BEVERLY, Mass. — Enormous amounts of addictive narcotics are stolen from U.S. hospitals every year and no federal agency is tracking the problem with a national data base, a special report by the Salem News in Massachusetts has disclosed.
LE CENTER, Minn. – A Japanese samurai sword received for payment of construction work by a local contractor has turned out to be more than 400 years old and considered special in its home land.
CULLMAN COUNTY, ALA. — One of the five employees of the Henry Pratt Co. plant in Aurora, Illinois, killed Friday by a co-worker grew up in Holly Pond, Alabama. He was identified as plant manager Josh Pinkard, 37.
RUSSIAVILLE, Ind. -- For the last four years, Bailey Brazzel has gone to Carver Tax Service in this tiny Indiana town to have her taxes done by Nancy Fivecoate, who runs the business.
ST. PETER, Minn. — A female security guard at the state sex offender treatment center here has been charged with sexually assaulting a male patient committed as a sexually dangerous person.
METHUEN, Mass. – A 12-year-old boy student has been arrested and charged for making an online threat to “shoot up” a local grade school and target an undisclosed employee, Methuen Police reported Monday.
SALEM, Mass. – The Democratic congressman who led a failed attempt to topple Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House says he may join the increasingly crammed crowd of candidates seeking his party’s presidential nomination.
IRONTON, Ohio – Police in this Ohio River town report a 2-year-old boy died from an apparent drug overdose and that they have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the case.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Democrats stood firmly in support of the state's new, broader abortion law Wednesday in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism that it is an assault on the right to life.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Democrats stood firmly in support of the state's new, broader abortion law Wednesday despite President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of it as an immoral assault on the right to life.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The head of the state’s largest education union said Wednesday that her group hasn’t ruled out another walkout during session if legislators don’t adequately increase teacher pay and classroom funding.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Paul Barr, who says he was molested by a Catholic priest 38 years ago, finally felt exonerated this week when New York lawmakers strengthened the state’s Child Victims Act after years of refusing to do so.
ASHLAND, Ky. – Employees of the federal prison here protested the government shutdown Friday, carrying placards and voicing concern that 35 days without pay has left them in a financial crisis.
ISLAMBERG, N. Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has increased state police patrols at this Muslim enclave in upstate New York that authorities say four young men from the Rochester area had targeted for an armed attack.
GREECE, N.Y. – An offhand remark by one student to another about a cell phone photo of an individual resembling the next school shooter led police in this Rochester suburb to uncover a plot to attack a Muslim enclave in a wooded area 200 miles away.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Early weather forecasts for the AFC Championship between the Patriots and Chiefs called for temperatures in the single-digits — a hard freeze conjuring comparisons to the 1967 “Ice Bowl” between Dallas and Green Bay.
President Donald Trump met several times with Russian President Vladimir Putin while no other American was privy to the communication except for a State Department interpreter.
Live Oak, Fla. — A state inquiry continued Thursday without new details into the deaths of three children trapped inside a chest freezer while playing outdoors four days ago in this north Florida town.
President Trump evoked the Wounded Knee massacre in a recent tweet reacting to an Instagram video Sen. Elizabeth Warren posted on New Year’s Eve, the day after she announced she was forming an exploratory committee for a possible presidential run.
NORMAN, Okla. -- The relationship between OU President James Gallogly and his predecessor, David Boren, has crumbled amid threats and feuding over the financial status of the university and other issues, according to multiple sources within the university community.
LOGANSPORT, Ind. – Two adults and four children lost their lives in an early-morning house fire in this northern Indiana community Wednesday, authorities said.
UVALDE, Tex. – A Sam Houston University student couple died in a helicopter crash in the hill country of south Texas early Sunday within hours of their wedding, authorities reported. The pilot of the craft also died.
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday the nation’s political rhetoric “needs to be ratcheted down” in the aftermath of the massacre of 11 Jewish people at a Pittsburgh synagogue and the death of two black shoppers at a Kroger store in suburban Louisville last week.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot swelled to a record $1.6 billion after the 25 drawings held since the end of July – including the latest Friday night – failed to yield a winner.
Washington, D.C., has become too partisan and there is no better example of that than the topic of health care – a deeply personal, complex issue that affects every single one of us and one-sixth of the American economy.
ALBANY, N. Y. — Not yet two weeks after one of the worst roadway crashes in the nation's history claimed 20 lives, New York lawmakers want stricter inspections of stretch limousines.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Warner Robins Monday afternoon to assess Hurricane Michael damage in middle Georgia.
BOSTON -- Global warming could reach a tipping point in just 12 years if the world doesn’t take forceful steps to reduce the amount of man-made carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere.
CENTERVILLE, Iowa — Baseball players at an Iowa community college say their coaches gave foreign players false identities so they could work to support the baseball program in violation of their student visas.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Nine women were handcuffed and removed from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s campaign headquarters here early Tuesday, ending an 11-hour protest to persuade him to vote against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
LAWRENCE, Mass. – The governor of Massachusetts Friday declared a state of emergency in three suburban Boston communities devastated by gas line explosions and fires that destroyed more than 70 homes and displaced 8,500 residents.
Safety crews combed block-by-block across three Boston suburban communities Friday in search of gas leaks that erupted into explosions a day earlier, killing one person, injuring 25 others and setting more than 70 homes ablaze.
Gas explosions tore through three nearby Boston communities Thursday afternoon, setting multiple homes ablaze, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – An ex-National Security Agency contractor sentenced to five years and three months in prison for leaking classified information will ask President Donald Trump to pardon her in light of his comments that her punishment was unfair.
The U. S. International Trade Commission Wednesday rejected import tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint for the past several months, resulting in a major victory for the American newspaper industry.
BOSTON -- Several state troopers in Massachusetts face federal charges for receiving overtime payments for thousands of hours they didn’t work and writing phony traffic citations to say they did.
VALDOSTA, Ga. — In her bid to become the nation's first black female governor, Democrat Stacey Abrams told a heavily Republican south Georgia she plans to impact all Georgians — not just more progressive Atlanta — if she becomes the next governor.
St. James, Minn. – Authorities announced Monday no charges will be filed against a female police officer in this small southern Minnesota town who shot and killed a fleeing criminal suspect in a convenience store six months ago.
DALTON, Ga. – Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams is between a rock and a hard place in her quest to become the first black female governor in America.
BRANSON, Mo. – A survivor who lost nine members of her family said the captain of the duck boat that sunk on Table Rock Lake during a Thursday night storm told passengers to stay calm, take their seats and not to grab their life jackets during the turbulence.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Raycom Media announced Thursday it has pioneered a television streaming channel devoted exclusively to on-demand investigative journalism and in-depth public interest content focused on everyday lives of viewers.
ATLANTA -- A teacher’s objection to her punishment for a racially charged Facebook exchange has raised fresh questions about the limits on a public employee’s free speech in the age of social media.