{FD} Ohio teacher on leave over Snapchat complaint about prom expenses

A suburban Cleveland teacher has been put on paid leave over a social media post that appeared to criticize the expense of some students' prom arrangements in contrast with not having "enough money for school supplies or passing grades."

{FD} Ohio murder mystery: Member of Rhoden family charged with destroying evidence in massacre probe

In a major development in the year-long murder mystery of the Rhoden family, authorities have charged a family member with tampering with evidence, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Tuesday afternoon, marking the first arrest in the investigation.

{FD} Wisconsin fugitive Joseph Jakubowski pleads not guilty to federal charges

Joseph Jakubowski was arraigned in federal court on Tuesday morning, April 25th, and he pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he stole 18 firearms and two silencers from Armageddon Supplies in Janesville on April 4th, and for being a felon in possession of firearms. A federal trial date was set for September 25th. Jakubowski also appeared in court in Rock County Tuesday afternoon for his preliminary hearing on three state charges.

{FD} International marijuana holiday off to a smoking start

Beginning April 20, and continuing throughout the weekend (or until the snacks run out), swarms of so-called “stoners” will be gathering on grassy knolls, city streets and even the U.S. Capitol steps to celebrate the international marijuana holiday known as “4/20.” And while the yearly, pungent “protests” are often treated as sideshows, the issue of legalized cannabis - and the benefits it is providing to a variety of Americans - is growing too big to ignore.

{FD} Tennessee Amber Alert: Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping reportedly spotted in Texas

The teacher accused of kidnapping one of his students sparking a nationwide manhunt was reportedly spotted on a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas Thursday.

{FD} Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez shot men after drink spilled at club, witness says

A former friend of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez told the jury at Hernandez's double-murder trial Monday that he opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a nightclub.

{FD} New details emerge in alleged rape of Maryland girl by two teens, one here illegally

New brutal details emerged Monday in the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl at a Maryland high school by two male students, at least one of whom was in the country illegally.

{FD} Maryland girl allegedly raped in high school bathroom by two teens, at least one here illegally

A 14-year-old girl enrolled at Rockville High School in Rockville, Md. was violently raped, sodomized and made to perform oral sex in a campus bathroom stall by two older male students, at least one of whom is in the country illegally, police and immigration officials said Monday.

{FD} Florida cop-killer case reassigned after prosecutor declines death penalty

Florida's governor is reassigning a case involving the killing of a police officer after an Orlando prosecutor said she no will longer seek the death penalty.

{FD} Florida Gov. Scott to reassign prosecutor in case of accused cop-killer Markeith Loyd

Florida's governor is reassigning a case involving the killing of a police officer after an Orlando prosecutor said she no will longer seek the death penalty.

{FD} 6 children missing after overnight house fire in Baltimore, 4 others injured

A woman and three children are injured and six more children in the family are unaccounted for after an early morning house fire in northeast Baltimore, a fire official said Thursday.