Oklahoma officials were conducting an autopsy Wednesday on an inmate who writhed, clenched his teeth and appeared to struggle before prison officials halted an execution in which the state was using a new drug combination for the first time. The man later died of an apparent heart attack.
An off-duty captain of the sunken South Korean ferry has told investigators that the owners ignored his warning that the ship shouldn’t carry too much cargo because it wasn’t very stable, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
A botched execution that used a new drug combination left an Oklahoma inmate writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney Tuesday, leading prison officials to halt the proceedings before the inmate’s eventual death from a heart attack.
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park have released the name of a Flagstaff woman who died after apparently falling off the South Rim.
Providence police have arrested a man who allegedly wielded a potato disguised as a gun during a robbery attempt last week.
A Mississippi meteorologist ordered staff at WTVA in Tupelo to evacuate the set as a tornado slammed the city during a live report.
A chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses in the South, forcing frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and leaving tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday. More storms are on the way.
Authorities now say 11 people were hurt — two critically — in an explosion and fire at a Southern California metal polishing business.
A 14-year-old Chicago girl has been charged with 1st degree murder after shooting another teen dead following a Facebook dispute concerning a boy.
Search crews have found a father and his two children who had been missing for more than two days in the vast woods and swamps of the Congaree National Park in South Carolina.