Friday, August 28th, 2015
  • Survivor's harrowing account of on-air shooting

    Vicki Gardner is recovering following two surgeries after she was shot in the back. […]

  • 3 arrested in connection with deaths of 71 migrants in truck

    VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested three people in Hungary overnight in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a refrigerated truck abandoned on Austria's main highway, a police official said Friday. […]

  • Puerto Rico braces for TS Erika after 4 dead in Dominica

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing. […]

  • Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

    By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states. Two journalists, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward of Roanoke CBS affiliate WDBJ7, were shot […]

  • Student dies after shooting at Georgia university

    Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area, was shot during an "altercation" late on Thursday at the university's student union and transported to a local hospital where he died, said school spokeswoman Loretta Heyward. The campus of the historically black university is in the heart of Savannah, an Atlantic seaport that is Georgia's oldest city. […]

  • Jury begins deliberations in New Hampshire prep school rape trial

    By Ted Siefer CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - The jury in the rape trial of a former student at an elite New Hampshire boarding school began deliberations on Thursday after hearing closing arguments focusing on whether he forced a 15-year-old classmate to have sex or whether she accused him to save her reputation. A county prosecutor said defendant Owen Labrie, 19, told a friend had he had used "every […]

  • Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

    The president meets with city residents to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. […]