Authorities say a man who has appeared as a ship captain on the Discovery Channel television program “Deadliest Catch” has died in Sturgis, South Dakota, during its famous motorcycle rally. Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin says he’s waiting on autopsy results to help determine the cause of 50-year-old Tony Lara’sContinue Reading

First transgender lawmaker charged after ‘she called in a bomb threat to a local hospital’ Police arrested 31-year-old Stacie Laughton on Thursday following the February 27 threat to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center Police evacuated the building but found no suspicious device  In 2012, Laughton was elected to the stateContinue Reading

Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said Monday. But the father of the suspect, 18-year-old Tyrone HarrisContinue Reading

  Donald Trump reiterated he doesn’t owe Fox News’ Megyn Kelly an apology for controversial comments about blood coming out of her “wherever” on Monday. In fact, she owes him one. “She should really be apologizing to me if you want to know the truth,” Trump said, adding he doesn’tContinue Reading

The destruction of more than 350 tons of food by the government this week angered Russians in a nation where some are struggling to feed themselves and many recall the norm of food shortages just a generation ago. The food was burned and streamrolled beginning Thursday following a controversial decreeContinue Reading

For more than 35 years, a Texas man has been in a prison even though an appeals court threw out his conviction on a 1976 murder charge that initially had him on death row. On Monday, 59-year-old Jerry Hartfield will return to court for a retrial, facing a life sentenceContinue Reading