• Warrant: Woman "slapped" squad car before police shooting

    A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The records show Officer Mohamed Noor was hired as a cadet in March 2015. In September of that year, he received a letter saying he passed his Peace Officer Licensing Examination and was eligible to become a licensed, sworn officer.

  • This artist’s miniature paintings are microscopically adorable

    We’re in the midst of a “mini” mania. Food miniatures are all over our Instagram explore feed. These miniature pencil drawings are the most glorious…

  • Two dead, one injured in Toronto birthday party shooting

    Police say witnesses are not co-operating with an investigation into a shooting at a backyard birthday party that left two men dead and a woman in hospital in serious condition. Rob North says police were called to the home in Toronto's east end at about 1 a.m. Sunday, where many of the 200 people attending the party were running from the scene. Investigators say they understand many attendees fled for their safety and they're asking them to contact police.

  • The 7 Best Wonder Women at Comic-Con 2017

    We interviewed cosplayers dressed as Wonder Woman about what the character means to them and why they’ve chosen to don her signature look for Comic-Con 2017.

  • Michael Phelps didn't race an actual great white shark and people are mad

    Fans were not happy with Discovery Channel's bait-and-switch.

  • Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

    The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio. By the time police showed up at a Walmart in San Antonio around 12:30 a.m. Sunday and looked in the back of the truck, eight passengers were dead and two more would soon die in an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone tragically awry. The details of the journey were recounted Monday by a survivor who spoke to The Associated Press and in a federal criminal complaint against the driver, James Matthew Bradley, who could face the death penalty over the 10 lives lost.

  • Rural residents on edge after hay theft, other suspicious activity

    People living in a rural area near the Ottawa-Mississippi Mills border say they're on edge after several bales of hay were stolen last week, the latest in a string of suspicious activity in the area. Laura Hillary said she was getting back to her property near Almonte Wednesday night when she saw her barn doors were wide open and 20 to 30 bales of hay were gone.