The bill would add six emoji to the list of allowable symbols on the state's license plates.
New Jersey Representative Jeff Van Drew made headlines when he announced he was changing his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. But a recently released voicemail to a constituent has drawn his motives into question.
An Asheboro, NC man has been arrested on charges of keeping a woman trapped in his house for half a decade and forcing her to have sex with him in exchange for basic needs.
Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as "Joe Exotic," has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in various crimes of animal abuse and attempted murder for hire.
The unidentified minor forwarded not only money but also his private personal information to an unknown party.
After the sword went missing from the stone and anvil in front of King Arthur's Carrousel, speculation ran rampant until a visitor claimed credit for the mythic task.
After escaping from Belgium's Turnhout Prison in December, former inmate Oualid Sekkaki taunted the facility's directors by sending them a postcard gloating about his successful getaway.
After searching the property of a man believed to have murdered his girlfriend, Thai police have announced the discovery of bones they think belong to other victims, raising the possibility of him being a serial killer.
The Food and Drug Administration has released a statement ending the consumer advisory on romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California area.
Police are conducting a multi-state search for a man suspected of robbing churches while wearing a 'Batman' mask.
An explosion at a chemical factory in Catalonia was so powerful that it flung a one-ton steel plate two miles to crash into an apartment building, killing one resident.
Three doctors at a Nova Scotia hospital have spoken out about untenable conditions there, including emergency room overcrowding that is so bad patients are being treated in supply closets.
A member of Russia's lower house of parliament said a secret U.S. "climate weapon" is responsible for unusually warm temperatures this season.
A Kansas man has requested an unusual method of mediation in a divorce dispute—he wants to be allowed to challenge his wife to a trial by combat.
In a statement to Newsweek, the school called media reports of the explusion "inaccurate" and said the social media post was not the only reason the freshman student was removed from the academy.
Two members of a Portland-based drug ring recorded themselves on a cell phone practicing the kidnapping of a storage facility manager, then filmed the actual crime.
Fraudsters in South Africa are turning to syndicates that rent out corpses for use in insurance fraud and police are implementing new tools to get those dead bodies off the market.
A radio tower used by Customs and Border Protection in Kingsville, Texas, has become home to a group of hundreds of vultures who have coated the structure in urine and feces.
The Michigan town of Bessemer has voted to spend approximately $3,400 to purchase a device to smell marijuana plants and train police officers in its use.
The family of a 65-year-old resident of a Toronto nursing care center were horrified when they went for a visit and found him disheveled, confused and with a Nazi symbol drawn on his scalp.
The man's wife is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, alleging that they violated his right to confidentiality after he confessed to sexually abusing his daughter.
A New Jersey teenager on vacation to Israel found himself in an awkward situation when his bus took off while he was closed inside the luggage compartment.
Samuel James Gulick has been arrested for vandalizing a Planned Parenthood in Newark, writing a Catholic slogan on the building before throwing a Molotov cocktail at the front door.
Damon Fields is suing Gaston County for what he claims are civil rights violations, but in a curious legal move, 17 of his cats are listed as co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit.
After being arrested on New Year's Day while burgling a house, Daniel Gregory Franco tried to convince the cops to let him go by offering them some heroin.
Dennis Sryniawski is accused of contacting the wife of a man running in the Nebraska Senate election and threatening to release nude photos of her unless her husband withdrew from the race.
French bookseller Julie Goislard took to social media to complain about malfunctioning ATM machines at her bank and had all of her accounts shuttered.
Dr Helen Sharman has publicly announced that she believes extraterrestrial life exists — and aliens might be among us on Earth right now.
Police say that biometric data stored on Sean Sammit's Apple Watch contradicted his story about being stabbed after leaving a Michigan synagogue.
After two thieves attempted to steal the laptop of a customer at an Oakland, California, Starbucks, he chased them from the restaurant and was killed when the car the robbers were driving slammed him into another vehicle.