying again is freedom for a veteran helicopter pilot and double amputee

    Tammy Duckworth, a former Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost both her legs to a rocket-propelled grenade in Iraq, hoists herself into a single-engine Piper Cherokee. She taxis to a runway, pushes the throttle and pulls back on the yoke to coax the...
  • First Lawsuit in Buffalo Plane Crash

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WPIX) -- The first lawsuit stemming from the crash of a commuter plane into a home outside Buffalo, New York was filed Friday by the relatives of one of the passengers. All 49 people on the plane and one occupant of the home were killed...
  • Fiery plane crash in upstate NY kills 50

    CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - A Continental commuter plane coming in for a landing nose-dived into a house in suburban Buffalo, sparking a fiery explosion that killed all 49 people aboard and a person in the home. It was the nation's first fatal crash of a...
  • 50 Killed in New York plane crash

    10:15AM CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - The rubble of a home is still smoking near Buffalo, N.Y., where a Continental commuter plane crashed last night, killing all 49 people on board. A person in the house that was struck by the plane was also killed. It's...