By By TERRY WALLACEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A capital murder suspect stole a deputy's gun, fled a Dallas hospital and held police at bay for nearly two hours Tuesday night before surrendering peacefully and returning to the hospital, officials said.
Franklin B. Davis, 30, of
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The FBI says an Alaska barista was sexually assaulted and killed the day after she was abducted last February. Suspect Israel Keyes, who died in an apparent suicide this week, told authorities he left the barista's body in toolshed for two weeks while
By By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A man who died in an apparent suicide this week in an Alaska jail after confessing to a string of killings across the country had sexually assaulted and strangled an Anchorage barista the day after he abducted her, then left her
By By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma death row inmate whose attorneys had claimed he was mentally unfit to be executed was put to death Tuesday for the 1993 shooting deaths of a couple during a home invasion.
In the final moments before he was injected with
By By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - A senior figure in Ireland's criminal underworld was chased down the street and shot to death Tuesday near his Dublin home, two years after surviving a similar assassination bid, in the latest chapter of a long-running feud involving
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Toxicology tests show a New Jersey woman who decapitated her 2-year-old son and then killed herself in August had smoked PCP-laced marijuana.
The Camden County Prosecutor's released the test results Monday showing 34-year-old Chevonne Thomas had used the drug before killing
By By JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year barreled across the country's south on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and forcing more than 50,000 to flee from inundated villages.
Typhoon Bopha slammed into
By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Coast Guardsman fired several gunshots from an inflatable boat before it was slammed by another vessel in a crash that caused the first law enforcement fatality since the smuggling of drugs and immigrants by boat began spiking along the
MIAMI (AP) - One passenger on the bus that smashed into a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport remains in critical condition.
Officials at Ryder Trauma Center and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room say another patient is in good condition while three are in fair.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army's highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays.
U.S. Army Col. Tara Osborn was named Tuesday to head the case of Maj. Nidal