(Reuters) – Mechanical trouble forced an American Airlines jetliner to return to the gate at Boston’s Logan Airport on Monday and four people were taken to hospitals to be evaluated, an airline spokesman said.
A private plan believed to have 10 foreign passengers and two crew members on board crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, officials said.
Some Californians raised “blunts,” cut ribbons and endured long, early morning lines outside marijuana dispensaries to show their love for the state’s recreational pot law, which went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.
Los Angeles police have arrested Tyler Barriss on a fugitive warrant in California arising from a Thursday evening incident in Kansas, where a suspected “swatting” hoax and a phony 911 call ended in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man, Andrew Finch.
Gretchen Carlson was elected to lead the Miss America pageant after its CEO and previous chairman resigned amid a sexist email scandal, the organization said Monday. In a statement, the Miss America Organization said that Carlson, who won the pageant in 1989, would take over the role immediately.
The newly invigorated movement to stamp out sexual misconduct in American workplaces has connected women from opposite ends of the country’s economic and class divides: actresses and farmworkers.
Weeks before he started shooting, the Colorado gunman who killed one deputy and wounded four more unleashed a verbal barrage against Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock and his department.
WASHINGTON — Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation safety group that tracks crashes, making 2017 the safest year on record for commercial air travel.
Mike and Joan Renee Cook had a tumultuous marriage. The couple lived in Salem, Virginia with their young daughter, Ashlyn. But in 2007, Mike moved to Des Moines, Iowa to find a job, with plans for Joan and Ashlyn to join him once he was settled.
A 16-year-old New Jersey boy is suspected of fatally shooting his parents, teenage sister and a family friend with a semi-automatic rifle shortly before midnight on New Year’s Eve, police said.