A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment last year that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said Tuesday.
The Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church ruled Monday that Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was suspended and defrocked in 2013 for performing his son’s wedding to another man, will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.
Robel Phillipos was convicted of two counts for lying about being in Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed a backpack containing fireworks and other potential evidence three days after the bombing.
In Auburn, Maine, police are looking for a 5-foot, 3-inch tall thief wearing a Spider-Man mask, who robbed the Big Apple convenience store early Monday. In California, a gas station thief returned the money he stole.
San Francisco starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner was the team's most valuable pitcher during the regular season. He has extended that performance into the World Series, dominating the Royals for a second time Sunday night.
Hillary Clinton campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley in Boston on Friday, focusing on the need for equal pay for women, better child care, more sick days, and paid family leave.