- Day care worker arrested after allegedly slapping toddler, police say October 24, 2017A New York woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a toddler on multiple occasions at a Long Island day care, police say.
- Off-duty Baltimore officer shoots burglar in home invasion October 23, 2017Police say an off-duty Baltimore officer shot a suspect who broke into his home, woke him up and tried to rob him.
- AP names Scott Smith correspondent in Venezuela October 23, 2017The Associated Press has named Scott Smith, a cross-format journalist from California, as its new correspondent in Caracas, Venezuela.
- Braves exercise Tyler Flowers' 2018 option, decline R.A. Dickey's October 23, 2017The return of Tyler Flowers locks in the Braves' veteran catching duo next season.Zach Dillard
- Man accused in shooting to be tried first in Delaware October 23, 2017A man who shot five co-workers at a granite company in Maryland before shooting another acquaintance will be prosecuted first in Delaware, where the second crime took place.
- 'You are my slave:' School ends Civil War dress-up activity October 23, 2017A Georgia elementary school’s Civil War dress-up day is sparking controversy among students and parents after at least one student allegedly told another: "You are my slave."Mary Figuers Stallings