Detroit's emergency manager, Kevin Orr, on Thursday said in testimony before a U.S. bankruptcy court that he wants the city to exit bankruptcy by October 15, just weeks after his 18-month term as state-appointed emergency manager is scheduled to end. The city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy case, the biggest in U.S. history, was filed in July 2013 amid high hopes expressed by the Kevin Orr that the bankruptcy would speed along. Instead, the case has largely limped along as scores of city creditors objected to pension cuts and other critical proposals.
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) — Two Army soldiers pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally shooting a former military colleague and his teenage girlfriend to protect what one defendant described as an anti-government militia group formed by disgruntled troops at neighboring Fort Stewart.
MCCANDLESS, Pa. (AP) — The 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support, according to the prosecutor's office that says their mother caused the injuries by sitting on them.
New Jersey's largest newspaper is cutting about 170 jobs, including 25 percent of its newsroom positions, as it moves to consolidate operations and cut costs. The Star-Ledger reported Thursday on NJ.com ...