By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 03/14 — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence,
LONDON (AP) 03/13 — The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 12:40 p.m.
British police have cordoned off a parking lot ticketing machine in the southwestern city of Salisbury as authorities retraced the steps of a former Russian spy and his daughter targeted in a chemical weapons attack.
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 03/09 — A white police officer whose body camera recorded him beating a black pedestrian he accused of jaywalking has been arrested on assault charges in North Carolina.
By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 03/07 — A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt,
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) 02/26 — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing a woman studying to become a doctor in a public library has a severe mental illness,Read more »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 02/17 — A 20-year-old Minneapolis man who said he was inspired by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attacking and seriously injuring two brothers at the Mall of America.Mahad Abdirahman was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty earlier to two counts of first-degree assault for the November knife attack at the Bloomington mall.Read more »
By JARI TANNER, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) 02/07 — Finnish police say the Moroccan asylum-seeker who killed two people and wounded eight others in last year’s stabbing attack in southwestern Finland identified strongly with the Islamic State group and was motivated largely by hatred after heavy bombardments by the Western-led coalition in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 01/29 — A 20-year-old Minneapolis man accused of attacking two brothers at the Mall of America last fall says he was inspired by the Islamic State group.Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 01/26— The suspected gunman in the death of a Colorado sheriff’s deputy is scheduled to appear in court on Friday as police continue searching for two other men who were nearby at the time of the shooting and are wanted for questioning.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) 01/25 — Police in southern New Mexico say an armed robbery suspect’s apparent inability to drive a vehicle with a standard transmission helped lead to his arrest.Read more »
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/23 — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping,
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s first Somali police officer is on paid leave during an investigation after her arrest over the weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Worcester police charged Zahra Munye Abu,
SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) 01/06 — Police say a man in Vermont has used a machete to attack a woman in her 70s as she delivered meals to a motel being used as emergency housing for the homeless.Read more »
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 12/30 — A German police union boss has criticized organizers of Berlin’s annual open-air New Year’s Eve party for designating a special “safety area”
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/23 — A disgruntled mail carrier facing dismissal has been charged with aggravated murder for fatally shooting his supervisor at a suburban Ohio post office and with murder for killing a postmaster outside of her apartment complex.Read more »
By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 12/22 — Australian police were investigating Friday whether there was any terrorism-related motive behind the car ramming attack on Melbourne pedestrians that left 12 people in a hospital,
By TOM KRISHER and LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/22 – A deadly attack this week in Melbourne, Australia, in which a man plowed an SUV into a crowd of Christmas shoppers comes from the same playbook used by terrorists in recent years around the globe.
By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 12/21 — The streets outside Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street railway station were crowded with Christmas shoppers late Thursday afternoon when a white Suzuki SUV ran a red light and sped up to slam into pedestrians crossing the road before crashing into a traffic barrier.
By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 12/15 — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.
By DAKE KANG, Associated Press OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) 12/10 — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson’s Bakery, a century-old,