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Headmaster who fought with son over pot is returning to job

The headmaster of a suburban Philadelphia prep school who fought with his son over marijuana will return to his job after an assault charge was dismissed.


Message in a bottle found, returned more than 50 years later

More than 50-years after a New Hampshire man tossed a message in a bottle out to sea for his wife, bottle is discovered in the Caribbean

New York

Judge drops case against limo driver in crash that killed 4

A judge on Wednesday dismissed criminally negligent homicide and other charges against a limousine driver whose four passengers were killed in a crash after leaving a vineyard on Long Island.

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Police hunt suspect after man shot in stomach at Maryland mall parking lot

A man was shot several times in the stomach in the parking lot of Iverson Mall in Temple Hills, Md. on Tuesday afternoon and officials are still searching for the suspect, according to Prince George's ...

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Dozens of teens attack students on Philadelphia school bus, witnesses say

Dozens of teens charged at a school bus and assaulted the young kids on board, according to witnesses.

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Lawyer sentenced for stashing $234G from sorority in shoebox

A South Carolina lawyer has been given a six-month prison sentence after stashing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a shoebox as part of a scam involving a $14 million sorority house at the ...

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Terrorism possible in Virginia shooting at hands of Kenyan refugee, police say

Police said a murder-suicide by a Kenyan refugee in Virginia Tuesday may be terrorism, although the investigation remains in its early stages.


Disturbing video: Burglar loots home as kids sleep close by

Raw video: Florida police release surveillance footage of home invasion

Sex Crimes

Police: High on heroin, mom crashed car with son in backseat

Police in West Virginia say a woman was overdosing on heroin when she crashed her car into a restaurant with her 2-year-old son in the backseat.


Police: Man sprayed wife with hairspray, lit her on fire

A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, man has been arrested after police say he lit his wife on fire during an argument.

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South Dakota

SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota

Police in South Dakota have arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.


Police: Indiana mom found overdosed with baby in back seat

Police in Indiana say a 25-year-old woman has been found passed out from an overdose with her baby in the back seat of the car.

Loren Bagola, from the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, helps handle security Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest in southern North Dakota. Bagola is sitting atop a pile of logs that protesters prepared to use to block a highway. The long-running dispute over the Dakota Access oil pipeline expanded to private land recently purchased by the pipeline builders, with protesters who say the area rightfully belongs to Native Americans setting up camp and vowing to stay put until the project is stopped.  (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)

North Dakota

The Latest: Pipeline security guards weren't licensed

The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local): 10:45 a.m.


Shooting at Ohio home kills girl; 2 adults, suspect wounded

Police say a shooting at a home in Ohio's capital left a 2-year-old girl dead and three other people hurt, including a suspect.

Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez hits a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the eighth inning of Game 1 of the Major League Baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


Kluber, Miller and Perez lead Indians to victory in World Series opener

Corey Kluber pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez hit two home runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Police shoot, kill armed assault suspect at Dallas-area motel

Police say an officer has fatally shot an assault suspect who stepped out of a Dallas-area motel room and reached for a gun in his waistband.

Authorities searching for Michael Vance


Oklahoma murder suspect who sparked manhunt kept hit list, police say

The Oklahoma man who's been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people, authorities said ...


The Latest: Officer says he shot Oklahoma suspect twice

The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma man suspected of killing two relatives, shooting two police officers and armed vehicle thefts (all times local): 6:40 a.m.

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Oklahoma woman convicted in murder of husband hangs herself in prison

A 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment hanged herself in an Oklahoma prison, corrections officials said ...


Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list

The Oklahoma County sheriff says Michael Vance, the man wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes including two homicides, had a hit list targeting several more people.

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South Dakota

SkyWest pilot suspected drunk, arrested in South Dakota

Police in South Dakota have arrested the pilot of a SkyWest Airlines plane on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.

War hero is honored with a bronze statue


Heroic Korean War horse honored by Marines with bronze statue

A beer-guzzling, four-legged American hero who bravely transported ammunition and carried wounded Marines to safety under enemy fire in the Korean War is being honored with the dedication of a bronze ...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, Ammon Bundy speaks during an interview at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, near Burns, Ore.  Bundy the leader of an armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge took the witness stand in his own defense, tearfully telling jurors he was initially reluctant get involved in the plight of an Oregon ranching family, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)


Defense in Oregon ranch standoff trial asks to boot 'biased' juror

A defense attorney for one of the defendants on trial for the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon has asked a judge overseeing jury deliberations to dismiss a juror over allegations ...

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Sex Crimes

Child rape suspect bolts from court before conviction; arrest warrant issued

A judge has issued a nationwide arrest warrant for a 79-year-old Montana man who fled from court in Kennewick just before a jury found him guilty of raping a young boy for several years.

Rich Edson reports from Washington D.C.


Carter suspends Pentagon’s demand of the return of cash bonuses to California soldiers

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Wednesday that he was ordering the Pentagon to suspend its efforts to recover decade-old reenlistment bonuses paid to thousands of California Army National ...

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