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Illinois Students Protest 'Cookie Inflation'

Patch.com | Cristel Mohrman | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

The struggling economy has impacted many, and Buffalo Grove High School students are no exception. Upon returning to school last month, some students ...

Police Investigating Triple-Slaying In California

Beaumont, CA Patch | Guy McCarthy and Aldrin Brown Email the Authors | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

Police were investigating the deaths of three people Tuesday afternoon in an apparent triple killing in Banning. Two women and a man were reported ...

15 Arrested At Amusement Park In Fight Over Muslim Garb

Harrison, NY Patch | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York

Fifteen people were arrested and the entrance to Playland was closed Tuesday afternoon after a dispute at the park involving religious dress. Polic...

Man Dies After Falling From Plane At Air Show

Chesterfield, MI Patch | Posted 10.21.2011 | Sports

A man has died after falling from a stunt plane at the Selfridge Air Show on Sunday, according to a spokesperson at the Mount Clemens Regional Medical...

PHOTOS: Stunning Lightning Strikes

Verona-Cedar Grove, NJ Patch | August 19, 2011 | Posted 10.20.2011 | New York

Keli Dougherty of Ridgewood, N.J. had her camera ready at just the right time on Thursday night....

Fire Strikes Obama Vacation House

Martha's Vineyard, MA Patch | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

At approximately 3:31 a.m., Tuesday, August 9, members of the Chilmark Police Department, Chilmark Fire Department, Tri-Town Ambulance and West Tisbur...

PHOTOS: Escape To New York Debuts, But Is Cancelled On Third Day

Southampton, NY Patch | Brendan J. O'Reilly Email the Author | Posted 10.08.2011 | New York

The inaugural Escape to New York was cut short when the third planned day of music and arts was rained out, but the first two days brought high profil...

Man Arrested With Child Porn, Nazi Uniforms

Hopatcong, NJ Patch | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

A Hopatcong man had child porn, Nazi uniforms, high-velocity ammunition and handcuffs in his motel room in Andover, police in that township said....

Man Crashes Car Into Pool

Fort Lee, NJ Patch | Posted 10.02.2011 | Weird News

Officials said they don’t yet know what caused the crash into a pool on Center Ave., but said the driver was an elderly male....

Q&A: Local Debt-Ceiling Repercussions? County Layoffs, Delays

Richmond Heights, MO Patch | Nate Birt | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

In light of the Tuesday deadline for Congress to raise the federal debt ceiling, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch spoke with St. Louis County's chief op...

Mountain Lion Killed In Connecticut Started Journey In South Dakota

New Rochelle, NY Patch | Michael Dinan | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

In what's being called the longest journey a mountain lion has ever taken in the United States, a cougar killed in Milford, CT, six weeks ago--believe...

Remembering Betty Ford

Palm Desert, CA Patch | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

At the heart of a memorial service honoring former first lady Betty Ford sits a vibrant Palm Desert church, where past presidents and first ladies wil...

GOP Rep's Son, Cancer-Stricken Daughter Speak Out For Medical Pot

Imperial Beach Patch | Albert Fulcher | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

Silence fell over City Hall Wednesday evening as 24-year-old Briana Bilbray told the Imperial Beach City Council about her struggles with Stage 3 mela...

Police Defend 9 Month Bikini Barista Investigation

Patch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The Edmonds Police Department is defending itself after its undercover investigation of a bikini barista coffee stand drew condemnation and sarcastic ...

In Hot Water: Four Charged In Alleged Espresso Prostitution Ring

Edmonds, WA Patch | Brian Soergel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

After a ninth-month undercover investigation, the Edmonds Police Department has arrested the owner of an Edmonds espresso stand on three counts of pro...

Knicks Sportscaster Charged With DWI

Southampton, NY Patch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Sports

A sportscaster who recently took a job announcing New York Knicks games was arrested this weekend in Southampton and charged with driving while intoxi...

Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens On Independence Day

Portsmouth, NH Patch | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics

July 4, 2011 was a very special day for 105 people who became U.S. citizens on Monday morning during a U.S. Naturalization ceremony held at Strawbery ...

Mitt Romney And Jon Huntsman March In Same Fourth Of July Parade

Merrimack, NH Patch | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics

Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman engaged voters as they marched in the annual Fourth of July parade that ended at the Amherst Villa...

MMA Fighter Charged With Beating Wife

Apple Valley, MN Patch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Sports

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Brett Rogers has been charged with assault, stalking and endangerment of a child after police reported that he assaulted an...

Meet The Man Who Claims He Turned In Infamous Hacker Group

Arbutus, MD Patch | Bruce Goldfarb | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

He is slender, with steel-gray eyes and close-cropped light brown hair. He looks even younger than his 22 years, belying his experience in the world o...

Remains Of I-5 Serial Killer's Victim Found 34 Years Later

Patch.com | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

The remains of a Walnut Creek woman murdered by a 1970s serial killer have been found by a Napa County sheriff's deputy. The deputy, who was intere...

Nabbed Gangster Accuses FBI Of Leaking Information To Press

South End, MA Patch | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

James "Whitey" Bulger has accused the FBI of leaking information to the press and is demanding the agency stop, according to court filings....

Abercrombie & Fitch Sued Over Headscarf Firing

Patch | Don Frances | Posted 08.25.2011 | Business

A San Mateo woman is suing Abercrombie & Fitch after she was allegedly fired from her job at the company’s Hillsdale Shopping Center outlet for not ...

Student Journalists Guarded Jose Antonio Vargas' Secret

Mountain View, CA Patch | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

When Jose Antonio Vargas told the Oracle editorial staff his immigration status, silence fell upon the room....

Ryan Dunn's Car Was Traveling At 130 MPH At Time Of Accident

West Chester, PA Patch | Jake Speicher | Posted 08.21.2011 | Home

According to police, Ryan Dunn's car was traveling at 130 miles per hour when it left the road, killing Dunn and his passenger, Zachary Hartwell....