New Mexico Man Accused of Stealing Car Planted by Police

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_7b05828580.jpgAlbuquerque Police Department (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- A New Mexico man allegedly hopped into a vehicle that wasn’t his, blasting the popular tune “Best Day of My Life” before it became anything but. Authorities say Drew Mayo, 21, took off in a bait car planted by the Albuquerque Police Department. The car was specifically equipped with a remote kill switch that police could trigger to disable the vehicle if stolen.

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Pair of Hurricanes Will Chase Tourists Off Hawaii Beaches

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_8a962fdc77.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (HONOLULU) -- Beachgoers on the Big Island of Hawaii will have one final day at the water's edge Thursday as the first of two hurricanes headed for the state is expected to make landfall Thursday night. Hurricane Iselle will bring winds of up 65 mph and surf as high as 20 feet when it hits the Big Island sometime around 8 p.m. Thursday.

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Accused Teen Murderer's Jealousy Emerges in Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_9db970a4f9.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (MIAMI) -- Erika Friman took the stand in a Florida courtroom to testify against her ex-boyfriend, who's accused of murdering their mutual friend in a jealousy-fueled plot. Pedro Bravo, 20, is accused of killing Christian Aguilar in 2012. Authorities say he was enraged after discovering that Aguilar was dating Friman.

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US General Slain in Afghanistan Remembered for His Passion, Intelligence

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_d8db8520b8.jpgU.S. Army/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- An American flag hangs outside the Falls Church, Virginia, home of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. Two stars are visible in the window, reflecting his rank. Greene was killed Tuesday while visiting a military academy in Afghanistan -- the highest ranking U.S. official to have been killed in action since the Pentagon attack on Sept. 11, 2001.

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TV Reporter Accused in Handbag Shoplifting Plot

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_d947d2ba52.jpgPlacer County Sheriff's Office (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- An Emmy-winning TV reporter in California is drawing her own headlines, accused of shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. Sabrina Rodriguez, a reporter for Sacramento’s Fox40, was part of a handbag stealing tag-team, police said, acting as a lookout as her then-boyfriend, Nicholas Gray, swiped purses last year from a Coach outlet store.

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