LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »
By DEEPTI HAJELA and JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/10 — Outrage built Monday over a video showing police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms at a Brooklyn food stamp office,
Associated Press, LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/08 — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 12/07 — Brazilian authorities say that at least 12 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies.
Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began around 2:30 a.m.
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 11/12 — A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.Read more »
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) 10/04 — A man who died with two others in a car blast last weekend had sent letters to family and police indicating he used an explosive to kill himself,
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 09/28 — Armed with a .22 caliber pistol, two teenagers stormed into a public school in southeastern Brazil and opened fire Friday,
By KATHLEEN FOODY , Associated Press DENVER (AP) 09/20 — Colorado police arrested a man in a 30-year-old murder case Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/14 — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she’s released from prison next week.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 09/11 — The discovery of a black Labrador named Lucy led to the unraveling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/09 — The recently completed California legislative session continued a years long effort to lower criminal sentences,
By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 09/01 — The FBI on Friday arrested five former residents of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico on firearms and conspiracy charges as local prosecutors dropped charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy at the property.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) 08/27 — Student gun control advocates and one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on Sunday completed a 50-mile,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 08/24— A jury on Thursday found a second suspect guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago’s random gun violence.
HONG KONG (AP) 08/24 — An anesthesiologist is on trial in Hong Kong charged with killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car.
By RYAN TARINELLI, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 08/24 — A former suburban Dallas police officer testified Thursday at his murder trial that he felt he had no choice but to use deadly force the night he opened fire on a carload of black teenagers leaving a house party,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) 08/17 — Shanann Watts’ Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life — of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.
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,
MONROE, N.C. (AP) 08/06 — Authorities say a teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 is still at large. They’re hoping to track him down through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests.
TAOS, N.M. (AP) 08/05 — A message that people were starving, believed to come from someone inside a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico,