By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Someone wanted Brandon Lincoln Woodard dead - bad enough to apparently lure him to a midtown Manhattan block for what looked like a professional hit.
But who shot Woodard in the back of the head and why remained a mystery on Tuesday as police
By By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man who pleaded guilty to a plot to attend a Somalia training camp with the dream of becoming a suicide bomber was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 10 years in prison.
Standing in orange jail clothes, his hands behind his back, 29-year-old
By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - In a military hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning that has unfolded over the past two weeks, the reams of classified documents he is accused of leaking have barely come up. Instead, the proceedings have focused on a bedsheet noose,
By By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - A former police officer who murdered nine people during a 1986 crime spree was executed Tuesday after his attorneys' last-minute appeals were rejected.
Manuel Pardo, 56, was pronounced dead at Florida State Prison at 7:47 p.m., about 16
By By The Associated Press
"The longer the White House slow-walks this process, the closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff." - House Speaker John Boehner on his negotiations with President Barack Obama.
"If I had looked back, I might not be standing here. I might have been one of the
By By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman must remain under 24-hour GPS monitoring while awaiting trial in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and must stay in the county despite the defense's concerns about his safety, a judge ruled
By By SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Over a dozen Pakistani air force planes have crashed in roughly the past 18 months, raising concerns about the health of an aging fleet that officials are struggling to upgrade because of a lack of funds.
A significant number of the air
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a medical helicopter has crashed in northern Illinois, killing all three people on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration reports the helicopter crashed Monday night while traveling from Rockford, near the Wisconsin border, to a hospital about 60 miles
By By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man who confessed to killing at least eight people across the country had researched Ted Bundy and other serial killers, saying he recognized himself in them, investigators said Monday.
But Israel Keyes told Anchorage
By By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A man walking down a street outside a school near Central Park was shot in the back of the head on Monday and lay mortally wounded in a pool of blood as his killer escaped with a getaway driver, police said.
The shooting occurred around 2 p.m