NJ.COM - A Jersey City man believed to be high on PCP tried to gnaw off his own wrist in a holding cell, defecated in the back of a Jersey City police cruiser, and then bit off his own finger and swallowed it at Hudson County jail Sunday night, authorities said.
Jargget Washington, 29, of
By IRINA TITOVAAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - It was intended as a friendly guide to Russia for labor migrants from Central Asia, but instead it turned into an insult. The brochure with practical advice on how to deal with border guards, police and other authorities was
By MICHAEL CASEYAP Environmental Writer
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - With massive steel Sidra trees sprouting from the base of the building and a 9-meter (yard) high sculpture of a spider in the lobby protecting a sack of grey and white eggs, Qatar National Convention Center is hard to ignore.
By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities searched Tuesday for a 10-month-old girl who was declared missing after her grandmother, who was baby-sitting her, was found slain inside the family's apartment in a Philadelphia suburb.
Investigators are focusing on
By MARIA CHENGAP Medical Writer
LONDON (AP) - Europe's top drug regulator announced Tuesday it is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Roche for allegedly failing to properly report the side effects of 19 drugs being used by U.S. patients.
It is the first time the European Medicines
By SINAN SALAHEDDINAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq on Tuesday inked a multi-million dollar deal with South Korea's KOGAS that will set in motion the building of two key gas pipelines in the country's north - the latest step by Baghdad to develop dilapidated infrastructure to meet
By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) - Police removed a bicycle Tuesday from a home near where a 12-year-old girl's body was found in a recycling bin, a case that has spread fear and worry through a town that had been desperately searching for her since she disappeared
By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - When Candida L. Gutierrez's identity was stolen, the thief didn't limit herself to opening fraudulent credit and bank accounts. She assumed Gutierrez's persona completely, using it to get a job, a driver's license, a
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 20-year-old black woman said she was set on fire by three men who wrote the initials KKK and a racial slur on her car in northeastern Louisiana, police said Monday.
Officers found Sharmeka Moffitt with burns on more than half of her body when