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The Latest: Cop guilty of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

A New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a pitch-dark public housing stairway has been convicted of manslaughter

Deliberations resume in officer's stairwell shooting trial

Jurors are deliberating for another day at the trial of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell

Months Later, Southern California Gas Leak Is Temporarily Plugged

Months after it started, the gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, has been stopped, but only temporarily.

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Town building public beer fountain

A town in Slovenia is deciding to invest $400,000 to create a public beer fountain. The hope is that tourists will come and check it out and drink their local beers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.

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Why Are Elephants Wandering Into Indian Towns?

Asian elephants are normally considered docile, but when they wander into towns looking for food, they can become confused and extremely aggressive.

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NYPD has used cell tracking technology 1,000 times since '08

According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008

2nd pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virus

Health officials say a pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas

Looking To The Ocean Floor For New Antibiotics

We asked oceanographer and drug discovery researcher William Fenical why the ocean may be the best chance for new lifesaving drugs.

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House committee passes bill to privatize air traffic control

A House committee has approved a Republican bill that would take from the government the responsibility for the operation of the nation's air traffic control system

The Latest: Kasich says he won't take 'crap' from rivals

John Kasich says he's a "scrappy guy" who won't "take crap from anybody" _ but he's still pledging to run a positive campaign

Arkansas man to appeal verdict in real estate agent's death

A man convicted of capital murder and kidnapping in the death of a central Arkansas real estate agent has filed notice that he plans to appeal

Minnesota man to plead guilty in Islamic State case

A Minnesota man is expected to plead guilty to conspiring to provide support to the Islamic State group

What's So Exciting About Gravitational Waves?

The announcement that gravitational waves have been detected is a big deal, but you'd be forgiven for not immediately understanding why.

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Scientist announce gravitational waves, hailed greatest discovery of the decade

Anytime a scientific discovery is called the greatest of the decade, it's a big deal. Scientists from the group known as LIGO are saying they've found proof of Gravitational Waves, something Einstein predicted 100 years ago but never thought would be detected. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Reports Claim Catholic Bishops Aren't Required To Report Sexual Abuse

A Vatican training document allegedly says victims and their guardians are responsible for reporting child sex abuse cases that occur in the church.

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Magazine publisher Time Inc. buys what's left of MySpace

MySpace, not dead yet, acquired by Time Inc. in a reach for better ad targeting

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks

Congressman From California Is A Vape Crusader

Rep. Duncan Hunter from California created a meme-able moment when he pulled from a vaporizer during a Transportation Committee meeting Thursday.

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Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

An opposition activist group and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria

Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex

If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with handgun carry permits will soon be able to be armed inside the legislative office complex

Man arrested in decapitation of couple appears in court

A 20-year-old man arrested in the shooting and decapitation of his grandmother and her husband at an Oklahoma City home where the 3 lived has pleaded not guilty to 2 murder complaints

Men, You're More Likely To Lie About Valentine's Day Plans

Men are more likely than women to hide that they aren't seeing someone on Valentine's Day, according to a recent survey.

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Goat facing 7 years in jail for eating flowers

A goat in India is staring down a seven year prison sentence for eating its neighbors flowers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

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Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.

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