{FD} Air Force veteran sues after being pulled from ceremony mid-speech

A retired Air Force sergeant who was forcibly removed two years ago from a military retirement ceremony as he recited a traditional passage honoring the flag filed a lawsuit Monday, claiming he was ousted for mentioning the word “God.”

{FD} Florida student’s drinking death renews calls for aggressive ‘culture change’ in fraternities

A day after nine men faced charges in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge at Florida State University, the prosecutor leading the case called for a “serious culture change” within college fraternities — and said he hopes criminal prosecution will prevent future deaths.

{FD} False alarms in Hawaii, Japan underscore real fears of North Korea strike

Two countries, two erroneous alerts. A pair of islands long believed to be in the crosshairs of the rogue North Korean regime were plunged into panic when residents got warnings a missile was incoming. Although the warnings, on Saturday in Hawaii and in Japan several days later, were mistakes, they underscored the jitters caused by Pyongyang’s constant saber-rattling.

{FD} Deadly Costa Rica crash highlights dangers of non-commercial tourism flights, aviation experts say

“Do not fly” is the stark plea of one former National Transportation Safety Board head in the aftermath of a Costa Rican plane crash that killed 10 Americans and elevated serious concerns about the safety of U.S. citizens signing up for non-commercial tourist flights in other countries.

{FD} Holly Bobo case: Prosecutors describe her final hours in murder trial closing arguments

A prosecutor described in graphic detail Thursday the last hours of Holly Bobo’s life, telling jurors about how she was beaten and “gangraped” before she was shot in the head by the man on trial for her murder.

{FD} Holly Bobo case: Prosecutors describe her last hours in murder trial closing arguments

A prosecutor described in graphic detail Thursday the last hours of Holly Bobo’s life, telling jurors about how she was beaten and “gangraped” before she was shot in the head by the man on trial for her murder.

{FD} Holly Bobo trial: Prosecution casts doubt on ‘confession’ by ‘Chester the Molester’

A former U.S. marshal testified Wednesday that a convicted sex offender implicated himself in the 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo during a jailhouse conversation — a narrative prosecutors portrayed as dubious and possibly coerced.