SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in California say two women accused of chaining up their 8-year-old daughter to prevent her from getting food have claimed the girl weighed only 40 pounds because she went on hunger strikes.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Court records show the civilian the Navy says killed a sailor aboard a ship in Virginia once faced a murder charge in North Carolina but ended up pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was out of prison less than two years later.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A suspicious white powder that sparked an emergency response at Washington's Union Station on Friday was found to be harmless, city officials said. DC fire department spokesman Tim Wilson said investigators determined "that the substance was non hazardous." Emergency responders investigated the scene after the powder was reported at the rail and bus station, which is just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Amtrak rail spokesman Steve Kulm said that there was no impact on train service. (Reporting by Susan Heavey, Lisa Lambert and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Sandra Maler)