By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa teacher's aide was fired Tuesday after school officials recently learned she was the member of an Indianapolis family who tortured and killed a girl in the basement of their home in 1965.
Paula Pace had worked for the BCLUW
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police are saying that the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl in suburban Denver this month is connected to a kidnapping attempt against a young woman earlier this year.
Authorities aren't releasing any details about that link but Westminster investigator
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities searched Tuesday for a 10-month-old girl who was declared missing after her grandmother, who was baby-sitting her, was found slain inside the family's apartment in a Philadelphia suburb.
Investigators are focusing on
By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) - The body of a female was found in a recycling containing in Clayton and preliminarily identified as that of a 12-year-old southern New Jersey girl missing since the weekend, officials said early Tuesday.
Bernie Weisenfeld, spokesman for
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's top comedians hailed Ellen DeGeneres as a trailblazer Monday night as she received the nation's highest humor prize.
The Kennedy Center is awarding DeGeneres the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The show will be
ROCHESTER, Pa. (AP) - A woman hosting a Halloween party shined a light for her son to help him shoot what they thought was a skunk but was really his 8-year-old cousin in a black-and-white costume, police said.
The girl, who was hit in the shoulder, arm, back and neck, was hospitalized Monday in
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager will serve 20 years in prison for a vicious stomping attack outside a middle school that left a 15-year-old girl with permanent brain injuries.
A judge imposed the sentence Monday on 18-year-old Wayne
By DAVID DISHNEAU and MATTHEW PERRONEAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A New Jersey woman who says her 9-year-old daughter was bullied took matters into her own hands and confronted one of the students she says harassed the girl. Now, the mother is facing assault charges, even though she denied touching or hitting anyone.
Rebecca Sardoni and
ROCHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania woman shined a flashlight for her son to help him shoot what they thought was a skunk but was really his 8-year-old cousin in a black-and-white Halloween costume. The girl was hospitalized Monday in critical condition following Saturday night