WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two taken to hospital after a small airplane and a helicopter crashed into each other on Thursday near an airport in Frederick, Maryland, authorities said. A Cirrus SR22 coming in to land at Frederick Municipal Airport collided with a helicopter that was involved in a training exercise, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Frederick is about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Washington. ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said. The officers were on foot patrol when they were asked by a freelance photographer to pose for a picture on a Queens street at about 2 p.m., a New York Police Department spokesman said. Suddenly a man carrying a hatchet charged the officers, swinging it and striking one officer in the right arm and then swinging it again and striking a second officer in the head, the spokesman said. ...
By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York on Friday after testing positive for the deadly virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city. The worst Ebola outbreak on record has killed at least 4,900 people and perhaps as many as 15,000, mostly in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, according to World Health Organization figures. ...
Vets are flocking to the fairgrounds to receive a place to stay, medical treatments and a slew of other services this weekend.
The Butte County Probation Department was awarded $180,000 for their High Intensity DUI Program to make sure these worst-of-the-worst offenders stay sober
An elderly man was killed after he collided with another car while driving on Highway 162 in Oroville.
One of the largest gold nuggets found in modern times in Butte County was unearthed last summer. The 75-ounce nugget went on display Thursday at the San Francisco Fall Antique Show at Fort Mason. It's estimated value is between $250-400,000.
Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara suffered ligament damage to his knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks, a source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss the 2014-15 season for a back injury.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday was in no way off-putting.