Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others
Police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in California's wine country reveals officers' frantic efforts to convince residents to flee as massive flames bore down
An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...
Authorities say a man intentionally drove vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant killing his daughter and another person, and injuring several others
"I will not be a slave working for chump change. I would rather be dead." So read a line in the suicide note left by Doug Schifter, a 61-year-old who had for four decades driven cabs and black cars in New York City and who in February took his own...
A 14-year-old boy posing as a New York police officer has been arrested for snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station _while pretending to help him
Violence erupted on a Frontier flight Thursday and spilled into Orlando International Airport when a passenger allegedly punched a deaf pregnant woman and her service dog, the Orlando Sentinel reports. It began when passenger Timothy Manley's wife complained about being allergic to the Great Dane, so he punched it, making...
Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws
A California pastor has resigned in the wake of controversy that followed his use of some foul language while bashing his city on social media. In Twitter posts that wound up on the desks of Palo Alto city council members, Rev. Gregory Stevens, associate pastor at First Baptist Church, reportedly...
Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered in a courthouse box
Vestiges of racism and intolerance slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments
A sheriff's office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan
A remote Vermont community down on its luck had once looked forward to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs
America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights