‘Casanova Scammer’ admits to stealing $1 million from women on dating apps
Brian Wedgeworth, who posed as a doctor, stole upward of $1 million from about 40 women using dating apps, prosecutors say.
After the shock fades, fear rises in the aftermath of Buffalo shooting
The gunman’s actions not only cost lives but psychologically maimed those who can most easily envision themselves among the slain.
New beer with ‘a taste of security’ celebrates Finland’s NATO bid
A Finnish brewing company created a beer to celebrate its country's NATO bid — and it's flying off the shelves.
Vogue magazine publisher asked a British pub to change its name. It refused.
Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue magazine, has apologized after asking a village pub to change its name.
Accountant retires on cruise ships to avoid cost of land living
Angelyn Burk ran the numbers and got her husband onboard with the idea
Justice Dept. to unveil new efforts to bolster hate-crime reporting
Attorney General Merrick Garland will welcome civic leaders to the Justice Department to shine a spotlight on new efforts to improve tracking and reporting of bias-motivated crimes.
Just before Buffalo shooting, 15 users signed into suspect’s chatroom, says person familiar with review
The users were able to scroll through months of voluminous writings and racist screeds.
She expected to pay $1,337 for surgery. She was billed $303,709.
Years after Lisa French argued she was never informed of the massive "chargemaster" price rates and engaged in a years-long legal battle with the hospital, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in her favor this week.
Buffalo shooting suspect indicted; grand jury’s work continues
"Payton, you’re a coward!" a person in the gallery yelled as the 18-year-old suspect, Payton Gendron, was led back to a holding area after a brief court appearance.
Vangelis, Oscar-winning composer of ‘Chariots of Fire’ theme, dies at 79
He also scored the films “Blade Runner” and “Missing” and Carl Sagan’s PBS series “Cosmos.”
Dispatcher may be fired for allegedly hanging up on Tops worker
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said at a news conference that a 911 dispatcher who allegedly hung up on Tops employee Latisha Rogers has been placed on leave and could be fired by the end of the month.
Why Biden is using the Defense Production Act for the baby formula shortage
The White House’s use of a Cold War-era law reflects the magnitude of the supply crunch that has left many parents scrambling for formula.
Vandal forces Johnny Cash silhouette to take a leak on his hometown
The bullet hole in an Arkansas town’s water tower spilled about 180,000 gallons over roughly six days.
A woman slipped a note to a KFC worker. It led to her partner’s arrest.
The woman told police her boyfriend, who was armed with a handgun, hit her in the face and took her phone away, an affidavit states.
Students punished for labeling water fountains ‘Whites only,’ ‘Blacks only’
The signs — reminiscent of segregation — were up for 30 seconds before students took them down, officials at the Cincinnati-area school district said.
Biden’s Justice Dept. pressed for strong response to Buffalo massacre
Attorney General Merrick Garland has been talking with civil rights leaders as his agency launches a hate-crimes probe.
Is Happy the zoo elephant legally a person? A court will decide.
New York's highest court is considering whether an elephant at the Bronx Zoo is entitled to the same right of protection against unlawful imprisonment that people have.
Teen digging hole on a beach dies when sand collapses around him
Levi Caverly, 18, and his 17-year-old sister were digging a large hole on a beach in Toms River, N.J., when the sand caved in, police said. Authorities said Caverly's sister was rescued but Caverly died in the collapse.