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Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:43am

A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school said Tuesday in her first public comments that she is no longer ashamed or afraid and she hopes to be a voice for others.

Northern Idaho pedestrian on tracks killed by train

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:30am

A northern Idaho man has died after being struck by a train while walking on railroad tracks near Sandpoint.

Hearing set in Tennessee high school basketball rape case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:30am

Three Tennessee high school basketball players are due in juvenile court to face charges that they raped a freshman teammate in an apparent hazing incident.

Alabama horse sanctuary aims to help horses caught in floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:20am

An Alabama horse sanctuary is aiming to help two horses stranded by the massive flooding in Louisiana.

Defendant wore girlfriend's ashes to fatal crash sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:20am

A western Michigan man wore a vial containing his girlfriend's ashes when he was sentenced to jail in a crash that killed her and her unborn child.

Student, 15, killed in Georgia school bus crash; others hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:00am

Officials in a Georgia school system say a student has died after a crash involving a school bus that also injured more than a dozen students.

Officials begin recovery of small plane from Louisiana lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:30am

Equipment is being moved into place to retrieve the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into Lake Pontchartrain just north of the New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

More reports of clowns in woods in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:10am

Deputies in South Carolina have increased patrols after getting new reports of people dressed as clowns trying to lure children into the woods.

The Latest: Depression expected to near North Carolina coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:10am

The Latest on tropical weather systems that threaten the Southeast (all times local):

Man backs into pump, ignites blaze at Farmington gas station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:40am

Two cars were engulfed in flames and several others were damaged after a 70-year-old motorist crashed into a pump at a Farmington gas station.

Man accused of raping woman hours after shooting 2 men

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:40am

Authorities in Maryland say a man raped a woman behind a school hours after he is accused of shooting two people in Edgewood.

FBI: Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:40am

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Police: FDNY ambulance strikes, kills 81-year-old man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

An 81-year-old man is dead after authorities say he was hit by a fire department ambulance in Manhattan.

Man charged in ramming of stolen truck into Southwest plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

A man accused of stripping to his underwear at an airport in Nebraska, stealing a truck and ramming it into a Southwest Airlines plane has been charged with theft and criminal mischief.

Ex-school bus driver faces capital murder in woman's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

A former school bus driver from Alabama is awaiting extradition from Tennessee on capital murder and other charges in the shooting death of a 72-year-old woman whose car police say he stole.

Officials: Guinea pigs, calf, 300 rabbits found at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:30am

Officials say guinea pigs, a calf and about 300 rabbits have been found at a New Jersey home.

After 32 years, McDonald's worker with special needs retires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:20am

A woman with Down syndrome has hung up her hairnet and retired after working 32 years at the french fry station of a Massachusetts McDonald's franchise.

Judge dismisses lawsuits over 2013 shooting at town building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:10am

A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against township officials in connection with a 2013 shooting at a municipal building in Pennsylvania that left three people dead and several others injured.

The Latest: Friends remember slain college student with song

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

The Latest on the fatal stabbing of an Ithaca College student at Cornell University (all times local):