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A Florida woman who let her 7-year-old son walk alone to a park has been charged with felony child neglect. Thirty-four-year old Nicole Gainey's son was en route Saturday to a park about a half-mile from his home when he stopped and sat at a nearby pool, according to an arrest...
Inside Hoboken’s combined junior-senior high school is a storage closet. Behind the locked door, some mothballed laptop computers are strewn among brown cardboard boxes. Others are stacked one atop another. Dozens more are stored on mobile computer carts, many of them on their...
A game warden hit in the head with a rock while trying to seize a raft. Police officers wounded in an hours-long standoff with a gang member wanted for murder. Criminals spewing obscenities and death threats at local cops before asking for – and receiving – medical treatment...
The House voted along party lines Wednesday to move forward with a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, escalating tension between the executive and legislative branches months before the pivotal midterm elections. The 225-201 vote authorizes Speaker John Boehner to take...
A judge has allowed an admitted child pornography collector to avoid prison time and potentially keep the conviction off his record in a move that surprised prosecutors. "This suspect had some of the worst child porn images we've seen," Montgomery County prosecutor Warren...
In another example of how the Department of Homeland Security has expanded far outside the purview of its original function, six vehicles full of DHS agents were required to seize a Land Rover from a couple in Statesville, N.C. due to the fact that the vehicle allegedly violates...
Neither Col. Steve McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, nor Major General John Nichols, adjutant general of Texas Military Forces, recommended to Gov. Rick Perry that he deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. But, both McCraw and Nichols,...
The three miles of road the state wants to put in southwestern Travis County is either an environmental disaster that will turn MoPac into “I-35 West” or the only viable traffic solution to explosive population growth in Austin’s far-flung southern suburbs. Read more: http://www...
A few weeks ago, I had my yearly physical. As part of her history-taking, my doctor asked if I was sexually active with my wife. Then she asked if I was sexually active with anyone other than my wife. She does this every year. Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/upshot/...