Big changes at airport after gun smuggling
The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.
She lost more than 800 lbs.
Mayra Gonzalez has lost over 800 pounds since she lied to prosecutors in 2008, telling them she rolled onto her nephew and killed him, in an effort to protect her sister. The capital murder charges against Gonzalez were dropped and she began a journey to reclaim her health. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
Police fired 17 times at Mexican worker
Seventeen times. That's how many shots police in Pasco, Washington, fired at Antonio Zambrano-Montes when they killed him after he allegedly hurled rocks at them. Of those, five or six rounds struck the former orchard worker, according to the investigative team looking into the incident.
Cops caught slapping, dragging suspects
Two South Florida law enforcement officers are under fire after witnesses used their cell phones to capture footage of them possibly mistreating people they were arresting.
Yoga guru accused of rape
To his legions of fans, Bikram Choudhury has an almost other-world quality. The yoga guru inspires as he promises to heal body and mind.
LeBron (42), Cavs take Warriors showdown
LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games.
Vandy coach scolds player, later apologizes
Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings has apologized for a postgame incident Thursday night in which he berated Commodores player Wade Baldwin IV profanely, at one point saying, "I'm going to f---ing kill you."
Westbrook triple-double not enough vs. Suns
Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Oklahoma City 117-113 on Thursday night.
Falcons part ways with veteran RB Jackson
The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran running back Steven Jackson, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, a move which will save the team $3.75 million against the salary cap.
Panthers get Jagr from Devils for two picks
The Florida Panthers have acquired five-time NHL scoring champion Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils for a second-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL draft and a conditional third-round draft pick in the 2016 draft.
Pacquiao arriving early to train for Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao is already doing some light training in the Philippines in preparation for his mega pay-per-view showdown with fellow welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Former Packer got death threats after fumble
Former Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick said he received death threats after he botched the onside kick recovery in the NFC Championship Game and that a former NFL player who went through something similar has helped him deal with it.
Former Louisville guard charged with rape
Former Louisville Cardinals guard Chris Jones has been charged with raping one woman and sodomizing another and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Thursday morning.
McIlroy shoots 3 over in 2015 American debut
Making his first PGA Tour start of 2015, McIlroy hit his first tee shot in a bush, made two double bogeys over his first nine holes and finished with his worst score in America since August, 3-over 73, during the first round of the Honda Classic.