Former Missouri police officer gets life imprisonment in murder

HARRISONVILLE, Mo., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A former Grandview, Mo., police officer was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole Monday for murdering a woman five years ago.
Scientists describe two-headed shark

Scientists describe two-headed shark

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 25 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have announced the first-ever discovery of a two-headed bull shark, confirming it was a single shark with two heads, not conjoined twins.

Smell of death could control invasive fish

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A repellent for sea lampreys could be the key to controlling one of the most destructive invasive species in the Great Lakes, a researcher says.

Alleged drunk picked cop spot for nap

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said a man arrested for drunken driving was seen speeding through a police parking lot before parking in a police-only spot for a nap.

Retailers to close stores after sales fall

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Early holiday sales figures indicate tens of thousands of U.S. retailers will close stores in 2009, industry observers said.

Army hospital ex-official investigated

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A criminal probe has been opened into a former official at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.

Iowa St. 42, Missouri 35

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Seneca Wallace rebounded from a pair of sub-par efforts with a record-breaking performance Saturday, accounting for a school-record 493 yards and coming through

Iowa St. 31, Texas Tech 17

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Seneca Wallace scored on a dazzling 12-yard run and threw a touchdown pass Saturday night as 14th-ranked Iowa State broke open a close game with a 21-point thir

Iowa St. 45, Kansas 3

AMES, Iowa, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Hiawatha Rutland rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries Saturday as the Iowa State Cyclones spoiled Mark Mangino's debut as Kansas coach with a 45-3