A Florida police officer's touching encounter with a homeless man is going viral after photos of the two of them sharing a meal were posted on Facebook. She told TODAY.com: "I like eating with anybody."
Haz-mat teams and federal investigators responded across Oregon on Monday after numerous sheriffs received suspicious mail, some of it delivering an unknown substance, authorities told NBC News.
Beth Anne Steele, a spokeswoman for the FBI, told NBC News that it had joined Oregon State Police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service in investigating suspicious mail deliveries at multiple locations.
"At this point, it is too early to say where this investigation may lead," she said.
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The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state."
The U.S. Coast Guard released new video Monday of the capsized boat that belonged to two 14-year-old fishermen from Jupiter, Florida, who went missing on their way to the Bahamas for a fishing trip.
Around 11 a.m. on Sunday, Coast Guard crews spotted the 19-foot boat captained by Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos roughly 67 miles east of Ponce De Leon Inlet near Cape Canaveral in central Florida. There was no one on board the vessel.
The two 14-year-olds were initially reported missing on Friday from Jupiter, more than 180 miles south of where the boat was eventually found. They were last seen on Friday near the Ponce De Leon Inlet buying $110 worth of gas.
The gunman who opened fire at a movie theater last week was not involuntarily committed to a hospital — a red flag that would have triggered local officials to report his mental health history to federal authorities.
Officials in Georgia clarified Monday that John "Rusty" Houser was never involuntarily committed in 2008 despite previous reports — a distinction that would have prevented him from buying the gun he used in the rampage.
According to the petition for a personal protection order, Houser's family says that on April 22, 2008, it petitioned a judge to involuntarily commit Houser because "he was a danger to himself and others."
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The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
The younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes became the first in her family to testify at his trial, saying Monday in an effort to spare his life that her brother's eyes and demeanor were different when she visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack.
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A Milwaukee man will be released from prison soon after investigators discovered he was covering up for the real criminal: his son.
In 2013, Juan Silva Sr. was charged with killing a man in a fatal hit-and-run. He was serving a five year sentence to protect his 22-year-old son, Juan Silva Jr, NBC News reported
. Investigators began looking into the mis-sentencing last month, after Silva's wife told a co-worker about the plan.
"You have basically a family that decided they were going to decide amongst themselves who should pay the price, instead of a judge or a jury or the system," Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Grant said.
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The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a man slipped past security and boarded a passenger plane without a ticket at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday night.
Officials with the D/FW Airport Department of Public Safety said a 26-year-old man parked his car curbside at Terminal D and somehow slipped past security and into the terminal.
The man, who has not been identified, then boarded a flight, but was soon removed from the plane, arrested and charged with criminal trespassing after a gate agent called airport security.
A pair of thieves walked away with nearly $5,000 worth of popular nail polish and beauty supplies from a Florida beauty shop on Saturday, the police said.
"They knew they were being watched, but they didn't care. They just took whatever they could," said employee, Sahara Larose.
Camera footage shows two people walking into Elegant Beauty Superstore and heading over to the Essie Nail Polish display. The woman suspect stashed a few nail polishes in her purse, while the man suspect stuck them in his back pocket.
Support for Vermont’s presidential hopeful is showing up from some of the state’s independent businesspeople
The death of a woman who was in police custody after a domestic dispute in Ohio is now being investigated, officials said Monday.
Ralkina Jones, 37, was arrested July 24 after fighting with her ex-husband in a Save-a-Lot grocery store parking lot, police said.
Two days later, Jones was found unresponsive in her jail cell and later pronounced dead on Sunday morning.
There were no "suspicious" injuries revealed during an initial autopsy and the cause of death is under investigation, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office.
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A two-hour long police chase came to an end when the suspect's vehicle flipped over in South Philadelphia. The chase finally ended around 9:35 p.m. near Philadelphia International Airport when a police vehicle bumped it, causing the van to flip.
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The FBI has joined the search for a missing 8-year-old girl from California who was last seen Sunday evening riding a scooter outside her apartment complex, police said Monday.
Madyson Middleton, who goes by “Maddy,” was last seen about 5 p.m. at her Santa Cruz apartment complex, called the Tannery Arts Center on River Street, riding her white Razor scooter, wearing a purple knee-high dress with black leggings, helmet and long dark hair pulled to the side in a braid.
While many veterans have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan to open arms, one group of four-legged service members is still in search of a warm welcome. Roughly a year and a half after returning from war, one K-9 unit made up of 12 dogs is looking for new homes, according NBC affiliate WWBT.