KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Neighbors of a Missouri man accused of killing a man, dismembering the body and tossing the victim's arms at bystanders, said the scene left them with nightmares and was "like something out of a horror movie."
Paul R. Potter, 49, of Kirksville, is also accused of setting
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) - DNA from a Detroit-area man charged with killing four suspected escorts was found under the fingernails of one of the women, a scientist testified Wednesday.
More than a year later, a judge must determine whether James Brown will stand
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A sport utility vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 just west of Garrison struck an oncoming pickup, killing the passenger. The Montana Highway Patrol says the collision shortly after noon on Tuesday killed a 57-year-old Ronan
By LYNN BERRYAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - It was supposed to be a thrilling ride down a ski slope inside a giant inflatable ball that is to be one of the symbols of next year's Winter Olympics; it ended in tragedy for the two Russian men inside.
The transparent plastic ball - known as a zorb
By JULIE PACE and DARLENE SUPERVILLEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration's response to the shooting at
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden vowed urgent action against gun violence in America Wednesday, pledging steps by the Obama administration that he said could "take thousands of people out of harm's way" and improve the safety of millions more.
But a day
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who bought two guns used by a former neighbor in a deadly Christmas Eve ambush of firefighters has pleaded not guilty to a state charge of filing a falsified business record.
Dawn Nguyen made a brief court appearance on Tuesday in
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Transportation has revoked a Canadian travel company's authority to provide passenger service in the United States after determining a driver was not properly rested when his bus crashed on an Oregon highway last
By The Associated Press
The national gun debate swelled Tuesday as Arizona and the country commemorated the shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago that killed six people and left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords injured - an anniversary that came on the heels of the mass killing at a Connecticut
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Iowa man accused of killing his mother and abducting a woman after being released from prison last week underwent treatment as a teenager because he fantasized about raping women and almost acted upon his urges several times,