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Man Uses Phone Glitch to Bond Out of Florida Jail

Man Uses Phone Glitch to Bond Out of Florida Jail

Authorities say an inmate at a central Florida jail used a glitch in the facility's phone system to bond himself out.

Sponsors of Migrant Children Face Steep Transport Fees and Red Tape

Sponsors of Migrant Children Face Steep Transport Fees and Red Tape

Brenda Garcia sees her 7-year-old son, Kevin, for the first time in 34 days at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Friday morning. Garcia paid more than $500 to fly the boy to Washington so they could be reunited.

Trial won't feature unreleased Jackson footage

Trial won't feature unreleased Jackson footage

Jurors in the Michael Jackson manslaughter case will not watch previously unseen footage from the singer's final rehearsals to determine the state of his health before his death, a judge ruled M...

When Percoco Improperly Used Cuomo’s Office, the Governor Was Often There

When Percoco Improperly Used Cuomo’s Office, the Governor Was Often There

Joseph Percoco, a former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, leaving the United States Court House at Foley Square after his trial last month. Mr. Percoco often did work at the governor’s offices in 2014, seemingly in violation of campaign rules.

2 men killed when small plane crashes in Michigan

2 men killed when small plane crashes in Michigan

The U.S. Coast Guard says searchers have found the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed in northern Michigan, killing the two men on board.

Ohio bear owner found dead with bondage restraints

Ohio bear owner found dead with bondage restraints

An Ohio pathologist says an exotic-animal keeper found dead in his waterbed was face down, tied with bondage restraints and had obstructions over his nose and mouth.

Deal struck to rebuild NY church destroyed on 9/11

Deal struck to rebuild NY church destroyed on 9/11

It took a decade, but a deal has finally been struck to rebuild a church destroyed on 9/11, the church and a public agency announced Friday.

Pa. man clubs family to death with bat, kills self

Pa. man clubs family to death with bat, kills self

A man clubbed his wife and 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat before committing suicide on a set of train tracks, authorities said Saturday.

Conn. looks to cut costs by making workers healthy

Conn. looks to cut costs by making workers healthy

Instead of imposing higher co-pays and rolling back health insurance coverage for state employees, Connecticut officials want their workers to get a colonoscopy to help cut costs.

Teacher Quits After Student Reportedly Finds Her Pornographic Past Online

Teacher Quits After Student Reportedly Finds Her Pornographic Past Online

A Missouri high school teacher quit her job after one of her students went online and discovered she had done pornographic work in the adult film industry.

Manufacturing activity grew faster in June

Manufacturing activity grew faster in June

Manufacturing activity recovered somewhat in June from a sharp slowdown in May.

Texas schools sue state, saying funding is unfair

Texas schools sue state, saying funding is unfair

A coalition of more than 150 Texas school districts said Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against the state over a school funding system it says is unfair, inefficient and unconstitutional. ...

Ex-Delaware pediatrician guilty of child sex abuse

Ex-Delaware pediatrician guilty of child sex abuse

A former Delaware pediatrician who decorated his office with Disney characters and miniature amusement park rides was found guilty Thursday of sexually abusing scores of his young patients....

Parolee Proposed to Girlfriend Using Murder Victim's Wedding Rings, Prosecutors Say

Parolee Proposed to Girlfriend Using Murder Victim's Wedding Rings, Prosecutors Say

A man on parole for attempted murder fatally beat and robbed an elderly nurse, then stole her wedding and engagement rings and used them to propose to his girlfriend, prosecutors charged Thursday.

Fla. ice cream truck driver charged with DUI

Fla. ice cream truck driver charged with DUI

Police say a Tampa Bay-area ice cream man was driving his truck while drunk when he almost hit a child.

21 Airlines Fined for Fixing Passenger, Cargo Fees

21 Airlines Fined for Fixing Passenger, Cargo Fees

When the airline industry took a nose dive a decade ago, executives at global carriers scrambled to find a quick fix to avoid financial ruin.


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