Police in Tennessee town must take polygraphs

After a series of problems that included a police officer using a racial slur, the new police chief in a Tennessee town is trying to clean up his department's image by requiring all applicants to take a polygraph test.

6 teens killed, 2 injured when SUV crashes into pond

Six teenagers were killed and two other people were injured when the SUV they were in struck a guardrail, turned over, and crashed into a pond, officials say.

Death sentences over Egypt football riot spark new protests

Two people were killed and at least 15 injured Saturday in Cairo, officials said, as Egyptians in two rival cities took to the streets to vent their anger over court verdicts in a controversial case involving deadly riots at a soccer game.

Venezuela: Will 'Chavismo' survive?

Hugo Chavez's 14 years as president of Venezuela were so personality-driven that the movement behind him became known as "Chavismo."

Chimney raised over Sistine Chapel as cardinals prepare for conclave

Vatican workmen scaled the roof of the Sistine Chapel Saturday, as they installed the chimney which will release the black or white smoke that signifies whether a new pope has been elected.

Teeny-tiny Portland park has an itsy-bitsy theft

The last time Mill Ends Park was in the news, it was full of teeny-tiny plastic police officers, a whole lot of teeny-tiny protest signs, and one scrawny evergreen tree.

RG3 honored at street dedication ceremony

Robert Griffin has had an amazing two-year span: A Heisman trophy, an NFL Rookie of the Year award and now he’s getting his own road.

Possible gas explosion obliterates house

A Bruceville-Eddy family is now without a home after an explosion destroyed their house late last night. Police rececived a 9-1-1 call around midnight on Thursday.

Dog dies in Bryan apartment fire

A handful of Bryan residents are displaced after a fire rips through their Northgate apartment unit.

CS man sentenced in 2012 New Year's day shooting

A College Station man who accidentally shot his friend on New Year's day more than a year ago has been sentenced.