DENVER (AP) — The family of an immigrant living in a Denver church to avoid deportation hopes he will be home in time for Christmas.
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A watchdog says Michigan child welfare workers missed opportunities to remove a 12-year-old boy from his Grand Rapids-area home due to abuse, long before he was accused of fatally stabbing another boy.
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Fox News correspondent Dominic Di-Natale, whose international reporting took him from Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan to covering protests in Ferguson, Missouri, has been found dead in Colorado, officials said on Friday. The body of Di-Natale, 43, was discovered on Wednesday in the foothills west of Denver, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said. In an obituary posted on the Fox News website, the network reported that Di-Natale's death was a suicide, citing the Jefferson County Coroner's office. ...
By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A widow whose western Pennsylvania home was sold by the county after she failed to pay interest accrued on $6.30 in late tax fees was overjoyed when a court ruled she can keep her home, her lawyer said on Friday. Eileen Battisti, who is in her early 50s and lost her husband in 2004, was unfamiliar with managing her finances and did not understand in 2009 that she owed the $6.30 late fee, which subsequently accrued $234.72 in interest, prompting the tax sale of her home in 2011, said her lawyer, Ed Santillan. ...
By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - The FBI will investigate the hanging death of a black teenager in a small North Carolina town, the agency said on Friday, after his family questioned the finding by local authorities that it was a suicide. The body of Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set in a mobile home park in Bladenboro, a town with a population of about 1,700 located roughly 150 miles (240 km) southeast of Charlotte. ...
Hundreds of family, friends, fellow firefighters and other first responders will gather this weekend to say goodbye to fallen Philadelphia firefighter Joyce Craig.
A 17-year-old boy is accused of killing his own father in Delaware.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?
A contractor accused of one of the biggest home builder frauds in Pennsylvania history is behind bars tonight.
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest wave of protests in New York against the killing of an unarmed black man by a white patrolman began on Friday with a visual demonstration by artists in Times Square and a rally outside City Hall. As hundreds of tourists and shoppers watched, protesters held up stark, black signs with white lettering bearing the names of more than 100 people who organizers say were victims of police violence. The artists are members of a Brooklyn-based collective called We Will Not Be Silent. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval on Friday to a plan that expands Gettysburg National Military Park by 45 acres and adds the historic Lincoln Train Station.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Friday sent President Barack Obama a massive defense policy bill that endorses his stepped-up military campaign of air strikes and training of Iraqis and moderate Syrian rebels in the war against Islamic State militants.
BELLINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Shoppers at an eastern Massachusetts toy store are getting an early Christmas present: All their layaway bills totaling $20,000 have been paid off by an anonymous woman dubbed "layaway angel."
The Philadelphia Flyers are taking steps to keep their players healthy as the NHL deals with an outbreak of the mumps.
By Daniel Kelley (Reuters) - A former top executive at a New Jersey water utility has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to falsifying tests to hide elevated levels of dry-cleaning solvent in drinking water used by two towns, according to authorities. William Mowell, the former assistant executive director of the East Orange Water Commission, was sentenced for his role in the scheme which prosecutors said allowed the commission to avoid installing expensive water purification systems at the plant. The utility also provided water to the town of South Orange. ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here is the latest on the storm hitting California gathered by AP reporters across the state:
A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are — and hail a ride home.
Meteorologist Melissa Magee says the weather becomes gradually more comfortable over the weekend.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial because of a deadlocked jury in the case of a Connecticut woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband during a child custody case.
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A man accused of setting off "bottle bombs" at Washington-area movie theaters on six days earlier this year has pleaded guilty to charges in one Maryland incident and is expected to resolve other charges within months.