National News

Police Probe Teen's Claims That She Killed Dozens

4:03 PM, Feb 17, 2014

A Pennsylvania woman could face years of prosecution and death sentences in multiple states if her claim that she has killed dozens of people are proven,

WI Orders Care Facility To Close After Complaints

9:16 AM, Feb 17, 2014

Wisconsin Assisted-living facility 's owner is appealing punishment for serious violations.

Dunn Verdict Sparks Debate, Sets Stage For Retrial

8:33 AM, Feb 17, 2014

Prosecutors in the case against a Florida man found guilty Saturday of firing 10 bullets at a vehicle occupied by a group of teenagers say they 

Powerball Jackpot Grows to $400 Million

8:30 AM, Feb 17, 2014

With no weekend winner, the Powerball lottery jackpot has risen to an estimated $400 million for the drawing on Wednesday.

N.Y. Fashion Designer Found Dead in Hudson River

8:21 AM, Feb 17, 2014

Police have identified the body of a man found floating on the Manhattan side of the Hudson River as that of a fashion designer who was reported 

Florence, Italy's Mayor Asked to Form National Government

8:10 AM, Feb 17, 2014

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Monday asked Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi to form the country's 63rd government in 68 years.

Venezuela Expels 3 U.S. Diplomats Amid Violence

7:51 AM, Feb 17, 2014

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said he was expelling 3 U.S. consular officials, accusing them of conspiring with the opposition forces to foment unrest as violent 

Co-Pilot Hijacks Ethiopian Plane

7:46 AM, Feb 17, 2014

The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft bound for Rome hijacked the plane while the pilot was in the bathroom and forced the plane to land in Geneva

Craigslist Murder Suspect Says She Killed 22 Others

11:58 AM, Feb 16, 2014

 A Pennsylvania woman charged along with her newlywed husband in the murder of a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview with a newspaper and said she has killed more than 20 others across the country, claims police said they are investigating.

FL Man Guilty of Lesser Counts in Music Shooting

8:04 PM, Feb 15, 2014

A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store.

'Freak Wave' Kills Cruise Ship Passenger

7:42 PM, Feb 15, 2014

A passenger aboard a British-based cruise ship was killed and another airlifted to shore after the ship was hit by a "freak wave during adverse sea conditions," according to Cruise & Maritime Voyages.

Cop Arrested in N.J. Gang Sweep

9:14 AM, Feb 15, 2014

Longtime rival street gangs teamed up with a rogue police officer to terrorize the city's streets and profit from crimes, including gun running

Mammoth Tusk Lifted From Seattle Construction Site

9:48 PM, Feb 14, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) - To the sound of cheers, a fossilized mammoth tusk found in a Seattle construction site has been retrieved from a 30-foot-deep pit in downtown Seattle, and it's on its way to a museum

Flight Attendants Want Plane Call Ban to Remain

3:34 PM, Feb 14, 2014

Flight attendants warn that safety lectures will be ignored more often and passengers will get into fights about noisy conversations.

Jos. A. Bank Buying Eddie Bauer in $825M Deal

9:00 AM, Feb 14, 2014

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers is buying the parent company of Eddie Bauer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $825 million.