Investor’s business 'all just one big lie,’ SEC charges

Bernard L. Madoff is charged with stealing as much as $50 billion as part of his "Ponzi scheme," in what may be the largest fraud in the history of Wall Street.

Food banks forced to partner with farms, fishermen

Food bank volunteers are getting creative in finding ways to supply food to the needy as traditional sources of donations dry up and demand increases.

Wild horse roundup plans in Nevada criticized

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has begun removing horses in Nevada to prevent large herd die-offs as a result of the winter freeze.

No clear cut way to handle 8-year-old's murder case

Authorities in a rural Arizona town are struggling to decide how to handle the 8-year-old accused of murdering both his father and his father's friend in early November.

Negro Leagues Museum names new director

A former assistant to the Kansas City city manager was selected — a move that caused at least two board members to quit in protest

Hundreds trade St. Louis police guns for cash

Officers say they paid $10,000 for the weapons in the first two hours.

Actor Van Johnson, '40s heartthrob, dies at 92

He made musicals, comedies, war movies and dramas and played opposite Elizabeth Taylor, June Allyson, Esther Williams and other stars.

New Branson airport to be served by AirTran

It will be the first national network carrier for the airport when it opens in May.