The family of a motorist killed at a busy South Florida intersection during a shootout between police and two delivery-truck hijackers said Friday that they've hired an attorney and asked the public for any video or photos to help them understand what had happened.
An East African man imprisoned in Texas for terrorism was convicted Friday of trying to recruit fellow prisoners to join the Islamic State group and plan attacks in the United States, federal prosecutors announced.
Bobby Caina Calvan and Frank Bajak, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 2:50pm
A Florida city confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom.
A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants, leading to complications that included the removal of part of an 8-year-old boy's forehead.
Tom Foreman Jr. and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 2:03pm
A New York-based not-for-profit foundation has withdrawn a $1.5 million grant intended for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in light of a financial deal between leaders of the university system and a Confederate group to preserve a controversial statue.
To honor Peter Frates — the former Boston College baseball player whose public battle with ALS helped make the ice bucket challenge a phenomenon — do as he did, the priest who officiated at his funeral said Friday.
Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 1:20pm
a short-order cook and avid vegetable gardener with a passion for the Grateful Dead — and his friend tended 10 plants in a small clearing on state game lands. A state Game Commission worker, operating a bulldozer in the area, spotted their car parked in a field where vehicles weren’t allowed and called police.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 12:45pm
Minnesota state government will continue to consent to refugee resettlement, Gov. Tim Walz said Friday, in response to a recent presidential executive order that requires consent from states and counties.