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Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Thursday in southwestern Louisiana, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to the already soaked US Gulf Coast. More>>

Suspect in Flint airport stabbing attempted gun purchase, official says

The man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport had tried to purchase a gun within the last five days in the Flint area but was denied one because he's not from the United States, a law enforcement... More>>

Bill Cosby to hold townhalls on sex assault

Bill Cosby will hold a series of town halls to educate young people on sexual assault, his publicists said. More>>

Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' wins appeals court ruling

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that overturned the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, who was featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." More>>

Schlitterbahn seeks world record, hosts all inclusive swim lesson

For anyone wanting to enjoy summer fun and break a world record, Schlitterbahn Water Park is the place to be. More>>

Man accused of DWI in wrong-way crash that killed 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in US illegally

A man accused of driving while impaired in a wrong-way crash that killed an 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in the country illegally, according to police. More>>

Arlington National Cemetery Fast Facts

Here's a look at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. More>>

Man accused of DWI in wrong-way crash that killed 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in US illegally

A man accused of driving while impaired in a wrong-way crash that killed an 80-year-old woman in Winston-Salem was in the country illegally, according to police. More>>

Manson family member Patricia Krenwinkel is up for parole. Here's what you need to know

Patricia Krenwinkel, a Charles Manson follower convicted in the Manson family murder spree and the longest-serving female inmate in the California prison system, will be up for parole consideration on Thursday. More>>

Bill Cosby jury voted 10-2 to convict, juror tells ABC

Ten of the 12 jurors in Bill Cosby's assault trial voted to convict the comedian on two counts of aggravated indecent assault, but the case was declared a mistrial because two people on the panel continued to hold out, a... More>>

Man accused in fatal Bellevue drunk-driving crash takes plea deal

The man accused of killing a 71-year-old woman when he crashed into her Bellevue condo pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and was sentenced to 15 years in prison in a Davidson County courtroom on Thursday. More>>

Couple accused of stealing $40K worth of liquor from Fry's stores

Surprise police have arrested a Buckeye couple believed to have stolen more than $40,000 worth of liquor from various Fry's stores. More>>

Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim. And it's perfectly legal

Fourteen years ago, Danyelle Dyer was molested by her step-uncle. More>>

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

After more than a year detained in North Korea, Otto Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma last week, only to die six days after his arrival. More>>

Confederate monument in Tampa will stay put

Chloe Coney remembers what it was like to be one of the first black students to attend Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Florida, in the 1960s. More>>

2016 Presidential Campaign Hacking Fast Facts

Here's a look at hacking incidents during the 2016 presidential campaign and allegations by the US that the Russian government meddled in the election. Both Republicans and Democrats have issued calls for a deeper probe of... More>>

Neil Simon Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Neil Simon, a playwright and screenwriter who has won a Pulitzer Prize and three Tony Awards. More>>

Courtney Love Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Courtney Love, singer, songwriter and actress. More>>

Lindsay Lohan Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of singer and actress Lindsay Lohan. More>>

Dow Jones Industrial Average Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. More>>

Andrea Yates Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Andrea Yates, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the drowning of her five children. More>>

Carrie Fisher Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of actress and writer Carrie Fisher, who was best-known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" movie franchise. More>>

This mother is looking for the lost necklace that holds her son's ashes

When she wore the necklace, the grieving mother carried her baby close to her heart. More>>

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. More>>

Wife says officer used training technique to assault her

A man training to be certified as a police officer may have used techniques he learned at the police academy to restrain his wife, according to newly released court documents. More>>

Bridgeport teacher accused of having sex with student

A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students. More>>

Moonshot Moment Bus Stops In Springdale On Nationwide Tour

From Vero Beach, Florida to Denver, Colorado, the Moonshot Moment bus is visiting communities awarded by the campaign for grade-Level reading nationwide. More>>

Police identify man accused in hit-and-run death of Henry County teen

Police have identified the man arrested and charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Henry County teen. More>>

Michael Vick's father one of 12 indicted in large Hampton Roads drug bust

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's father was one of 12 indicted Wednesday for his involvement in a heroin conspiracy. More>>

Police officer stabbed at Michigan airport

A police officer was stabbed Wednesday at a Flint, Michigan airport, and passengers were evacuated, according to authorities. More>>

Two deaths reported in California amid scorching heat wave

The record-breaking heat roasting the West has killed at least two people. More>>

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

Dennis Rodman's role as self-appointed goodwill ambassador to North Korea is not earning him rave reviews. More>>

5 Things for Thursday, June 22: Senate health bill, Flint attack, Cindy landfall

Need another reason to be worried about climate change? It's screwing up coffee. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your... More>>

Police shootings: Trials and convictions are rare for officers

Few police officers ever face trial for shooting deaths, let alone are convicted. More>>

After cop shot Castile, 4-year-old worried her mom would be next

The 4-year-old girl tried to calm her distraught mother, Diamond Reynolds, as both of them cried in the back of a police car. More>>

Tropical storm Cindy threatens millions along the Gulf Coast

As tropical storm Cindy is heading toward the Gulf Coast states, millions of people are bracing for heavy rain and potential flash flooding. More>>

Cosby trial jurors' names released

The judge presiding over comedian Bill Cosby's trial has released the names of the 12 jurors and six alternates. More>>

Jurors deliberate for 2nd day in trial of Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith

Dominique Heaggan-Brown fatally shot Sylville Smith as the suspect attempted to surrender, a prosecutor argued in the reckless homicide trial of the former Milwaukee police officer. More>>

No, the 'big one' isn't hitting California

A brief panic was sparked Wednesday afternoon after the US Geological Survey sent out an alert that a magnitude-6.8 earthquake had struck 10 miles west of Santa Barbara, California. More>>

Bill Cosby Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. More>>

US Open Golf Tournament Fast Facts

Here's a look at the US Open Golf Tournament. More>>

Nabra Hassanen's murder highlights the challenges of designating a crime a hate crime

Her father says her murder has all the hallmarks of a hate crime. Police and prosecutors say it was road rage, not religion, that spurred the deadly attack on the Muslim teen. More>>

Trinity campus closed due to 'threats received' from around the country

A college campus in Hartford is on alert for what it's calling "threats received." More>>

Bridgeport teacher accused of having sex with student

A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students. More>>

KCFD, ATF investigate cause of massive fire at furniture warehouse

Firefighters are still on the scene, searching for the cause of a massive fire that destroyed a Kansas City furniture warehouse. More>>

The day the sun disappears is coming

Two months from today, on August 21, the sun will disappear across America. More>>

Police: Mother of 4 killed by officers was wielding knife

A pregnant mother of four was shot and killed by Seattle police after she confronted officers with a knife, authorities said Sunday. More>>

Castile family lawyer 'stunned' by dashcam footage

"Stunned." That's the word Glenda Hatchett used Wednesday to describe how she felt after seeing the dashcam footage of Philando Castile's July 2016 shooting death during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis. More>>

Bridgeport teacher accused of sexual assault

A Bridgeport high school teacher is facing charges after reports that she had an inappropriate relationship with a student. More>>

Barricaded suspect wanted for rape now faces judge for preliminary hearing

A man charged with rape is set to face a judge for his preliminary hearing on Wednesday morning. More>>

'This is on another level': They came, they camped, they baked at Death Valley

What is it like to experience near 130-degree heat in direct sunlight? More>>

Community to mourn Muslim teen attacked near mosque

A funeral prayer service for Nabra Hassanen, the Muslim teen who was attacked and killed early Sunday near a Virginia mosque, will be held Wednesday. More>>

Slain Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted, police say

Investigators in Virginia say a Muslim teenager who wsa attacked and killed early Sunday as she and a group of teenagers walked back to a mosque may have been sexually assaulted. More>>

5 Things for Wednesday, June 21: Georgia election, Belgium terror, Uber

It's officially the first day of summer. No better day to check out the world's 10 most interesting beaches. Here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need... More>>

How hot is it in the West? Let us count the ways

It's so hot in the West that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations. More>>

Settlement reached in Michael Brown civil lawsuit

The family of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, has reached a settlement in its wrongful death lawsuit against the city. More>>

O.J. Simpson parole hearing set for July

O.J. Simpson may be one step closer to becoming a free man. More>>

Deliberations begin in trial of Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith

Less than a year after the police shooting death of Sylville Smith sparked days of unrest in a northwest Milwaukee neighborhood, a jury began deliberations Tuesday in the reckless homicide trial of the former officer who... More>>

The Big Sur 'island': Life no paradise for those cut off by storms, landslides

Bringing home the groceries has taken on new meaning for residents of this hamlet perched along California's famous Highway 1. With a vital bridge gone, they have to hike in -- toting backpacks, shopping bags and even the... More>>

Otto Warmbier's graduation speech: A fond memory

On a pleasant graduation day outside Cincinnati four years ago, Otto Warmbier bade farewell to the Wyoming High School class of 2013. More>>

Man uses excavator to try to break in Lawrenceville gun shop

There was a bizarre attempted burglary in Gwinnett County early Tuesday morning. Lawrenceville police said one man used a piece of construction equipment to try to break into a gun shop. More>>

Bella Bond murder trial closes with mom's credibility on the line

Prosecutors on Tuesday painted Michael McCarthy as a heroin addict whose "symbolic fingerprints" were all over the homicide of Bella Bond, the doe-eyed toddler whose body was found in a trash bag in June 2015. More>>

An alarm clock stuck in a wall has gone off every night for 13 years

Jerry Lynn hasn't had a quiet evening in 13 years. More>>

FBI treatiing visiting scholar's disappearance as kidnapping

The FBI says it is treating the disappearance in Illinois of a 26-year-old Chinese visiting scholar as a kidnapping. More>>

A couple donates $100,000 to Goodwill ... accidentally

A couple in Ohio accidentally dropped off a duffel bag containing almost $100,000 at an Ohio Goodwill. Thanks to a couple of honest employees, they got back every dime. More>>

12-Year-old girl comes out to her Mormon congregation

Savannah, 12, made a decision this January; she was going to come out as lesbian at her Mormon Church. Nothing was going to stop her. More>>

Linda Ronstadt Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Grammy-winning singer Linda Ronstadt. More>>

Father's Day Fast Facts

Here is a look at Father's Day, celebrated the third Sunday in June. More>>

Drug bust at Tinker Air Force Base nets 715 pounds of marijuana

A gate inspection Thursday at Tinker Air Force Base revealed 715 pounds of raw marijuana as well as thousands of containers of marijuana oil. More>>

Wolf administration decries 'devastating' effects that House GOP budget will have on fight against opioids

Governor Tom Wolf's representatives from the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Healt and Human Services outlined the "devastating" effects that the House GOP budget will have on the fight against Pennsylvania's... More>>

Car crashes into fence, just feet away from Norfolk home

A car driving through a neighborhood crashed into a fence, just feet away from a home around 1:45 a.m. Monday. The homeowner, Mark Sterling, caught the whole thing on camera. More>>

Olivia de Havilland Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Academy Award-winning actress, Olivia de Havilland. More>>

Car crashes into fence, just feet away from Norfolk home

A car driving through a neighborhood crashed into a fence, just feet away from a home around 1:45 a.m. Monday. The homeowner, Mark Sterling, caught the whole thing on camera. More>>

Orlando begins process of moving Confederate statue

The city of Orlando began Tuesday the process of removing a Confederate statue from its place in Lake Eola Park. The statue, which depicts Johnny Reb -- a symbol of the Confederacy and its soldiers -- is being moved to... More>>

Lawsuit accuses New Orleans bail bond companies of illegal, hidden fees and kidnapping

The Southern Poverty Law Center accuses two New Orleans bail bond companies working with two other businesses of charging clients hidden and illegal fees – and sending armed bounty hunters to kidnap clients and extort... More>>

5 Things for Tuesday, June 20: Otto Warmbier, House race, Supreme Court

Today is World Refugee Day, and it comes as the world faces the worst refugee crisis in history. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today"... More>>

Muslim girl killed walking to mosque for Ramadan prayers

A Muslim teenager is missing and believed dead after she was abducted by a man as she and her friends were walking to a suburban Virginia mosque for Ramadan prayers, police said. More>>

Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US

Summer has yet to begin officially, but the weather isn't waiting until the summer solstice early Wednesday to kick things into high gear. Dangerous temperatures are expected to scorch the Southwest, providing no relief... More>>

Who is Otto Warmbier?

After 17 months of detention in North Korea, the conditions of which are still unclear, Otto Warmbier returned to his home state of Ohio Tuesday night. More>>

13 Transported as 3 vehicles, including small bus, collide on Highway 93

A large crash on the Colorado 93 at Colorado 128 led first responders to rush 13 people to the hospital, according to Colorado State Patrol. More>>

Harrisburg police seek suspect in theft of $220,000 worth of computers from shipping business

Police are investigating a suspected theft of $220,000 worth of computer equipment from a city shipping company. More>>

Case against ex-University of Cincinnati officer goes to jury

A Cincinnati jury began deliberations Monday in the retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop. More>>

NASA's Kepler mission finds 10 Earth-size exoplanets, 209 others

The NASA Kepler mission has discovered 219 more exoplanets, including 10 Earth-size planets, program scientist Mario Perez said Monday at NASA's Ames Research Center in California. More>>

Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America's heartland

When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember "Omaha-Omaha"?). More>>

Wanted inmate escapes from Davidson County jail, accused of assaulting female officer

Authorities are looking for an inmate accused of assaulting a female officer and escaping from the Davidson County Detention Center. More>>

Attempted kidnapping suspect caught in Kenner

UPDATE: The JPSO said Joseph Picard was captured in Kenner shortly after 12:30 p.m. More>>

5 Things for Monday, June 19: London attack, warship collision, Iran, Trump

London wakes up to another terror attack involving a vehicle. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign... More>>

North Korea: Diplomatic delegation 'mugged' at JFK Airport

North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations' conference in New York were "literally mugged" by US authorities as they tried to leave John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday. More>>

Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

The US Navy said Saturday that "a number" of missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found in flooded berthing compartments. More>>

Police: Maryland teens killed in retaliation for alleged drug robbery

Three men were arrested Saturday in the shooting deaths of two Maryland teenagers, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. More>>

Cosby, Castile, Carter: Three court cases that gripped the nation

A mistrial, an acquittal, a conviction. Three major trials that gripped the nation came to markedly different conclusions last week. More>>

Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health

Bill Cosby's defense lawyer says he is concerned about the entertainer's health following what he described as an "unfair" aggravated indecent assault trial that ended in a mistrial Saturday. More>>

Another noose found near DC museum, police say

A noose was found outside the National Gallery of Art in the nation's capital, the latest such incident in the area in recent weeks. More>>

Bill Cosby jury deliberating on Saturday

After 52 hours of deliberation, jurors in Bill Cosby's trial began their six day of deliberations Saturday morning. More>>

Andrea Constand's 'courage' buoys spirits of Cosby accusers

Women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault appeared optimistic Saturday despite their disappointment that a mistrial was declared in the criminal case against the comedian. More>>

Son of Charleston church shooting victim drafted by Chicago Cubs

Chris Singleton's dream of playing major league baseball became a reality almost two years to the day after his mother was gunned down in a racially motivated shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, South... More>>

Camille Cosby bashes prosecutors following husband's mistrial

Following the declaration of a mistrial on Saturday in Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial, his wife, Camille Cosby, issued a fiery statement slamming the prosecutors, the accusers' lawyers and the media. More>>

What's next for Bill Cosby?

What's next for the man once known as "America's Dad" after a judge declared a mistrial in the aggravated indecent assault case against Bill Cosby? More>>

6 Questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial

During 28 hours of deliberations so far, the jurors in Bill Cosby's assault trial have asked six questions. More>>

Jose Canseco Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco. More>>

Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts

Here's a look at controversial police encounters in the news. More>>

Dennis Rodman Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman. More>>

Violence Against US Politicians and Diplomats Fast Facts

Here's some background information about violence against US politicians and diplomats throughout history. More>>

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Fast Facts

Here is a look at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), a religious sect that broke away from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church, over the... More>>

East Coasters -- wake up early for a light show in the sky thanks to NASA

If you live along the Eastern Seaboard and wake up early Friday you could be treated to a colorful sky hours before sunrise lights up the horizon. More>>

LAPD cadets arrested after stealing patrol cars, police say

The Los Angeles Police Department arrested and charged three of its own juvenile cadets after they stole and crashed three police vehicles, authorities said. More>>

Protests follow Philando Castile shooting verdict

Protests large and small were mounted Friday night after a jury found a police officer not guilty in the fatal shooting of motorist Philando Castile. More>>

Jury in Bill Cosby trial tries to break its deadlock on Day 5

The jury in Bill Cosby's trial is set to begin its fifth day of deliberations on Friday in an attempt to break its deadlock and reach a verdict. More>>

Jury reaches verdict in death of Philando Castile

A Minnesota jury has reached a verdict in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year. More>>

Chicago kids shot on playground latest in spate of gun incidents

After a shooting at an elementary school on the South Side of Chicago wounded two girls, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said he's sick of the gun violence in his city. More>>

After guilty verdict in texting suicide case, what's next for Michelle Carter?

Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Friday for using text messages and phone calls to encourage her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide in 2014. More>>

The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

In a Massachusetts courtroom Friday, a judge told 20-year-old Michelle Carter that her actions -- and her inaction -- directly led to the suicide of her boyfriend in July of 2014. More>>

Two ODU football players suspended indefinitely after nightclub assault arrests in Norfolk

Two Old Dominion University football players have been suspended indefinitely from the team after being arrested in Norfolk. More>>

3 People accused of robbing Wendy's restaurant in Greensboro arrested

Three people accused of robbing a Wendy's restaurant in Greensboro on Friday morning have been arrested. More>>

Chocolate milk definitely doesn't come from brown cows -- but some adults think otherwise

Some adults don't know where chocolate milk comes from, and we're a little concerned. More>>

Karen Handel, neighbors receive suspicious letters containing white powder

Investigators are trying to determine who sent vulgar and threatening letters containing a powdery substance to Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel and several of her neighbors in Roswell. More>>

Activists push to force Chicago police reform, left in limbo in Trump era

As a former principal on Chicago's South Side, Liz Dozier fought to turn around a school where gang violence was rampant. After school, she often would march down the surrounding streets as if on patrol, shouting at teens... More>>

Armed man in custody after standoff at middle school

An armed man barged into a South Bay middle school Thursday night, leading to a three-hour standoff. More>>

All-girl rock n' roll boot camp teaches more than music

If anyone were to walk by the Madeleine Choir School on 1st Avenue this week, they wouldn't hear any choral music. Instead, they'd hear rock 'n' roll. More>>

Groups pitch adjustments to how Utah's Medicaid dollars can be used

A state Medicaid panel heard the downside of a strengthening economy Thursday when a home health care agency pleaded for funding changes in order to keep employees from taking higher-paying jobs. More>>

Michelle Carter trial: Decision in texting suicide case coming Friday

The case was built largely on Michelle Carter's own words, in the form of hundreds of texts messages exchanged with a vulnerable young man who killed himself in July 2014 by inhaling carbon monoxide in his pickup truck. More>>

Christian Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

Brianna Al-Dilaimi met her Iraqi husband the day he came to America in 1998 and they've been together ever since. But her husband was arrested by US immigration officers last weekend, and she has been searching for answers... More>>

Man accused of trying to run over Stokes County deputy arrested

The man accused of trying to run over a Stokes County deputy has been arrested, according to a press release. More>>

Florida murder suspect caught in Norfolk by U.S. Marshals

A 25-year-old man wanted for murder in Florida was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Norfolk on Wednesday, June 14. More>>

Affirmative Action Fast Facts

Here is some background information about affirmative action as well as a few notable court cases. More>>

The text messages that led up to teen's suicide

The involuntary manslaughter trial of Michelle Carter, accused of urging her boyfriend Conrad Roy III to commit suicide on July 12, 2014, hinges on a series of text messages she sent the Massachusetts teenager in the days... More>>

Fla. governor to visit CT to lure businesses to his state

The governor of Florida is coming to Connecticut next week to lure business back to his state. More>>

Serious crash closes lanes at Phoenix intersection

Several people were transported to a hospital after a serious crash at 7th Street and Bethany Home Road, according to Phoenix Fire Department. More>>

Virginia Beach Police shot while serving search warrant; One suspect in custody

Virginia Beach Police were on the scene of a situation where a suspect who shot a police officer was barricaded inside of a home in the 1600 block of Ohio Avenue, in the Oceana Gardens neighborhood. More>>

Jarrius 'Little JJ' Robertson to be honored with ESPY award for perseverance

ESPN announced today that Saints hype man, sideline dancer and super fan Jarrius "Little JJ" Robertson will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 25th annual ESPY Awards July 12. More>>

Man accused of starting fire under I-85 causing collapse to appear in court

Basil Eleby, the man accused of starting the fire under I-85 that caused a section of the roadway to collapse, is expected to appear in court Friday morning. More>>

18-Ton cocaine bust displayed at San Diego pier by US Coast Guard

In keeping with the notion that nothing really happens until it's posted on social media, the US Coast Guard took to the web to tout its latest high-seas haul of illegal drugs. More>>

Cosby accuser: Defense lawyer should win Oscar for 'performance'

One of the women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault lambasted his legal defense team Friday, saying it put on a "performance" in the courtroom during the comedian's trial on sexual offense charges. More>>

Escaped Georgia inmates captured, authorities say

Two Georgia inmates suspected of killing two corrections officers in an escape from a prisoner transport bus this week have been captured, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted Thursday. More>>

Daredevil hangs by her teeth over Niagara Falls, shatters new record

It's the type of record-breaking stunt that gives new meaning to the term "by the skin of her teeth." More>>

5 Things for Friday, June 16: Congressional baseball, ISIS, Georgia inmates

Hanging over Niagara Falls by your teeth? Not our idea of fun, but it works for daredevil acrobat Erendira Wallenda. Here's what else you need to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. You can also get "5 Things You Need to... More>>

Deliberations in Bill Cosby's assault trial enter 4th day

Jurors in Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial began their fourth day of deliberations Thursday, after discussing the case for about 28 hours and asking questions that may indicate what points are keeping them from reaching... More>>

Decision in texting suicide trial coming Friday

The Massachusetts judge in the texting suicide trial of Michelle Carter will deliver his decision on Friday morning, according to the court. More>>

Independence Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July. More>>

YouTube star accused of asking underage fans to send explicit videos

With his a capella covers of popular songs, Austin Jones has racked up millions of YouTube views -- and thousands of teen fans. More>>

Karen Handel, neighbors receive suspicious packages containing white substance

There is a heavy police presence in a Roswell neighborhood after several residents received suspicious packages containing a white powdery substance. More>>

Another day without a verdict in Philando Castile case

Jurors in the manslaughter trial of the Minnesota officer charged in Philando Castile's death were dismissed after their fourth day of deliberations on Thursday. More>>

FBI arrests polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Bishop Lyle Jeffs, leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was arrested Wednesday night in South Dakota, after almost a year on the lam, according to the FBI. More>>

Hatchet-wielding suspect in custody after allegedly taking $195 from gas station

A 30-year-old St. Louis man is facing charges after allegedly being armed with a hatchet while robbing a Weldon Springs gas station on June 7. More>>

Here's what happens when a jury is deadlocked

After four days of deliberating, jurors in Bill Cosby's trial said they are deadlocked and cannot come to a unanimous decision on any of the three charges against the comedian. More>>

Logan man charged with raping fellow USU student

A Utah State University student accused of raping a classmate on the campus lawn later wrote her an apology saying he knew she was intoxicated and could not consent at the time, prosecutors say. More>>

Police ask for public's help identifying man suspected in 2 bank robberies

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they believe robbed two banks during the past two weeks. More>>

CNN report prompts Trump to call mayor of Tangier

In early June, I joined a small CNN crew on the little ferry -- which leaves only during calm weather -- to Tangier Island, Virginia. Located in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, less than 100 miles from Washington, the... More>>

Stanley Cup Fast Facts

Here is some background information about the Stanley Cup playoffs, the annual championships of the National Hockey League. More>>

Mike Tyson Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former heavyweight world boxing champion, Mike Tyson. More>>

Clarence Thomas Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of US Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. More>>

NBA Finals Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the NBA Finals. The NBA Finals follow the league's regular season. More>>

Tony Awards Fast Facts

Here's a look at the Tony Awards which honor achievements on Broadway More>>

Ross Perot Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of businessman and former third party presidential candidate Ross Perot. More>>

Tiger Woods Fast Facts

Here's a look at one of the most successful golfers in history, Tiger Woods. More>>

Lawn mower rolls over in ditch, crushes driver

Authorities say a Sanilac County man was killed when the lawn mower he was driving rolled over, crushing him. More>>

Woman in serious condition after being struck by vehicle in Scottsdale

A young woman in her 20s is in critical condition after she was struck by a white Jeep at a Scottsdale intersection Thursday morning. More>>

Stamford house fire caused by illegal fireworks

Firefighters in Stamford blamed a house fire on illegal fireworks. More>>

Rip City Softball president accused of stealing more than $3K from the organization

Beaverton police investigated a theft case involving a youth softball organization, and now, the group's president is facing charges. More>>

Man Accused of Performing Sex Acts on Underage Boy

A man is locked up in Luzerne County, charged with corruption of minors among other charges. More>>

9-Year-Old Son Testifies in Trial for Mother Accused of Trying to Kill Self, Kids

The trial for a mother charged with two counts of attempted homicide began on Wednesday in Luzerne County Court. More>>

Local Teachers Use Airedale Book Express Bus To Educate And Feed Hungry Kids

Alma School District literacy curriculum specialist Jami Balkman and Alma Intermediate School library media specialist Melinda Bailey started the Airedale Book Express in 2012. More>>

Harvey family with 10 children left homeless after house fire

A Harvey family with 10 children has seven days left to find a place to live after a house fire destroyed everything they owned. More>>

Sylville Smith's family sobs at body cam footage of fatal police shooting

The family of Sylville Smith gasped Wednesday as body camera footage was played in court showing the brief chase that ended with his death at the hands of a Wisconsin police officer. More>>

Port of Charleston terminal evacuated over 'potential threat'

Authorities are investigating a "potential threat" in a container aboard a ship at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina, the US Coast Guard said Wednesday night. More>>

5 Things for Thursday, June 15: Congressional shooting, Trump & Russia, London fire

The shooting at a congressional baseball practice reminds us of something we too often forget: We are one country, and we're all in this together. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. You can... More>>

San Francisco police respond to shooting

San Francisco police are responding to a shooting near 17th and Vermont streets, near the Bayshore Freeway, the department said in a tweet. More>>

4Th person charged in Detroit genital mutilation case

A Detroit-area wife and mother accused of being involved in a federal female genital mutilation case was arrested Wednesday near her home and released hours later, under the condition that she doesn't talk to members of... More>>

Jurors begin 3rd day of deliberations in Bill Cosby trial

Jurors in Bill Cosby's assault trial began their third day of deliberations on Wednesday in a case closely watched by the public as well as the dozens of women who have accused Cosby of similar misconduct. More>>

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