TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Twin Falls County Sheriff's officials say a man who was watching BASE parachute jumpers leap from a southern Idaho bridge into the deep Snake River Canyon stumbled and fell into the canyon himself. Sheriff's spokeswoman Lori Stewart told The Times-
NBCNEWS.COM/PHILADELPHIA - A 10-year-old boy shot himself in the hand while playing with a gun at a playground on Sunday afternoon, police said.
The accidental shooting happened around 3 p.m. at the Christy Recreation Center in Cobbs Creek.
Police say the 10-year-old victim was rushed to
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah's police chief is calling on witnesses to come forward after a shooting at a Georgia fair that wounded seven people, most of them teenagers.
Police tell The Savannah Morning News (http://bit.ly/TsIkGk) that about 15 males, who appeared to be in their teens,
By GREG SCHREIERAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta police helicopter that crashed and killed two officers on board had been completely refurbished within the last decade, and its pilot and maintenance crew were confident it was safe to fly, officials said Monday.
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday that British forces should be proud of their role in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, citing what he claimed was major social and economic progress since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mourners are leaving flowers, cards and other mementos at a makeshift memorial near the site of a police helicopter crash that killed two Atlanta officers who were searching for a runaway boy.
Authorities say the chopper struck a power pole, them plummeted to the ground and exploded
RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Some residents in northern New Jersey awoke to a small earthquake early Monday.
The temblor, with a magnitude of 2.0, struck at 1:19 a.m. and was centered in Ringwood, a community that's still dealing with downed trees and power outages from Sandy.
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - Hordes of Chinese high rollers flooding into Macau have turned the city into an Asian casino boomtown, but they're also posing a challenge for China's next generation of leaders.
Macau's casino industry has mushroomed over the past
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A zoo where a 2-year-old boy fell into an exhibit and was fatally mauled by African wild dogs had met or exceeded all safety standards for animals and visitors, proving that no exhibit is "fail-proof," the zoo's president said Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The family of a Malaysian man detained for allegedly insulting a state sultan on Facebook called for his release Monday, saying the government is violating his free-speech rights.
Police arrested 27-year-old Ahmad Abdul Jalil in Kuala Lumpur and took him to southern