Florida police officer accused of using stolen tags to avoid tolls
A police detective faces felony charges for using stolen license plates to avoid tolls on Florida's Turnpike.
9 dead, including gunman, at multiple scenes in Missouri, police say
Seven people were murdered and their killer committed suicide in southern Missouri, where officials planned a news conference early Friday.
Highway Patrol says 8 people dead, including the gunman, in shootings in southeastern Missouri
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.
Cops: Man angry that disabled dad wouldn't get out of bed attacked him with mounted antlers
Police say a Pennsylvania man who was angry that his disabled father wouldn't get out of bed has attacked him with a set of mounted antlers.
Travel agent ordered to sell house to repay people who paid him for vacations they never took
A former travel agent from New Jersey has been ordered to sell his house and car to pay restitution to 20 customers who paid him for a Mediterranean cruise that never happened.
One of 6 Bosnian immigrants accused of financing terror groups recently arrested in Indiana
A New York man who's among six Bosnian immigrants accused of funneling money and military supplies to terror groups in Iraq and Syria was arrested in central Indiana in early February.
Snow delays jury selection again for Alabama woman accused of running granddaughter to death
Jury selection is being delayed a third day by snow in the capital murder trial of a woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.
US economy grew at moderate 2.2 percent in fourth quarter, slower than previously believed
The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than previously believed, reflecting weaker business and a bigger trade deficit.
From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, the highs and lows of John Travolta
Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.
Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in 12-foot-deep hole he dug in rural road at night
New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it.
Baby girl kidnapped from South Africa hospital, reunited with parents 17 years later
A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997. Her parents never gave up hope and, 17 years later, they have found her.
Pro-Russian rebels, government forces withdraw weapons from east Ukraine front line
Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.
Powerful undersea earthquake shakes central Indonesia; no tsunami threat
A powerful undersea earthquake shook parts of south-central Indonesia on Friday, but no tsunami was expected because of its depth.
Officials: Cross-border smuggling tunnel between Egypt, Gaza caves in, kills Egyptian officer
Egyptian security officials say a senior army officer was killed and another was injured when a cross-border smuggling tunnel with the Gaza Strip collapsed after troops went into it to investigate.
Top Mexican drug cartel leaders captured or killed in recent years
Top Mexican drug cartel captures or killings in recent years: — Feb. 27, 2015: Authorities say Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the world's most-wanted drug lords who once terrorized Michoacan state, is captured by federal police.
Body found in snow-clearing machine after French ski resort accident
French police say the corpse of a young woman was found inside a machine that scoops and sucks up snow at a ski resort in the Pyrenees.
Vatican condemns leaks seeking to undermine financial reforms and pope's finance czar
The Vatican spokesman is condemning leaks of documents detailing power struggles inside the Holy See and the expenditures of Pope Francis' new finance czar.
Officials: Afghan army routes Taliban from key southern district in first solo offensive
An American general and a senior Afghan police officer say the Afghan military has pushed the Taliban from a key district in a southern province.
With borders sealed, Gazans unable to leave strip for Muslim pilgrimage
With the war-battered Gaza Strip's borders closed, thousands of people have been shut out of a Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia because they cannot leave the sealed territory.
Vatican whodunit: What ever happened to the books on marriage that were mailed to bishops?
A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican.