Updated: 5:35 AM
- The woman authorities say backed over a 2-year-old child in Pender County last Saturday, who later died from injuries, is now facing a new charge from this weekend for drinking and driving.
- Marine Corps officers in North Carolina are launching a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or later after returning to the United States.
Updated: 6:01 AM
- Heartbreak in one community takes a heated tone of anger for some as they said goodbye to a 7-year-old boy who was hit by a bullet that sailed into his home while the child was sleeping.
- A man armed with a rifle and a handgun crashed a stolen SUV through a garage, and then attempted to carjack vehicles on Colorado's Interstate 70 near Genesee Wednesday before being tackled by a Jefferson County deputy.
- A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.