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Man in custody after LA Times gun threat
Police have a suspect in custody in connection with a threat to start shooting at the Los Angeles Times Building, the paper reported Friday night. The man, believed to be...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:28:21 -0400)

’8theist’ can’t believe New Jersey rejected her vanity plates
A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive....
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:17:30 -0400)

Ferry captain arrested in South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:26 -0400)

The day in photos
Giant eggs, an underwater rabbit, Holy Week, unrest in Ukraine, a memorial in Massachusetts and more.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:44:59 -0400)

Hawaii bans cops from legally having sex with hookers
HONOLULU – Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end. House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:06:51 -0400)

Fliers ordering Jews to ‘register’ in Ukraine a hoax
Anti-Semitic fliers ordering Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine, to “register” with authorities were an elaborate hoax, the region’s chief rabbi said Friday. The Nazi-era-style leaflets — which instructed Jews to register...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:01:35 -0400)

Avalanche kills 13 on Mount Everest, NBC prep crew survives
A total of 13 people were crushed to death underneath a fearsome Mount Everest avalanche early this morning – the worst single catastrophe in the iconic mountain’s history. The victims...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:11:31 -0400)

Ex-Knick Larry Hughes released without charge after cops cuffed him in SoHo
Former Knicks player Larry Hughes was walked out of the Trump SoHo hotel in handcuffs Friday after a night of partying at notorious club Greenhouse, which he partly owns. Hughes,...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:23:22 -0400)

Bank robber wears ‘I have issues’ shirt during heist
Here’s one self-aware criminal. An accused bank robber in Hayward, Calif., was caught on camera Tuesday approaching a bank teller while wearing a t-shirt that read “I HAVE ISSUES,” in...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:12:54 -0400)

Muslims refusing to drive Cleveland cabs with Gay Games advertising
Roughly 25 Muslim drivers dispatched to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport are refusing to drive cabs adorned with advertising for the region’s upcoming Gay Games, citing religious reasons. Two of the...
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:33:42 -0400)