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 »
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 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.
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/26 — Each time notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appears in court in his U.S.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) 05/03— A fiery explosion rocked a Connecticut town while police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) 03/24 — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage died of his injuries,
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JANIE HAR, Associated Press YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — Three women who devoted their lives to helping traumatized veterans were killed by a patient who had been kicked out of their Northern California treatment program,
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 02/08 — Authorities in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz announced charges Thursday of “forced disappearance” against 19 current or former state police officials and officers,Read more »
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 01/30 — A Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 01/22 — Mexico posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with the government reporting Sunday there were 29,168 murders in 2017,
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) 01/22 — A man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing a Tennessee nursing student could plead guilty in the case.
By TIM TALLEY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 12/15 — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children.
By FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) 12/07 — The attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old boy who authorities say was targeted for murder by the MS-13 street gang was foiled by police officers in a Long Island town that has been the epicenter of gang violence in recent years,Read more »
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 12/02 — A Mexican man who was deported from the United States twenty times was sentenced Friday in Oregon to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to sodomy,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 11/15 — Mexican police and military personnel on Tuesday arrested an “old school” Zetas cartel leader who allegedly coordinated a 2010 killing spree that included the massacre of 72 Central American migrants in the border state of Tamaulipas,Read more »
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) 08/30 — Officials say a leader of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect facing child sexual abuse charges is refusing to eat.