Metropolitan Police Department
A 35-year-old woman jogging in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Northwest D.C. was killed in a brutal stabbing Tuesday evening, and police are still searching for the man who attacked her.
Wendy Martinez of Northwest Washington was jogging in the 1400 block of 11th Street NW when she was attacked just before 8 p.m., police say. According to her family, she had just gotten engaged a week earlier.
News4 obtained surveillance video that shows Martinez stagger into the Asian American Carryout restaurant and apparently plead for help. She collapsed a short time later.
The manager of the restaurant said he heard someone scream and saw Martinez covered in blood.
Utah State Prison via AP, File
A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually assaulted was released from prison Wednesday amid concerns that she remains a threat 15 years after the chilling crime.
Wanda Barzee, 72, quietly left the state prison in the Salt Lake City suburb of Draper, avoiding a throng of reporters gathered outside.
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow high school student over 30 years ago, and Republicans warned the accuser the window was closing to tell her story before a confirmation vote.
Trump's skepticism, the most explicit challenge top Republicans have so far mounted to Christine Blasey Ford's credibility, came as GOP Senate leaders tried to firm up support for Kavanaugh.
A woman living in a tent at a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, homeless camp died when her son cut down a tree that fell on her, Bristol Township police said.
The woman was lying face down in her tent Tuesday at 6:40 p.m. when her son began trying to cut down a dead tree and send it away from the camp, which is in the wooded area between Bristol Pike and Dixon Avenue.
Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP
The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stating he'd permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex only if the United States takes unspecified corresponding measures.
A heavily armed man opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company Wednesday, seriously wounding three people before being fatally shot by police as employees ran from the building or hid inside, according to investigators.
Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke said officers shot the man within eight minutes of receiving calls about an active shooter at WTS Paradigm. Foulke said the man was armed with a semi-automatic pistol and extra ammunition, and fired at officers before he was shot.
Suffolk County Police Department
A woman who police say was angry about the price of medium-sized, convenience store iced coffee poured it all over the counter next to a “Make them smile” sign.
Cops on Long Island claim the woman, who was on the cellphone, dumped one of her coffee drinks on the counter of a Mastic 7-Eleven when the employee told her how much she owed for the beverages.
Newport Beach PD
A six-part podcast series about the 2012 murder of a Southern California woman and the three-year search for her accused fugitive husband will be part of a new effort to bring her suspected killer to justice.
Newport Beach police and the U.S. Marshals Service announced the podcast and a $100,000 reward at a Wednesday news conference. The true crime podcast series is aimed at spreading word about the global search for Peter Chadwick, who was arrested but then disappeared January 2015 while free on a $2 million bond.
Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii addressed "the men in this country" during a Tuesday press conference.
We require all new drivers to pass a road test, to ensure their safety physically. But what about their safety online?
That’s what Willie Goldsboro, an employee at the Dover DMV in central Delaware, found himself wondering one day. As he congratulated students and handed them their licenses, he grew increasingly concerned with what he saw them doing.
NBC 5 News
A freak boogie boarding accident at a Maui beach left a North Texas newlywed bride paralyzed with a broken neck. Now, friends and family are asking for prayers and donations to help bring her home.
Nikki and Will Lewis got married in a destination wedding on Maui Sept. 8. Days later, the couple and their friends were at the beach when a wave crashed on top of Nikki's boogie board.
Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP, Pool, File
The farmhand charged in the abduction and stabbing death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera entered his plea Wednesday at the Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa.
Rivera is charged in the killing of Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who disappeared while out for a run July 18 in Brooklyn, Iowa.
Investigators recovered her body a month later in a cornfield.
Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence.
With residents still recovering from torrential rains that left widespread destruction and injury, Trump sought to strike a balance between comforter and cheerleader, mindful that he has been criticized in the past for not showing sufficient empathy in the face of tragedy.
During a packed day, he visited both North and South Carolina, distributed meals at a church, walked amid piles of sodden furniture in damaged neighborhoods, offered hugs and handshakes to residents and discussed the response efforts with local and state officials.
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A seven-month investigation into sexual harassment and workplace misconduct allegations within the Dallas Mavericks organization was released Wednesday afternoon confirming "numerous instances of sexual harassment and other improper workplace conduct within the Mavericks organization" over two decades.
Key among the findings were allegations of improper workplace conduct toward 15 female employees by the Mavericks’ former President and CEO Terdema Ussery, including inappropriate comments, touching and forcible kissing, and allegations of improper workplace conduct by former Mavericks ticket sales employee Chris Hyde.