Hootie & the Blowfish singer and country music star Darius Rucker will get the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award from Music Biz for his work with charities like MUSC Children’s Hospital in Charleston, SC.
Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe.
A Cicero, NY, man was arrested after lying to a woman from church that he was a CIA agent being hunted by ISIS — and saying she could be in danger, too, cops said. He faces charges of impersonating a public servant.
Police departments are warning of the “48-hour challenge” that urges teens to disappear for two days. Based on media outlets across the U.S., there are no actual examples of kids running away for the challenge.
A man crashed his car into Hustler Hollywood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, before stealing two sex toys and a box of lingerie and driving away, police said. That’s worth about $300 at the adult entertainment store.
A five-night “Golden Girls at Sea” cruise in 2020 will feature activities tied to the 1980s sitcom that made Dorothy, Sophia, Blanche and Rose household names. The Celebrity Infinity departs from Miami, where the show was set.
The Knight Foundation announced it will invest $300 million over the next five years to bolster local and investigative news, defend the First Amendment and educate the public on real news and accurate reporting.
James Peace, 37, is charged with injury to a child under 15 in Harris County, Texas after Deer Park police say he slapped a 12-year-old boy he says bullied his stepdaughter and teased her about her appearance.
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent.
Investigators say a Colorado man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his missing fiancee tried to convince a woman he was having an affair with to kill Kelsey Berreth.
A judge will not prevent the father of one of 17 people killed last year at a Florida high school from attending the deposition of a former school security monitor who claims the father is harassing him.