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Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

May 27, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken from video, search and rescue boats look for a small plane that went down in the Hudson River, Friday, May 27, 2016, near West New York, N.J. The Federal Aviation Administration says it received a report a World War II vintage P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft may have gone down in the river [&hellip...

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At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding

May 27, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Conroe firefighters evacuate Jim Treadway via boat after Treadway was stranded when Pecan Bend Road was washed out near the San Jacinto River on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Conroe, Texas. ( Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least...

Ex-owner of mortuary pleads guilty in unattended bodies case

May 27, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The ex-owner of an abandoned North Texas mortuary where bodies were found unattended in 2014 has pleaded guilty to nine misdemeanor counts of abuse of a corpse. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/24cuvkD ) Dondre...

Former US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa begins run for Congress

May 26, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has begun the process in Hawaii to run for the congressional seat that will be left vacant by U.S. Rep. Mark Takai. The Hawaii Office of Elections said Hanabusa was issued nomination papers on Thursday....

Group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water

May 26, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Abby Harmon, 27, of Knoxville, Tenn., checks her phone after being rescued from Hidden River Cave, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Horse Cave, Ky. A group trapped by flash flooding on a field trip to the Kentucky cave Thursday walked through neck-deep water to get...

3 dead at NY mobile home probed as possible murder-suicide

May 26, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people, possibly including two children, at a mobile home park in upstate New York as an apparent murder-suicide. State police tell The Times-Herald Record that the bodies were found...

Ohio airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn

May 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 22, 2000, file photo, 20th-century pop artist Roy Lichtenstein’s sculpture Brushstrokes In Flight serves as a resting spot for Thanksgiving travelers at Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. State lawmakers in Ohio voted...

Missing hiker found dead last year kept journal of ordeal

May 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before...

Medical marijuana legalization sent to Ohio governor

May 25, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Dane Griffith, 25, speaks at a news conference on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in Columbus. Griffith was among patients at the news conference who said they support a medical marijuana ballot issue on Ohio’s fall ballot. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)...

Father sought after boy killed in mother’s arms in St. Louis

May 24, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo released by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Diata Crockett is seen. An 8-month-old boy is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis, and police are searching for the father, Crockett, who is the suspected gunman. (St. Louis...