Daily Archive: August 15, 2014

Cops: Mom helped teen’s fire stunt

North Carolina police say a mother facilitated her son setting himself on fire, a trend that is growing among teens. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below....

Police: Teacher plotted to kill wife

A Maryland teacher has been charged with plotting to kill his wife with the help of his student, police say. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below....

Soldiers reunite with dogs left behind

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Pen Farthing, a former Royal Marine sergeant, founded Nowzad Dogs The nonprofit reunites stray dogs and cats with soldiers who took them in during combat Farthing started the organization after adopting Nowzad, a...

Baseball picks new commissioner

Baseball picks new commissioner

By Greg Botelho, CNN updated 7:28 PM EDT, Thu August 14, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig says there were “a significant number of votes” NEW: Rob Manfred says he has “very big...

Topless runner stripped of gold

updated 6:38 PM EDT, Thu August 14, 2014 French athlete Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad strips off his running vest in the home straight of the 3,000m steeplechase. STORY HIGHLIGHTS French runner stripped of European gold in bizarre...

Reality star accused of molestation

Will Hayden — Red Jacket Firearms owner and the Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns” reality star — was arrested in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 8, 2014. He is accused of child molestation and...