JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. (AP) 10/06 — An American researcher killed in a rock attack by protesters in Ethiopia this week was a talented scientist with a bright future,
AMY FORLITI, Associated Press ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) 10/06 — The man who stabbed 10 people at a Minnesota mall had become interested in Islam in the last several months,
KATHY GANNON, Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) 10/06 — Despite objections from religious hard-liners, lawmakers Thursday took the first significant move to curb mounting numbers of “honor”
ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 10/06 — Immigration authorities caught barely half of the people who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico last year,
NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press ROME (AP) 10/05 — One of Italy’s most-wanted fugitive mob bosses was arrested after five years on the lam Wednesday when police found him hiding in a home bunker built between the bathroom and his son’s bedroom.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 10/06 — A tip from a prison guard has yielded the single largest federal case in Maryland’s history: 80 people including corrections officers,
STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 10/06 — The leader of a 41-day standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon testified that he orchestrated the takeover to take “a hard stand”
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) 10/06 — Nine Australians who spent four nights in police detention after stripping down to skimpy swimsuits printed with the Malaysian flag at that nation’s Formula One Grand Prix walked free Thursday without a conviction after pleading guilty to causing a public nuisance and apologizing.
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted a 23-year-old German-Turkish dual national of membership in a terrorist organization for joining the Islamic State group to fight in Syria.
TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/06 — The arrest of a National Security Agency contractor for allegedly stealing classified information was the second known case of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from the intelligence agency since 2013.
GREEN PARK, Mo. (AP) 10/06 — Police say a St. Louis County police officer and a suspect have been critically injured in an exchange of gunfire.
CEDAR GROVE, N.J. (AP) 10/06 — Fetty Wap (WAHP’) says he brought about $165,000 in cash to a New Jersey municipal building where he admitted to charges including driving with tinted windows and a suspended license.
JUSTIN LYNCH, Associated Press JUBA, South Sudan (AP) 10/05 — United Nations peacekeepers abandoned their posts when fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital in July and then used tear gas on frightened civilians who sought shelter at the center of the U.N.
MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/05 The Supreme Court is strongly indicating it will side with a black Texas prison inmate who argues improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) 10/05 — Authorities say a fugitive’s sweet tooth helped police capture a wanted New Mexico man after he tried to take a doughnut without paying for it.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 10/05 — Indiana State Police are investigating possible voter registration fraud in nine counties, but the organization in question claims the probe is “partisan harassment.”
Keith Sandy, left, and Officer Dominique Perez
MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 10/05 — A former Albuquerque police officer standing trial on a murder charge in the on-duty shooting death of a homeless camper told jurors he had concerns about being in the dark about what prosecutors have described as a botched plan to take the man into custody.
AMANDA LEE MYERS and CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/05 — Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck has become the latest to hasten the release of video of a deadly confrontation between police and a black man in order to break public tension.
DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 10/05 — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to create a new agency to investigate police shootings and misconduct allegations is moving toward approval even as critics say it’s not strong enough to keep a close eye on a police force with a reputation for brutality.
MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 10/05 — An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a neighbor couple during a shooting rampage 13 years ago and who has said he wants to be put to death for the crime appeared headed for execution Wednesday.