{FD} Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s $5M estate to be settled in court, judge says

Lawyers for some of the Las Vegas shooting victims appeared in court on Thursday to help determine how to control the $5 million estate gunman Stephen Paddock left behind, KSNV reported.

{FD} Ghost Ship defendants will stand trial in deadly Oakland warehouse fire, judge rules

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} 9th Circuit opens sexual misconduct inquiry into famed judge

The chief judge of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has opened a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused by six women of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments.

{FD} Michigan police probe remains of 3 children found in Montana

Michigan State Police are investigating whether the remains of three children found in Montana could be linked to the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers.

{FD} Philadelphia City Council approves bill to remove bulletproof glass from storefronts

The Philadelphia City Council voted Thursday to remove bulletproof glass from the windows of some local businesses, despite a backlash from shop owners who cited safety concerns.

{FD} Sea lion attack at San Francisco Aquatic Park leaves swimmer severely injured

A swimmer was severely injured after being bit in the arm by a sea lion in the Bay on Thursday afternoon.

{FD} Charlottesville car attack suspect gets murder charge upgraded

The Ohio man accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville had his most serious charge upgraded to first-degree murder Thursday.

{FD} Larry Nassar’s former boss, Michigan State Dean William Strampel, steps down

Michigan State University has now seen its first administrator resign since Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography charges and 10 counts of sexual assault.

{FD} 2 will go to trial over 36 deaths in Oakland warehouse fire

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: It’s ‘a broken system’

For all of its claims of being an economic paradise, California is a failure when it comes to housing.

{FD} Man charged in Salvation Army worker death pleads not guilty

A Cleveland man charged in the fatal shooting of a Salvation Army worker and subsequent crimes has pleaded not guilty.

{FD} Report: 80 homeless people died on Portland streets in 2016

Eighty homeless people died on the streets in the Portland metropolitan area last year, adding to a tally of more than 350 people who have perished while homeless in the past six years, local authorities said Thursday.

{FD} Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies in Arizona at 96

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in Arizona.

{FD} North Carolina man arrested in fatal shooting of toddler

Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested in the shooting death of a toddler.

{FD} Long Island woman laundered money to ISIS through Bitcoin, prosecutors say

A Long Island woman was indicted Thursday after she allegedly laundered more than $85,000 through Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies overseas to the Islamic State.

{FD} University of Houston fraternity indicted for hazing

The parent organization of a University of Houston fraternity was indicted on a hazing charge Thursday that alleges pledges were deprived of adequate food, water and sleep during a three-day event where one student was body slammed and sustained a lacerated spleen.

{FD} Feds say NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State

A 27-year-old Long Island woman is facing federal charges of laundering bitcoin and other crypto currencies and wiring the money overseas to help Islamic State terrorists.

{FD} California man gets life in prison for suffocating 3 kids

A California man pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of first-degree murder for suffocating his three children and to attempting to kill his wife.

{FD} Cosmo DiNardo, cousin, plead not guilty in gruesome Pennsylvania murders

Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz, cousins in Pennsylvania accused in the deaths of multiple men in July, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing on Thursday.

{FD} Inmates charged for guard attacks at 2 Arkansas prisons

Five inmates have been charged in unrelated attacks the same afternoon that injured guards at two Arkansas prisons and number among a string of violent disturbances in the state’s correctional facilities this year.