FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances into women's buttocks as an enhancement procedure has pleaded not guilty. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports Oneal Ron Morris sent a written plea of not guilty to a Broward County judge on Thursday.... more »
Oil giant BP says crews have begun pumping cement to permanently seal the company's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
A spokesman said Friday there no longer is a need to use mud in tandem with the cement because pressure from the well isn't an issue. BP expects... more »
Sometime later today, officials are expected to deliver the verdict on whether BP's problem oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is permanently plugged.
Test results will determine if the BP gusher has been sealed well enough to declare the operation complete. National Incident Commander Thad Allen says the... more »
BP may have the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico permanently sealed this week. Engineers plan to intersect the damaged well with a relief well that they're still drilling - 20 to 30 feet at a time.
Then they'll be able to pump mud and cement into... more »
Police in Cocoa, Florida are investigating a gruesome murder after the discovery of a bizarre grave.
They say college student Darice Knowles, 22, met her killer within days of arriving here from the Bahamas. According to a source who saw her body, Knowles was trapped inside a large lump... more »
BP officials say they plan to begin forcing cement down the blown-out Gulf oil well today. The announcement came last night shortly after their plan was approved by the federal official in charge of the oil spill.
The company plans to shove cement down from pipes attached to ships... more »
Today could be the beginning of sealing up BP's blown-out oil well for good.
Engineers in the Gulf of Mexico hope to begin shoving mud through lines installed last month straight down the throat of the leaky well. If mud forces the oil back into the massive underground reservoir... more »