MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut foster father charged with crashing his vehicle while driving drunk, causing the death of a teenager in his care, is facing more serious charges.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says one of its K-9s which ran from its handler when some fireworks went off nearby has been found safe.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office is looking for one of its K-9s after it ran from its handler when some fireworks went off nearby.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple has been charged after authorities say a child in their care was found on Gulf Beach Highway.
The Pensacola News Journal reports 37-year-old Leslie Bailey and 33-year-old James Bailey were charged with offenses including child neglect.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Two youths accused in the slaying of another Davenport teenager have made plea deals.
Authorities say 18-year-old James Bailey Jr. and 17-year-old Joseph Howard-Rogers Jr. are scheduled to be sentenced May 30 for killing 17-year-old Akeim Hill last May. Police say the two boys met Hill in a parking lot. A fight broke out, and Hill was shot twice. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine (AP) — A defense attorney says a Maine woman charged with murder in her 10-year-old daughter's death is being abused in jail.
Attorney Chris MacLean tells WCSH-TV that 33-year-old Sharon Carrillo shouldn't be in jail and that there is not always enough staff to keep her safe.
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence for a 1989 murder jumped to his death from the second floor of a housing unit at a Pennsylvania prison.
Prison officials said Wednesday that 70-year-old James Bailey died Monday of injuries suffered at the State Correctional Institute at Camp Hill. He had been temporarily transferred there from a Greene County prison on Jan. 9.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — KeeSean Johnson had seven receptions for 104 yards and a career-high tying three touchdowns and the Fresno State defense forced six turnovers — including three on downs — to help the Bulldogs beat Nevada 41-21 on Saturday night.
Marcus McMaryion completed 24 of 32 passes for 296 yards and two touchdowns and Ronnie Rivers had 12 carries for 82 yards and a score for Fresno State (2-2, 1-0 Mountain West).
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Construction has begun on what will be a series of 12 identical sculptures on an 84-acre patch of barren ridge line in a South Dakota city.
The Rapid City Journal (http://bit.ly/2qEYf1g ) reported that James Bailey of Bailey Associates, Inc. — the company spearheading the project — hasn't disclosed what the 26-foot-tall granite and titanium sculptures in downtown Rapid City will represent.
WISCASSET, Maine (AP) — The correctional administrator of the Two Bridges Regional Jail has been placed on paid leave following his arrest late last week in Bath for operating under the influence.
Mark Westrum, who has been the top administrator at the Wiscasset jail since 2008, was charged with OUI on Friday after he was stopped for allegedly driving without his headlights on.