The mother of the man who was shot to death by state troopers Monday evening on Interstate 5 in Seattle says he had a drug addiction and was likely going through withdrawal when he behaved erratically.
Proposed efforts, including a commercial timber harvest, in the Blue Ridge Ranger District of the Gainesville-based Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest have come under fire from some environmental groups.
The Jersey shore’s main attraction is undoubtedly its 127 miles of beautiful beaches. And even with its reputation as one of only a tiny handful of spots in the country that make you pay for the privilege of dipping your toes in the surf (or even sitting on the sand), there are still a few beaches in New Jersey that you can use for free.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh — Illinois congressman-turned-conservative radio host — learned the hard way that it’s not acceptable to say certain racially charged words on air, even when trying to make a point about the attack of the Redskins’ football team name.
The weeklong odyssey of a registered sex offender traveling with a missing teenage girl from Florida ended after a sighting by a Louisiana truck stop cashier triggered a lengthy police chase, authorities say.
Speaker John Boehner blasted the White House over a range of issues — from Iraq to the blooming scandals with Veterans Affairs and the Internal Revenue Service — saying the perception of a casual observer might be that the president doesn’t really have a clue.
The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has voted by large margins to recognize same-sex marriage as Christian in the church constitution, adding language that marriage can be the union of “two people,” not just “a man and a woman.”