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Delta passengers endure nearly 12-hour delay before flight is canceled: report

Delta passengers endure nearly 12-hour delay before flight is canceled: report

A Delta airliner loaded with passengers at Kansas City International Airport was delayed nearly 12 hours Tuesday because of a raging ice storm -- then the flight was canceled, according to local
Smoke bomb intended to scare skunks sets house on fire

Smoke bomb intended to scare skunks sets house on fire

A Detroit-area man’s idea to use a smoke bomb to rid the crawlspace in his home of skunks blew up in smoke – literally.
Procession, funeral planned for the Rev. Billy Graham

Procession, funeral planned for the Rev. Billy Graham

Following his death Wednesday at age 99, tributes poured in from around the world for the Rev. Billy Graham – and plans were announced for the funeral of the man known as “America’s Pastor.”

For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman.

Police: Narcotics officers hit armed man in gunfire exchange

Authorities say police officers investigating drug activity in Mississippi exchanged gun fire with an armed man, injuring him.
Inmate who raped, killed pregnant woman seeks stay of execution in Texas

Inmate who raped, killed pregnant woman seeks stay of execution in Texas

A lawyer representing a death row inmate in Texas scheduled for execution next month has filed an appeal for a stay, claiming prosecutors failed to disclose information from a separate lawsuit.
Los Angeles sheriff's deputy accused of forcing inmates to engage in sex acts

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy accused of forcing inmates to engage in sex acts

A veteran Los Angeles sheriff's deputy was charged Wednesday for sexually assaulting six female inmates at the Century Regional Detention Facility last year, prosecutors said.
Swingers club in Florida being sued in connection with fatal crash

Swingers club in Florida being sued in connection with fatal crash

A popular swingers club in Florida is being sued in connection with a car crash last summer that killed two people.
Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension

Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension

A former Sanitation Department honcho is pulling in an astonishing $285,047-a-year pension — more than twice what he was making on the job, according to newly released data.
Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents

Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents

As a young man, Billy Graham practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp.
Veteran LA sheriff's deputy accused of forcing inmates to engage in shower sex, jailhouse fellatio

Veteran LA sheriff's deputy accused of forcing inmates to engage in shower sex, jailhouse fellatio

A veteran Los Angeles sheriff's deputy was charged Wednesday for sexually assaulting six female inmates at the Century Regional Detention Facility last year, prosecutors said.
Ohio student dies after shooting himself in school bathroom, officials say

Ohio student dies after shooting himself in school bathroom, officials say

The Ohio student who apparently shot himself with a gun in his school bathroom on Tuesday has died, officials announced.
Kansas woman reportedly sued by bank after ATM dished out $100 bills instead of $5s

Kansas woman reportedly sued by bank after ATM dished out $100 bills instead of $5s

A Kansas woman is reportedly facing a pricey lawsuit after a bank accused her of making dozens of withdrawals from a faulty ATM that was dispensing $100 bills instead of $5 bills, a local report said
California transit agency releases video of fatal shooting

California transit agency releases video of fatal shooting

A Northern California transit agency on Wednesday released a video recording showing one of its police officer fatally shooting a man fighting with another man.

Charges: Minneapolis father beat, raped twin daughters

A 51-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of beating his mentally disabled twin daughters, raping them and chaining them to a bedroom door in a case described as torture.

Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman.
Teacher arrested after police say they found seven pounds of date rape drug in his apartment

Teacher arrested after police say they found seven pounds of date rape drug in his apartment

A New York teacher was arrested Tuesday for allegedly having seven pounds of date rape drug mailed to his apartment in Hell’s Kitchen, police said.
Broward County sheriff orders deputies to carry rifles on school grounds following Parkland shooting

Broward County sheriff orders deputies to carry rifles on school grounds following Parkland shooting

Broward County deputies will carry rifles on school grounds "from this point foward," Sheriff Scott Israel announced Wednesday -- one week after 17 people were killed at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman

Prosecutor: Suspect in Ohio prison stabbing 3-time killer

One of the inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer.
Reward raised, new attention on US prosecutor's 2001 slaying

Reward raised, new attention on US prosecutor's 2001 slaying

Sixteen years after federal prosecutor Thomas Wales was shot to death in his Seattle home, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Wednesday the unsolved case remains a top priority of the Justice