- Florida police say they had to assist a trapper Thursday after a 9-foot alligator was spotted taking a dip in an Odessa homeowners’ pool.
- Great-grandmother was sitting alone in her front room.
- A New Jersey police officer seen on video punching a man in the head 12 times during an attempted arrest won\'t face charges.
- In the blockbuster film \"Black Panther,\" the kingdom of Wakanda is a wonderland of fantastic, futuristic technology. There are self-piloting aircraft; cars and planes that can be remotely operated through virtual reality (VR) interfaces; high-definition holographic displays; and magnetic levitation train systems.
- Former NBA star Scottie Pippen had $50,000 worth of equipment -- including two tractors -- stolen from his family farm in Arkansas, police said Thursday.
- Prosecutors have charged a 54-year-old suburban Houston man with four counts of solicitation of capital murder for trying to hire a hit man to kill his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her current boyfriend.
- Ringleader in $23M insurance fraud lived 'lavish lifestyle' with Bentley, $64G watch and oceanfront homeThe ringleader of a massive $23 million auto insurance fraud drove around in a flashy Bentley, sported a $64,000 rose gold Juan Pablo Montoya watch and lived in a $7,500-a-month oceanfront South Florida home -- despite warnings from federal officials that they were on to him, prosecutors said.
- A new study shows that mankind has killed off large mammals at an exceptionally fast rate, a trend that appears to be speeding up over time.
- The professor who came under fire for celebrating the death of former first lady Barbara Bush has caused another college’s mental health crisis hotline to become flooded with calls after she posted the number online as her own.
- The second-tallest television tower in the Czech Republic has a new function: it\'s become part of a huge sundial.
(AP) – A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida has been captured at a South Texas resort. The U.S. Marshals Service says two federal deputy marshals arrested 56-year-old Lois Riess on Thursday night at a South Padre Island, Texas, restaurant. South Padre Island is a beach resort community […]
(AP) – An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users. The audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers is available on the FTC’s website, though it is heavily redacted. It covers February 12, […]
(AP) – Gaza’s Health Ministry says a Palestinian youth participating in protests on Gaza’s border with Israel has been shot in the head and is in critical condition. Since weekly mass marches began in late March, 28 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli army fire from across the border fence. On Friday, […]