NEWTOWN, Conn. - The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to be among the dead. Police say Adam Lanza apparently drove... more »
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak from the White House briefing room about the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. The president's comments will be at 3:15 EST Friday. They will be his first on the incident, which has left at least 27 people dead, including 18 children.... more »
BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa. The Waukesha County medical examiner's office said Monday that 42-year-old Zina Haughton, of Brown Deer, was killed Sunday at the Azana Day Spa.... more »
BATON ROUGE - A new mass transit advocacy group hopes to "raise awareness" in order to the increase the number of bus riders in the capital area.
NxGen Mass Transit formed from local business and community leaders. Through public forums and social media, the groups plans to get the... more »
MURRAY, Ky. - Kentucky wildlife officials say several hundred dead birds were found dead in the western part of the state. The grackles, red wing blackbirds, robins and starlings were found last week. New Year's Eve fireworks have been blamed for the deaths of thousands of blackbirds in central Arkansas.... more »
A woman jumped the barriers in St. Peter's Basilica and knocked down Pope Benedict XVI as he walked down the main aisle to begin Christmas Eve Mass on Thursday. The 82-year-old pope quickly got up and was unhurt, said a Vatican spokesman. Video shot by a witness showed the woman... more »