MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 10/17 — At least 18 inmates died in two separate Brazilian penitentiaries during clashes between rival gangs,
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) 10/17 — Authorities say New Jersey police shot and wounded a man who called in false reports about a gunman and then used a television remote to mimic a deadly weapon as he walked toward them.
MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 10/17 — The FBI is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by survivors of the Charleston church shooting who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) 10/17 — A Florida man who fired at George Zimmerman’s vehicle during a road-rage confrontation has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) 10/17 — Authorities are investigating after a local Republican Party office in North Carolina was set on fire in what a state GOP official called an act of “political terrorism.”
SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/17 — A member of the U.S. Navy is facing DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges after the pickup truck he was driving plunged off a San Diego bridge,
JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/17 — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children’s movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons.
ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 10/16 — For the first time since Rolling Stone magazine’s shocking story about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia hit shelves two years ago,
(AP) ANN SANNER and PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press, 10/16 – Reeling from a surge in heroin overdoses, authorities in the Cincinnati area made an offer: Hand in potentially deadly drugs and you won’t be charged.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/15 — An early morning argument at a Los Angeles restaurant operating out of a converted home apparently triggered gunfire that left three people dead and 12 wounded,
LA Times By: Richard Winton, Matt Stevens, Deborah Netburn, Ruben Vives and Brittny Mejia: 10/15 A gun battle at a restaurant in the West Adams district left three people dead and 12 others wounded early Saturday,
MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) 10/14 — A prosecutor has opposed house arrest for a former state attorney general convicted in a perjury and obstruction case and signaled he will seek a two-year prison sentence for her.
JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/14 — A former federal agent was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for tipping off a defense contractor who was under investigation for overbilling the Navy by at least $35 million.
TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) 10/14 — Two Milwaukee men were charged in federal court Friday with trying to join the Islamic State group by traveling through Mexico to Syria.
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/15 — A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre,
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 10/15 — A federal judge has dismissed — at least for now — a portion of a lawsuit filed by a black woman who sued Texas’
NEW YORK (AP) 10/15 — A 1-year-old girl is recovering thanks to two NYPD officers who sprang to action after observing the baby turning blue in her mother’s arm in the Bronx.
ERIC TUCKER and ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 10/14 — Three members of a Kansas militia group were charged Friday with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in the western Kansas meatpacking town of Garden City.
ORANGE, Mass. (AP) — Two people charged in the killing of a 95-year-old Massachusetts man during a home invasion have been held without bail.
Not-guilty pleas were entered Friday in Orange District Court for Joshua Hart and Brittany Smith at separate arraignments on charges including murder.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston 911 operator accused of hanging up on thousands of emergency calls is charged with two counts of interference with an emergency telephone call.