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Delay in treatments before Ebola patient died

Delay in treatments before Ebola patient died

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first started showing symptoms — a delay that doctors…

Remains identified as missing Virginia college student

Remains identified as missing Virginia college student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible…

Mechanical problem blamed for fatal hayride crash

Mechanical problem blamed for fatal hayride crash

A mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers to careen down a steep hill and slam into a tree during a Halloween-themed hayride in the woods,…

Ferguson faces more protests, doubt & anger

Ferguson faces more protests, doubt & anger

Elected leaders in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer hoped to use their first public meeting since Michael Brown’s…

Is Ferguson on a comeback trail?

Is Ferguson on a comeback trail?

The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those…

Decorated combat veteran dies in Virginia crash

Decorated combat veteran dies in Virginia crash

The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes,…

9-year-old guns down firearms instructor

9-year-old guns down firearms instructor

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in…

Few laws govern children at gun ranges

Few laws govern children at gun ranges

A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca’s death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in…

Omaha cop kills ‘Cops’ TV crew member

Omaha cop kills ‘Cops’ TV crew member

When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police…

Can Michael Brown’s death make a difference?

Can Michael Brown’s death make a difference?

The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest. Thus went the most recent…

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