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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.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:10am

A teen who was raped 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.

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.

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):

White ex-cop charged in black motorist's death back in court

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:50am

A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina.

Emailed threats received at Virginia Tech, William & Mary

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

Campus police at the College of William & Mary say someone on the campus received a threatening email that's similar to threats emailed to people at Virginia Tech.

Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii, saying Hurricane Madeline could pass "dangerously close."

Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40am

Authorities say a retired Florida nurse suffocated her husband in his hospital bed as he was recovering from elective back surgery.