ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 11/28 — A Somali-born college student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer.
Sun-Times Wire, Chicago News CHICAGO 11/27 – At least 68 people were shot, 8 fatally, in attacks across the city over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chicago Police.
MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/27 — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation’s busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who’s intellectually disabled,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 11/27 — New Orleans Police say one man is dead and nine others injured following a shooting in the French Quarter.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said during a news conference that officers responded about 1:30 a.m.
JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 11/26 — In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger.
After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities — from police and spies to food regulators,
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) 11/26 — A suspect fleeing a police officer in the city of South San Francisco turned and cracked him in the head with a skateboard,
ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 11/26 — Australia is attempting to extradite from Turkey a man suspected of being a high-profile Australian recruiter for the Islamic State movement,
JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA, Associated Press ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) 11/25 — Soldiers and police fanned out Friday across the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, chasing a wounded gang leader and trying to quell a wave of violence that included the discovery of hidden graves holding dozens of bodies and a camp where gunmen stored the severed heads of nine rivals in a cooler.
JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 11/25— The white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year is competent to stand trial,
TORONTO (AP) 11/26 — Ontario’s animal welfare agency has charged Marineland amusement park in the tourist city of Niagara Falls with five counts of animal cruelty.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) 11/26 — A Northern California sheriff is promising to capture a pair of men who sawed their way out of a California jail and vanished late Thanksgiving Eve.
COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 11/25 — An ex-convict was arraigned on murder charges Friday in the death of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while trying to arrest the man.
MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and PETER ORSI, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 11/26 — Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S.
PHILIPPE SOTTO, PARIS (AP) 11/25 — Five men arrested this week in two French cities were planning a terror attack in France as early as next week and were receiving their orders from an Islamic State group member based in Iraq or Syria,
BAINBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) 11/24 — A community in central Pennsylvania has painted a blue stripe between the double-yellow lines on some streets to express support for police,
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) 11/25 — A Pittsburgh man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a fiery crash that killed three people in another car has been charged with homicide and other crimes.
ALMUDENA CALATRAVA, Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) 11/25 — Attorney Andres Gil Dominguez may have had bigger cases, but he’s never had bigger clients.
JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 11/25 — Charges could be announced Friday against a suspect being held in the fatal shooting this week of a Wayne State University police officer in Detroit.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) 11/25 — The State Highway Patrol says troopers found 71 pounds of marijuana and other drugs wrapped as Christmas gifts in a vehicle that was stopped for a driving violation in northwest Ohio.
NEW YORK (AP) 11/25 — Talk about a memorable trip to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The New York Police Department says an officer who was shot on duty last year proposed to his girlfriend at Thursday’s parade.