'American Idol' winner victim of home invasion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCLOCAL.GO) — RALEIGH (WTVD) — American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and some friends were the victims of a home invasion style robbery in the 2100 block of Raleigh's Wolf more…

U.S. to unleash IRS on Russian banks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — As the United States attempts to punish Russia for its actions in Ukraine, the Treasury Department is deploying an economic weapon that could prove more costly more…

Rare quake warning issued for Oklahoma

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS9) — OKLAHOMA CITY - The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by about 50 percent since October 2013, significantly increasing the chance for a damaging quake more…

Gowdy to lead Benghazi select committee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy, a former federal prosecutor known for his aggressive style of questioning at congressional hearings, has been tapped to lead a more…

County looks to limit size of home gatherings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATCHDOG.ORG) — FAIRFAX, Va. – A plan to ban “frequent and large gatherings at neighborhood homes” is a lawsuit waiting to happen, a Fairfax County supervisor predicts. Officials more…

Justices turn away gun-rights case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Supreme Court declined again Monday to take up a hotly contested issue of gun rights that has divided the nation's federal and state courts. The more…

Benghazi bungle becomes viral joke

by Andrea Shea King -- [caption id="attachment_817611" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Tommy Vietor"][/caption] "The Dude heard around the world" Among the top trending topics at Twitter last week was this one... ...and this one: #ReplaceFamousQuoteWithDude. more…

Trump unleashes anti-media tirade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Donald Trump slammed the media on Monday, calling the press “really dishonest” in its coverage of everything from Benghazi to his recent comments about Donald Sterling. “I more…

Asian carp 'too offensive' for Minnesota

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MINNESOTA.CBSLOCAL) — ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The term “Asian carp” has become endangered in Minnesota. The state Senate on Monday approved a measure that would rename the more…