National News

Program urges commuters to drive first, pedal later

Commuters choosing between driving a car or riding a bicycle to work are being encouraged to try a little of both.

August 1, 2015

Suicide spike focuses oversight of California women's prison

A spike in suicides and attempted suicides is prompting corrections officials to step up oversight at a women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint what is causing women to kill themselves at such a startling rate.

August 1, 2015

At least 6 arrests at rally against traffic stop shooting

Police say at least six people were arrested during a rally protesting the traffic stop shooting of a black motorist by a white campus officer in Cincinnati.

August 1, 2015

Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

More than 2,500 astronomers from around the world are descending on Hawaii for a conference -- and it's happening amid protests against the building of telescopes atop two mountains in the state.

August 1, 2015

Dozens line up to be first to buy medical pot in Nevada

It's been 15 years since voters in Nevada legalized medical marijuana. And now, it's been sold in the state for the first time -- at a dispensary in a strip mall east of downtown Reno.

August 1, 2015

Feds contacted by representative for dentist who killed lion

Federal authorities say they've now been contacted by a representative for the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe.

July 31, 2015

Central Pennsylvania school closes due to venomous spiders

A central Pennsylvania elementary school district has closed one of its schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.

July 31, 2015

Campus officer charged with murder in Ohio wants job back

A University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting a motorist during a traffic stop is trying to get his job back through his union.

July 31, 2015

Hurricane Guillermo forms, is possibly headed toward Hawaii

Hurricane Guillermo has formed in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.

July 31, 2015

Suspect in Charleston church shooting due in federal court

The suspect in the deadly South Carolina church shooting is expected in federal court to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes and obstructing the practice of religion.

July 31, 2015

Escaped inmate suspected in killing near Pennsylvania jail

Police in western Pennsylvania are searching for an escaped inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program.

July 31, 2015

Man charged with shooting at Zimmerman faces jail again

Florida prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke bond for a man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman during a traffic encounter.

July 31, 2015

US agents trying to reach man who killed lion

The law enforcement arm of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says it's trying to reach the Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion while on a guided hunt in Zimbabwe.

July 30, 2015

Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America

U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.

July 30, 2015

Surveillance shows La. theater gunman buying ticket

Authorities have released a video that shows a gunman enter the Louisiana movie theater where he shot and killed two people and wounded nine others last week.

July 30, 2015

Confederate flags placed near MLK center in Atlanta

Federal authorities and police are investigating after Confederate battle flags were found around the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta.

July 30, 2015

Colorado theater shooting jury close to deliberations

Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial.

July 30, 2015

UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over retracted campus rape story

Court records show three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author.

July 30, 2015

Baltimore's monthly homicide count reaches a high again

Baltimore's monthly homicide count is reaching a historic high for a second time this year.

July 30, 2015

Police: 2 white men placed Confederate flags at MLK Center, church

Atlanta's police chief says officials have seen on surveillance video the images of two white males who placed Confederate battle flags on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta.

July 30, 2015

Safari Club membership suspended for hunter in lion killing

Safari Club International is suspending the membership of the Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe and wants a "full and thorough investigation" into the lion's death.

July 30, 2015

Coast Guard search for teens to continue

The Coast Guard says its search for two missing teenage boaters will press forward at least into Friday.

July 30, 2015

Colorado theater shooter went from happy boy to mass killer

A fuller portrait of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has emerged during his death penalty trial.

July 30, 2015

Police watch office of dentist who killed lion

Police are monitoring the office of a suburban Minneapolis dentist who has come under fire for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe.

July 29, 2015

Attorneys for accused church shooter want out of other cases

Attorneys representing the man accused of killing nine people at a historic black church say they need to focus solely on his case until it goes to trial.

July 29, 2015

Belichick says Brady suspension won't alter camp

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the four-game suspension for star quarterback Tom Brady and the saga surrounding deflated footballs won't alter his team's preparation for the season.

July 29, 2015

Mini recalls about 35K cars to bolster side crash resistance

Mini is recalling about 35,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because they don't meet side-impact crash-test requirements.

July 29, 2015

Coast Guard continues search for missing Florida boys

The search continued Wednesday for two Florida teens who have been missing in the Atlantic Ocean since leaving Friday afternoon on a fishing trip.

July 29, 2015

New York prison worker got 'caught up' in escape plot

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a prison escape told investigators her relationship with the two inmates included sex acts and naked photos.

July 29, 2015

Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.

July 29, 2015
Inergize Digital   This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

Crossroads Today is a community service of the Victoria Television Group. © 2015 Saga Broadcasting, LLC All Rights Reserved.

Non-Discriminatory Advertising Letter | ADVISORY PUBLIC NOTICE - NON-DISCRIMINATORY AD CONTRACTS

EEO Filing | FCC Inspection File | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use