The plane, with an unresponsive pilot, crashed on Friday after veering far off its course to Florida and triggering a U.S. The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority said the wreckage is believed to have sunk into the ocean in an area about 6,600 feet (2,000 meters) deep. “We would have to assume that the debris sank because we didn’t find it at the surface,” Jamaica Coast Guard Commander Antonette Wemyss-Gorman said at a news conference on Saturday. The Jamaica Defense Force "conducted searches overnight and this morning in same location where they spotted an oil spill," she said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated.
By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida police on Saturday identified four bodies that were found dumped in a roadside ditch, and the suspect in the case appeared in court following his arrest in a SWAT operation that rescued a four-year-old boy holed up with him at a hotel. The victims were the child's mother, Megan Brown, 27, her parents and her boyfriend, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. Margaret and Gregory Brown, her parents, were both 52. The fourth victim appears to be a boyfriend, Nicholas Leonard, 37, authorities said, calling the information preliminary. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrat Wendy Davis launched her longshot bid for governor by filibustering her state's tough new restrictions on abortion, and now she's entering the last two months of the race talking about undergoing the procedure herself.