- AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013
FOXNews, Wednesday - 05/04/2016 - 08:47 AM
When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years.
- Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 05/02/2016 - 10:47 AM
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
- Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 05/01/2016 - 06:47 PM
An outdoor advertising company that owns thousands of billboards across the country, including in Times Square, and around the world, is using mobile photo data to learn about people who are passing their displays in order to cater ads to specific consumers, and U. S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal officials to investigate if the practice is legal.
- Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 05/01/2016 - 12:47 PM
A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.
- Elephants to perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus
Waco Tribune-Herald, Sunday - 05/01/2016 - 09:42 AM
Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has
- Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding
Albuquerque Journal, Saturday - 04/30/2016 - 06:47 PM
PALESTINE, Texas — A 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept. Capt. James Muniz of the Palestine Police Department told The Associated Press that six to 10 homes in a Palestine cul-de-sac were severely damaged following heavy rainfall […]
- 8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 04/29/2016 - 10:47 PM
Authorities say they've rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a 2-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl was tied to a door with a dog leash.
- Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 04/29/2016 - 10:47 AM
University of California President Janet Napolitano felt compelled to remove the chancellor of UC Davis after documents contradicted the campus leader's contention that she did not have any dealings with contractors that were hired to bolster the school's image online, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.
- Shipping containers offer welcome homes in Phoenix
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 04/29/2016 - 05:32 AM
A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box.
- Police sniper shoots man who says he has bomb at TV station
The Pueblo Chieftain, Thursday - 04/28/2016 - 05:32 PM
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:34:03 GMTTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSBALTIMORE — Baltimore police say a department sniper shot a man who walked into a TV station lobby wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask and displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest. Department spokesman T. J. Smith s
- Whale on California beach will be cut up, sent to landfill
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 04/28/2016 - 12:47 PM
Authorities say the rotting carcass of a 30-ton gray whale that washed up on a California beach will be cut up and trucked to a landfill.
- AP Source: Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate
The Macomb Daily, Thursday - 04/28/2016 - 04:47 AM
INDIANAPOLIS >> The Associated Press has learned that Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to run as his vice presidential nominee. The Texas senator plans to formally unveil his running mate Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis. That's according to a Republican with direct knowledge of the plan, speaking on condition of anonymity because the source was not authorized speak before the official announcement.
- Chilean poet Neruda reburied at his coastal home
Waco Tribune-Herald, Tuesday - 04/26/2016 - 03:54 PM
The remains of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda were reburied on Tuesday at his favorite home in a Chilean town overlooking the Pacific Ocean, despite lingering questions