3 most wanted sex offenders sought in TX, reward offered

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jimmie Jerome Hiners, 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $10,000 is offered for information leading to his arrest.

Two teens in church group rescued on Georgia's Stone Mountain

An outing by church youth group went awry in a Georgia historical park Tuesday when two teenagers who thought they could use watery runoff to slide down a mountain ended up hurt, authorities said. An 18-year-old man suffered moderate to severe inj

2 arrested in vacant Temple apartment after threatening, throwing knife at officers

Tuesday night, at 11:26 p.m., officers from the Temple Police Department responded to a report of suspicious noises at The Kensington Apartments, located at 400 Fryer’s Creek Drive.

5-time world boxing champ Emile Griffith dies at 75

Former world-class boxer Emile Griffith, who won five titles during the 1960s, died Tuesday just east of New York City, the International Boxing Hall of Fame announced. He was 75. Griffith died Tuesday morning at the Nassau Extended Care Facili

Is the post-Sandy baby boom real?

It's getting a lot of chatter, but is it real? A new story about some New Jersey hospitals seeing a spike in births nine months after Superstorm Sandy has sparked talk that there just might be a post-Sandy baby boom. Monmouth Medical Center in

Natural gas rig explodes, burns in Gulf of Mexico

A natural gas platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico late Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. The rig, leased by Houston-based Walter Oil & Gas Corp.

California court denies bid to halt same-sex marriages in state

California's Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the San Diego County clerk's request to immediately halt same-sex marriages in the state, the latest, if not necessarily last, key ruling in a years-long legal fight. The decision was announced in a bri

Official: Police sergeant on desk duty during probe over Boston images

A Massachusetts State Police sergeant will be on desk duty pending the outcome of an internal investigation over his unauthorized release of photos showing the hunt and capture of one of the Boston bombing suspects.

All three women found slain in East Cleveland identified

All three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags last weekend in East Cleveland have been identified, CNN has confirmed after speaking with their families.

Two teens arrested resulting from investigation into string of burglaries

An investigation into a string of burglaries in Killeen over the weekend has resulted in two teenagers being charged with burglary.