{FD} Sheriff linked to Sandy Hook conspiracy theory apologizes for leaked racy photo

An outspoken Oregon sheriff -- who gained national attention following a mass shooting at a community college in 2015 -- apologized this week after a photo appeared online that showed him without pants on.

{FD} Sarah Hart sent text days before discovery of SUV cliff plunge, friend says

One of the Hart moms who died when an SUV fatally plunged off a Northern California cliff last month had sent a text two days before the crash was discovered, saying she was so sick she might need to go to a hospital, 911 call records from Washington state say.

{FD} 2nd family may have perished in same California county as Hart clan, police say

A vehicle fell into a rain-swollen river and vanished last week in the same region of California's far north coast where a family that vanished during a road trip is last known to have been, authorities said.

{FD} Second family may have perished in California near Hart clan’s plunge, police say

A vehicle fell into a rain-swollen river and vanished last week in the same region of California's far north coast where a family that vanished during a road trip is last known to have been, authorities said.

{FD} Most border-state governors back Trump’s National Guard plan

Governors of several states have voiced support for President Donald Trump's decision Wednesday to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, paving the way for the White House to implement its latest anti-illegal immigration policy.

{FD} Surveillance video seen as possible clue to Hart family’s route before California cliff crash

A surveillance video believed to show one of the Hart mothers is being reviewed as a possible clue in deciphering where the eight family members were — and in the search of the three children who were reported missing but presumed dead after their SUV accelerated off the California cliff.

{FD} Death plunge vehicle’s speedometer ‘pinned’ at 90 mph, authorities say

The speedometer of a Washington state family’s SUV was “pinned” at 90 mph when the vehicle was found Monday afternoon, crushed along the rocks of a Northern California shoreline, court documents say.

{FD} Woman, 32, gets decades in jail for drugging kids in illegal Oregon day care to go tanning, do CrossFit

A 32-year-old woman who abandoned young children — some just six months old — at her illegal day care in Bend, Oregon, to go tanning and to CrossFit has been sentenced to 21 years, four months in prison.

{FD} Convicted fraudster had son shoot him in leg in bid to delay start of prison term, authorities say

A convicted high-profile mortgage fraudster was sentenced Wednesday for convincing his teenage son to shoot him in the left leg – making him an amputee – in a bid to delay his prison sentence and scam an insurance company.