Police investigate grenade found in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD (AP) — Authorities in Lakewood are investigating how a hand grenade ended up in an open field over the weekend.
Ana weakens to depression, dumping rain along NC, SC coasts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tropical Storm Ana lost the last of its strength and was downgraded to a depression as it created wet and windy conditions along the North and South Carolina coasts.
State offers to buy theme park’s proposed solar site – report
JACKSON (AP) — State environmental officials have reportedly offered to buy the site where Six Flags Great Adventure plans to cut nearly 19,000 trees to build a 90-acre solar farm.
Surprising Ana becomes tropical storm menacing the Carolinas
MIAMI (AP) -- Early surprise Ana muscled up to a tropical storm as it plodded toward the Southeast coast early Saturday, threatening to bring the Carolinas drenching rains and dangerous surf after forming weeks ahead of the formal June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.
FEMA to ask Sandy homeowners if they want to reopen claims
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage are getting another chance for reimbursement.
Man killed, 3 seriously when 2 sport utility vehicles crash in Jackson
JACKSON (AP) -- One person was killed and three others were seriously injured when two sport utility vehicles collided in Ocean County
City: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed, authorities in the Dallas suburb of Garland said Sunday night.
Baltimore – 6 officers charged, thousands expected in ‘victory rally’
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A massive march planned for Saturday to protest the death of a man in police custody is now being billed as a "victory rally" after Baltimore's top prosecutor filed criminal charges against the six officers involved in the man's arrest.
Bridgegate reckoning – A day of indictments, but none implicate Gov. Christie
A former ally of Gov. Chris Christie pleaded guilty Friday to helping to engineer traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 and concocting a cover-up along with two other officials with close ties to Christie.
Scant details from Gray death as Baltimore protests continue
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Authorities' refusal to provide more than a few sketchy details about the Freddie Gray investigation is fueling suspicion and mistrust as a weekend of protest rallies looms.