A construction employee has died after a man came up to a job site in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Thursday morning asking about employment and then shot him, according to police.
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A firefighter with three decades of service with Cincinnati’s fire department died on Thursday after falling five stories down an elevator shaft while fighting a multi-alarm apartment building blaze, officials said.
Lawyers for a Northern California man who told police his girlfriend was abducted for ransom, an incident now called a hoax by authorities, said on Thursday their client stood by his story and had been drugged and restrained by the kidnappers.
About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged.
A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French prosecutors said on Thursday.
The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.
A San Francisco Bay Area woman reported kidnapped for ransom earlier this week inexplicably reappeared alone and unharmed on Wednesday in Southern California, where she was questioned by police and turned over to family members, police and the FBI said.
A former Pennsylvania sportscaster was sentenced on Wednesday to serve up to four years in state prison for defrauding some 200 people in a charity scheme.
A man shot and killed his wife outside a Memphis grocery store early on Wednesday morning before killing himself, police said.
A former University of Oklahoma student seen in a video leading a racist song at a fraternity outing apologized on Wednesday, saying he will carry the shame of his words for the rest of his life.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it was offering up to $25,000 for information about the recent theft of an estimated $4.9 million in gold from an armored truck parked along a highway in North Carolina.
Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday. A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a female child inside a freezer. Later, they found the body of a boy.
Italy’s highest court delayed until Friday a ruling on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
A man was shot dead by Atlanta-area police on Tuesday after he tried to flee in a Maserati when police sought to arrest him for a probation violation, authorities said.
Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it’s recalling over potential contamination with listeria.
The interim Ferguson Police chief Tuesday said he was fed up with the way his officers, especially his African-American cops are being treated by protesters. He said black officers in Ferguson have been targeted for attack by protesters more that white cops are.
A suspected shooter in the San Francisco Bay Area city of San Jose was found dead from a gunshot wound following an exchange of gunfire with police on Tuesday night that killed one officer, local authorities said.
Cockpit voice recordings from the German jet that crashed in the Alps showed one of the pilots left the cockpit and could not get back in before the plane went down, killing everyone onboard, the New York Times reported.
Opera singers, a group of exchange students and an architect were among the 150 people aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.
Four people were found fatally shot on Tuesday morning at a ransacked home in Indianapolis, police said.
A Georgia police officer rescued a toddler from a burning house, and it was all caught on body cam video.
A man accused of abducting a woman from a southeastern Wisconsin hospital on Sunday and then abandoning her and fleeing following a gunfight with police died on Monday evening, local broadcaster WISN-TV in Milwaukee reported.
Local authorities and FBI agents were searching on Tuesday for a 30-year-old woman whose boyfriend said she had been kidnapped from his Northern California home by suspects who had demanded a ransom.