By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 04/24 — Attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking root among a sliver of the country’s Muslims.
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/22 — Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people,
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/21 — At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday,
By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 04/10 — An 80-year-old New York man has been arrested on charges that he killed two young women in a beach cottage nearly half a century ago in Virginia,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 04/08 — An 18-year-old accused of fatally shooting 10 people at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe,
By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/03 — After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper’s South Los Angeles clothing store.
NEW YORK (AP) 04/01 — A man was convicted Monday of killing a woman out running near her New York City home in a case that stirred urban fears,Read more »
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 03/30 — The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had activated the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside,
CANTON, Ill. (AP) 03/29 — A man convicted of murder as a suspected member of the notorious “Ripper Crew” that killed as many as 20 Chicago-area women in the 1980s has been released from prison,Read more »
McALLEN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A Mexican national suspected in a fatal 1998 shooting on a college campus in Texas has been extradited to face a capital murder charge.Read more »
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) 03/21 — The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on an arrest in the 1999 killings of two Alabama teenagers (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The lawyer for a suspect in the 1999 deaths of two Alabama teenagers says he’s an outstanding member of the community and is cooperating with law enforcement.Read more »
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/18 — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington,
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local):2:55 p.m.
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left three people dead and multiple people injured.
By JOVANA GEC, Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) 03/16 — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years,
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Sunday New Zealand police say they have found another body at one of the mosques that was attacked,Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/16 — The suspect in last year’s Florida high school massacre told officers moments after his capture he was hearing demons,