A Massachusetts woman accused of embezzling from a nonprofit for special needs children is now facing allegations of stealing about $350 her son had raised for his Boy Scout troop. Via: Fox News
Firefighters across the nation are alarmed at the prospect of battling blazes in buildings topped with solar panels, which can create new risks of roofs collapsing, an inability to gain footing and even potential electric…
Prosecutors have dropped a robbery charge against a college student who dressed as Spider-Man after a convenience store owner testified he believes the incident was just a “silly mistake.” Via: Fox News
A Vermont man charged with stealing original cards and letters written by poet Robert Frost has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a deal with prosecutors. Via: Fox News
Two west-central Illinois lawmakers say they’re not really sure when the state’s estimated 100-billion dollar pension crisis will be solved — and one of them is on a committee trying to solve it.
CHARGES OF “INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER,” AND “OPERATING A MOTORBOAT WHILE INTOXICATED, CAUSING DEATH,” AGAINST DOUG METCALF OF BURLINGTON HAVE BEEN DISMISSED BY THE COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.
The Jacksonville International Airport has been evacuated due to “police activity” regarding suspicious packages. Via: Fox News
The Dallas Morning News reports police did not realize 57-year-old William Keith Hall was defending his home when they arrived, and that Hall ignored the officers’ repeated demands he drop his weapon. Via: Fox News
Sporting events this weekend involving U.S. military academies could be canceled due to the government shutdown, including the annual gridiron tilt between Navy and Air Force. Via: Fox News
Airport officials also tweeted that passengers on inbound flights currently on the ground would be bused to offsite hotels as transportation became available. Via: Fox News