| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:25 PM
You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians.
It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Kidnappings carried out by extremist groups who seek attention or money for their cause can often stretch out over days or weeks, with negotiators having time and several avenues to reach out to the abductors.
The two police sieges in France on Friday...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Nearly 50 years ago, a series of events involving sex, official corruption and a most unlikely ending began unraveling in Washington. It was plot that makes anything seen on the fervid television series “Scandal” look tame.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Police and the FBI are looking for two men who robbed banks in Los Angeles County on Friday.
The first robbery was at Citibank in the 8400 block of Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills between 10 and 11 a.m. Police said a man passed a note to a teller...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A teacher at Warner Christian Academy may have molested children during an on-campus summer camp sleepover, according to South Daytona Beach police.
Matthew Graziotti, who was arrested in mid-July and charged with possession, distribution and...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:55 AM
John Grisham is known for writing bestselling legal thrillers like "The Firm," "The Client" and "The Pelican Brief." Promoting his upcoming novel "Gray Mountain," he told England's the Daily Telegraph that America's prison system is out of control....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency.
John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.
She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table. Ms. Weathers, a paranoid schizophrenic, had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS—A 32-year-old man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student is a former Christopher Newport University student and football player, a CNU spokeswoman confirmed in a statement from university...
| Oct 21, 2014
York County has budgeted $12,500 for personnel development for the 45 staffers at the York-Poquoson-Williamsburg Regional 911 Call Center. Not all of the money is from York County taxpayers — Williamsburg and Poquoson contribute to the $12,500, said...