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Thrice-widowed woman convicted of murdering 2nd husband’

August 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

An Aug. 2, 2013 booking photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office shows Emma Raine. Opening statements began Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Emma Raine’s second-degree murder trial in New Orleans in the 2006 death of her second husband, Ernest Smith. Her third husband, James Raine, 37, was shot to death at the couple’s [&hellip...

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Anti-police brutality T-shirt kiosk vendor to return to mall

August 12, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Amir Miller, 30, owner of Teary Eyez, stands in front in front of his kiosk in the Philadelphia Mills mall in Philadelphia. Mille, a kiosk operator who was asked to stop selling anti-police brutality T-shirts and left a mall last month says he has received an...

Judge orders man free after 28 years, cites unfair trial

August 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Johnny Small is escorted back to the yard at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington, N.C., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Small has been in prison since he was 16 for the murder of fish store owner Pam Dreher, but his attorney hopes recanted testimony will...

California skydiving teacher in fatal jump was uncertified

August 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The director of an organization that certifies skydivers said Thursday that the instructor who led a tandem jump in Northern California that turned fatal didn’t have the required advanced parachuting certificate. The Federal...

Oil and gas group says feds illegally canceling lease sales

August 11, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A trade group for the energy industry accused federal officials Thursday of illegally canceling or postponing the sale of more than two dozen oil and gas leases over the past two years. The Western Energy Alliance sued the Obama...

Judge dismisses suit accusing Twitter of supporting IS group

August 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen in New York. A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State group. The family of two men shot...

Psychiatrist: Man accused of stabbing father not competent

August 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Christian Costello, accused of fatally stabbing his father, former Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, in August of 2015, waits for a competency hearing in an Oklahoma County courtroom in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Costello was ordered to...

Delta struggles through third day of computer problems

August 10, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Delta passengers stand in line as the carrier slogged through day two of its recovery from a global computer outage, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Salt Lake City. By early afternoon, Delta said it had canceled about 530 flights as it moved planes and crews to...

Skydiving instructor killed over weekend identified

August 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the skydiving instructor killed over the weekend during a tandem jump in Northern California. The instructor, 25-year-old Yong Kwon, was found Saturday with his hand on the lever for a backup...

Teen boy accused of killing 3-year-old brother in Arizona

August 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PHOENIX (AP) — Neighbors say they seldom saw the children who lived in a home in the Phoenix suburb of Youngtown for the last six years. That all changed Saturday night when a 17-year-old boy was seen carrying his injured 9-year-old sister and 4-year-old...