By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 03/20 — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive,
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — The Latest on two sisters who went missing from their home Friday (all times local): 11:50 a.m.
Authorities say two young sisters missing from their Northern California home for since Friday have been found alive.
HELSINKI (AP) 02/24 — Estonian construction workers got the shock of their lives when they found out the animal they saved from an icy river was not a dog but a wolf.
BARRON, Wis. (AP) 01/11 — The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents’ deaths (all times local):
PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) 12/02 — Authorities have identified a Connecticut man they say was shot and killed by a bystander during an attempted robbery at a used car dealer.Police say 44-year-old Torrance Battle,Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 11/16 — Florida State University’s president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.Read more »
By TODD RICHMOND and JAMES NORD, Associated Press MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) 09/21 — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from buying firearms 14 years ago after telling South Dakota police that his co-workers were “talking bad about him”
By MORGAN LEE and MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press TAOS, N.M. (AP) 08/09 — A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 hungry children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings,
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA and STEPHEN WRIGHT, Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) 07/10 — A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth,
HOUSTON (AP) 06/21 — A Houston-area school district police officer who was wounded during a campus shooting that killed 10 people has been discharged from a hospital.Read more »
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) 06/18 — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 06/02 — The food-delivery firm Deliveroo thanked Benedict Cumberbatch on Saturday after a newspaper reported that the “Sherlock” star had fought off muggers who were attacking one of its cyclists.Read more »
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) 01/03 — A Massachusetts State Police trooper hanging out of a helicopter as it skimmed the frigid Merrimack River was able to pluck a man from the water in a last-ditch rescue effort.Read more »