Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was being held in the Pulaski County jail late Saturday after being arrested earlier in the day by the FBI.
State and federal authorities agreed that things got out of hand when the New England Compounding Center produced mass quantities of contaminated injectable steroids linked to more than 50 deaths among hundreds of cases of meningitis last fall.
FAYETTEVILLE — Bill Schwab might never write that book about gated communities. He was working on one a few years back, and was closer to its finish than its beginning. Then lives got in the way.
Officials investigating a train collision in Connecticut have ruled out foul play and are studying a rail fracture where a derailed commuter train was struck by another bound for New York City.
Dear Constant Reader, It was wholly a pleasure to get your letter noting some of the literary allusions in my columns.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million — the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — The judge ascended the bench. He looked down at cafeteria-style tables marked "Prosecuting Attorney" and "Defense Attorney." To his left, two men sat in a box marked "Jury." The witness stand was marked "Witness."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans often feel that billionaire Carlos Slim owns everything in their country, from telephone and Internet companies to banks and chain stores, but his latest acquisitive foray is meeting resistance after touching a national passion: soccer.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, told graduates of Morehouse College Sunday to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives.