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Bold turkey: Woman hits cop to kick smoking habit
“She waited all day for a deputy to come out because she knew if she assaulted a deputy she would go to jail and be inside long enough to quit her smoking habit.” — Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy, and victim, Matt Campoy
Oklahoma school's board to discuss Ten Commandments plaques
The board is to meet Monday to discuss the complaint by an unidentified student that calls for the plaques to be removed on the grounds that they are an unconstitutional government endorsement of religion.
Va. woman has no regrets over role in burial
What would prompt Martha Mullen to play a role in laying mass murderer suspect to rest? How about Jesus.
Spacewalking repair halts station leak — for now
“Gloved fingers crossed.” — space station commander Chris Hadfield said in a tweet from inside.
GOP ready to push Benghazi case into 2014, beyond
The new details suggest a greater degree of political sensitivity and involvement by the White House and State Department.
Texas launches criminal probe into plant explosion
The Texas Department of Public Safety said in a Friday statement that the agency had instructed the Texas Rangers and the McLennan County Sheriff's Department to conduct a criminal probe.
Survivor found in Bangladesh factory rubble
They used handsaws to cut through the rubble, as hundreds of people who had been engaged in the grim job of removing decomposing bodies from the site, raised their hands together in prayer.
Police: Ohio captive suffered 5 miscarriages
All three women said Ariel Castro chained them up in the basement but eventually let them live on the home's second floor. Each woman told a similar story about being abducted after accepting a ride from Castro.
Rape victim has closure after 28 years of fear
After Linda Terrell received a phone call last year from police telling her they finally caught the guy, it all came flooding back.
Arias says in interview that she wants death
The same jury now returns to the courtroom Thursday to decide whether she deserves to die for killing her one-time boyfriend on June 4, 2008 at his suburban Phoenix home.
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