- Angel Flight crashes in NY, 2 killed, 1 missing
EPHRATAH, N.Y. (AP) — The crash of a volunteer Angel Flight in upstate New York that killed at least two people is under investigation, and authorities say a search is under way for the missing pilot.
- Journalist and author Haynes Johnson dies at 81
WASHINGTON (AP) — Haynes Johnson, a pioneering Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.
- Official: 2 dead after Angel Flight crashes in NY
EPHRATAH, N.Y. (AP) — A small airplane operating as a volunteer Angel Flight crashed in upstate New York on Friday evening, killing at least two people, authorities said.
- Today in History
Today is Saturday, May 25, the 145th day of 2013. There are 220 days left in the year.
- Jury convicts former South Texas DA of corruption
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prosecutor and one-time candidate for Congress was convicted Friday of accepting bribes in exchange for court favors, including an ,000 payment in a scheme that allowed a convicted murder to escape.
- Trucker bumps I-5 bridge, sees horror behind him
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
- Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
- Judge rules against 'America's toughest sheriff' in racial profiling lawsuit
By Tim Gaynor and David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge found on Friday, and ordered him to stop using race as a factor in law enforcement decisions. The ruling against the Maricopa County sheriff came in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by Hispanic drivers that tested whether police can target illegal immigrants without racially profiling U.S. citizens and legal residents of Hispanic origin. U.S. ...
- Dead Pa. baby's dad believes in 'divine healing'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care.
- Sandy-damaged NYC aquarium reopens this weekend
NEW YORK (AP) — Playful sea lions and trusty penguins are welcoming visitors back to the New York Aquarium for the first time since the Coney Island marine haven was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.