A black firefighter conducting city-mandated inspections around homes in the Oakland hills was reported to police and, on a separate occasion, questioned and videotaped by a resident who found him suspicious, even though he was in full uniform with his fire truck parked nearby.
Philadelphia Democrat Mike Stack III became the first lieutenant governor in modern Pennsylvania history to lose reelection in a primary. Stack was dealt a crushing defeat in Tuesday's election, falling to Braddock Mayor John Fetterman in one of the most hotly contested primaries for lieutenant governor. read more
Gibson Brands Inc. filed for bankruptcy with a turnaround plan that will give some of the company's lenders equity ownership of the iconic American business that has supplied guitars to B.B. King, Elvis Presley, and Pete Townshend.
An Oklahoma mother who married her daughter after the two "hit it off" was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to incest. Detectives later learned she married her son in 2008. He filed for an annulment 15 months later citing "incest," stating he was married to his birth mother, according to the affidavit.
A scuba diver is being hospitalized at Ka'u hospital on the island of Hawaii after he inserted his penis into a giant clam while recreational diving.