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Alex Rodriguez's 'nephew' briefly held against his will in New York City, police sources say

(NEW YORK) -- The self-described "nephew" of former New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was briefly held against his will in a New York City hotel, according to New York Police Department police sources.

Norberto Susini, 29, met ... Read More

Philadelphia police commissioner apologizes for how he handled Starbucks arrests of 2 black men

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross has apologized to two black men who were arrested at a local Starbucks last week for how he handled the press surrounding the incident.

Ross said the he "failed miserably" at ... Read More

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg calls for boycott of investment firms with stakes in gun makers

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- David Hogg, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who has become a nationally-known anti-gun violence advocate in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at the school, has urged his more than 750,000 social media followe... Read More

Relative of victim killed by woman on alleged crime spree 'afraid' she'll kill again

(NEW YORK) -- The ex-stepdaughter of a Florida woman shot dead -- allegedly by a woman seeking to steal her identity -- said she was "in total shock" to learn what happened to her beloved family member.

Lois Riess, 56, is wanted for allege... Read More

Navy sailor, 24, goes missing in Connecticut

(NEW LONDON, Conn.) -- A United States Navy sailor has been reported missing in Connecticut after police say he left home and vanished.

Jacob Tyler, 24, was last seen leaving his home in Groton Tuesday morning, the Groton Police Department... Read More

FAA to order new engine inspections after fatal Southwest accident

(PHILADELPHIA) -- In the next two weeks, the Federal Aviation Administration will order the inspection of at least 220 Boeing 737 engines following a deadly engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday.

The FAA will determine prec... Read More

No one will be criminally charged for Prince's drug overdose, prosecutors say

(ST. PAUL, Minn.) --  No criminal charges will be brought in the accidental drug overdose death of Prince, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

Prosecutors also announced that Michael T. Schulenberg, the Minnesota doctor who prescrib... Read More

Woman allegedly paid dark web company in bitcoin to kill lover's wife, prosecutors say

(WOODRIDGE, Ill.) -- An Illinois woman is suspected of moving through the shadows of the dark web to carry out a sinister murder-for-hire plot, even using cryptocurrency to mask her identity.

Tina Jones, 31, of Des Plaines, Illinois, alleg... Read More

Father of slain children 'hugged every' juror he could after guilty verdict in nanny trial

(NEW YORK) -- After a jury found a New York City nanny guilty of murdering two young children in her care, the slain kids' father said he hugged as many jurors as he could.

Yoselyn Ortega had worked for Marina and Kevin Krim for two years ... Read More

Columbine principal reflects on 'worst nightmare' 19 years after shooting

(LITTLETON, Colo.) -- "No one ever believed it would happen at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. But hopefully people across the nation, across the state will realize that it can happen in their school."

Those were the chilling... Read More

Syracuse Theta Tau fraternity suspended for ‘extremely racist’ video

(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- Syracuse University suspended one of its professional fraternity chapters after video surfaced showing members of Theta Tau acting in an "extremely racist" and "homophobic" manner, the university’s chancellor said.

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Bill Cosby defense witness stumbles in explaining discrepancies in testimony

(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) -- The star witness for Bill Cosby's legal team was undermined during cross-examination on Wednesday when she conceded that her testimony differed from previous statements she gave defense attorneys, and said she and one of the come... Read More

Dashcam video shows police narrowly avoiding injury in house blast

(HURST, Texas) -- Police in Texas have released shocking dashcam video today of a dramatic explosion of an SUV crashing into a house and then apparently striking a natural-gas line.

The video posted on Facebook by the Hurst Police Departme... Read More

New details released in alleged multistate crime spree of woman accused of killing 2

(BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn.) -- A 56-year-old Minnesota woman wanted for allegedly shooting her husband to death, then killing and stealing the identity of Florida woman, is on the run after the alleged multistate crime spree that spans 1,500 miles. Now... Read More