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Unruly Passenger Who Diverted Flight Suffered Panic Attack: Lawyer

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:41pm
A lawyer for a California man accused of trying to open a door in the middle of a Southwest flight, forcing the airplane to make an unscheduled landing in Omaha, said Wednesday his client suffered a panic attack and may have been psychologically troubled by the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.






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Biden Takes Selfie With Obama

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:33pm
Vice President Joe Biden upped his social media game Wednesday evening, posting a selfie with President Barack Obama just hours after he joined photo-sharing service Instagram."Found a friend to join my first selfie on Instagram.






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Documents Suggest Costs Prompted GM To Reject Safer Switch

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:35pm

The Center for Auto Safety today revealed that it has discovered that GM had designed two ignition switches in 2001 for the Saturn Ion and Chevrolet Cobalt but opted for the less expensive design. Chris Clackum reports.








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7 Hurt When Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:24pm

More than a dozen people, including some firefighters, were hurt Wednesday after a fire engine crashed into a Monterey Park building.








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Fire Engine Slams Into Restaurant, 14 Injured

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:24pm
-NBC Los AngelesMore than a dozen people, including some firefighters, were hurt Wednesday after a fire engine crashed into a Monterey Park building.Two fire trucks collided near Garfield and Emerson avenues about 3:15 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.






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Church to Set Chalk Drawing Record With Portrait of Jesus

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:19pm

A Church spreads its faith in hopes to set the record for the larges chalk drawing of Jesus.








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Teen Girl Attacked, Robbed of $1 in New York Subway Stairwell

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:57pm

The 15-year-old girl was entering the subway station at about 10 a.m. Saturday, police said.








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FBI Offers $25,000 for Suspects in Elaborate North Carolina Kidnapping Case

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:52pm
The FBI issued a $25,000 reward Wednesday for any information leading to the arrest of two new suspects involved in the kidnapping of a North Carolina man that occurred earlier this month.






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Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million to Combat Gun Violence

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm

The former New York City mayor is taking on the NRA with a new organization called Everytown for Gun Safety.








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Higher Beef Prices Could Last Years

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm

Drought, a smaller cattle supply, and food exports have all contributed to higher food prices in the U.S.








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Police Officials Say Patient Privacy Law Pulls Shroud Over Drug OD Data

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A lack of recent data on drug deaths -- especially heroin overdoses -- is hampering the ability of law enforcement to combat the growing drug-abuse crisis that has been soaring for more than a decade, police officials said Wednesday at a national summit on drug abuse.






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Victim's Mom Blasts GPS Monitors After California Serial Killings

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm
The mother of a murder victim is placing the blame on California officials for failing to supervise two parolees accused in the rapes and murders of four women while wearing GPS monitoring devices.Steven Dean Gordon, 45 and Franc Cano, 27, were arraigned on felony murder charges Tuesday.






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Minnesota Cult Leader Victor Arden Barnard Charged With 59 Counts of Sexual Abuse

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:41pm
Washington authorities put out a statewide alert Wednesday for a cult leader facing dozens of charges in the alleged sexual abuse of young girls in Minnesota.






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Utah Mom Who Admitted Killing Babies Gave Birth at Home: Police

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:10pm
Authorities said Wednesday that the Utah woman accused of strangling or suffocating her seven newborns gave birth in her home each time, The Associated Press reported.






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MTP Express: Commercial Drones a New Reality?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:34pm

Google beat out Facebook in a bidding war over the acquisition of drone maker Titan Aerospace, what is the future for commercial use of drones and what do these tech giants have in mind? Kelly O'Donnell talks with Sudeep Reddy, Eliana Johnson, and Ryan Faith on Meet the Press Express.








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Missing Child in a Claw Game? It's Surprisingly Common

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:18pm
When 3-year-old Kael Ireland found his way into the Bear Claw arcade game at a Lincoln, Neb., bowling alley this week, employees were mystified."We're like, how did he get in there?






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A Columbine Survivor's Trip to Virginia Tech

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:26pm
Virginia Tech University – Blacksburg, VirginiaApril 16, 2007: 32 Killed (33 including shooter), over 20 injuredAt Virginia Tech Sam met up with an old friend--Virginia Tech shooting survivor Kristina Anderson.






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Suspect Pays the Price for Yawning in Judge's Face

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:05pm
- NBC MiamiA yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man.






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Yawning Suspect to Judge: 'I Don't Care, Man'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:40pm

A suspect was sent to jail after telling a judge, "I don't care, man."








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Runaway Horse Carriage Takes Tourists for Wild Ride

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:32pm

Surveillance cameras capture a startled horse as it runs through the streets of Savannah, Ga. while pulling a carriage carrying five passengers from New York.








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