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HARRIS COUNTY – Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth was brutally gunned down while at a northwest Harris County gas station Friday evening, Sheriff Ron Hickman said. Officials say a person of interest is being questioned, but they have not confirmed that an arrest has...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years says eating breakfast is the reason for his tardiness. An arbitrator in New Jersey rejected an attempt by the Roosevelt Elementary...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Tiny Estonia just got a little bit bigger. Modern technology has made Estonia grow by 112 square kilometers (44 square miles) by including 834 islands that were not accounted for in earlier surveys. Hanno Kuus of Estonia's state mapping agency says the...
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. Brother Joseph Byron was recently relaxing atop the Portsmouth Abbey School's wind turbine — as he often does —...
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air. Brother Joseph Byron was recently relaxing atop the Portsmouth Abbey School's wind turbine — as he often does —...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray-painted a prom invitation on a southwest Idaho cliffside. But Ada County Sheriff's Office spokesman Patrick Orr tells KBOI-TV (...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle. WDAY-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1MXfrDu ) that Levi Joraanstad and Colin Waldera were setting up the telescope behind their apartment Monday...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period. In a decision filed Aug. 19, an arbitrator criticized a claim by 15-year veteran teacher Arnold Anderson that the...
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication. Aurora Police Department Sgt. Tom McNamara says the list will have "certain clientele" whom police and fire departments...