• Cops: Missing professor pushed to his death at quarry
Cops: Missing professor pushed to his death at quarry

It is alleged that Ishler and Geier lured Bettig to the quarry and then pushed him off of an 80-foot cliff in an effort to claim proceeds from a will Bettig had recently changed. Ishler told police he heard his friend's body "crunch" when it landed, New York Daily News reported. Authorities allege Geier and Ishler believed Bettig included them ...

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  • Kathleen Kane resigns following perjury conviction
Kathleen Kane resigns following perjury conviction

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele noted, though, that Kane had chosen the men as confidants. Kane hired him in March. Castor is also a figure in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby. Castor added whoever becomes the next AG, however, has a lot to overcome, including an incredible learning curve and restoring public faith in...

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  • 13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party
13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party

A man was also suffered a shotgun blast to the face and sustained a non-life-threatening injury. Thirteen people were shot overnight at a house party on Plymouth Street, city officials said. "Every day more Americans are injured or killed by a bullet is more graphic evidence-unwelcome and unwanted-of the urgent need for common sense gun violenc...

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  • Minnesota man jailed in death of co-worker's 5-year-old girl
Minnesota man jailed in death of co-worker's 5-year-old girl

Saturday, according to Meeker County Sheriff's Office. The 5 year old white female was taken from her residence in Watkins, in Meeker County possibly by a family friend. Anyone with information or who had seen Ertl, the suspect Anderson or the vehicle he was driving are encouraged to call the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at 320-693-5400.

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  • Clinton Foundation says it will adjust donor policy if Clinton is elected
Clinton Foundation says it will adjust donor policy if Clinton is elected

It's a real Catch 22 . After months of campaigning , Bernie Sanders is finally getting under Hillary Clinton's skin. Bill also said he would be stepping down from the board of the organization and that he would be shutting down the Clinton Global Initiative , regardless of whether Hillary wins.

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  • Local Red Cross volunteers helping flood victims in Louisiana
Local Red Cross volunteers helping flood victims in Louisiana

Birge and at least 17 volunteers are packing up and heading to Louisiana on Tuesday to help with the flooding. "The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking", the 26-year-old said in a statement.

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  • Scattered storms and humid through the weekend
Scattered storms and humid through the weekend

Clouds will continue to build for Wednesday afternoon with a slight (25%) chance for showers and thundershowers by mid-afternoon. Pacific: 2 a.m.: A well-defined low pressure system located about 350 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, is producing limited shower and thunderstorm activity.

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  • Staying ahead of the mold, residents salvage what they can
Staying ahead of the mold, residents salvage what they can

As much as 2 feet of rain has fallen in the past 48 hours in East Baton Rouge , Livingston and St. Helena parishes, nola.com reports . Towns further downriver continue to face the threat of additional flooding. Many residents whose homes were damaged by the floods were not covered by national flood insurance, said Rafael Lemaitre, a FEMA pu...

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  • Vanderbilt pays $1.2 million to remove 'Confederate' from dorm name
Vanderbilt pays $1.2 million to remove 'Confederate' from dorm name

That conversation continued in the last academic year through town halls as many other campuses engaged in similar debates. The Tennessee-based university wanted to rename the school's Confederate Memorial Hall due to various complaints by students in 2002.

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  • Tigers lose 3-1 to Mets, but Sanchez impressive
Tigers lose 3-1 to Mets, but Sanchez impressive

With men on first and second and still nobody out, d'Arnaud grounded into a double play, and Detroit was able to get out of the inning up 6-5. NY amassed 14 hits and three walks with Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce going deep while Wilmer Flores knocked in two and Ty Kelly scored twice.

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  • Curfew imposed in Milwaukee after African-American man shot dead
Curfew imposed in Milwaukee after African-American man shot dead

He described the situation in the city as improved compared with Sunday night. The father of an African-American man whose shooting death by Milwaukee police set off a weekend of unrest blamed himself for being the "wrong role model" to his children.

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  • Russian Federation may cut the number of cosmonauts on the ISS
Russian Federation may cut the number of cosmonauts on the ISS

Sergei Krikalev, director of human spaceflight at Roscosmos, said that a letter about the possible change had been sent to the participants of the ISS program. However, the agency did not provide any additional information. During Monday's media briefing (which was held to discuss a NASA spacewalk scheduled for Friday, Aug.

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  • Sold! New Playboy Mansion owner closes deal for $100 million
Sold! New Playboy Mansion owner closes deal for $100 million

Metropoulos "has already given the thumbs-up to Playboy's Midsummer Night's Dream Party next Saturday ... and the annual Halloween bash". The sale of the Playboy Mansion to next door neighbor Daren Metropoulos has closed for $100 million, according to a spokesperson for Mr.

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  • Weather service issues hazardous weather outlook, thunderstorms possible in St. Lawrence County
Weather service issues hazardous weather outlook, thunderstorms possible in St. Lawrence County

However, it won't be as sunny as Monday AND there's a good chance we'll end this day with some showers and/or storms in the area. Sunny skies and hot temperatures with a high of about 92 are expected Tuesday . High: 90. Southwest wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming light west after midnight. West wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy with...

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  • More than 40 SC Red Cross volunteers helping with Louisiana floods
More than 40 SC Red Cross volunteers helping with Louisiana floods

Central Florida Red Cross volunteers will assist with sheltering displaced residents, preparing food, logistics and more. "It costs the Red Cross approximately $1,650 to send a volunteer to a relief operation for 11 days - the average length of a disaster deployment".

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  • Father of heart-transplant toddler killed family, self
Father of heart-transplant toddler killed family, self

Single gunshot wounds were found on the bodies of 8-year-old Lianna, Mark Jr., 5, and 2-year-old Willow, who had previously made headlines as a "miracle" after surviving a heart transplant shortly as a newborn. Authorities also released new details about the killings. Police have still not said which parent they believe did the shooting, but pros...

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  • Police hunt for suspect accused in fatal Imam shooting
Police hunt for suspect accused in fatal Imam shooting

Police said no motive had been established for the killing of Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and 64-year-old Thara Uddin Saturday afternoon near the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque. The murder of a Queens Imam and his assistant in Ozone Park on Saturday has left residents gripped with fear and calling for justice. Officers said the gunman is still at lar...

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  • 7000 rescued as storms, flooding wreak havoc on Louisiana
7000 rescued as storms, flooding wreak havoc on Louisiana

Mike Steele, spokesperson for the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said there was an overnight spike in flood rescues in the eastern part of Baton Rouge. "I can't say it's worse than a hurricane", Edwards told reporters after being briefed by law enforcement and emergency officials, "but it's plenty bad".

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  • Pence: Trump was 'serious' about Obama and ISIS
Pence: Trump was 'serious' about Obama and ISIS

She joins us from Martha's Vineyard, which is also where President Obama is on vacation. "The door is closing fast", said Michigan Democratic strategist Amy Chapman, President Barack Obama's senior Michigan adviser in his 2008 and 2012 campaigns.

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  • Washington Monument Closed Again After Elevator Gets Stuck
Washington Monument Closed Again After Elevator Gets Stuck

The elevator doors failed to open near the top of the 555-foot-high (169-meter-high) monument, a major tourist draw in the USA capital, said Mike Litterst, a spokesman for the National Park Service. The monument reopened in 2014 following damage caused by an quake. That shutdown appeared to be at least the seventh in a little more than a year, for ...

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