More than 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually abused children over seven decades, protected by a hierarchy of church leaders who covered it up, according to a sweeping grand jury report released Aug. 14.
Police said 47-year-old Duane Youd flew a small plane into his own house on Monday, Aug. 13 after getting arrested for assaulting his wife.
A Washington teenager says she’s grateful to be alive after being pushed off a bridge earlier this month.
According to reports, 7-year-old Julien Sandler was outside his apartment in Missouri Aug. 6 when an 8-year-old neighbor doused nail polish remover on him and set him on fire with a candle.
Dredging of a heavily contaminated canal in New York City has resulted in the discovery of the remains of a shipwrecked World War II vessel used to rescue downed pilots.
Relatives of Richard Russell say they are “stunned and heartbroken” after the airline worker stole a passenger plane Aug. 10 from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and was killed when he crashed 25 miles away.
Bear steals pizza from customers dining at Gatlinburg, TN restaurant August 5.
On August 8, the New York City Council approved a proposal to limit the number of ride-share vehicles for the next 12 month, and to increase their drivers’ wages.
Montpelier, Vermont has chosen a unique way to combat their poison ivy problem — goats.
One lucky lobster got a reprieve from becoming the special of the day: after chefs at Scales restaurant in Portland, Maine recently discovered the “cotton-candy” blue crustacean, they quickly realized she was just “too interesting to cook.”