A man convicted of murder sued the South Carolina Department of Corrections over religious freedom. He practices Rastafarianism and says smoking marijuana and growing his hair long are part of his practice.
A Michigan man ticketed for blasting the song “F--k the Police’ near an Oakland County deputy in Pontiac fought a noise violation citation to a jury trial, and was found not guilty after 9 minutes of deliberation.
Diplomats who worked at the US embassy and were targeted by mystery attacks in Havana, Cuba have inner ear injuries and neurological problems, a UM-Pitt report says, not concussions, like a Penn study found.
Catholic author Taylor Marshall retweeted photos of seminarians in Indiana decorating gingerbread and wrote that “grown men don’t decorate gingerbread.” His tweet kicked up heated backlash among Catholics on social media.
A man drove into a 12-foot snowman Christmas decoration on the front lawn of a Greenwood, Indiana, family’s home, deflating it. Casie Arnold said her neighbor’s security footage captured the “Grinch” crime.
Jarek Crowder, 24, of Ballwin, Missouri, was arrested and faces theft and child endangerment charges. Manchester police say he was caught shoplifting alcohol from a grocery store while his baby was home alone.
A South Carolina pastor who drew attention two weeks ago for giving money from the collection plate to needy is facing criticism for getting his wife a $200,000 Lamborghini for their anniversary present.
Munhall, Pennsylvania, firefighter Ryan Laubham faces arson charges after police say he intentionally set two fires because he was bored in December. Both fires were started while people were home, police said.
Benjamin Davis says Washington, D.C., police towed his car after he stopped at a deadly crash to help at Suitland Parkway. It killed Kyree Lloyd and left an unidentified survivor, whom Davis took out of the car.
Police in Pagedale, Mo., are encouraging gun owners (especially parents) to lock their guns up after a 2-year old found a gun in a backpack in his parents’ room and shot himself and his 7-year-old brother.
A 35-year-old youth leader at a Tennessee church faces criminal charges after admitting to having sex with a 16-year-old boy she met at church & sending him nude photos, the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office said.
Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is in court Wednesday waiting to see whether his decision to cooperate with investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments.
Category 4 Willa is expected to blow ashore between Mazatlan and San Blas, Mexico on October 23, 2018. People in the resort city of Mazatlan made preparations. Some beaches closed along Mexico's Pacific coast.