A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he made a bomb threat to a Family Dollar so his girlfriend could get off work.
YUMA — The mayor of Yuma has declared a symbolic "state of emergency" to deal with the number of families being released from Border Patrol custody into the city.
A northern Indiana man who sought wages for lunch breaks he didn’t take has won his claim, although a judge awarded him just $35.
A fresh grocery shipment rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday after launching from Virginia's seashore.
Families from Central America surrender at border in Arizona
U.S. Border Patrol officials say 360 migrants — mostly families from Central America — have surrendered to agents in Arizona.
A second body has been found at the site of a helicopter crash Tuesday, April 16, that killed an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor, authorities say.
Good Samaritans stopped the attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy by an Australian disc jockey from a busy San Francisco street, police said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" lived up to the hype. This past weekend's season premiere stands as the most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978.
A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.
A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. Tao Porchon-Lynch first encountered the ancient practice at age 7 on a beach in India. (April 15)
An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.
ATLANTA — Max Fried turned in another strong start for the Braves. Then he turned it over to the bullpen — and it all fell apart for Atlanta.
Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls has declared a state of emergency to deal with the number of families being released from Border Patrol custody into the city.
A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he tried to hide nearly four dozen stolen diamonds in his anus.
Police on Long Island, New York said a small plane carrying three people went down in a residential neighborhood of Valley Stream Sunday night. The plane was left dangling from power lines.
It's an example of eagle co-parenting on a nest in Illinois. Two males and one female bald eagle are caring for three eaglets born this month in a nest along the Upper Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois.
PHOENIX — John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81.
Phoenix fire officials say firefighters at a station on the city's west side were working out Monday morning when a woman holding a baby rang the doorbell.
Prayers offered around the world
The world reacted with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire Monday at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, united in grief and in solidarity with the people of France.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and third-seeded Portland opened its playoff series against No. 6 Oklahoma City with a victory.
SAN FRANCISCO — German Marquez pitched a one-hitter, nicked only by Evan Longoria’s single with one out in the eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies ended an eight-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco Giants 4-0 Sunday.
Authorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion publicly in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat.
A 20-month-old boy survived a six-story fall from a suburban Seattle apartment window after the toddler landed on the roof of a parked car.
Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Department on Monday will begin its rollout of a dramatic increase in its use of body cameras worn by officers while on duty.
Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead.
GLENDALE — Authorities say a man is dead and another injured after a road rage incident in Glendale.
RICHMOND, Va. — In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Martin Truex Jr. outlasted Clint Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA — D’Angelo Russell flashed some postseason magic, playing like the All-Star leader Brooklyn needed with 26 points, and Caris LeVert scored 23 to lead the Nets to an impressive 111-102 win Saturday over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson brought his best stuff to the Masters, at least the drive down Magnolia Lane.
WASHINGTON — Brooks Orpik scored less than two minutes into overtime, Alex Ovechkin had two assists and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Couple allegedly annoyed with noisy protesters
Police say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of the noise from the picket line near their home.
A wanted Pennsylvania woman who taunted a sheriff’s department online by asking if they “do pick up or delivery” has gotten a response: They do both, and she’s in custody.
Authorities in Northern California say a man has been arrested after he left his ID at a home he allegedly burglarized.
Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters are most likely to survive to the end of its final season.
A male North American river otter pup, which was born on February 26 at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo, is being hand-reared by animal care and veterinary staff.
Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the “finest player I ever coached,” died Friday at age 85.
The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines has announced the birth of a female endangered rhino calf. The African species is considered critically endangered, primarily because of poaching. (April 9)
Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco.
PHOENIX — Phoenix police are not recommending any charges against former NBA player Mike Bibby following an investigation into accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of a teacher at a suburban high school.
PHOENIX — Two recent deaths in which men plummeted in the Grand Canyon follow dozens of apparently accidental fatal falls since the national park was established 100 years ago.
A Vermont girl isn’t happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on “Saturday Night Live.”
TAMPA, Fla. — Matt Duchene had a goal and three assists, Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night to take a 2-0 first-round series lead.
Someone is leaving mashed potatoes on cars, porches, and mailboxes
Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they’re finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.
An American Airlines flight attendant says she was mortified when a passenger accidentally bumped her and she dropped a tray of drinks on her boss — CEO Doug Parker.
Surveillance video from eastern Pennsylvania shows a train's cars suddenly topple over.
In the Indian city Hindus consider the center of the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commissioned a grand promenade connecting the sacred Ganges River with the centuries-old Vishwanath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, the god of destruction.
PHOENIX — A Phoenix man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife, two of his young daughters and a man who the suspect thought was romantically involved with his wife, police said Friday.
Authorities say a man on a flight that had just landed in Phoenix sprayed other passengers with a liquid from a bottle and then opened one of the jet's doors and jumped to the tarmac.