{FD} Scott Peterson: 15 years later, a look back at a case that gripped a nation

Fifteen years ago this Christmas Eve, the nation turned its eyes and attention to Modesto, Calif., where 27-year old Laci Peterson, 8 months pregnant and ready to welcome her unborn son she had named Conner, had seemingly vanished.

{FD} Florida soccer coach charged after allegedly running away with teen girl

The former Florida soccer coach, who was found in New York with a 17-year-old girl he reportedly ran away with, has been extradited back to his home state and charged, according to court records.

{FD} Tennessee mom arrested for allegedly neglecting, starving 13 pound, 6-year-old son, authorities say

A mother in Tennessee was arrested on Dec. 8 after officials claimed her 6-year-old son was discovered weighing 13 pounds, Fox 19 reported.

{FD} Oklahoma high school teacher, student allegedly file for license to wed

A high school teacher in Oklahoma was fired Thursday after she and her 16-year-old student allegedly applied for a marriage license, according to reports.

{FD} Female teacher, 34, fired after filing for marriage license to wed 16-year-old boy student

A high school teacher in Oklahoma was fired Thursday after she and her 16-year-old student allegedly applied for a marriage license, according to reports.

{FD} World unites against NKorea nuke ambitions _ North ignores

North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula — but the North gave no sign of budging on its nuclear ambitions.

{FD} Santa, Christmas trees ‘not appropriate’ for holidays, students told at University event

Santa Claus, Christmas trees and the colors red and green are examples of inappropriate “religious iconography” during the holiday season, according to a paper distributed during a “Respecting Religious Diversity” event at the University of Minnesota.