(JASPER, Texas) -- White supremacist John William King was executed on Wednesday, more than 20 years after he killed James Byrd Jr. in a horrifying hate crime.
King was one of three white men convicted of murdering Byrd, ... Read More
Indiana State Police
(DELPHI, Ind.) -- The Indiana State Police is now clarifying why the first sketch of the person of interest in the mysterious Delphi double murder looks so different from the man in the new suspect sketch released ... Read More
(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) -- Missing 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund is believed to be found dead, nearly one week after he vanished from his Crystal Lake, Illinois, home, police said Wednesday.
Both of AJ's parents gave information that led to ... Read More
Cincinnati Public Schools
(CINCINNATI) -- A perfect score on a standardized test is an accomplishment worth celebrating.
Walnut Hills High School in Ohio found 17 reasons to celebrate.
Cincinnati Public Schools announced in a press release that 17 students from ... Read More
(LOS ANGELES) -- California has joined other states in ending racial discrimination against people with natural hairstyles such as braids, twists and afros.
On Monday, the Senate passed the CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural ... Read More
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- Sixteen men were arrested on Wednesday in New Jersey where a statewide crackdown by multiple state law enforcement agencies on child sexual exploitation was called, "Operation Home Alone."
The men — including a Ridgewood, New Jersey, ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- A slow-moving storm system drenched Texas overnight with some areas getting as much as a half a foot of rain and causing flooding, stranded cars and water rescues.
Also, this storm system produced damaging winds ... Read More
(SUNNYVALE, Calif.) -- A driver in California sped through an intersection and plowed into a group of pedestrians on Tuesday night, injuring at least eight people, including a 13-year-old.
The crash took place at about 6:30 p.m. in Sunnyvale, ... Read More
(SUNLAND PARK, N.M.) -- An armed militia group of private citizens has agreed to leave their encampment near the U.S.-Mexico border after officials expressed concerns about them brandishing weapons on public property.
"They decided it wasn't worth the fight," ... Read More
Connecticut State Police
(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Newly released body camera video has shed new light into an officer-involved shooting in New Haven, Connecticut, that’s prompted protests.Stephanie Washington, 22, was shot in the torso on April 16 in New ... Read More
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(CHICAGO) -- The two Chicago brothers who claim Jussie Smollett paid them to help stage what police deemed a "hoax" attack filed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday against the "Empire" actor's lawyers.Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo filed ... Read More
(TOPEKA, Kan.) -- A Kansas zookeeper who was attacked and badly injured by a Sumatran tiger when she inexplicably entered the animal's enclosure was identified on Tuesday as a 40-year-old wildlife veteran and "one of the most experienced ... Read More
(GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- An 18-month-old girl died after she was left in her family's car for several hours, Arizona authorities said.The child's death is being investigated as a possible hot car case, said police in Glendale, where the ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- An expert who has been working with the Boy Scouts revealed that there may have been as many as 7,819 sexually abusive troop leaders and volunteers in the storied organization, according to newly released court documents. ... Read More
(NEW BERLIN, Wis.) -- Wisconsin resident Manuel Franco is the winner of last month's $768.4 million Powerball jackpot -- the third-largest lottery amount in U.S. history."It feels like a dream," Franco, 24, said at a press conference Tuesday. ... Read More