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Winston-Salem, NC - Smuggled Cellphone Use A Growing Concern For U.S. Prisons

April 18, 2014 01:29 PM

Winston-salem, NC - Cellphones smuggled into prisons by corrupt guards, concealed in food containers or hurled over security fences are an increasing worry for law enforcement as prisoners use them to intimidate witnesses, direct drug deals and plan escapes. The... Read More »

Portland, OR - 38 Million Gallons Water Reservoir To Be Flushed Because Of Urinating Teen

April 18, 2014 01:15 PM

Portland, OR - The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen's urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush... Read More »

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Bangkok, Thailand - Thai Terror Suspect Admits To Plot To Kill Israeli Tourists

April 18, 2014 12:15 PM

Bangkok, Thailand - One of the two Lebanese terror suspects taken into custody earlier this week has confessed to Thai investigators that he was in... Read More »

New York - Kansas City Shooting Suspect Called Local Rabbi In Days Before Deadly Shooting Spree

April 18, 2014 11:45 AM

New York - The Department of Justice is investigating a phone conversation between a New Jersey rabbi and the former Ku Klux Klan member who killed... Read More »

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Pert - Australia's Houston: Calm Face Of Flight 370 Hunt

April 18, 2014 11:26 AM

Perth, Australia - He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries... Read More »

Mexico City - Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico

April 18, 2014 10:58 AM

Mexico City - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where... Read More »

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New York, NY - Queens Cabbie Accused Of Not Paying $28,000 In Tolls

April 18, 2014 10:56 AM

New York, NY - A New York City taxi driver has been arrested on charges he stole $28,000 in tolls by "piggybacking" on vehicles through E-Z Pass lanes while crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. The Queens district attorney's office says 69-year-old Rodolfo... Read More »

Toronto - Mayor Ford Launches Re-Election Bid, Acknowledges “Rocky Moments”

April 18, 2014 10:31 AM

Toronto - Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged "rocky moments over the past year" but vowed to fight harder than ever to win re-election at... Read More »

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Moffett Field, CA - Scientists Find Earth-sized World In Orbit Friendly To Life

April 18, 2014 10:03 AM

Moffett Field, CA - For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The... Read More »

Nepal - 12 Killed, 3 Missing In Avalanche On Mount Everest

April 18, 2014 09:40 AM

Nepal - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Vandals Damage Mosque In Northern Israel

April 18, 2014 09:30 AM

Jerusalem - Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists. Police... Read More »

Seoul, South Korea - Teacher Saved From Sunken Ferry Found Hanging On Tree

April 18, 2014 09:15 AM

Seoul, South Korea - Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - In Deposition, Ex-DA Hynes Admits To Detaining Material Witnesses As "Prisoners"

April 18, 2014 09:00 AM

Brooklyn, NY - In a reversal from his campaign stance in which he staunchly denied the practice, ex-Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has admitted under oath... Read More »

Tehran - Chanting "Death to Israel" Iran Says Will Firmly Deter Any Attacks As Military Displays Might

April 18, 2014 08:47 AM

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic had the might to deter any attacks as its military displayed a range of drones... Read More »

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Geneva - Kerry Condemns Anti-Semitic Leaflet In Eastern Ukraine

April 18, 2014 08:31 AM

Geneva - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to... Read More »

Donetsk, Ukraine - Ukrainian Insurgents Reject Call To Quit Buildings

April 18, 2014 08:15 AM

Donetsk, Ukraine - Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will... Read More »

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Washington - Study: Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

April 17, 2014 11:17 PM

Washington - A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that... Read More »

New York - Faster Wi-Fi On Flights Leads To Battle In The Sky

April 17, 2014 10:49 PM

New York - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the... Read More »

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Orland, CA - 911 Calls Capture Chaos After Truck-on-bus Crash

April 17, 2014 10:22 PM

Orland, CA - With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed... Read More »

Kansas - Ex-Ku Klux Klan Killer Posted 12,000 Messages On Racist Website

April 17, 2014 09:58 PM

Kansas - A white supremacist charged with killing three people near two Jewish community facilities in suburban Kansas City this week posted more... Read More »

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New York - Old Timey Car To Replace NYC Horse Carriages Shown

April 17, 2014 09:15 PM

New York - An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York... Read More »

Kansas City, MO - Kansas City Police Arrest Suspect In Highway Shootings

April 17, 2014 08:46 PM

Kansas City, MO - A suspect in a dozen shooting incidents that have left at least three people injured, mostly on highways and roads around Kansas... Read More »

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Albany - NY Assemblywoman Calls On Gov. Cuomo To Intervene At East Ramapo School District

April 17, 2014 08:27 PM

Albany - A New York State assemblywoman has called on the governor to intervene in the contentious topic of East Ramapo School District involving the... Read More »

New York - Wal-Mart Takes On Western Union With Store-To-Store Money Transfers

April 17, 2014 07:01 PM

New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it was launching a new domestic money transfer service called "Walmart-2-Walmart" in partnership with... Read More »

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Newark, NJ - New CEO Of Manischewitz Assures Customers Company In "Good Hands"

April 17, 2014 06:38 PM

Newark, NJ - Following the sale last week of the 126 year-old kosher food giant Manischewitz to Bain Capital subsidiary Sankaty Advisors, new CEO... Read More »

New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie, Prosecutor Appear At Same Event

April 17, 2014 05:27 PM

New Jersey - It could have been an awkward moment for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The governor was a speaker Thursday at a conference also... Read More »

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Newark, NJ - Convicted Lakewood Ponzi-schemer Indicted On New Fraud Charges

April 17, 2014 05:12 PM

Newark, NJ - An Ocean County, N.J., man who was sentenced less than two months ago to 22 years in prison for running a Ponzi-style real estate scheme... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli, Palestinian Negotiators Seek To Rescue Troubled Talks

April 17, 2014 04:57 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Thursday in Jerusalem to seek a way to prevent troubled peace talks from collapsing ahead of... Read More »

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Moscow - Russian State Media Claim AP Skews Putin Coverage

April 17, 2014 04:34 PM

Moscow - Kremlin-controlled television channels criticized The Associated Press' international television service for cutting into its live feed of President Vladimir Putin's nearly four-hour call-in show to send footage from other developing news stories, including... Read More »

Ramallah, West Bank - Curious About Palestine, Israeli Visitors Return

April 17, 2014 03:22 PM

Ramallah, West Bank - This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the... Read More »

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New York, NY - U.S., Plaintiffs Reach Settlement On Iran-Linked Manhattan Skyscraper

April 17, 2014 02:39 PM

New York, NY - The U.S. government has agreed to distribute proceeds from the sale of a Manhattan skyscraper linked to Iran to families who were affected by attacks aided by the Islamic republic, according to a court document filed Thursday. The settlement between the... Read More »

London - European Clothing Store Favored By Neo-Nazis Opens In London’s Jewish Community

April 17, 2014 02:04 PM

London - A clothing outfitter in Europe associated with new-Nazi beliefs has opened in a north London Jewish community. The Independent... Read More »

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