Florida man accused of brutalizing, baking dog

Vicasso Lara, 24, is accused of brutalizing a dog and baking it in an oven, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrested Lara Friday and charged him with animal torture. 

California to release up to 3,500 inmates over coronavirus

California is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak, state officials said Tuesday.

Man, 72, stabbed in Hanukkah attack dies from injuries

A man who was among the five people stabbed during a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City has died three months after the attack, according to an Orthodox Jewish organization and community liaison with a local police department.