National News

Man facing 16 charges after police car chase

A Newburyport man led police on a chase through several towns Saturday afternoon, said State Police.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:22:00 GMT

Brawling teammates, parents mar NY girls high school basketball game

Players on a high school girls basketball team in New York swung punches at each other during a post-game melee Saturday that involved some of their parents.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:14:00 GMT

Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrants

Two hunters accused in a shooting on a Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities they were shot by immigrants who had entered the U.S. illegally.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:00:00 GMT

ICE arrests man who escaped Illinois prison in 2003

A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:40:00 GMT

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

SpaceX is taking another shot at launching a rocket from NASA's historic moon pad.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other

A father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:44:00 GMT

Man dies after breaching security at airport in Hawaii

A man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:39:00 GMT

Police: Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

Police say a man shot by an officer after opening fire at residents, cars and police officers in Oakland died hours later at a hospital.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:48:00 GMT

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 02:49:00 GMT

Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use

Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:51:00 GMT

Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refinery

An explosion and fire erupted Saturday at a California oil refinery, exactly two years after a blast that crippled the plant and led to higher gasoline prices, authorities said.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:21:00 GMT