{FD} Sexual misconduct allegations weighed heavily on Moore candidacy, results suggest

If Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in Tuesday’s U.S. Senate election in Alabama stands, the litany of sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore will have proven to be too much for the Republican to overcome.

{FD} Florida teacher sold marijuana to middle schoolers, authorities say

A Florida substitute teacher was arrested Friday after allegedly selling marijuana to two middle school students.

{FD} YouTube prankster thankful after rescue from microwave stunt

Jay Swingler’s plan to cement his head in the microwave using spackling paste took an unexpectedly bad turn when the substance solidified faster than he anticipated.

{FD} First death reported as California wildfires continue to rage

Authorities in Ventura County, Calif., confirmed the first-fire related death Friday as strong winds continued to whip a massive firestorm across South California — leaving a charred path of destruction.

{FD} Al Qaeda calls for attacks against US and its allies over Jerusalem policy

Al Qaeda is urging its followers across the globe to attack the United States and its allies in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

{FD} Connecticut man had sex with girlfriend’s corpse in hope of reviving her, police say

A Connecticut man was sentenced to a year in prison on Tuesday after having sex with his dead girlfriend’s corpse, the Hartford Courant reported.

{FD} Racehorses set free as California wildfire nears training facility

Hundreds of elite racing horses stabled at San Luis Rey Downs in San Diego County were set free Thursday in hopes that they would escape the flames as one of the major California wildfires consumed the training facility.

{FD} Internet hoaxster Paul Horner died of drug overdose: report

An Internet hoaxster’s death in September was caused by a potent mix of drugs, according to a medical examiner’s report released Tuesday.

{FD} Florida teacher inappropriately touched student, authorities say

A Florida high school teacher was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge last week, accused of inappropriately touching a 19-year-old male student.

{FD} Donald Trump Jr scheduled for Capitol Hill interview Wednesday

Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to appear before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday as it continues its probe into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election.

{FD} Cross-dressing Indianapolis man gets 80 years for ambush that injured two

An Indianapolis man who dressed as an elderly woman to ambush his ex-girlfriend and her brother, was sentenced to 80 years in prison Friday.

{FD} Lara Trump robo-calls Alabamans, invites them to see president in Fla.

The president plans to be in Pensacola on Friday, just four days before Alabama voters decide between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones for the seat once occupied by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

{FD} ABC News corrects its report about ‘candidate’ Trump and Flynn

ABC News issued a correction to a bombshell report Friday morning that initially claimed Michael Flynn was prepared to testify that he was instructed by then-“candidate” Donald Trump to contact Russian officials during the campaign.

{FD} #BoycottSanFrancisco takes off after Steinle case acquittal

The hashtag was trending on Twitter in the wake of a controversial trial that found Jose Inez Garcia Zarate not guilty of murdering Kate Steinle on a pier in San Francisco in July 2015.

{FD} Matt Lauer’s ex-wife comes to his defense, ‘shocked’ by sexual harassment allegations

The ex-wife of fired NBC “Today’” co-host Matt Lauer has come to his defense following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

{FD} Journalists’ group ‘grateful’ after Walmart pulls ‘offensive’ T-shirt

Following a complaint from a journalism advocacy group, Walmart has ended its online sales of a T-shirt that the group argued sent a threatening message.

{FD} Texas professor’s post defending men ‘courting’ teens sparks outrage

“What’s the big deal” about a grown man “courting” a 14-year-old girl? A Texas university philosophy professor asks that question in a recent blog post defending Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.

{FD} Ohio’s Cops for Kids charity bilked donors out of $4.2M, state AG says

Cops for Kids, a charity that helps families or children who are victims of crimes, allegedly defrauded millions of dollars in donations, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Ohio Attorney General, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.

{FD} Knocking Trump off Twitter was a ‘mistake,’ ex-employee says

A former Twitter employee who stunned the world earlier this month by deactivating President Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes has now stepped forward.

{FD} Louisiana woman charged in abuse of 7-year-old boy

A Louisiana woman faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on charges of abusing her boyfriend’s 7-year-old son in 2015.