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  • Events to mark legacy of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 50 years after his slaying in Miss.

    April 12, 2013 10:58 AM 146

    “I see this as a celebration — one where we celebrate the man, what he did, and what his actions are still giving to us today, and to the future,” Evers’ widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams said Thursday. Evers was the first field secretary in Mississippi for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He led marches, investigated racial

  • Killing Time? Jodi Arias Selling ‘Hourglass’ Art She Drew Behind Bars

    April 12, 2013 8:50 AM 108

    To meet demand from fans who are buying her artwork online, Jodi Arias has drawn an hourglass with sand slipping away from behind bars — at the time that her own life appears to be precariously falling away in the death row murder trial in Phoenix, Ariz. Arias, 32, is accused of killing her former lover, Travis Alexander, a devout Mormon motivational

  • Ryan urges outreach on abortion

    April 12, 2013 8:45 AM 113

    He said activists could advance the agenda by finding common ground with their foes. WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2012 and an abortion opponent, said Thursday that antiabortion activists should try to build a broad coalition and find common ground with supporters of abortion rights as a way to advance their

  • Suspicious package containing explosive material sent to Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

    April 12, 2013 5:11 AM 130

    A suspicious package found to contain explosive material and addressed to Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was intercepted by authorities in Flagstaff Thursday. The box was addressed to Arpaio at his Phoenix headquarters, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office officials said in a statement obtained by Fox News. Authorities in Flagstaff, a city in Northern

  • Package containing bomb addressed to Sheriff Joe's office

    April 12, 2013 4:43 AM 160

    MCSO says a package containing an explosive device and addressed to Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been destroyed. The package was intercepted in Flagstaff, Arizona, by local law enforcement. It was addressed to Arpaio's downtown Phoenix office. Authorities discovered the device when it was X-rayed, according to Flagstaff Police. A bomb team was deployed and the device

  • L.A. County cites 16 'maternity hotels' serving Asian visitors

    April 12, 2013 3:40 AM 125

    Following a flurry of complaints, Los Angeles County inspectors have cited 16 “maternity hotel” owners for illegally operating boardinghouses in residential zones. No major health or safety issues were found at the hotels, where women from Asia stay to give birth to U.S. citizen babies. But some of the facilities, which were in Rowland Heights or Hacienda

  • Jury deadlocked in psycho slasher David Tarloff murder trial

    April 12, 2013 3:19 AM 124

    "We are deadlocked and have been throughout the deliberations," a 3:35 p.m. note to Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Edward McLaughlin read. Jurors in the trial of schizophrenic killer David Tarloff were still deadlocked after a week of deliberations, they said Thursday. "We are deadlocked and have been throughout the deliberations," a 3:35 p.m. note to Manhattan

  • 'They did unimaginable things to her': Three boys, 16, charged with raping 15-year-old girl who killed herself after they posted pictures of the assault online

    April 12, 2013 2:11 AM 158

    Three 16-year-old boys have been arrested in Northern California on accusations that they sexually battered a 15-year-old girl who hanged herself eight days after the attack last fall. Santa Clara County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Jose Cardoza says the teens were arrested Thursday, two at Saratoga High School and a third at Christopher High School in Gilroy

  • Man dies of strangulation after shirt catches in Metro escalator

    April 11, 2013 11:42 PM 132

    KING 5 News has learned a man died of strangulation over the weekend after his shirt got caught in Metro tunnel escalator in downtown Seattle. The incident happened just after 5 a.m. Sunday at the Third and Seneca entrance to the University Station. Seattle Police Department’s report on the incident describes surveillance video which shows the man staggering

  • Pastor Rick Warren’s Son Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

    April 11, 2013 11:25 PM 162

    LAKE FOREST, Calif. (KTLA) — The gun used by Pastor Rick Warren’s son to commit suicide was unregistered. The Saddleback Church pastor tweeted Thursday that the gun was purchased on the internet. 27-year-old Matthew died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound last Friday at his Mission Viejo home. Warren issued an emotional statement to his congregation on Saturday