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Student Describes How Hero Principal Sam King Subdued Stabbing Suspect

Student Describes How Hero Principal Sam King Subdued Stabbing Suspect

Moodboard/Thinkstock(MURRYSVILLE, Pa.) — The carnage at Franklin Regional High School ended Wednesday when Assistant Principal Sam King tackled Alex Hribal moments after the boy armed with two knives slashed the school’s security officer, police and a…

Boy, 9, Treks Across Miles of Snow to Rescue Dad

Boy, 9, Treks Across Miles of Snow to Rescue Dad

KGO-TV/ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) — Bode Bierdneau realized that his father was trapped under his snowmobile with severe leg injuries, and the son was unable to dig him out. So the boy, 9, started walking miles for help through the snow, even though he d…

Obama Returns to Ft. Hood to Honor Shooting Victims

Obama Returns to Ft. Hood to Honor Shooting Victims

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(FORT HOOD, Texas) — For the second time, President Obama visited Ft. Hood to speak at a memorial service for shooting victims. And for the second time, the president praised the victims as honorable soldiers and sou…

Police Chief Describes Firefight with Boston Marathon Suspects

Police Chief Describes Firefight with Boston Marathon Suspects

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “The seemingly quiet overnight shift suddenly turned into a warzone…Police officers were attacked with guns and bombs and it happened on a quiet backstreet in my community.” That’s how W…

Adorable Mutt Chases Train Miles into Manhattan

Adorable Mutt Chases Train Miles into Manhattan

New York City MTA(NEW YORK) — What’s faster than a speeding locomotive? It’s “Tie,” the NYC super-dog who raced a Metro-North Railroad train all the way from the Bronx borough of New York City to Manhattan Tuesday.Tie, who is b…

At Least 20 Injured After Stabbings at Pa. High School

At Least 20 Injured After Stabbings at Pa. High School

aijohn784/Thinkstock(MURRYSVILLE, Pa.) — A 16-year-old suspect armed with two knives allegedly went on a mass stabbing spree Wednesday inside a Pennsylvania high school before he was tackled by an assistant principal, according to authorities. “The ju…

Secret Service Reassigns Agents Following Drinking Incidents

Secret Service Reassigns Agents Following Drinking Incidents

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — After another embarrassing run-in with alcohol, multiple Secret Service agents have now been reassigned — most notably: the head of the special operations division. All this comes after reports l…

Dozens Fall Ill Aboard Cruise Ship Along California Coast

Dozens Fall Ill Aboard Cruise Ship Along California Coast

File photo. (Jupiterimages/Thinkstock)(SAN FRANCISCO) — After 37 people fell ill on a California coast cruise this week, a spokesperson for the cruise line says the cruise will not be cut short.The Crown Princess departed Los Angeles on April 5 for a …

Marine Shoots, Kills Another Marine at Camp Lejeune

Marine Shoots, Kills Another Marine at Camp Lejeune

iStock/Thinkstock(CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.) — A Marine standing guard at Camp Lejeune’s main gate shot and killed another Marine at the North Carolina military facility on Tuesday.The shooter, who was not immediately identified by military officials, …

Kansas City Authorities Seek Serial Highway Shooter

Kansas City Authorities Seek Serial Highway Shooter

Kansas City authorities are seeking the person or persons behind a series of shootings that have left several injured. (KMBC)(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Federal agents have joined the hunt for a spree shooter terrorizing motorists in the Kansas City, Mo., a…

President Obama to Visit Site of Deadly Mudslide

President Obama to Visit Site of Deadly Mudslide

Lindsey Wasson/The Seattle Times-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will travel later this month to the site of the mudslide near Seattle, where 36 people have been found dead and a dozen others are still missing.The White House said Tues…

Ana Trujillo Found Guilty of Killing Boyfriend with Stiletto Shoe

Ana Trujillo Found Guilty of Killing Boyfriend with Stiletto Shoe

Houston Police Dept./University of Houston(HOUSTON) — A Houston jury found Ana Trujillo guilty Tuesday in the so-called “stiletto murder” of her boyfriend who was battered by her spiked heel shoe. Trujillo briefly closed her eyes as the verdict was re…

WATCH: ‘Batkid’ Throws First Pitch at Giants Game

WATCH: ‘Batkid’ Throws First Pitch at Giants Game

Trisha Leeper/WireImage(SAN FRANCISCO) — Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stopped traffic in San Francisco last November with his appearance as Batkid during a Make-a-Wish Foundation event, threw the ceremonial first pitch at a Giants game Tuesday to r…

Ft. Hood ’09 Massacre Survivor to Obama: Don’t Forget About Us

Ft. Hood ’09 Massacre Survivor to Obama: Don’t Forget About Us

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is scheduled to travel to Fort Hood Wednesday to honor the three people killed in the recent shooting there, but a survivor of the 2009 Fort Hood massacre has asked that the president take a fe…

WATCH: Rat Terrorizes New Yorkers on Subway Train

WATCH: Rat Terrorizes New Yorkers on Subway Train

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A rat sent straphangers shrieking and leaping onto their seats when it was spotted scurrying across the floor of a New York City subway train Monday morning.Shocking video shows the plump pest terrorizing passengers on…

DUI Suspect Sports Ironic T-Shirt In Mug Shot

DUI Suspect Sports Ironic T-Shirt In Mug Shot

Benton County Jail(NEW YORK) — A picture is worth a thousand words, and such is the case with 21-year-old Oregonian Ross McMakin, whose mug shot for a DUI-related arrest Sunday night featured him wearing a grin and a T-shirt featuring the words “Drunk…

Moroccan National Wanted to Use Planes to Bomb Federal Courthouse, FBI Says

Moroccan National Wanted to Use Planes to Bomb Federal Courthouse, FBI Says

FBI(BRIDGEPORT, Conn.) — A Moroccan national arrested in Connecticut on immigration violations wanted to “use airplanes, possibly toy planes” to bomb a federal courthouse and an unnamed university, the FBI said Tuesday.Various hand tools a…

Orca Ban in Theme Parks a ‘Silly Bill,’ SeaWorld Says

Orca Ban in Theme Parks a ‘Silly Bill,’ SeaWorld Says

Visions of America/UIG via Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A proposal to ban killer whales from performing in California theme parks is a “silly, silly bill,” a spokesman for SeaWorld said Tuesday, and he warned the state legislature th…

Habanero Peppers Trigger Colorado School Closure

Habanero Peppers Trigger Colorado School Closure

iStock/Thinkstock(JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo.) — School officials in Colorado say six habanero peppers triggered a rash of allergic-like reactions that shut down a Lakewood County public school.Jefferson County Open School was evacuated Monday afternoon w…

Life on Mars? How Else to Explain This Mars Rover Picture?

Life on Mars? How Else to Explain This Mars Rover Picture?

NASA(PASADENA, Calif.) — Could it be a Martian’s campfire? A UFO? A rival planet’s rover cooking along on the horizon with sterno?What appear as glints of light on new photos from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover probably are just a reflection, glare on a …

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