CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) Ã¢Â€Â” Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and both sides spent millions auditioning national strategies.
A couple of accomplished NFL pass rushers suddenly became available when DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released to create room under the salary cap in two of the biggest moves at Tuesday's start of the free-agency signing period.
Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew. On the fourth day of a multinational search at sea and on land, relatives desperate for news of loved ones aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 said their hopes for a miracle were ebbing away. Authorities have doubled the search radius to 100 nautical miles (equivalent to 185 kilometres) around the point where the Boeing 777 disappeared from radar over the South China Sea early Saturday, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The 34-year-old son of Malaysian security guard Subramaniam Gurusamy was on the flight to do business in Beijing for an oil company.
A five-alarm fire is burning in San Francisco's China Basin neighborhood, sending a plume of black smoke high into the sky.
Chico police arrested a 30-year-old man who they say shot at bicyclist early Tuesday morning off Rancheria Drive.
Chico Police arrested a man after an argument escalated into a shooting.
Firefighters were called to a fire in North Redding early Tuesday.
The Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders are talking to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers about a possible trade for cornerback Darrelle Revis, sources confirm to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is undergoing tests at UT Southwestern St. Paul Hospital to discover what caused the cardiac event he suffered during the first period of Monday's game with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Dallas Cowboys have released pass rusher DeMarcus Ware.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded quarterback Blaine Gabbert to the San Francisco 49ers.