Indonesia's MetroTV: Plane with 162 aboard missing in Indonesia

Published Dec. 28 2014 @ 1:47am

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore. The two countries immediately launched a search and rescue operation but there was no word on the plane's whereabouts more than six hours after it went missing.

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Punter, Tennessee Vols beat Tennessee State, 67-46

Published Dec. 28 2014

KNOXVILLE -- Clinging to a two-point lead with 13:05 left to play, Tennessee needed a spark.

Georgia beats Mercer 86-77 in 3 OT

Published Dec. 27 2014

ATHENS, Ga. -- Charles Mann scored 22 points as Georgia held off in-state foe Mercer 86-77 in triple overtime on...

NCAA bowl schedule

Published Dec. 27 2014

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Penn State tops Boston College 31-30 in OT in Pinstripe Bowl

Published Dec. 27 2014

NEW YORK -- Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the...

NYC officers turn back to mayor at officer's funeral

Published Dec. 27 2014

NEW YORK -- Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to...

South Carolina tops Miami 24-21 in Independence Bowl

Published Dec. 27 2014

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Dylan Thompson threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in South Carolina's...

Arizona State beats Duke 36-31 in Sun Bowl

Published Dec. 27 2014

EL PASO, Texas -- Kalen Ballage returned a kickoff 95 yards to set up the winning score in No. 15...

Baby ostracized by other gorillas will switch zoos

Published Dec. 27 2014

CINCINNATI -- A baby gorilla raised by human keepers wearing hairy vests is ready to be placed with other gorillas...

PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims

Published Dec. 27 2014

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the...

Virginia Tech beats Cincy 33-17 in Military Bowl

Published Dec. 27 2014

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- J.C. Coleman ran for 157 yards and a touchdown, and Virginia Tech harassed and ultimately injured Cincinnati...

Wanted al-Shabab leader surrenders in Somalia

Published Dec. 27 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who had a $3 million bounty on his head,...

No. 1 Kentucky holds off No. 4 Louisville 58-50

Published Dec. 27 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points...

Pakistani army says airstrikes kill 23 militants

Published Dec. 27 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Pakistan's army says its warplanes have killed 23 militants as part of an ongoing operation in a...

North Korea calls Obama 'monkey' in hacking row

Published Dec. 27 2014

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting...

Canada mall shooting hurts 1, no 'active shooter'

Published Dec. 27 2014

OTTAWA -- A single shot fired outside an Ottawa mall left one person with minor injuries Friday in what police...

12-year-old riding new scooter fatally hit by car in California

Published Dec. 27 2014

UPLAND, Calif. -- A 12-year-old boy riding a motorized scooter he got for Christmas has been fatally struck by a...

Police officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood

Published Dec. 27 2014

LOS ANGELES -- A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after...

Study: Colorado has 2nd most pot users in U.S.

Published Dec. 26 2014

DENVER -- A national study says Colorado had the second-highest number of regular marijuana users as the state began legalizing...