Chicago man who claimed he was stabbed in robbery cut himself during spat with girlfriend, police say

A man who told police he was stabbed during a robbery in downtown Chicago last month actually shoplifted razor blades from a nearby drugstore and cut himself after arguing with his girlfriend, investigators said Sunday. 

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Why is the Trump Energy Department pushing a plan to hike your electricity bill?

Minority and single-parent households would be among the hardest hit by energy price increases sparked by the subsidies proposed Energy Department.

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California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun

A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports.

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Convicted killer's lawsuit claims religion entitles him to smoke pot in prison

A South Carolina inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state prisons department, accusing the agency of violating his religious freedoms by not allowing him to smoke marijuana or keep his hair in dreadlocks.

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Deer caught in soccer net saved by police

While animal control was unable to respond to a call of a deer caught in a soccer net, police and others helped to cut the animal loose.

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