By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - When revelers pack Times Square for the annual New Year's eve celebration on Monday night, police will observe a tradition of their own: giving them lots of company.
Each year, the New York Police Department assigns thousands of extra patrols to
By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A couple and their granddaughter were killed and three others were injured - including a police officer credited with saving at least one person - in a late-night fire at a Northern California apartment complex, authorities said Sunday.
By ASHOK SHARMAAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - A young woman who died after being gang-raped and beaten on a bus in India's capital was cremated privately as millions of grieving, angry residents demanded greater protection for women from sexual violence.
The cremation took place during a
ATLANTA (AP) - Police said two young boys from Georgia who were reported missing this week were found safe in Texas on Saturday and their father is in custody and facing charges.
Brothers Ben and Henry Cleary - ages 9 and 7 - were visiting with their father, Daniel Cleary, of Roswell, and were
By JEFF AMYAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Five young siblings and one adult died early Saturday when a sport utility vehicle went off an eastern Mississippi road and plunged into a rain-swollen creek, authorities said.
Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the victims appear to have
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man whom authorities say caused an alcohol-related wreck that killed a mother of two and the children's grandmother outside Charlotte has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and felony death by vehicle, police said Saturday.
Police say 28-year-old
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two teenagers and a 12-year-old girl have been charged in the shooting death of a North Carolina man during a carjacking.
Investigators say the three approached 35-year-old Johnny Danilo Villatoro of Durham on Friday night and asked him for a ride before carjacking and shooting
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A woman who told police she shoved a man to his death off a subway platform into the path of a train because she has hated Muslims since Sept. 11 and thought he was one was charged Saturday with murder as a hate crime, prosecutors said.
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) - A man and boy fishing near the Golden Gate Bridge died on Friday after being swept into the ocean by large waves, authorities said.
The unidentified pair and a third fisherman were pulled into the frigid waters on Friday just before 5 p.m., Southern Marin fire Battalion
LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say the father of a 13-year-old girl who was fatally shot on a school bus in South Florida last month is dead in an apparent suicide.
The Broward Sheriff's Office said 34-year-old Armando Alexander Guzman was found dead in a car near Fort Lauderdale