United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:


Elvis Caban (Courtesy Bristol Police)

Police Say Driver In Fatal Accident Was Texting, On Drugs

Bristol police say they’ve charged a local man with manslaughter, DUI and using his cell phone while driving for causing a head-on crash that killed an 83-year-old woman and injured three other people.


Adele (Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Adele Top Winner With 6 Grammys

Adele and Foo Fighters were big winners at the 2012 Grammy Awards. Find out what else happened.


A student feeds a young pig (Photo Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images)

Hundreds Ask Vt. To Keep Prank Pig On Police Decal

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Remember the pig hidden within the decal on the doors of some Vermont State Police cruisers? There’s now a movement under way to keep it there. But it turns out there […]


Ann Pettway (Photo: Wake County Bureau of Identification)

Former Bridgeport Woman Indicted On Kidnapping Charge

A former Bridgeport woman accused of snatching a newborn from a New York hospital more than two decades ago has been indicted on a kidnapping charge.


(Credit:  National Center for Missing and Exploited Children/AP Photo)

Kidnapped Girl Told DCF She Believed Her Birth Mother Gave Her Up

The girl who was snatched as an infant from a New York hospital told Connecticut officials that she believed her birth mother was an addict who had given her up.


Ann Pettway (Courtesy North Carolina Department of Correction)

Relative Says Family Assumed Kidnapped Girl Was Pettway’s Child

A cousin of a woman accused of kidnapping an infant more than two decades ago says the family assumed the baby was hers because she had appeared to be pregnant.


Suspect In 1987 Kidnap Arrested

The North Carolina woman who surrendered in Bridgeport Sunday in a two-decade-old kidnapping case is scheduled to appear in federal court.

Ann Pettway surrendered Sunday morning to the FBI and Bridgeport, Conn., police on a warrant from North Carolina, where she’s on probation because of a conviction for attempted embezzlement, FBI supervisory special agent William Reiner said. She turned herself in days after a widely publicized reunion between the child she raised, now an adult, and her biological mother.


Ann Pettway (Photo: Wake County Bureau of Identification)

Search In North Carolina In 1987 Baby Kidnap

By MIKE BAKER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ A woman’s discovery that she was kidnapped as an infant two decades ago has led investigators to North Carolina, where they’re searching for the woman who […]