WASHINGTON — The familiar black dog with the white chest and white front paws starred in past Christmases in President Barack Obama's White House, but America's first pooch had to let someone else in the picture this holiday season: his little sister, Sunny.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A brazen thief has made off with a New Mexico pastor's "church on wheels," taking about $40,000 in equipment and dozens of donated toys.
LONDON — Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson admitted in court Wednesday that she had taken cocaine, but denied being a habitual user. She accused her ex-husband of trying to "destroy" her, during a lacerating day of testimony that laid bare a materially affluent but deeply troubled marriage.
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — Two Orlando-area high school students got into fight Wednesday at the bus pickup area and one of them opened fire, wounding the other, police said.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Mohawk Industries will convert two manufacturing facilities in Dalton and Rome, leading to 420 new jobs being created.
HARTFORD, Conn. — As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, "There's still shooting going on! Please!" A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall. And a teacher said she was holed up in her classroom with her children but hadn't yet locked the door.
NEW YORK — MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Newspaper clippings about mass shootings were found at the home of a Connecticut college student arrested on campus while allegedly carrying two handguns with an assault rifle left in his car, police said Wednesday.
Manchester Police Department officials confirmed this afternoon that detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in front of a lawyers office on North Spring Street about 1 p.m. CST today.
Hamilton County Commissioners today accepted a federal police grant that will add eight school resource officers to the county's police force over the next four years.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will buy up to 7 percent more renewable energy next year but will pay lower premiums for solar energy.
After meeting with Marion County High School administrators earlier this week, the TSSAA has accepted a two-step, self-imposed sanctions by the school for violating the state's practice rule.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. — Federal officials say 10 of the dozens of whales stranded in Florida's Everglades National Park are now dead.
BUFORD, Ga. — Someone made off with $2,000 worth of calendars for 2014 in an unusual heist at the Mall of Georgia.
SALEM, Mass. — A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges Wednesday in the killing of his high school math teacher.