SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — More than 160 witnesses testified for the prosecution in the monthlong trial of a man accused of planning a home explosion that gutted an Indianapolis subdivision in 2012, killing two neighbors.
ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury found that a police officer was justified in shooting a man outside a metro Atlanta tire store where he worked, recommending no further action in the case, a prosecutor said Thursday.
A homeless man is now in police custody, charged in connection with the 4-alarm fire in the Upper Darby business district.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court overturned a jury verdict because of egregious misconduct by a state Department of Transportation lawyer who portrayed an injured motorcyclist minister as a low-life Nazi biker.
BOSTON (AP) — A British man accused of becoming belligerent on an international flight, hitting a woman traveling with him and urinating on the plane's seats and floor pleaded not guilty on Thursday.
Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's top supplier, on Thursday said it was trying to assess the impact on its workers from a massive breach of U.S. personnel and security clearance records held by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The government agency on Thursday said the stolen data included Social Security numbers and other sensitive information on 21.5 million people who have undergone background checks for security clearances, millions more than previously reported. “Our cyber and counterintelligence teams have been in constant contact with several government agencies to determine the impact to our employees," Lockheed spokesman Steve Field told Reuters.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A sympathetic judge on Thursday let a founder of the Final Exit Network explain his role in six Maryland suicides but refused to reinstate his medical license, saying the law left him no choice.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors in the federal conspiracy and cyberstalking case against the widow and children of a man who killed his ex-daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 ended a second day of deliberations Thursday after asking for several pieces of evidence and clarification of their instructions from the judge.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police have added earrings to the computer-generated image of a young girl whose remains were found in a trash bag on a Boston Harbor beach, continuing their quest to learn the girl's identity.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 21-year-old Irish woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group of friends when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, killing six people and injuring seven others, has come out of her coma and is no longer in critical condition.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that no charges will be filed in the death of a 6-year-old boy mauled by a pit bull in western North Carolina.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest casualty of bird flu? Frozen custard.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that President Barack Obama should replace top officials at the federal Office of Personnel Management following a massive hack of its data. "After today's announcement, I have no confidence that the current leadership at OPM is able to take on the enormous task of repairing our national security," Boehner said in a statement after OPM announced that millions more people had been affected in recent cyber attacks than previously estimated. ...
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened Thursday to walk away from nuclear talks as he signaled that diplomats won't conclude an agreement with Iran over the coming hours — another delay that this time could complicate American efforts to quickly implement any deal. The Iranians immediately fired back, accusing the U.S. and its European allies of causing the deadlock.
By John Larrabee PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - With two suspects in custody charged with killing women they allegedly met through Backpage.com, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is calling on Congress to shut down the adult services page of the classified ad website. Kilmartin's office announced an indictment against Daniel Tejeda, 28, of Providence earlier this week, charging him with first-degree murder. The second murder suspect, James Adams of Warwick, is now facing trial in Providence Superior Court.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake died Thursday, his family said in a statement as health officials worked to determine whether it was caused by a water parasite that's more common in warmer southern states.
Corinthian abruptly closed its remaining 28 schools in April and left 16,000 students without classes, becoming the largest failure in for-profit higher education. The company filed for bankruptcy in May and soon after the U.S. Department of Education announced a plan under which tens of thousands of former Corinthian students could seek relief from their federal student loans. Under Thursday's agreement, the Department of Education will suspend judicial debt collection efforts for 120 days against former Corinthian students who are in default, according to Scott Gautier, a lawyer for an official committee of students in the Corinthian bankruptcy.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor told a county clerk of court Thursday that he should either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or resign.
The FBI has joined the search for a female suspect wanted for several bank robberies in Northeast Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the agency believes it stopped potential acts of violence in the month before the July 4 holiday.