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Passersby rescue woman being beaten in at shopping center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:28am

Police say a woman who was being beaten and robbed at an Alabama shopping center was rescued by passersby who pulled the attacker out of her car and held him until authorities arrived.

Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products, report says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:27am

Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe.

Judge: Teen charged with killing couple still incompetent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:22am

A judge has ruled the Virginia teenager accused of killing the parents of a girl he had been dating remains incompetent to stand trial.

Passengers held at Nashville airport due to sick traveler

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:05am

Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles were held on arrival at the Nashville International Airport for about an hour due to a sick traveler.

Family sues after police enter home, point guns at kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:53am

A new lawsuit alleges Chicago police pointed guns at a family and two children after bursting into the wrong apartment with a search warrant.

Player in Connecticut trafficking ring wants to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:17am

A Connecticut man charged with recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a human trafficking ring and providing them to wealthy clients for sex has said he's willing to plead guilty.

Bus driver comforts child who had wandered off from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:31am

A bus driver took action when she saw a little girl standing in the street in a T-shirt and underwear.

The Latest: Brennan says Trump is trying to silence critics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:53am

The Latest on former CIA Director John Brennan (all times local):

Odor diverts Philadelphia-bound flight to North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:47am

A Frontier Airlines jetliner has arrived in Philadelphia nine hours after an odor forced it to land in North Carolina.

Was a great white shark to blame for Cape Cod attack?

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:39am

Massachusetts' leading shark expert is trying to determine if the first person to be attacked in waters off the state since 2012 was bitten by a great white shark.

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:22am

A Georgia wedding planner came in handy for one couple who nearly had more than $2,000 stolen from their reception.

Plane narrowly misses van crossing runway for barbecue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:17am

A jetliner taking off narrowly missed hitting an airport van that crossed a runway to go to an employee barbecue.

Videos show workers on Florida bridge before collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:50am

New videos show construction workers laboring on a pedestrian bridge in Florida shortly before it collapses, killing six people.

Colorado man arrested after pregnant wife, 2 children vanish

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 12:45am

Authorities say a Colorado man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of his pregnant wife and their two young children.

California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' law

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 12:07am

Brandon Hein was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995 stabbing death of the 16-year-old son of a Los Angeles police detective.

Suburban Chicago man charged in prominent attorney's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:58pm

A 66-year-old suburban Chicago man has been charged in the death of a prominent attorney who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Trial witnesses back off statements to investigators

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:57pm

Prosecutors called as witnesses friends of two men charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago high school student, and all backed away from statements made to investigators.

Ex-Virginia youth pastor gets 58 years in triple slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:51pm

A former Virginia youth pastor was sentenced to 58 years in prison for killing his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend last Thanksgiving.

Deputy, suspect shot while exchanging gunfire in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:50pm

A sheriff's deputy has been shot while exchanging gunfire with a suspect in northern Colorado.

Murder trial to start for Texas officer who shot teen in car

Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:31pm

A murder trial for a former Texas police officer who killed a black teenager highlights the heightened role video evidence plays in high-profile police shootings that have stirred discourse and triggered protests nationwide over issues of race and law enforcement.