Former mayor Richard Keenan who 'raped girl, 4, claims she initiated sex'

A former city mayor has admitted to the rape of a four-year-old girl but claims she was a ‘willing participant’ who initiated sex, according to ... Full story

Coke and Walmart apologize for 9/11 ‘Twin Towers’ display

WAL-MART says a display of Coke cans stacked to look like the World Trade Center has been removed from a Florida store, and was not ... Full story

Mother who married daughter faces jail for incest... 8 years after she married her son

DUNCAN, OK  - A mother and daughter have been arrested for incest after Duncan police say they married each other back in March. Court records show Patricia ... Full story

Kansas man Lawrence Ripple robbed bank because 'He preferred a jail cell to living with his wife'

KANSAS CITY, Ks. - A man charged with robbing a Kansas bank last week told investigators that he preferred a jail cell to living with ... Full story

Florida woman Carmen Chamblee seeking revenge sets wrong car on fire

A Florida woman thought she was getting revenge on her ex-boyfriend by setting his car on fire. But the car wasn't his. Carmen Chamblee, 19, was captured on ... Full story

Hermine steals a letter, totally changes Oceanfront restaurant’s message

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Tropical Storm Hermine stole a Virginia Beach restaurant’s letter, totally changing the message of the business. WTKR reported that Tropical Storm Hermine ... Full story

Mega 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Oklahoma, felt in other states

TULSA — A strong earthquake shook Oklahoma Saturday morning. People reported feeling shaking around northeastern Oklahoma and beyond. On Twitter, there were reports that the earthquake ... Full story

We wonder why this Oklahoma magazine cover is causing controversy

ARDMORE, Okla. — An Oklahoma magazine cover is causing controversy. Inside Friday's Daily Ardmoreite, this season's Southern Oklahoma Living magazine cover featured a baby in a costume that ... Full story

SpaceX launch site explosion in Florida: What we know now

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — AN EXPLOSION has rocked a SpaceX launch site in the US state of Florida during a routine rocket test, destroying Facebook’s ... Full story

Missing teenage girl Brittanee Drexel ‘was gang-raped, shot and thrown into alligator pit’’

A teenage girl who disappeared on Spring Break in Myrtle Beach was gang-raped before being shot and thrown into an alligator pit, an alleged witness ... Full story

Brothers Darwin Sorrells Jr. and Derren Sorrells arrested in the shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge

CHICAGO — Two brothers have been arrested in the fatal shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin. Nykea Aldridge, 32, was pushing her baby in a stroller on ... Full story

New Mexico girl, 9 ‘raped, strangled, stabbed, dismembered then set her on fire’

The charred body of a girl who had been raped, murdered and dismembered was found on her 10th birthday in an apartment in New Mexico, ... Full story

Utility worker’s submerged photo goes viral

HOOD COUNTY, Texas – This is one dedicated utility worker! When Andrea Adams saw a water main break near her driveway last week, she had no ... Full story

Teacher Cal Pygott found injured, zip-tied in classroom admits he made up attack story

BOTHELL, Wash. — A Seattle area teacher thought to be the center of a violent attack admitted to police that he staged the crime scene on ... Full story

SC mom Angela Blackwell accused of putting 4-day-old son in refrigerator for several hours, killing him

CHESTER, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina mom has been charged with homicide after she put her 4-day-old son in a refrigerator for three ... Full story

Single father is killed in PlentyOfFish dating set-up: Honey trap, 18, returns to date's home with three accomplices to 'rob and kill him'

AUBURNDALE, Fla. — A 27-year-old Auburndale, Florida, man was found dead in his apartment after a woman he met online and her three accomplices robbed and shot him, ... Full story

5 victims at 'gruesome' homicide scene; suspect Derrick Dearman in custody

CITRONELLE, AL - Sheriff's deputies say five people including a pregnant woman have been found horrifically murdered with 'multiple weapons' on Saturday night in rural ... Full story

Two buses collide in New Jersey, 1 killed, several injured

NEWARK, N.J. — At least one person died when one bus apparently T-boned another at an intersection in New Jersey Friday morning, according reports from Newark. The ... Full story

Couple Clarence Reed and Jennifer Denen accused of zip-tying, beating 4-year-old, making her believe 'idiot' is her name

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — An Arkansas couple was arrested on Friday for allegedly abusing a 4-year-old girl, who told police her name was "idiot."  Hot Springs police ... Full story

Flood destroys home of man who said gays were responsible for floods

With several people dead and thousands homeless, there’s very little good news coming out of Louisiana at the moment. There are lots of heroic acts, of ... Full story

Suspect in face-biting slaying identified as college student Austin Harrouff, being tested for flakka, bath salts

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — It took a Taser, a K-9 and multiple Martin County sheriff's deputies to pull a 19-year-old Florida State University student off the ... Full story

Texas mom Sheborah Thomas arrested after children found dead under house

A Texas mother has been charged with capital murder after authorities say they found the bodies of her two young children underneath a neighbor's house. "How am I ... Full story

Boozed-up naked waitresses Kadie Lynne Naumann arrested after 'mule-kicking a cop in the groin'

TWO naked women out for a swim were arrested after one "mule-kicked" a policeman in the groin. The pair were skinny-dipping in an apartment pool when ... Full story

Subway employee Tanis Ukena accused of lacing officer's drink with meth

LAYTON, Utah — A police sergeant is recovering after a restaurant employee slipped illegal drugs into the officer's drink, authorities said. Police said the unnamed officer went ... Full story

NC man Chad Copley calls cops to report 'hoodlums,' then fatally shoots black man

RALEIGH, N.C. — "911. What's the address of your emergency?" an operator said.  "We've got a bunch of hoodlums out here racing. I am locked and ... Full story

Iowa mom Hallie Amick charged after toddler found home alone sucking on frozen chicken

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa mother is facing charges after police found her 2-year-old son at home alone, sucking on frozen chicken while wearing a ... Full story

Tennessee man Timothy Batts accused of fatally shooting daughter, 11, on first day of middle school

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee father has been charged in the death of his 11-year-old daughter. According to WHBQ-TV in Memphis, Timothy Batts, 29, of Hendersonville was charged with ... Full story

Boy who died on world's tallest water slide 'was decapitated'

A 10-year-old boy who died on the world’s largest water slide was horrifically decapitated.   Caleb Thomas Schwab, the son of a Kansas state politician Scott Schwab, was ... Full story

Google employee Vanessa Marcotte raped and murdered while out jogging in woodland

A worker for Google has been found dead after being raped while jogging in woodland close to her mother’s home. Vanessa Marcotte, 27, was reported missing ... Full story

'Pokemon Go' player shot Calvin Riley, killed near San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

SAN FRANCISCO — A man playing "Pokemon Go" was shot dead Saturday near Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. According to the Los Angeles Times, Calvin Riley, ... Full story