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  • Passengers use duct tape to subdue unruly man on Hawaii-bound flight

    May 20, 2017 6:11 PM

    HONOLULU - A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting to the front of the jet. He was then immobilized with duct tape in a seat until the... more »
  • Woman hospitalized after being beaten and raped in local wooded area

    May 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A man whose kidnapping and rape victim went with him to check himself into a Baton Rouge mental hospital was arrested Friday after he left the hospital, authorities said. The victim remains in intensive care with devastating injuries from the brutal attack. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi... more »
  • 9 hurt, 2 arrested in altercation with Turkish guards in DC Play Video

    May 17, 2017 2:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Turkish government and Washington's mayor are trading blame for violence outside the country's embassy, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security staff moved in to break up an anti-government protest. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency labels the protesters Kurdish "supporters of terror." It says they chanted anti-Erdogan slogans... more »
  • Police: Man kills, decapitates mom on Mother's day

    May 16, 2017 9:40 PM

    ESTACADA, Ore. - A weeping father spoke in shock as he described his son who is accused of decapitating his mother on Mother's Day and bringing her head to a grocery store in rural Oregon. David Webb told The Associated Press that he "never foresaw a problem" before bursting into... more »
  • US: Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

    May 16, 2017 8:16 AM

    WASHINGTON - The United States is attempting to ratchet up pressure on Russia to push the Syrian government into peace talks with rebels. On Monday, the U.S. accused Syria of executing thousands of imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium to hide the evidence. But the decision... more »
  • Girl says she stuck fingers up gator's nose to escape

    May 9, 2017 10:45 AM

    ORLANDO - A 10-year-old Florida girl says she shoved her fingers up an alligator's snout to escape after the almost-9-foot-long reptile bit her. Juliana Ossa on Monday told Orlando television station WKMG-TV that she learned the escape trick from visiting an alligator park called Gatorland. The girl was sitting about... more »
  • Pentagon: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in April raid

    May 7, 2017 10:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says a military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan. In a statement Sunday night, the Pentagon confirmed the death of Abdul Haseeb Logari. At the time of the raid officials said they thought Logari had been killed, but were... more »
  • Man arrested for violently attacking girlfriend at workplace

    May 6, 2017 8:21 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a man Saturday after he violently attacked his girlfriend while she was at work. According to the Baker Police Department, 21-year-old Joshua Davis was arrested after he showed up at the Boost Mobile store where his girlfriend worked on Jan. 18, 2017 and began attacking... more »
  • EBRSO: Man threatens woman with knife in Target parking lot

    May 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say a man wearing a bandana and brandishing a knife threatened a woman in a Target parking lot Friday afternoon. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, a woman was at the Target on Siegen Lane when a man wearing a bandana pulled out... more »
  • Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn't remember attack

    May 4, 2017 2:04 PM

    AUSTIN - An arrest affidavit says the University of Texas student accused of stabbing four students, one fatally, told police he didn't remember attacking anyone. Kendrex J. White, who authorities have said suffered from mental health troubles, was charged with murder in Monday's campus attack. He remained in jail Thursday... more »
  • Mayor, others pray for peaceful reaction to Alton Sterling decision Play Video

    April 30, 2017 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome served as t he guest speaker for Women's Day at Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church Sunday morning. The day was planned long before speculation arose about the Alton Sterling decision, but the mayor did not shy away from the topic. "I... more »
  • Organizers hope for peaceful protests as they await Alton Sterling decision Play Video

    April 29, 2017 11:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the second weekend in a row, residents gathered at the the Triple S food Mart in Baton Rouge, concerned over the Alton Sterling case . "We got a message, that we can protest, but we can be peaceful. We can be angry, but were are... more »
  • Kentucky student injured in machete attack at university coffee shop

    April 28, 2017 11:44 AM

    LEXINGTON - Officials say a student has been injured, another person is in custody and a university has canceled classes following a machete attack at a university coffee shop in central Kentucky. Lexington police Sgt. Jervis Middleton told the Lexington Herald-Leader it happened Friday morning at Transylvania University. He said... more »
  • Official: Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

    April 25, 2017 7:56 AM

    KABUL - An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed eight policemen and overran three security checkpoints in northern Takhar province. Sunatullah Timor, the provincial spokesman, says the attack took place on Monday in the district of Darqad. He says the hours-long firefight also wounded three police officers and killed... more »
  • British police arrest suspect in nightclub acid attack

    April 23, 2017 11:51 AM

    LONDON - British police say they have arrested the boyfriend of a reality TV performer sought in connection to an acid attack at an east London nightclub. Police said Sunday that Arthur Collins had been arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of attempted murder. Police had earlier named him as... more »
  • Charge dropped against Mississippi student in alleged sexual battery

    April 22, 2017 3:21 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss.- A Mississippi official says a sexual battery charge has been dropped against a high school baseball player who was one of five students accused in an off-campus attack against a classmate. Lauderdale County School District Superintendent Randy Hodges tells the Meridian Star all five of those originally charged... more »
  • Islamic State group claims Paris police attack

    April 20, 2017 3:50 PM

    PARIS - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the shooting on Paris' Champs Elysees that killed a police officer and left two others gravely wounded. In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating he was Belgian. The attacker opened... more »
  • 13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies Play Video

    April 15, 2017 4:41 PM

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley police say 13 people have been arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley. They say demonstrators left Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park and are blocking several streets in the... more »
  • Iraq: IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

    April 15, 2017 11:54 AM

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi military officer says Islamic State militants have launched a gas attack in a newly-liberated area in western Mosul. The officer with the anti-terrorism forces said Saturday that the attack occurred the night before in the al-Abar neighborhood, when IS fired a rocked loaded with chlorine. He... more »
  • Group accused of attacking woman with gun, knife and bat

    April 14, 2017 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Two women were arrested after police say they attacked two people outside an apartment complex last month. According to arrest documents, the crime happened around 12:46 a.m. on March 25 outside an apartment complex on Denham Street. A victim told police that Ebony Shearill tried... more »
  • IPSO: Mother turns in son for attempted murder

    April 12, 2017 2:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A woman has turned in her own son after authorities announced he was wanted for attempted murder Wednesday. Deputies say 17-year-old Reginald Peters Jr. reportedly shot a 31-year-old victim during a fight on South Hopkins Street Monday. Investigators believe Peters pulled out a handgun and shot... more »
  • 12-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting young girl in group home

    April 10, 2017 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy has been arrested after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in a group home Sunday. Baton Rouge Police say the incident happened on Carolyn Sue Drive early Sunday morning, just after midnight. The girl was allegedly assaulted while staying at... more »
  • Stockholm police arrest 2nd suspect in attack

    April 9, 2017 12:37 PM

    STOCKHOLM - Swedish prosecutors have arrested a second person in connection with the truck attack case in Stockholm for suspected crimes against the nation and are holding four other people. Spokeswoman Karin Rosander told The Associated Press "a person suspected of terrorist offenses by murder has been arrested" on Sunday.... more »
  • Tillerson says no reason for Russia to retaliate for Syria strike

    April 8, 2017 6:06 PM

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he sees no reason for retaliation from Russia for U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian air base. Russia maintains a close political and military alliance with the Assad government. The Russian government has been implicated in many of the attacks... more »
  • Deputies arrest man for attempted murder, discover he has 54 previous arrests

    April 4, 2017 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man for attempted murder Monday after reports say he violently beat another man with a board. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a hospital Mar. 3 in reference to a batttery that reportedly occurred on Byron Street. There,... more »
  • Woman hurt in shooting on Titian Avenue Play Video

    March 29, 2017 9:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman injured on Titian Avenue Wednesday night. According to BRPD, the shooting occured in the 6000 block of Titian Avenue around 8 p.m. Police say the woman suffered non life-threatening injuries. The investigation of the shooting is... more »
  • Pentagon: One al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

    March 25, 2017 10:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team. In a statement Saturday night, U.S. defense officials confirmed... more »
  • Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

    March 25, 2017 3:38 PM

    WINCHESTER, Va. - Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Hall said in a news release that the department got several 911 calls Friday afternoon reporting a man made up as... more »
  • Matt Damon to narrate Boston Marathon documentary

    March 6, 2017 1:29 PM

    BOSTON - The producers of the first full-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon say they've signed Matt Damon to narrate it. "Boston" premieres in its namesake city on April 15, two days before the 121st running of America's most venerable footrace. It will be screened in 500 theaters nationwide... more »
  • Official: Berlin truck attacker autopsy indicates drug use

    March 4, 2017 3:19 PM

    MILAN - An Italian official says that the autopsy on the chief suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack indicated frequent drug use. A court official said Saturday that Anis Amri used both cocaine and hashish use, although not on the day he was killed. The official, who spoke on... more »
  • La. House honors hero who saved officer from attack

    February 22, 2017 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge Police Department officer that was saved by a woman during an arrest that went awry over the weekend was honored by the Louisiana House of Representatives on Wednesday morning. The House of Representatives commended BRPD Corporal Billy Amie, and the woman who saved... more »
  • South Carolina prison lockdown: 2 inmates attack 2 workers

    February 18, 2017 3:26 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Authorities say a maximum security prison in South Carolina has been placed on lockdown after two inmates attacked two prison employees. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sommer Sharpe said the assault happened Friday at the Broad River Correctional Facility in Columbia, the state capital. Sharpe says the two... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to making threats against Boston mosque

    February 14, 2017 5:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down New England's largest mosque and making other threats against Muslims. Patrick Keogan, of Wilmington, entered guilty pleas Tuesday to four federal charges, including threatening to injure and intimidate another person and to damage and destroy a building.... more »
  • Florida golfer uses putter to escape gator's jaws

    February 11, 2017 5:36 PM

    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Tony Aarts used his putter to jab the gator in the eyes before the alligator let him go.... more »
  • Stabbing on Jefferson Ave. sends one to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a stabbing on Jefferson Avenue. It happened just before 7 p.m. at a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Avenue. BRPD sources say one person was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a stabbing. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"... more »
  • Trump goes after McCain about Yemen raid

    February 9, 2017 9:05 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is going after Republican Sen. John McCain for suggesting that last week's U.S. raid in Yemen wasn't a success. Trump tweeted Thursday that McCain "should not be talking about the success or failure of a mission to the media. Only emboldens the enemy!" He added... more »
  • Alleged Louvre attacker's father says son is not a terrorist

    February 5, 2017 11:58 AM

    MANSOURA, Egypt - The father of an Egyptian man accused of attacking French soldiers guarding Paris' Louvre museum says he trusts the French judiciary to find out the truth behind his son's alleged involvement. Reda Refaie al-Hamahmy tells The Associated Press late Saturday that his 28-year-old son Abdullah is not... more »
  • Miss. Senate passes "Blue Lives Matter" bill

    January 26, 2017 3:51 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics has passed the Mississippi Senate. Senators voted 37-13 Thursday to send Senate Bill 2469 to House. The "Blue Lives Matter" proposal says any crime committed against emergency personnel because of their status as police... more »
  • Trump willing to work with Russia against ISIS

    January 23, 2017 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Trump administration says it is willing to partner with Moscow to combat the Islamic State group. In his first daily White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that President Donald Trump has been "very clear" that he will "work with any country committed to... more »
  • Illegal immigrant accused of Baker rape and slashing, possibly tied to other rapes

    January 19, 2017 12:48 PM

    BAKER - Baton Rouge Police confirmed to WBRZ's Investigative Unit on Friday that the man who was charged with raping and slashing a woman's throat in Baker on Thursday could possibly be tied to multiple other rapes in the area. BRPD said the other rapes could possibly be connected... more »
  • Mother intervenes after man attempts to sexually assault 13-year-old girl

    January 18, 2017 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police booked a man Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a teenaged girl in September. According to police, Derrick Anthony, 18, forcefully pushed down a 13-year-old girl behind a residence on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive in the early morning of Sept. 28, 2016. Anthony then attempted... more »
  • Woman zaps victim in the groin, rips flesh from officer's arm

    January 17, 2017 3:23 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a woman early Saturday morning after she attacked a victim with a stun gun and resisted arrest at a motel on North Canal Boulevard. Police arrived at the motel parking lot around 2 a.m. and found Nadira Tardieff, 37, yelling at someone in a vehicle.... more »
  • Man attacks victim with crutch after argument with girlfriend

    January 17, 2017 12:35 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a man Friday for attacking another man with a crutch. Police say Justin LeBlanc, 20, became angry after a conversation with his girlfriend around noon and began breaking things around the home at 1604 Badt Avenue. The victim allegedly came out of his room after... more »
  • Israel police: Palestinian truck attack kills 4 in Jerusalem

    January 8, 2017 12:51 PM

    JERUSALEM - A Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing four people and wounding 15 others, Israeli police and rescue services said, in one of the deadliest attacks of a more than yearlong campaign of violence. Security camera footage shown on Israeli... more »
  • Official: Dog that attacked family over sweater euthanized

    January 3, 2017 3:55 PM

    TAMPA - Officials say a dog that attacked a Florida family who tried to put a sweater on it has been euthanized. Hillsborough County spokeswoman Kara Walker told the Tampa Bay Times Tuesday that the pit bull mix named Scarface was put down because it posed a high risk to... more »
  • Dog attacks family trying to dress it in sweater, 3 hurt

    January 2, 2017 10:50 AM

    TAMPA - Police in Florida say an angry dog sent three people to the hospital after one tried to put a sweater on it. Tampa police say the pit bull mix named Scarface bit a 52-year-old woman who was trying to dress him on Friday and her husband was attacked... more »
  • Daughter: Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

    December 27, 2016 1:02 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars," has died. She was 60. Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement through her spokesman saying Fisher died Tuesday just before 9 a.m PST. Lourd said her mother was "loved by the... more »
  • 3 arrested in Tunisia linked to Berlin suspect

    December 24, 2016 10:51 AM

    MILAN - Tunisia's Interior Ministry says police have arrested Anis Amri's nephew and two others suspected of belonging to the same extremist network. The ministry says in a statement that Amri - suspected of driving a truck into a Christmas market crowd in Berlin, killing 12 - had sent his... more »
  • Germans search sites tied to truck suspect

    December 22, 2016 2:37 PM

    BERLIN - German federal prosecutors say they have searched properties in western Germany and in Berlin where truck attack suspect Anis Amri is believed to have spent time. Prosecutors' spokeswoman Frauke Koehler told reporters there were searches at "various locations" in North Rhine-Westphalia state and in the capital on Thursday.... more »
  • Islamic State extremists claim Berlin attack

    December 20, 2016 1:22 PM

    BERLIN - The Islamic State extremist group is claiming responsibility for the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people and left nearly 50 injured. The Islamic State group's Amaq news agency said in a statement Tuesday that "the person who carried out the truck run over... more »
  • Homeless man wanted for rape arrested; victim's son fights back during attack

    December 20, 2016 10:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A homeless man has been arrested for the rape of a woman whose 10-year-old son fought back during the attack. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 32-year-old Daniel Hinton for forcible second-degree rape. The incident occurred on Dec. 16 when the victim met with... more »
  • Victims' families oppose senators' bid to alter Sept. 11 law

    November 30, 2016 8:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers. In a statement Wednesday, they say the adjustment would "effectively gut" the Justice Against Sponsors of... more »
  • Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

    November 29, 2016 10:07 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror. Authorities say the attacker deliberately plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus Monday morning, and then got out and began stabbing people with... more »
  • Car bomber kills 9 at Tikrit checkpoint

    November 6, 2016 11:18 AM

    MOSUL, Iraq - A provincial spokesman says a suicide attack against a security checkpoint north of Baghdad has killed at least nine people. The spokesman for Salahuddin province, Ali al-Hamdani, says the suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car during rush hour Sunday morning into the main checkpoint at the southern... more »
  • Police: 3 men in clown masks attack Rhode Island woman

    October 27, 2016 11:18 AM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police in Rhode Island say they're searching for three suspects who attacked a woman while wearing clown masks. Police say the three men showed up at the woman's Providence home Tuesday night and were calling her name. The woman was attacked after she opened her door. A... more »
  • Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

    October 22, 2016 3:44 PM

    NEW YORK — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites across the United States. The hacker group claiming responsibility... more »
  • Police: Shark attacks surfer off Oregon coast

    October 10, 2016 9:41 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast. Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Steve Mitchell says in a news release that 29-year-old Joseph Tanner of Portland, Oregon, was apparently bitten while surfing near Indian Beach at Ecola State Park... more »
  • Mall stabbing victims asked if they were Muslim

    October 6, 2016 12:04 PM

    MINNESOTA - Authorities say the 20-year-old man who stabbed 10 people last month at a central Minnesota mall asked several people whether they were Muslim before attacking. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall said Thursday at a news conference that Dahir Ahmed Adan was armed with two steak knives. The Sept.... more »
  • Police investigate knife attack in Hammond Walmart parking lot

    August 3, 2016 3:15 PM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond are investigating an apparent attack that happened in the parking lot of a Walmart on West Thomas Street on Tuesday night. At around 11 p.m., a woman was getting into her car to leave the store when she was approached by a man who... more »
  • Parents won't sue Disney over son's death by gator

    July 20, 2016 11:39 AM

    ORLANDO - The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World say they don't plan to sue the theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family's future health. A... more »
  • Disney intern fired over alligator tweet gets job back

    July 16, 2016 3:14 PM

    ORLANDO - A Walt Disney World intern is back on the job after she was briefly fired for tweeting a photo of a sign telling employees how to respond to questions about alligators in the theme park's waters. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Shannon Sullivan was fired this week after... more »
  • New 9/11 document reveals no smoking gun of Saudi complicity

    July 16, 2016 3:04 PM

    WASHINGTON - Saudi officials hope the release of top secret pages of an early congressional inquiry into 9/11 will end allegations about Saudi complicity in the attacks. Those who pushed for Friday's release of the last chapter of the 2002 congressional report say it's only the beginning. The document says... more »
  • Truck driver behind Nice attack that killed 84 identified

    July 15, 2016 10:53 AM

    NICE, France - The Mayor of Nice has identified the driver in Thursday’s attack as 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. NBC News reported the identity card of the French citizen of Tunisian descent was found in the truck used in the attack that killed at 84 people. France president,... more »
  • 5 arrested after shots fired on police in Washington

    July 12, 2016 3:29 PM

    WASHINGTON - Five people have been arrested in Washington after at least one person opened fire on police, and a police spokesman says there's no indication it was a "planned attack on police." No injuries were reported. The incident early Tuesday follows recent protests over police killings of... more »
  • Dad says 2 gators involved in Disney attack that killed son

    July 3, 2016 3:37 PM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA - The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Disney last month told rescue officials two alligators were involved in the attack. According to emails from the Reedy Creek Fire Department, Matt Graves said he was attacked by a second alligator as he tried to... more »
  • White House: US citizen among 20 killed in Bangladesh attack

    July 2, 2016 3:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says a U.S. citizen was among the 20 hostages killed in attack on a restaurant in Bangladesh. Spokesman Josh Earnest has confirmed the death Saturday. An identity has not been released. Earnest says the U.S. government has offered assistance to Bangladeshi authorities as they investigate... more »
  • Police say 2 officers killed in Bangladesh attack

    July 1, 2016 2:36 PM

    DHAKA, Bangladesh -Police say two officers have been killed by attackers who stormed a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, taking dozens of hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces. Hospital authorities said another 25 officers and one civilian were being treated for... more »
  • Bear attacks woman running marathon in New Mexico

    June 19, 2016 4:11 PM

    VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE - Wildlife officials say a bear attacked a woman running a marathon in a national preserve in northern New Mexico. The woman suffered several bites and scratches and had injuries to her head, neck and upper body that weren't life-threatening. The New Mexico Department of Game... more »
  • Mom pried son's head from mountain lion's mouth

    June 18, 2016 7:05 PM

    ASPEN - Authorities say a Colorado woman saved her 5-year-old son's life by prying his head from a mountain lion's mouth after the animal attacked the boy in their front yard. Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Buglione says the woman told him she found the lion crouched over her son... more »
  • Louisiana man dies after 1,000+ bees attack in Arizona

    May 27, 2016 9:48 AM

    PHOENIX - A Louisiana man died Thursday after he and a friend were attacked by bees while hiking in Arizona. Medical examiners reported 23-year-old Alex Bestler, of Elton, Louisiana, was stung more than 1,000 times by the bees. Bestler and his friend were hiking the Merkle Trail near... more »
  • Official: 2 more Americans identified as Brussels victims

    March 27, 2016 9:30 PM

    WASHINGTON - A State Department official says 2 more Americans have been identified as killed in the attacks on Brussels, bringing the total number confirmed so far to 4. An official confirmed the deaths on grounds of anonymity Sunday night because this person was not authorized to discuss the matter... more »
  • No indication yet of any American deaths in Brussels attacks

    March 23, 2016 1:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration says it's unaware of any Americans killed in the Brussels attacks. State Department spokesman Mark Toner says about a dozen U.S. citizens are known to be injured. A number of other Americans remain unaccounted for. Toner says it's unclear if any Americans might be among... more »
  • Cruz's comments after attack criticized by Muslims, others

    March 23, 2016 12:48 PM

    DEARBORN, Mich. - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's call for increased surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods following the deadly bombings in Brussels is drawing sharp rebukes from Muslim Americans and civil rights groups. Cruz said Tuesday that law enforcement should be empowered to "patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become... more »
  • FBI finds way to unlock terrorists' phones; Dispute brought national attention to Baton Rouge woman's murder

    March 21, 2016 9:05 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO, CA - The FBI has cancelled a Tuesday hearing to discuss a dispute with Apple over their desire to unlock the Iphones of terrorists. The agency says they've found a 3rd party with the capability to unlock the phones of the two terrorists who killed 14 people in... more »
  • Lawmakers to hold hearing on response to terror attack

    March 18, 2016 11:47 AM

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -The terror attack that killed 14 people in California in December showed police need a protected radio channel and ambulance personnel need safety gear, emergency responders said Friday. Police, fire and medical personnel lauded interagency working relationships during a state legislative hearing convened to learn what worked... more »

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