LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.
The First Assembly Of God church at Trenton holds a run/walk along with a chili/soup supper Sunday to raise food and money for the community food pantry of Grundy county. Both events are open to everyone.
BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) -- The bodies of three infants were found in a Massachusetts house filled with vermin and piled high with soiled diapers, where four other children were removed by authorities last month, a prosecutor said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that has no exception for rape or incest.
(kansascity.com) - An hour after a handcuffed Iowa man drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks, Trooper Anthony Piercy told a supervisor by phone that he might have made mistakes that day and feared for his job.
(yahoo.com) - Twenty-eight preschoolers and two adults mistakenly drank bleach at snack time at a New Jersey day care center on Thursday and were taken to a hospital after some complained their stomachs were burning.
DURHAM, N.C. - A Durham father says a representative for Facebook contacted him Wednesday to offer him an apology and $10,000 worth of ad money after he says the social networking site rejected an ad because it deemed a photo of his 2-month-old son "scary, gory or sensational."
A mother and son in northwest Missouri and a Kansas City, Mo., man have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for illegally possessing firearms.
The Milan softball team went 1-5 over the past week, winning 1 of 4 games at Saturday's Putnam County Tournament, and falling to Schuyler County and North Harrison. Meanwhile, the Wildcat football team has steamrolled its way to a 3-0 record, ready to play at North Shelby on Friday night.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A woman who tried to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband and a man who threatened on Facebook to cause "a blood bath" at a high school have agreed to give up their teaching certifications.