FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) ΓΆΒ€Β” Sobbing on the witness stand, the Army captain whose sexual assault accusations triggered the court-martial of a general testified Friday that they had a three-year affair and that he threatened to kill her and her family ΓΆΒ€Β” and "do it in a way no one would ever know" ΓΆΒ€Β” if she ever told anyone.
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus. Employers added 175,000 jobs to their payrolls last month after creating 129,000 new positions in January, the Labor Department said on Friday. The unemployment rate, however, rose to 6.7 percent from a five-year low of 6.6 percent as Americans flooded into the labor market to search for work. "It reinforces the case for the economy being stronger than it's looked for the last couple of months," said Bill Cheney, chief economist at John Hancock Financial Services in Boston.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) ΓΆΒ€Β” The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.
Leadership Redding held its annual social Thursday night and presented its Alumnus of the Year Award.
A car sheared off the power pole at East Cypress Avenue and Oxford Road
Red Bluff firefighters responded to a structure fire on Main Street early Friday morning
A Lewiston woman’s husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer seven months ago; she said when they found out it was too late. Now she is hoping to raise awareness for the disease.
Sergio Garcia must know by now to stock his bag with extra golf balls when venturing onto the Blue Monster course at Doral. On Friday, for the second time in two years, Garcia deposited a couple into a hazard, this time making a 9 on the par-5 10th hole.
The Jacksonville Jaguars and quarterback Chad Henne have agreed to a two-year contract, the team announced Friday.
The New Orleans Saints will release wide receiver Lance Moore on Friday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.