By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/06 — The execution of Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves unanswered questions about Aum Shinrikyo, which carried out the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway that killed 13 people and sickened 6,000.
By MATT DUNHAM and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press AMESBURY, England (AP) 07/04 — For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England’s Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union,
PERU, Ind. (AP) 07/01 — Some drug traffickers appear to be using President Donald Trump’s image to brand their illegal wares.
An Indiana State Police news release about 129 arrests in a series of drug busts in northern Indiana includes a photo of what police describe as “Trump-shaped ecstasy pills.”
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) 06/26 — A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl’s mother,Read more »
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 06/26 — A 77-year-old man set a fire to lure firefighters to his Southern California retirement home so he could shoot them,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 06/22 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.Authorities say the man walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.Read more »
CENTERVILLE, Ga. (AP) 06/08 — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a woman who was recorded wrapping a seatbelt around her neck multiple times while being transported in handcuffs in the back of a patrol car.Read more »
Associated Press, HOUSTON (AP) 06/07 — A Boy Scout who packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag caused the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston’s William P.
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 »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 05/16 — An autopsy report says a 38-year-old Florida man was killed by an exploding vape pen.
The report released Tuesday confirms the vape pen was responsible for the May 5 death of Tallmadge D’Elia in St.
HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) 05/11 — Police arriving at Holliston High School were worried that they might have a potentially explosive situation on their hands.
Earlier Friday morning they’d received an anonymous phone call claiming that a student had a “bomb”
By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A first date turned into a nightmare for a Phoenix man when the woman he met became so obsessed,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) 04/08 — Authorities say a Florida woman is blaming a windy day for the cocaine that police found in her purse.
WPLG reported Kennecia Posey was one of two passengers in a car stopped by Fort Pierce police in late March.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/30 — A New York judge accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home to steal her worn underpants pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony burglary charge.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/29 — The suspect in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 is getting letters of support in jail including fan mail and pictures of scantily-clad women in addition to hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account.Read more »
DENTS RUN, Pa. (AP) 03/19 — The FBI has come up empty at the rural Pennsylvania site where Civil War gold is rumored to be buried.Read more »
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 02/26 — Authorities say a drunken man rode his horse onto a California freeway.
Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that the California Highway Patrol stopped the man early Saturday on State Route 91 in Long Beach.
PHOENIX (AP) 02/28 — Two shoplifting suspects running from police scaled a fence to get away from officers and landed in a secure parking lot of a police station — and in custody.
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) 02/02 — Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter.The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Friday.Read more »