Former Major League outfielder and baseball broadcast analyst Darryl Hamilton was fatally shot at a suburban Houston home where his girlfriend was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gun wound, police in Pearland said on Monday. The bodies of Hamilton, 50, and Monica Jordan, 44, were taken to a medical examiner. The couple’s 14-month-old infant was found unharmed at the home owned by Jordan and was taken into the care of Texas Child Protective Services.
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Authorities have released the name of a teenager who was killed when a stone slab weighing about 650 pounds fell on him outside a southern New Jersey business that makes countertops.
A 51-year-old man from Philadelphia is dead, after shots were fired near Coney Island.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cooler weather Monday was expected to aid crews making progress against a huge forest fire in a remote area of the San Bernardino Mountains — the largest of several blazes burning across California.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states.
Police have confirmed former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton was killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Pearland, Texas.
South Carolina activists on Monday stepped up their call for lawmakers to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the state capitol, five days after a white gunman allegedly shot dead nine black worshippers at a historic church in Charleston. The demand by U.S. civil rights leaders and local elected officials for the state to remove the rallying symbol of the pro-slavery South during the U.S. civil war follows revelations that the 21-year-old white man, charged with Wednesday’s attack on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, had posted a racist manifesto on the internet. The suspect, Dylann Roof, …read more
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other — California — was conspicuously absent from the debate.
Authorities say water bottled by a Pennsylvania bottling company may be contaminated with E. coli.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The inventor of a popular Spider-Man web-shooting toy can’t keep reeling in royalties after his patent ran out, the Supreme Court ruled Monday