DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — The parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre are offering to settle their wrongful death lawsuit against Newtown, Connecticut, and its school system for $5.5 million apiece.
The parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner filed the settlement offers Monday in Danbury Superior Court. A lawyer for the town and the school board declined to comment Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say a 13-year-old boy is charged in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy last month in suburban Indianapolis.
The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/1ttQ3OI ) that the teenager is charged in the May 27 death of Anthony Harmon Jr. The boy was shot in the face in the kitchen of an apartment in Cumberland and pronounced dead at the scene.
Court documents show the 13-year-old will be kept in custody because of the...
FLOYD, N.Y. (AP) — Three Ohio residents have pleaded not guilty to felony assault charges stemming from an explosion that critically injured a New York state prison guard outside his home.
Authorities say the suspects were taken to Oneida County for an appearance Monday in the town court in Floyd. Correction officer Alan Dobransky suffered serious injuries May 29 when a cardboard box exploded outside his home.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man faces multiple charges after he was apparently showing a 10-year-old boy he was babysitting how to set off acid bombs.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter says in a news release that a deputy working an off-duty detail in a subdivision heard a loud explosion Monday. He went to a nearby park and saw 30-year-old Joshua Stephen Lapin-Bertone setting off acid bombs.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — The family of a pregnant Pennsylvania woman who was slain along with her unborn son in 2009 is objecting to the release of the convicted killer, who was 11 at the time.
Debra Houk, the mother of 26-year-old Kenzie Houk, and other relatives confirmed Monday's decision by a Lawrence County judge to release Jordan Brown, after a juvenile court hearing that was closed to the public. The court has authority to hold a juvenile until he turns 21. Brown is...
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Pastor Richie Clendenen stepped away from the pulpit, microphone in hand. He walked the aisles of the Christian Fellowship Church, his voice rising to describe the perils believers face in 21st-century America.
"The Bible says in this life you will have troubles, you will have persecutions. And Jesus takes it a step further: You'll be hated by all nations for my name's sake," he said.