{FD} Mexico extends gillnet ban to help save endangered porpoise

Mexico’s agriculture and fisheries department says it is extending a ban on gillnets in much of the upper Gulf of California as part of an effort to save the endangered vaquita porpoise.

{FD} Students who put noose on black teddy bear identified

Authorities have identified four students who they say hung a black teddy bear from a noose at a North Carolina high school.

{FD} Bounty hunters, fugitive shoot each other dead at car dealership in Texas

Two bounty hunters and the fugitive from Minnesota they were tracking shot each other dead in a hail of bullets at a Texas car dealership in front of panicked customers, officials said Wednesday.

{FD} New police bodycam video released from nightclub massacre

Newly-released video from bodycams on officers responding to a mass shooting at a Florida gay nightclub shows shattered glass inside the club, the sounds of automatic gunfire and an officer shouting, “Come out with your hands up or you will die!”

{FD} Man pleads guilty in police officer’s slaying, gets life

A man who killed a police officer in Ohio has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and other charges and has been sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years without the possibility of parole.

{FD} Ohio man pleads guilty in death of New Mexico police officer

An Ohio man pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the shooting death of a police officer during a traffic stop last year in New Mexico.

{FD} Trapped pregnant deer pulled from rocks by US Coast Guard in Michigan

A routine training exercise for the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday, ended with the rescue of a wild animal.

{FD} Probe of university official cost more than misspending

An investigation into the misuse of funds by an outgoing chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley cost 10 times more than the misspending.

{FD} I-25 fire: Huge blaze involving tanker shuts down interstate outside Denver

Interstate 25 is shut down in both directions between Orchard Road and Belleview Avenue due to a massive fire in the roadway.

{FD} 16-year-old girl accused of hacking Uber driver to death

Authorities say a 16-year-old girl has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder and accused of stabbing her Uber driver to death in suburban Chicago.

{FD} Police: New charges brought in case of Iowa teen’s death

Police say three more people have been charged in the death of a 16-year-old central Iowa girl who weighed only 56 pounds at her death.

{FD} Trial opens for man accused of abusing girl he got as a gift

The mother of six girls a Pennsylvania man is accused of assaulting, fathering two children by one, says she knew about the sexual activity but believed it “could be a good thing.”

{FD} 1st prison term returned in Bundy armed standoff in Nevada

A judge called a New Hampshire man a “bully vigilante” and sentenced him Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for his role organizing armed backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after a standoff with U.S. agents in 2014.

{FD} FBI says man accused of ‘sexual contact with minor’ during Arlington Wreath Laying Ceremony

The FBI said Wednesday it is looking for a man wanted for alleged “illicit sexual contact with minor” during the Wreath Laying Ceremony on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.

{FD} Girl gets rabies shot after being bitten by coyote at park

Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has received a rabies shot after being bitten by a coyote at an Arizona park.

{FD} Trump’s regulatory rollback no help for farmer facing $2.8M fine for plowing own land

Even though President Trump issued a sweeping order to cut federal red tape earlier this year, a Northern California farmer is still facing a nearly $3 million fine for plowing his own land.

{FD} Pilot ‘disorientation’ cited in Russian military choir crash

A commission investigating last year’s crash of a plane that killed 92 people including members of Russia’s renowned army choir says it may have been caused by pilot disorientation.

Australia: Muslim arrested on Malaysian Airlines, ‘I’ve got a bomb and I’m going to f***ing blow the plane up’

‘I’m going to blow up this plane’: Man ‘claiming to have explosives’ tries to break into cockpit of packed Malaysia Airlines flight leaving Melbourne before passengers wrestle him to the floor Melbourne Airport in lock down after man reportedly attempts to hijack plane  Malaysian Airlines flight MH128 took off from Melbourne flying to Kuala Lumpur It … Continue reading