In this photo provided by Frank Caprio, performers hang during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Friday, May 2, 2104, in Providence, R.I. (Photo: AP/Frank Caprio/Joe Ponte)

Circus company disputes $7,000 fine for hair-hanging accident

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has contested a citation it received from federal regulators for an accident that sent eight hair-hanging acrobats plummeting to the ground during a live performance, severely injuring most of them.

FILE In this photo taken July 29, 2014 in Conway District Court in Conway, N.H., Nathaniel Kibby, of Gorham, N.H. listens during his arraignment charged with kidnapping a 14-year-old girl. Kibby has been indicted on charges he kidnapped the 14-year-old girl, imprisoned her and sexually assaulted her over nine months. Two courts on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 released indictments on 200-plus counts charging Kibby with kidnapping, sexual assault and criminal threatening, among others. He has been jailed on $1 million bail since his arrest. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, file)

Charges: Stun gun, zip ties used on abducted teen

A man used death threats, a stun gun, zip ties and a shock collar to control a teenage girl he’s accused of kidnapping at gunpoint, imprisoning and sexually assaulting over nine months, according to indictments released Wednesday.

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Couple sues Whole Foods following son’s death

A Massachusetts husband and wife who blame their 8-year-old son’s death on the ground beef they bought at a Whole Foods Market have sued the supermarket chain and the ranch they say produced and processed the meat.

Nashville Predators center Derek Roy (21) scores a goal past Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40), of Finland, during a shootout at an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won the shootout to win the game 3-2. Predators' Derek Roy scored the only goal in the shootout. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Roy’s SO goal lifts Preds over Bruins

Pekka Rinne shut out Boston in the shootout and Derek Roy scored the only goal of the tiebreaker, lifting the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Tuesday night.