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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:18 PM
Startled Cyclist Discovers Unearthed Casket After Massive Texas Floods

Startled Cyclist Discovers Unearthed Casket After Massive Texas Floods

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 4:05 PM

63-Year-Old Man Knocked Out, Robbed of $1 in D.C.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:06 AM

Israel Launches Airstrikes on Gaza After Rocket Attack

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:40 PM

Jewelry Store Owner Fights Smash-and-Grab Robbers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 9:05 PM

"100 Deadly Days": Traffic Deaths Spike in Summer, Study Says

The summer season has started amid cheaper gas prices and an improving economy — but safety advocates are warning that those conditions could cause a spike in traffic deaths during a period they're calling "100 deadly days," NBC News reported. The concern comes after nearly 1,300 more people died in car accidents over the past six months compared to the same period a year earlier, according to a new study from the nonprofit National Safety Council. Unfortunately, after decades of decline when it comes to highway fatalities ... we have seen an uptick on the fatalities numbers on our highways," National Safety Council President Debbie Hersman told NBC News. "This is not an anomaly and we're really concerned because we're heading into the deadliest days of the year: the summertime." Read »
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:39 AM

Penn St. Frat Linked to Nude Photos Shut Down

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:56 AM

Methadone Found at Site of Deadly Crash: ME

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 9:19 AM

Theater Gunman Had "Obsession to Kill" Since Childhood

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:02 PM

Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000 Taxpayers, IRS Says

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:39 AM

Bernie Sanders Launches Presidential Campaign

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Cleveland, DOJ Reach Settlement Over Policing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:50 PM
Poodle, Stranded 12 Hours in Houston Floods, Reunited with Joyful Owner

Poodle, Stranded 12 Hours in Houston Floods, Reunited with Joyful Owner

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:37 AM

Ex-LAPD Officer Arrested on Murder Charge

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Air Force Airman Kills Worker, Self at N.D. Wal-Mart

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Woman Bitten by Black Widow Spider Found in Grapes