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MIAMI (AP) — A Florida family has sued a hospital for malpractice, saying their baby suffered severe burns because it took too long to remove a coin-sized battery that she swallowed. Parents Cole Parsons and Courtney Thorne said in a lawsuit Wednesday that Wolfson Children's...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities investigating the death of an Arkansas man whose body was found in a hot tub want to expand the probe to include a new kind of evidence: any comments overheard by the suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker. Amazon said it objects to "overbroad"...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officers scoured hotels, businesses, rest areas and trucks stops across a large swath of Virginia in the search for a 71-year-old New Jersey woman and her great-granddaughter, who vanished during a holiday road trip to see family. As of Wednesday,...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities say all police officers will be equipped with body cameras by the end of 2017, a year ahead of schedule. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in a Wednesday statement announcing the speeded up schedule that body cameras "improve transparency while building...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A colonel who once headed the U.S. Army's strategic war gaming division sobbed and apologized Wednesday before being sentenced to 12 years for receipt and distribution of child pornography. Col. Robert Rice, 59, told a federal judge in Harrisburg,...
LITTLE TORCH KEY, Fla. (AP) — Three stranded teenage boys from California called 911 and calmly sat atop a capsized boat before being rescued from waters off the Florida Keys, authorities said Wednesday. Monroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says Zack Sowder and Brent...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An armed trucker whose hours-long standoff at a Missouri rest stop snarled a freeway's traffic for miles heading into the holiday weekend has been charged with making a terrorist threat with what turned out to be a pellet gun. Platte County prosecutors...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A colonel who once headed the U.S. Army's strategic war gaming division will be serving a 12-year sentence for receipt and distribution of child pornography. Col. Robert Rice apologized and sobbed on Wednesday before a federal judge in Harrisburg,...
Princess Leia was our first girl movie heroine, and we made our moms braid brunette yarn so we'd have earmuff buns for Halloween. Carol Brady of "The Brady Bunch" was the ideal mother we probably didn't have, because our moms had to work and left us latchkey kids home alone,...