STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - An 88-year-old woman was fatally shot in an upscale California senior home and her two nieces were slain in an apparent triple murder that ended when the suspected gunman was found dead, police said.
Investigators suspect Colin McGrattan, 45, killed his ex-wife, Jackie Arata
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The teenage suspect in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers testified at his murder trial Tuesday that he went along only because he feared he would also die if he didn't.
Asked repeatedly by his defense
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
The table was tested by placing an equally heavy
HAGERSTOWN, Md. – The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people had adverse reactions after they consumed
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 CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an emergency request for a stay in the scheduled execution of a Florida mass killer who sought a reprieve because of mental illness.
The justices rejected the request Tuesday from 64-year-old
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Arlington National Cemetery on Monday made available to the public a massive electronic database detailing the gravesites of the roughly 400,000 people buried there.
Cemetery officials built the database over the last two years
MIAMI (AP) - Florida is going ahead with the execution of a convicted mass killer from the 1970s after an appeals court lifted a last-minute stay.
State Department of Corrections spokeswoman Ann Howard said the execution of 64-year-old John Ferguson is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Florida State Prison
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 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