• Maine Dec 2, 2019

    Maine Man Accidentally Shoots Self After Setting Off Booby Trap: Police

    A 65-year-old man accidentally shot himself outside his Van Buren, Maine home after he set off a homemade booby trap, according to police. Authorities received a call Thursday of a man who reported he had been shot outside his St. Francis Avenue home. Local police, as well as an ambulance and the U.S. Border Patrol, responded to the home and...

  • JUDGE Dec 1, 2019

    Brazil's President Criticizes Leonardo DiCaprio Over Amazon Fires

    Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the American actor were part of a wider government campaign against environmental nonprofit groups operating in Brazil. DiCaprio’s environmental organization Earth Alliance has pledged $5 million to...

  • MAYOR Oct 15, 2019

    Dutch Police Investigate Family Living in Isolation on Farm

    Dutch authorities were Tuesday trying to piece together the story of a family found living isolated from the outside world in the rural east of the Netherlands. Mayor Roger de Groot said that the six-member family is believed to have lived for nine years on a farm in Ruinerwold, 130 kilometers (80 miles) northeast of Amsterdam. Drone images of the...

  • Rhode Island Aug 5, 2019

    No Injuries Reported in RI Seaplane Crash

    Federal authorities continue to investigate a weekend seaplane crash in Rhode Island. Two people were in the single-engine plane when it crashed into Watchaug Pond at Burlingame State Park in Charlestown at about 5 p.m. Saturday. Neither was injured.

  • Donald Trump Jul 29, 2019

    Trump, Local Politicians React to Shooting at Garlic Festival in Gilroy, Calif.

    A shooting at an annual garlic festival in Gilroy, California has sparked reactions from President Donald Trump, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other politicians. “Law Enforcement is at the scene of the shootings in Gilroy, California,” Trump tweeted late Sunday. “Reports that shooter has not yet been apprehended. Be careful and safe!” As of Sunday night, three people were dead,...

  • United States Jul 12, 2019

    Soccer Star Allie Long's Key to NYC, Wedding Ring Stolen From LA Hotel Room

    After the NYC ticker tape parade celebrated the U.S. women’s national team World Cup win on Wednesday, the 31-year-old midfielder headed to the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles where someone stole the key to the city given to her by Mayor de Blasio, as well as her wedding ring, from her hotel room.

  • United States Jul 12, 2019

    Soccer Star Allie Long's Key to NYC, Wedding Ring Stolen From LA Hotel Room

    After the NYC ticker tape parade celebrated the U.S. women’s national team World Cup win on Wednesday, the 31-year-old midfielder headed to the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles where someone stole the key to the city given to her by Mayor de Blasio, as well as her wedding ring, from her hotel room.

  • Massachusetts Jul 10, 2019

    Police: ‘Colorful Smoke Bomb' Prompts Hazmat Situation

    A resident and two firefighters were hospitalized Tuesday night after a teenager attempted to make a “colorful smoke bomb” on a stove in Concord, Massachusetts. Police and firefighters responded to a home on Old Bedford Road around 7:45 p.m. When firefighters saw heavy smoke and an unusual substance being cooked on the stove, the Massachusetts Fire Marshal’s Office and a...

  • Massachusetts Jul 10, 2019

    Police: ‘Colorful Smoke Bomb' Prompts Hazmat Situation

    A resident and two firefighters were hospitalized Tuesday night after a teenager attempted to make a “colorful smoke bomb” on a stove in Concord, Massachusetts. Police and firefighters responded to a home on Old Bedford Road around 7:45 p.m. When firefighters saw heavy smoke and an unusual substance being cooked on the stove, the Massachusetts Fire Marshal’s Office and a...

  • Massachusetts Apr 25, 2019

    Husband, Wife Dead in Murder-Suicide in Northborough, Mass.

    Officials in Northborough, Massachusetts, say a husband and wife are dead in an apparent murder-suicide that happened at a home on Tuesday night. After receiving a call for a domestic dispute at about 10 p.m., police responded to a home on Pond View Way, where officers found 57-year-old Thomas Blasko dead and his 57-year-old wife Debra critically wounded. Authorities said...

  • Rhode Island Dec 19, 2018

    4 Rhode Island Family Members Arrested on Drug Charges

    Responders used explosives to get inside a Rhode Island home where four family members were arrested on drug charges. Police in Woonsocket say 59-year-old Diane Martini, 55-year-old Ernest Brochu, and their children, 23-year-old Bazel Brochu and 21-year-old Jordan Brochu, were all arrested at their High Street home. Local police and the Rhode Island Fire Marshal’s Office arrived around 6 a.m....

  • OFFICER Dec 10, 2018

    Child Finds Ecstasy Pill in Sonic Burger; 3 Employees Arrested

    Three Sonic employees were arrested after a family found ecstasy pills Thursday night in a child’s burger in Taylor, 34 miles outside Austin.

  • JUDGE Nov 19, 2018

    Man Who Strangled Wife, Killed His 2 Girls Sentenced to Life in Prison

    A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole as part of a plea deal that kept the killer from facing the death penalty. Christopher Watts, who pleaded guilty two weeks ago, did not speak...

  • Massachusetts Nov 10, 2018

    Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Firing Gun in Home

    A Massachusetts man has been arrested after allegedly firing a shot while inside his Rockland residence Friday evening, according to police. Police arrested Richard Blaikie, 68, who they said has mental health issues and was under the influence of alcohol when he fired the shot at his home on Chestnut Circle.

  • VMS Oct 31, 2018

    Shelter-in-Place in Mattapoisett

    Residents were asked to shelter in place as police searched for a suspect in Mattapoiseett.

  • NBC Oct 15, 2018

    2 More Bodies Recovered from Plane Crash that Killed Waterbury Man: Police

    New York State Police have identified the body that was recovered after a small plane crashed in the waters off the coast of the Hamptons on Saturday.

  • Iraq Sep 2, 2018

    German Police End March Envisioned as Far-Right Springboard

    Police in eastern Germany brought an early close Saturday to an anti-migrant march that far-right activists hoped would launch a nationwide movement to challenge the political establishment, with the fatal stabbing of a German citizen as the catalyst. A trio of nationalist groups held separate rallies in the city of Chemnitz over the Aug. 26 slaying for which a Syrian...

  • actor Jul 29, 2018

    Ving Rhames Says Police Held Him at Gunpoint at His Home

    “Mission: Impossible” star Ving Rhames says Los Angeles police once held him at gunpoint inside his own home after police said a neighbor called 911 to report that a “large black man was breaking into the house.” The 59-year-old African-American actor, who is promoting the new sequel Mission: Impossible – Fallout, made his comments on The Clay Cane Show on...

  • Gregory Katz Jul 5, 2018

    UK Official Accuses Russia of Dumping Poison in Britain After 2 New Hospitalizations

    Britain’s interior minister accused Russia on Thursday of turning the U.K. into a “dumping grounds for poison,” and demanded an explanation on how two people were inadvertently poisoned with the same military-grade nerve agent used to attack a former Russian spy and his daughter in the same area four months ago. A man and woman in their 40s were in...

  • NBC May 19, 2018

    10 Dead, 13 Hurt in Santa Fe High School Shooting, Sources Say; Explosives Found, Suspected Gunman in Custody

    A 17-year-old student is in custody, suspected of using a shotgun and revolver to kill 10 people and injure 13 others inside a south Texas high school Friday morning in what Gov. Greg Abbott called “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas schools.” The suspected shooter, who was in custody on murder...

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