Alabama officer getting paid after murder conviction resigns

An Alabama police officer who remained on his city’s payroll for two months after being convicted of murder has resigned from the Huntsville Police Department. Officer William Darby left of his own accord, the city told WAAY-TV on Friday. Darby has been

Expanding Western drought sets 122-year record: scientists

A devasting drought has spread virtually throughout the entire western U.S., setting a 122-year record, scientists say. Almost 90 percent of the the region is now considered to be in drought. CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA FISH MORTALITY PINNED TO DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE The U.S.

NYPD shoots man who attacked them with metal pipe: police

A New York City police officer shot and injured a man who lunged at cops with a metal pipe during an incident Friday night, police said.  Police responded at around 10:35 p.m. to a disturbance regarding a 45-year-old man who was “acting

1 dead after Washington state tavern shooting

A shooting at a Spokane Valley, Washington, tavern has left one person dead and two injured with gunshot wounds, according to authorities.  The deceased male victim died at the scene while the two other wounded victims — a male and female —

Father saves his infant twin girls from house fire

A Detroit-area father saved his two infant, twin daughters from a house fire last weekend while they were asleep in the basement, according to local reports and a GoFundMe page. Ray Lucas and his girlfriend, ShiAnn Brown, went to run an errand

Woman holding her dog leaps to death off luxury NYC building

Anyone considering suicide should contact the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or can chat with someone live on its Web site. A 60-year-old woman jumped from the roof of her luxury Midtown building while holding her tiny lap dog Friday afternoon, leaving

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