Ex-police officers indicted in slamming of Louisiana teen

An attorney for a Louisiana teenager slammed to the ground by police during an altercation at school says charges against two officers are a "slap on the wrist."

Pastor's Lavish Buy Has Jaws Dropping

"You light my fire, let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby." So said Pastor John Gray when he gave his wife a Lamborghini Urus last Sunday—a gesture that sparked some criticism of his spending habits, the Houston Chronicle reports. But Gray, an associate pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church...

Reward offered in search for missing Colorado…

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who reportedly was last seen on Thanksgiving Day

Coast Guardsman kills wife, son, self at Florida home

Officials say a Coast Guardsman killed his wife and their 7-year-old son and then critically wounded their 8-year-old daughter before killing himself.

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets…

An 84-year-old Texas woman who raised five kids and retired from her secretarial job at age 77 will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree

Teen Worker Grabs Intercom, Lets Walmart Have It…

For anyone who has ever fantasized about quitting a hated job with an obscenity-filled rant, ripping management a new one, and burning any remaining bridge with all the subtlety of Negasonic Teenage Warhead , we present to you Jackson Racicot, 17, of Alberta, Canada. As the Edmonton Journal reports, Jackson had...

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Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 26-year-old cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the Florida coast

Giuliani Has Fighting Words for Mueller

Rudy Giuliani has a single condition for Robert Mueller getting to interview President Trump, but it's a doozy: "Over my dead body," the commander in chief's personal lawyer told Fox News Sunday, per the Hill . No sooner had he dropped that line, however, than he quickly added, "But you know,...

One State Is About to Get Nation's Toughest DUI…

In good news for ride-sharing services, cabs, and maybe your better judgment, Utah will be ringing in the New Year with the nation's stingiest limit for blood-alcohol content. The law, which goes into effect on Dec. 30 to thwart all those who thought they might get in one last boozier...

For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials…

A once-run-down home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled is on the market after an extensive renovation project

'The Notorious RBG' draws sold-out audience in…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star, but "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film this year

Trump's Old Chief of Staff Plans to Join the…

Reince Priebus is trying to join the US Navy. The former White House chief of staff—who resigned the post after six months —has a letter of recommendation from Defense Secretary James Mattis to help him become a reserve officer, the Washington Post reports. "Reince's experience, education, and personality make...

Scott Walker Stuns With His Version of Venn…

To no one's surprise, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday limiting the power of Gov-elect Tony Evers. But he did throw the world a curveball by explaining the new law with a uniquely reimagined Venn diagram, per the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal . At a Green Bay news conference, Walker displayed a...

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Local leaders say plea deal allowing former Baylor student to serve no jail time highlights outsized influence alumni play in shaping local criminal justice system

The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes…

Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities

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2 women in custody in death of 4-month-old boy at NYC hotel

A 4-month-old boy has died after he was found unconscious and unresponsive at a New York City hotel

Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed…

Democrats and Republicans concede a do-over election might be needed in disputed North Carolina congressional race after warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural county went unheeded for years

Another NY Lawyer Caught in Racist Tirade

What's up with New York lawyers? Months after one was caught on video spewing anti-immigrant rhetoric in a restaurant, another flung racist insults on the subway and apparently assaulted a woman of Asian descent. Anna Lushchinskaya, 40, shouted profanities at a 24-year-old Tuesday after bumping into her on the northbound...

Report: Federal Air Marshal Service curtailing surveillance

The Federal Air Marshal Services acknowledges it's curtailing a domestic surveillance program accused of spying on unwitting passengers

Family: Man left woman to die on freeway during first date

The family of a Florida waitress fatally struck by numerous cars while lying on a freeway says they have solved the mystery of how she got there

All evacuation orders lifted in deadly California…

All evacuation orders have been lifted in Paradise more than a month after a devastating wildfire that wiped out the Northern California town

Parents Want Priest Fired Over Suicide Sermon

Maison Hullibarger's suicide was painful enough—then his parents heard the priest's homily. "We wanted him to celebrate how Maison lived, not how he died," his mother Linda tells the Detroit Free Press . Hullibarger, who had five siblings and studied criminal justice at the University of Toledo, was 18 when...

Pilot dies in single-engine plane crash in Virginia

Authorities say a Virginia man has died in the crash of a single-engine plane

Luxury Brand Pulls 'Blackface' Products Amid Outcry

"I don't make a lot of public posts, but right now I'm shaking with anger." So begins a Facebook post that has stirred public indignation and pushed the luxury brand Prada to pull products from its shelves, CNN reports. Chinyere Ezie, a civil rights attorney, says she was stunned to...

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Man gets 7 ½ years in machete attack at Kentucky college

A Cincinnati man charged in a 2017 machete attack on the campus of Kentucky's Transylvania University has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison

Some complain about sex offender in north Mississippi parade

Some people in a north Mississippi town are complaining after the local chamber of commerce chose a sex offender as the grand marshal of the town Christmas parade

Green Beret 'Admitted to Murder' in Job Interview

A celebrated Green Beret admits to killing a man, but insists it wasn't murder—an impression the US Army no longer shares, NBC News reports. Army Maj. Mathew Golsteyn has admitted twice to the 2010 killing of an Afghan male in Marjah, Afghanistan, insisting the victim was a dangerous bomb-maker....

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Pastor's Lavish Buy Has Jaws Dropping

"You light my fire, let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby." So said Pastor John Gray when he gave his wife a Lamborghini Urus last Sunday—a gesture that sparked some criticism of his spending habits, the Houston Chronicle reports. But Gray, an associate pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church...

Reward offered in search for missing Colorado…

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who reportedly was last seen on Thanksgiving Day

Ex-police officers indicted in slamming of Louisiana teen

An attorney for a Louisiana teenager slammed to the ground by police during an altercation at school says charges against two officers are a "slap on the wrist."

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets…

An 84-year-old Texas woman who raised five kids and retired from her secretarial job at age 77 will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree

Teen Worker Grabs Intercom, Lets Walmart Have It…

For anyone who has ever fantasized about quitting a hated job with an obscenity-filled rant, ripping management a new one, and burning any remaining bridge with all the subtlety of Negasonic Teenage Warhead , we present to you Jackson Racicot, 17, of Alberta, Canada. As the Edmonton Journal reports, Jackson had...

Coast Guardsman kills wife, son, self at Florida home

Officials say a Coast Guardsman killed his wife and their 7-year-old son and then critically wounded their 8-year-old daughter before killing himself.

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Giuliani Has Fighting Words for Mueller

Rudy Giuliani has a single condition for Robert Mueller getting to interview President Trump, but it's a doozy: "Over my dead body," the commander in chief's personal lawyer told Fox News Sunday, per the Hill . No sooner had he dropped that line, however, than he quickly added, "But you know,...

One State Is About to Get Nation's Toughest DUI…

In good news for ride-sharing services, cabs, and maybe your better judgment, Utah will be ringing in the New Year with the nation's stingiest limit for blood-alcohol content. The law, which goes into effect on Dec. 30 to thwart all those who thought they might get in one last boozier...

Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 26-year-old cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the Florida coast

'The Notorious RBG' draws sold-out audience in…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star, but "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film this year

Trump's Old Chief of Staff Plans to Join the…

Reince Priebus is trying to join the US Navy. The former White House chief of staff—who resigned the post after six months —has a letter of recommendation from Defense Secretary James Mattis to help him become a reserve officer, the Washington Post reports. "Reince's experience, education, and personality make...

For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials…

A once-run-down home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled is on the market after an extensive renovation project

Scott Walker Stuns With His Version of Venn…

To no one's surprise, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday limiting the power of Gov-elect Tony Evers. But he did throw the world a curveball by explaining the new law with a uniquely reimagined Venn diagram, per the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal . At a Green Bay news conference, Walker displayed a...

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Local leaders say plea deal allowing former Baylor student to serve no jail time highlights outsized influence alumni play in shaping local criminal justice system

The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes…

Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities

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Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed…

Democrats and Republicans concede a do-over election might be needed in disputed North Carolina congressional race after warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural county went unheeded for years

All evacuation orders lifted in deadly California…

All evacuation orders have been lifted in Paradise more than a month after a devastating wildfire that wiped out the Northern California town

2 women in custody in death of 4-month-old boy at NYC hotel

A 4-month-old boy has died after he was found unconscious and unresponsive at a New York City hotel

Green Beret 'Admitted to Murder' in Job Interview

A celebrated Green Beret admits to killing a man, but insists it wasn't murder—an impression the US Army no longer shares, NBC News reports. Army Maj. Mathew Golsteyn has admitted twice to the 2010 killing of an Afghan male in Marjah, Afghanistan, insisting the victim was a dangerous bomb-maker....

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Late last month, Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva penned an op-ed asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to step down from his post due to a swirl of "scandals and nepotism." It looks like Grijalva is getting his wish: Per Bloomberg , sources reported that Zinke told the White House he's out, and...

Another NY Lawyer Caught in Racist Tirade

What's up with New York lawyers? Months after one was caught on video spewing anti-immigrant rhetoric in a restaurant, another flung racist insults on the subway and apparently assaulted a woman of Asian descent. Anna Lushchinskaya, 40, shouted profanities at a 24-year-old Tuesday after bumping into her on the northbound...

Pneumonia Shot Fells Hulk Actor Ferrigno

The Incredible Hulk was feeling pumped up this week—but with IV fluid, not testosterone-induced rage. On Wednesday night, Lou Ferrigno posted on social media a picture of himself wearing a green hospital gown (naturally) and hooked up to an IV in a medical center in Santa Monica, Calif., noting...

Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on…

The Supreme Court has twice voted (in 2012 and 2015) to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas has responded to a suit from 20 states...

Report: Federal Air Marshal Service curtailing surveillance

The Federal Air Marshal Services acknowledges it's curtailing a domestic surveillance program accused of spying on unwitting passengers

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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: South Korean palace guards stand outside royal palace in Seoul; President Trump meets with House and Senate leaders at the White House; Palestinian youth is taken to a hospital after Gaza protests.

August trial set for fatal Florida parking…

A trial date has been set in the case of a white man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a parking lot dispute in July

Family: Man left woman to die on freeway during first date

The family of a Florida waitress fatally struck by numerous cars while lying on a freeway says they have solved the mystery of how she got there