Family of New Jersey teen killed by stray bullet donates his organs to help others live
16-year old Ron Witherspoon Jr. was apparently an innocent victim of gun violence, and now his family is donating his organs.
MTA train operator arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of 'jeweler to the stars'
Police said 46-year-old Charles Jordan was arrested Thursday. He's facing charges of 2nd degree murder and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.
Number of Legionnaires' disease cases in Bronx outbreak rises to 46, city says
Two rooftop cooling systems have tested positive for the bacteria so far, at Concourse Plaza Housing, a private housing complex, and at Lincoln Hospital.
New Jersey sheriff's officer rescues child from hot van in store parking lot
A Bergen County Sheriff's Officer broke the window of a van Thursday to rescue a child trapped inside in the stifling heat.
Brown, Harang lead Phillies past Braves 4-1
Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Red Sox rock Sale, win 8-2 to snap White Sox streak
Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and the Boston Red Sox beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 8-2 on Thursday night, snapping Chicago's seven-game winning streak.
Jets' Sheldon Richardson charged with resisting arrest 12 days after ban
Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson has been charged with resisting arrest after an incident last month in which police say he was driving a car engaged in a high-speed road race.
Looking for meaning in the preseason polls
What is it about preseason polls that infuriate and excite us? Ohio State and USC show how early projections set the tone for a new season.
Backboard, stand from Bulls' 1998 Finals clincher fetches $41,825
The backboard, hoop, net and stand that was the recipient of Michael Jordan's last shot with the Chicago Bulls sold for $41,825 by Heritage Auctions at the National Sports Collectors Convention.
Tigers trade David Price to Blue Jays
The Detroit Tigers have traded left-hander David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt, the teams announced.
TE Antonio Gates: Four-game suspension 'never in my mind'
Chargers tight end Antonio Gates says he has no idea how a substance that triggered a positive test for performance-enhancing drugs got into his body.
Carlos Gomez, Mike Fiers traded to Houston Astros for 4 prospects
The Houston Astros made a major statement in their push for a postseason berth Thursday, acquiring outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitcher Mike Fiers in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers.