ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 12/31 — A former radical who drove a getaway car during a Brinks armored car robbery that led to the deaths of two police officers and a security guard will be eligible for parole next year after Gov.
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 12/31 — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel faces a possible return to prison after the state Supreme Court reinstated his murder conviction in the killing of Martha Moxley in 1975 when they were 15 years old and neighbors in a wealthy enclave.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/31 — The Ohio Supreme Court says it won’t reconsider the death penalty appeal of a Cleveland man convicted of killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home.
The Associated Press 12/31 – As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises,
ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 12/31 — A Mexican man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on a Greyhound bus that traveled through Kansas had been deported 10 times and voluntarily removed from the U.S.
JUNIATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) 12/31 — Pennsylvania State Police continue their search for the suspect in the fatal shooting of a state trooper.
BRIAN WITTE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press CENTREVILLE, Md. (AP) 12/31 — Two luxury retreats in New York and Maryland where Russian diplomats have gone for decades to play tennis,
MICHELLE FAUL and HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) 12/31 — Boko Haram’s leader urges his fighters to “kill, slaughter and abduct … and detonate bombs everywhere,”
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) 12/31 — Police say two are dead and two injured after a shooting outside a Connecticut theater late Friday night following a concert.
LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/30 – Ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and other shootings around the country led to a sharp increase in the number of police killed in the line of duty this year.
ATLANTA (AP) 12/30 — Police say the driver of a Hummer turned parts of Atlanta into a demolition derby on a work day, crashing into at least eight cars before being shot by a passenger in a Porsche.
BY CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press MINNIE, Ky. (AP) 12/30 — Donna Dye saw the coal truck come barreling over the horizon and her head started spinning with that familiar,
SYDNEY (AP) 12/29 — Australian officials seized more than a ton of cocaine worth about 360 million Australian dollars ($260 million) in what police on Thursday dubbed one of the largest drug busts in the nation’s history.
HELSINKI (AP) 12/29 — A Finnish court has sentenced a former Helsinki narcotics police boss to 10 years in prison for running a drug ring while in office — a rare case of corruption among the country’s civil servants.
BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/28 — A letter carrier trapped inside his truck by wild turkeys, a man whose wife and girlfriend published dueling obituaries for him,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/28 — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that the investigative files of a completed criminal case are a public record under state law.
PHOENIX (AP) 12/28 — A man carjacked a driver at gunpoint in Phoenix then wounded two people after the vehicle crashed on a busy Arizona freeway and he tried to commandeer other cars to get away before he was shot and taken into custody,
JIM SUHR, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 12/28 — A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for a former soldier sentenced to death for two killings and a series of rapes,
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/28 — A Maryland man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Washington, D.C., actress and yoga teacher who went missing on Christmas.
ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/28 — A federal appeals court is weighing a challenge by death row inmates of an Ohio law that shields the names of companies that provide lethal injection drugs.