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Police: Manhunt for Accused Cop Shooter Eric Frein Continues, Shelter Order Lifted

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation(CANADENSIS, Pa.) -- Pennsylvania State Police are continuing the hunt for a man accused of killing a state trooper and wounding another in an ambush, saying that they believe they are closer to catching the suspected shooter.Eric Frein is thought to be armed […]

California Authorities Capture Four of Five Escaped Inmates

iStock/Thinkstock(MADERA COUNTY, Calif.) -- Authorities in Central California captured four out of five inmates who escaped a correctional facility this weekend. Officials originally believed one individual broke free from the Madera County Department of Corrections on Friday, but alarmed area resid […]

Thousands March in New York City to Fight Climate Change

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- More than 300,000 people turned out Saturday for the People's Climate March in New York City, making it the largest recorded demonstration calling for a response to climate change. The marchers just hope someone was paying attention."It was a really inspiring […]

Arrest Warrant Issued for Person of Interest in Missing UVA Student Case

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a person of interest in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but he is not being sought for activity related to the disappearance. Charlottesville, Virginia, police said Sunday they are loo […]

Gun-Toting Pastor Stops Alleged Thief

iStock/Thinkstock(BAYTOWN, Texas) -- A gun-toting Texas pastor laid a trap for whoever was stealing packages from his front porch, and police say the 52-year-old grandmother he caught is suspected of pilfering packages from homes throughout the neighborhood.Benny Homes, a pastor of The Church of New […]

SpaceX Delays Dragon Cargo Ship Launch

Matt Stroshane/Getty Images(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- NASA cancelled its launch plans for the SpaceX Dragon on Saturday after rainy weather around Cape Canaveral made for poor conditions. "The launch director and team have made the determination to scrub today’s launch attempt,” Mike Curie, NASA laun […]

Pope Francis Names New Archbishop of Chicago

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Pope Francis named the next archbishop of Chicago, appointing Bishop Blase J. Cupich to succeed 77-year-old Cardinal Francis E. George, who has been in the office for 17 years. Cupich moves from the Diocese of Spokane, Washington, to the third largest in the coun […]

Texas Cancer Doctor Gives Testimony of Alleged Poisoning in Former Lover's Trial

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A cancer researcher will return to the stand next week in the trial of his co-worker and former lover who's accused of poisoning him.Dr. Ana Gonzalez-Angulo is accused of poisoning Dr. George Blumenschein, an oncologist at the prestigious cancer hospital MD Anders […]

White House Partially Evacuated as Fence Jumper Gets Into Executive Mansion

Joe Ravi/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Part of the White House had to be evacuated Friday evening after a North Lawn fence jumper briefly eluded security and made it all the way inside the executive mansion.Omar Gonzalez, 42, was unarmed when he was arrested after jumping the fence and enter […]

ESPN's "Outside the Lines" Details NFL, Baltimore Ravens' Handling of Ray Rice Situation

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Baltimore Ravens executives may have received a detailed description of what transpired just hours after former running back Ray Rice punched his then-fiancee at Revel in Atlantic City in February.The latest bombshell in the ongoing scandal involving Rice' […]