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5 dead after skydiving tour plane crashes in Hawaii

May 23, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — Five people died after a skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire in Hawaii, one of two plane crashes reported Monday in the islands. It happened about 9:30 a.m. on the island of Kauai, the county fire department said. The pilot, two skydive instructors and two tandem jumpers were believed to be [&hellip...

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Officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

May 23, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago. A judge...

Transit agency settles excessive-force lawsuit with woman

May 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bay Area Rapid Transit agreed to pay a San Francisco woman $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit alleging a transit officer broke bones in her face and left her bloody and unconscious. BART says in a statement it settled the lawsuit...

NYPD captures man seen leaving woman’s corpse on lawn

May 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department on Saturday, May 21, 2016 shows Anthony Lopez. Police are looking for Lopez in connection with a man who was seen wheeling a dead body on a dolly before leaving it in front of a New York City...

The Latest: Solar-powered plane lands in Ohio

May 21, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., completing the leg of its journey from Hawaii in its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week is headed...

Cops: 1 dead, another injured in shooting at Buffalo bar

May 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another has been injured after a shooting at the Buffalo bar widely credited with inventing the spicy chicken wings now known everywhere as Buffalo-style wings. The incident happened around 7 p.m. at...

Honolulu to settle suit from lesbians jailed after kissing

May 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Oct. 28, 2015, file photo shows Courtney Wilson, left, and Taylor Guerrero posing for a photo in Honolulu. Honolulu will pay $80,000 to settle a lesbian couple’s lawsuit alleging a city’s police officer wrongfully arrested them after seeing...

Ninth person dies following charter bus crash in South Texas

May 20, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

A damaged OGA Charters bus is hauled away after a fatal rollover on Saturday, May 14, 2016, south of the Dimmit-Webb County line on U.S. 83 North in Texas. (Laredo Texas, Nuevo Laredo Mexico out, Mandatory credit Danny Zaragoza | Laredo Morning Times.)...

San Francisco’s police chief resigns amid racial issues

May 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief resigned Thursday at the request of the mayor hours after an officer fatally shot a young black woman driving a stolen car — the culmination of several racially charged incidents in the past year....

Florida police officer kills man during confrontation

May 19, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police detective has fatally shot a man during a confrontation. The Miami Herald reports that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon. Miami-Dade police report that the officer was not injured, but 22-year-old...