During his time in the Rome, Maine woods, Christopher Knight spoke to just one other person, a hiker. Authorities said everything Knight owned, excepting his eyeglasses, was stolen. He is suspected of at least 1,000 thefts.
A Coast Guard officer went missing for three months before returning home. He now faces three charges: desertion, wrongful use of a controlled substance and causing the Coast Guard to search for him without need.
A Georgia man who held four firefighters hostage on Wednesday died during the rescue effort. One of the firefighters was injured. The man took the hostages in an attempt to have his utility services restored. His home was in foreclosure.
USPS Saturday mail: The Postal Service has given up on trying to get rid of Saturday mail delivery as one way to help control runaway costs at the government agency. So, USPS Saturday mail will continue coming to your home or business, for the time being.
Election results: Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly easily captured Tuesday's special election for the Congressional seat previously held by Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., who vacated it under an ethical cloud.
Texas college stabbing: The attack at about 11:20 a.m. on the Lone Star Community College System campus sent at least 12 people to area hospitals, including four people taken by helicopter, according to volunteer fire department spokesman Robert Rasa.
Authorities say the man was pacing back and forth and then pulled out the BB gun Monday as the Obama motorcade went by in Bloomfield while returning to Bradley International Airport following a speech by Obama on gun control.