2-year-old loses feet when dad runs over her with lawnmower A 2-year-old Florida girl's feet were severed when her father accidentally ran over her with a riding lawn mower in a tragic mixup, officials said. The toddler, identified by police as Ireland Nugent, was running in her Palm Harbor yard on Wednesday evening as her mother, Nicole, yelled after her to stop, NBC affiliate WFLA reported. More
Couple accused of abducting kids returned to Florida, placed under arrest Police say Joshua Hakken tied his mother-in-law up around 6:00 a.m. last Wednesday in Tampa and drove off with the two children, who were still in their pajamas. After ditching a black pickup truck that was later recovered by police, the Hakkens apparently boarded a blue 25-foot sailboat and left John's Pass Marina in Madeira Beach, Fla., bound for Cuba. More
Woman sits out office Powerball pool — and coworkers win It’s a lottery nightmare: You decide not to kick in for the office Powerball pool — and your coworkers strike it rich. It happened at a real estate agency in Florida. Jennifer Maldonado, who started working at the firm two weeks ago and had yet to receive a paycheck, opted out of the $20 buy-in because she was watching her money. More
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury Special prosecutor Angela Corey says she will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury. Corey said Monday she continues to investigate the case and will not involve a grand jury set to meet Tuesday. (April 9) 11/20/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen's shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree murder charge. 04/9/2012 - 2:16 pm | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case ... The Rev. Markel Hutchins said he sued Monday in Atlanta in response to Martin's death. The lawsuit claims the law leads to the unnecessary use of lethal force. 04/9/2012 - 2:16 pm | View Link
Trayvon Martin Death Won't Go to Fla. Grand Jury The special prosecutor investigating the shooting death of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has ruled out using a grand jury in the case, meaning her office alone will decide whether to charge shooter George Zimmerman with a crime. The case has ... 04/9/2012 - 9:04 am | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. - Special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday she will not take the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury. Corey said she continues to investigate the case and will not involve a grand jury that had been set to meet Tuesday in ... 04/9/2012 - 6:32 am | View Link
Trayvon Martin's mother: George Zimmerman got away with ... Sybrina Fulton, left, the mother of Trayvon Martin, and George Zimmerman who was acquitted on second degree murder charges in Martin's Feb. 26, 2012 killing. 11/27/2015 - 4:57 am | View Website
Shooting of Trayvon Martin On the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, United States, George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American high school student. 11/27/2015 - 1:01 am | View Website
Trayvon Martin shooting: A timeline of events The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., grew into a national news story 11/26/2015 - 1:05 pm | View Website
The Trayvon Martin Killing, Explained | Mother Jones Photos by Jerome Horton (Martin) and Seminole County Sheriff's Office/Zuma Press (Zimmerman) This explainer has been regularly updated; click here for the most recent ... 11/26/2015 - 8:40 am | View Website
Minute-by-Minute Timeline of Trayvon Martin’s Death | The ... Thanks. And I’ve used Trayvon’s first name because he is a minor victim of either a crime or an unnecessary killing — minor victims and witnesses are typically ... 11/16/2015 - 12:41 pm | View Website
On one of the busiest U. S. retails days, a rally is planned for Chicago’s most prestigious downtown shopping district to protest last year’s shooting death of a black teenager by a white policeman and the city’s handling of the case. The march on Chicago’s “Magnificent
CONCORD, N. H. — Students at Newport Middle High School have won a contest that challenged them to find “New Hampshire’s Dumbest Law.”
The Concord Monitor reports that a group of state representatives asked students to nominate seemingly senseless laws that should be repealed. After hearing from about two dozen schools, the group chose Newport, which uncovered a 40-year-old ban on harvesting seaweed at night.
Almost five years after the state passed a law allowing advertising on school buses, the concept is still catching on slowly. But as state aid remains frozen, and tax levies are capped, more districts are considering it as a way to drive revenue.
After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows
Beginning with George Washington "Grin" Bradley's gem in July 1876, when he pitched the St. Louis Brown Stockings to a 2-0 victory over the Hartford Dark Blues, there have been 294 no-hitters in major league baseball.