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2 dead after small plane crashes near airfield in Arizona

May 17, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two people were killed Tuesday evening after a small World War II-era plane crashed and exploded into flames near a Phoenix-area airport, authorities said. Emergency crews were dispatched to Falcon Field Airport about 6:45 p.m. Deputy Chief Forrest Smith of the Mesa Fire Department said two people died in the crash. [&hellip...

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Brothers plead guilty to beating homeless immigrant

May 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Two Boston brothers who claimed to be inspired in part by Donald Trump’s views on immigrants were sentenced to state prison after admitting they beat a homeless Mexican man because they thought he was an illegal immigrant, authorities...

Bus that crashed, killing 8, had seatbelts only in first row

May 16, 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.) DALLAS...

JK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work

May 16, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this April 9, 2015 file photo, “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling lights the Empire State Building to mark the launch of her non-profit children’s organization Lumos, in New York. Rowling received a PEN award for her writing and for her...

Official: Pilot dies in crash during performance at airshow

May 14, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Authorities investigate the site of a small plane crash at DeKalb Peachtree Airport on Saturday, May 14, 2016, near the end of the Good Neighbor Day Air Show. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) ATLANTA (AP) — A pilot was killed Saturday when...

Officials: 8 dead, 44 hurt, in South Texas bus crash

May 14, 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.)...

Police: Officer shot in face during chase to leave hospital

May 14, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Police converge at a command post Friday, May 13, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. after two Manchester police officers were shot overnight. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on two police officers shot and wounded in Manchester, New Hampshire...

Man accused of shooting cops facing attempted murder charges

May 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Police converge at a command post Friday, May 13, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. after two Manchester police officers were shot overnight. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of shooting two police officers, one in the face and torso and...

General is 1st woman to lead top-tier US combat command

May 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Gen. J.H. Vance, Canadian Army Chief of Staff, left, Navy Admiral William E. Gortney, center, who is the outgoing commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, and incoming commander, Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson,...

Scooter, briefly the world’s oldest living cat, dead at 30

May 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the Guinness World Records shows Scooter owned by Gail Floyd. The Siamese cat born during the Reagan administration has been named by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest. Guinness said Scooter celebrated his 30th...