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Posted: February 1, 2015, 12:56 am
An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 9:45 pm
A traveler who remained at Newark Liberty International Airport after missing two flights faced numerous charges Saturday for allegedly beating a homeless man with a chair as the man was sleeping.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 9:05 pm
A Washington state man says he just paid more than $18,000 in bridge tolls for his son who crossed the 520 bridge daily for work but never got a Good To Go pass.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 8:09 pm
A series of bombings in and around the Iraqi capital killed 14 people Saturday and a senior Kurdish commander died in clashes with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 7:29 pm
Newly released investigative records show a man who was fatally shot by a Fairfax County police officer in the doorway of his home in 2013 had his hands up and was unarmed at the time.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 7:07 pm
New Hampshire's new scratch-and-sniff lottery ticket is off to a sizzling start with bacon scented tickets.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 6:07 pm
Tennessee authorities say one student was arrested after an explosive device was found in a bathroom stall at Spring Hill High School.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 5:51 pm
Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 5:42 pm
A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 5:05 pm
Posted: January 31, 2015, 4:49 pm
A college in suburban Philadelphia has stirred controversy on social media after it sent an email to overweight students, advertising a fitness program.
Posted: January 31, 2015, 12:20 am
Six male teens have been accused of sexually assaulting a girl at a party in suburban Denver, police said Friday.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 11:18 pm
A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 10:57 pm
An aggravated assault case against former volunteer neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 10:53 pm
Thirty-five years after Etan Patz disappeared in a case that shaped the nation's approach to missing children, Hernandez is going on trial for his murder and kidnapping.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 9:13 pm
Brothers will make a plea to the parole board to keep their father incarcerated for the notorious murder of their mother.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 9:00 pm
A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 8:36 pm
A friendly bet between a high school grappling coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation in Hawaii.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 7:18 pm
A northeast Ohio couple who reported a break-in say the burglar apparently was in no hurry because he or she took time to feed their dog bologna, make a pot of coffee and smoke some cigarettes.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 7:13 pm
At the prosecutor's request, a judge on Friday dismissed the last charge against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid and said she's willing to be the "scapegoat" if critics don't like the result.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 6:15 pm
Two state troopers braved a raging house fire to save an unconscious 2-year-old boy Thursday in north-central Michigan, leaping into action as they arrived ahead of firefighters, police said.
Posted: January 30, 2015, 4:49 pm
Police have cited a former Oregon State University student for public indecency after a 17-minute porn video of her in the Valley Library reportedly appeared online
Posted: January 30, 2015, 4:37 pm
A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and saying he was in an "extreme medical situation."
Posted: January 29, 2015, 11:01 pm
It's a sentiment echoed by a small number of doctors who in recent years have "fired" patients who continue to believe debunked research linking vaccines to autism. They hope the strategy will lead parents to change their minds; if that fails, they hope it will at least reduce the risk to other children in the office.
Posted: January 29, 2015, 10:55 pm
Opening statements have begun in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
Posted: January 29, 2015, 10:48 pm
A woman and her family lured her estranged husband to their home by offering to let him see his children, then beat him in the head with a hammer and fatally shot him as he tried to run away — a scheme created because they were upset about a child custody dispute, according to police in South Carolina.
Posted: January 29, 2015, 10:29 pm
Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years they're enrolled at the Ivy League school.
Posted: January 29, 2015, 10:10 pm
San Francisco police found a dismembered body when they opened a suitcase abandoned on a downtown street and then made another gruesome discovery when they uncovered more body parts nearby.
Posted: January 29, 2015, 6:14 pm
A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door.
Posted: January 28, 2015, 11:21 pm