{FD} Emily weakens to tropical depression drenching Florida; 2 fishermen rescued

Tropical Storm Emily weakened to a tropical depression Monday afternoon as it slogged eastward across the Florida peninsula, spreading drenching rains, causing power outages and leaving two fishermen to be rescued from Tampa Bay.

{FD} Ohio police chief: Somebody snorted heroin off my business card

Canal Fulton Police Chief Doug Swartz’s business card was used to snort heroin, according to authorities.

{FD} Man charged in deadly mall carjacking case pleads guilty

A man charged in connection with a deadly carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall has pleaded guilty.

{FD} 3 of 4 charged in Arkansas cay care van death enter pleas

Three of four women charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-year-old boy who was left in a day care van in Arkansas have pleaded not guilty.

{FD} Ex-Washington University dean pleads guilty to child porn

A former dean at Washington University in St. Louis has pleaded guilty in a federal child porn case and could face up to 20 years in prison.

{FD} Little Rock police seek community aid as homicide mark rises

Little Rock police say they need the community’s help combating crime after five people were fatally shot last week and the city recorded its 37th homicide of the year.

{FD} China urges support for new Israel-Palestinian peace plan

China’s U.N. ambassador is urging the international community to support President Xi Jinping’s new four-point proposal to end the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict and establish an independent Palestinian state.

{FD} Drug suspect arrested after 30 years on the lam

After 30 years on the run, a foreign national wanted on federal drug charges has been captured.

{FD} Peanut butter jailbreak: How a dozen Alabama inmates used food to bust out of jail

The dozen inmates who busted out of a jail in Alabama used peanut butter to fool a new guard into opening an outside door, investigators revealed Monday, shedding light on how so many inmates got a taste of freedom.

{FD} FBI: Men who spotted polygamous leader will split reward

A pair of pawn shop workers who provided a key tip that helped authorities capture a fugitive polygamous sect leader will split a $50,000 reward from the FBI, the agency revealed Monday.

{FD} IAAF not ready to lift Russia’s suspension from athletics

The IAAF is not ready to lift Russia’s suspension from track and field competitions as the country fails to fully accept the findings of an investigation into its state-sponsored doping scheme.

{FD} Man stole $257K from child center to buy Maserati, fur coat

A former official who stole more than $250,000 from a New Jersey agency that provides education to underprivileged children and used the money to buy a Maserati and expensive fur coat is now headed to prison.

{FD} The Latest: Prosecutor to seek death penalty for fugitive

The Latest on a North Carolina fugitive who police said killed a man (all times local): 4:25 p.m.

{FD} Death of man 22 years after shooting is ruled a homicide

The death of a Pittsburgh man more than two decades after he was shot has been ruled a homicide.

{FD} James McCloughan, 1st hero to receive Medal of Honor from President Trump

McCloughan is credited with saving the lives of members of his platoon nearly 50 years ago in the Battle of Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam.