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Kansas Jewish Center Shootings Reveal New Dangers of 'Lone Wolves'

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:20am
“Hate groups” that call for discrimination or violence based on race, religion or sexual orientation are rightly considered dangerous, but it is the “lone wolf” attacker inspired by their venomous messages that poses the greatest threat of mayhem, experts say.






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Boston Scare Triggered by Rice Cooker, Media Backpack: Officials

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:48pm
One of the two unattended backpacks that sent emergency crews scrambling to the finish line of the Boston Marathon was likely a hoax and the other was left behind by a media outlet, Boston authorities said Tuesday night.






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Caught On Camera: Arizona Boy's Special Surprise

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:32pm

An Arizona boy is brought to tears when his deployed soldier-father makes surprise appearance at NBA game.








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Michael Bloomberg Announces $50 Million Project to Fight Gun Violence

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:27pm
Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend at least $50 million this year to combat gun violence in the United States through a new lobbying group, Everytown for Gun Safety.






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White Sox Don 'Boston Strong' Shirts on Attack Anniversary

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:17pm

It's been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings claimed the lives of three people and injured hundreds more.








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NCAA OKs Unlimited Meals and Snacks for Division I Athletes

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:08pm

Several weeks ago, UConn senior point guard Shabazz Napier said, “there are hungry nights that I go to bed and I’m starving.”








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Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated After Backpacks Found

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:57pm
—NECNA man was detained Tuesday night after the area near the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated due to unattended backpacks.A police officer told NECN's Kathryn Sotnik that there are a couple of backpacks left unattended by the finish line.






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Road Rage Turns Deadly After Crash

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:57pm

A man is choked and eventually dies due to a road rage incident in Houston, Texas. KPRC's Courtney Gilmore reports.








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Boylston Street Evacuated After Backpacks Found at Marathon Finish Line

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:57pm
Police, fire and bomb squad crews investigating several unattended backpacks blocked off a city street Tuesday night near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the anniversary of the bombing that killed three people at the famous race, authorities told NBC News.






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Missing Nebraska Toddler Found Safe in Claw Machine

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:31pm
A 3-year-old boy feared missing by his mother was found safe and sound inside an arcade claw machine in Nebraska on Tuesday.Police were called to a home in Lincoln, Neb., on a report of a missing child, according to NBC affiliate WOWT.






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'We Endure': Boston Bombing Survivors Pay Tribute

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm

One year after the Boston bombing, the city honored those who died -- and the survivors who have shown their resilience.








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Will Tsarnaev Face the Death Penalty?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death sentence if the man accused of carrying out the Boston bombing attacks is convicted.








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Boston Marathon Finish Line Evacuated After Backpacks Found

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:59pm
—NECNA man was detained Tuesday night after the area near the Boston Marathon finish line was evacuated due to unattended backpacks.A police officer told NECN's Kathryn Sotnik that there are a couple of backpacks left unattended by the finish line.






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Missed the Moon Eclipse? See It All Here!

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:43pm
Nature put on an extraordinary show early Tuesday morning as the first lunar eclipse in two years made the moon glow red. Skygazers from Brazil to Southern California were mesmerized by the rare, beautiful view.






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Police on Alert Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:38pm

Police were active near the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday night on the first anniversary of the twin bombings.








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NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:38pm

NYPD says it's disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through surveillance sparked outrage.








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Man Who Peed on Alamo Sentenced to 18 Months

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:16pm
A man who urinated on the famous Alamo in Texas has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.Daniel Athens, 23, pleaded guilty in February in a San Antonio court to felony criminal mischief of a public monument or place of human burial.






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Seventh Bear Menacing Florida Neighborhood Is Put Down

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:16pm
Wildlife officials euthanized another bear Tuesday in central Florida, three days after a woman was mauled in a region being terrorized by the most dangerous bears of all — those that have lost their fear of humans.






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Judge Delays Gitmo Hearing Over FBI Involvement Concerns

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:05pm
A military hearing for five Guantanamo Bay prisoners accused of conspiring in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks was put on hold Tuesday over concerns that FBI involvement may affect the trial.Army Col.






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Watertown Street Where Boston Bombing Suspect Was Captured Moves On

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:05pm
WATERTOWN, Mass. — The neighbors who live in the modest Victorian homes along the dogleg turn of Franklin Street don’t talk much about what happened here one year ago.It brought them closer, and it comes up now and then, at a barbecue or a block party.
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