Firefighters near Atlanta were battling a fierce fire Thursday morning at a warehouse in metro Atlanta that shot flames into the pre-dawn sky and shut down a highway as firefighters worked to get the blaze under control.
Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 2:40am
It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black man had been wandering into traffic. It took about a minute for him to be shot and killed.
The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.
A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney charged with a bizarre kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax planned to plead guilty Thursday to snatching the young woman from her California home last year, federal prosecutors said.
Some evacuations were lifted as cooler weather gave firefighters a boost in their struggle with a wildfire burning through dry brush that is threatening hundreds of structures in a remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
Authorities are requesting archived news footage from Salt Lake City television stations in search of potential clues relating to the unsolved killing of a 6-year-old girl who was abducted from her home more than 20 years ago.