Blood tests of 477 Bennington-area residents exposed to the chemical PFOA has found it in their systems at an average level almost five times the national average, the Vermont Health Department said Tuesday.
Authorities have identified a 28-year-old North Las Vegas man killed in a pickup truck crash that injured three other people during what police say may have been a weekend street race on a road northwest of Las Vegas.
Margaret Stafford, Associated Press | Posted Jul 26th - 2:51pm
A small southwest Missouri church that serves people from Micronesia is trying to carry on after six of its members apparently were lost at sea earlier this year during a mission trip to their native land, the church's pastor said.
A dump truck driver who said he had a bomb deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI's offices on Tuesday, but no bomb was found and there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, authorities said.
A man condemned to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion was resentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of release because the state abolished the death penalty.
Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth defects were "incompatible with life." Support groups and social media showing the exceptions have changed the landscape. So has mounting research suggesting that not all such babies are doomed to die.
Andrew Selsky, Associated Press | Posted Jul 26th - 2:10pm
Police in California pursued a man and a woman from Oregon on Interstate 5 at speeds of more than 100 mph (160.93 kph) Tuesday and arrested them for allegedly kidnapping a woman and her two sons and shooting and critically wounding a man in a separate incident. The arrested man was being sought by police in Oregon in a homicide there.