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New Jersey cop who overdosed on heroin in patrol car while on duty loses job

New Jersey cop who overdosed on heroin in patrol car while on duty loses job

Matthew D. Ellery, 29, admitted in court Friday that he drove under the influence and was in possession of heroin, authorities said. An on-duty New ...
Evacuations ordered as large brush fire burns on Maui

Evacuations ordered as large brush fire burns on Maui

No injuries or significant loss of property were reported, but more than 600 people were in shelters, officials said.   More than 600 people ...
Tropical Storm Barry headed for the Gulf Coast, could drop up to 20 inches of rain

Tropical Storm Barry headed for the Gulf Coast, could drop up to 20 inches of rain

  The town of Grand Isle, Louisiana, south of New Orleans, ordered a mandatory evacuation of residents Thursday.     Reside ...
Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels

"This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused ...
First baby in the U.S. born from transplanted womb of dead donor

First baby in the U.S. born from transplanted womb of dead donor

The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio said it has done five uterus transplants so far and hoped to enroll 10 women in its study. CLEVELAND — The Cleveland C ...
Teenage aspiring pilot and pageant contestant dies in Mississippi plane crash

Teenage aspiring pilot and pageant contestant dies in Mississippi plane crash

Lake Little, 18, was practicing "touch and go" takeoffs and landings Saturday afternoon when the single engine plane went down. An 18-year-old Miss ...
NYPD Shoots Suspect While on the Ground

NYPD Shoots Suspect While on the Ground

  An investigation is ongoing after police officers shot a man during a confrontation in the Bronx Sunday night. Officials say those offi ...
Electric air taxis powered by hydrogen promise greater range for intercity commutes

Electric air taxis powered by hydrogen promise greater range for intercity commutes

The new vehicles could be in production in the United States by 2021, but would need FAA approval. Your daily commute may be about to take to the s ...
Billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein arrested for alleged sex trafficking

Billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein arrested for alleged sex trafficking

Epstein was the subject of a sweetheart prosecution deal after authorities investigated alleged sex with underage victims. Billionaire convicted se ...
Anchorage, Alaska, hits 90 degrees in record-shattering heat wave

Anchorage, Alaska, hits 90 degrees in record-shattering heat wave

The unusual heat wave is expected to continue through the next week with highs about 15 to 20 degrees above average and comes as a massive heat dome h ...