By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's pointed warning that the U.S. will strike back against a cyberattack underscores the Obama administration's growing concern that Iran could be the first country to unleash cyberterrorism on America.
By BEN NEARYAssociated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The FBI on Friday asked people in Wyoming and surrounding states for help in finding a man suspected of kidnapping a girl from the town of Cody and sexually assaulting her earlier this week.
The man lured the 11-year-old girl into his SUV on
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - The weeklong search for a 10-year-old Colorado girl became a murder investigation after authorities identified a body found in a suburban Denver park as that of fifth-grader Jessica Ridgeway.
"Our focus has changed from the search for
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously approved a plan to back an African-led military force to help the Malian army oust Islamic militants who seized the northern half of the country and are turning it into an al-Qaida
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI's Washington field office has created a squad dedicated to investigating intellectual property thefts, part of a more aggressive law enforcement approach on cybercrime, an official said Friday.
The squad started this month, with
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The lone survivor of a deadly plot to lure victims with phony Craigslist job offers testified against a 17-year-old triple-murder suspect on Friday and identified him as an accomplice to the triggerman.
Scott Davis, the star witness as the
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors have called for more charges against a California teen accused of stealing celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini and shooting at a couple.
Marin County prosecutor Yvette Martinez-Shaw said Thursday during Max Wade's preliminary hearing that she will
DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit father who prosecutors say faked a carjacking to cover up the slaying of his 2-year-old daughter was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and child abuse.
D'Andre Lane sat silent as the Wayne County Circuit Court jury foreman read the verdicts on both charges.
KHQ.COM: The Huffington Post first broke the story on Thursday, but Heidi Mullin, a Michigan school bus aide is facing possible assault charges after video surfaced on YouTube and Facebook of her slamming a 7-year-old boy against the school bus window.
Mullin had been asked to ride the bus to
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued the toddler's hands to a wall was sentenced Friday to 99 years in prison.
Elizabeth Escalona faced from probation to life in prison, and prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars.
Family members in the courtroom