By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl who lived next door cried the day her body was found in a nearby vacant home, neighbors said Tuesday.
Police in Bentonville arrested Zachary Holly, 28, on Monday - about a week after
By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Eight years after Yasser Arafat's mysterious death, his political heirs opened his grave Tuesday and let forensics experts take samples from his remains, defying strong cultural taboos in search of evidence that
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - A judge will decide Tuesday whether an Illinois man convicted of killing his wife and three children deserves a new trial, based in part on claims that the behavior of lawyers next door during Drew Peterson's murder trial made it impossible
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A murder suspect on the FBI's most wanted list gained weight and switched identities to evade authorities for 14 years, but his notoriety and a $100,000 reward finally led to his capture, the agency said Monday.
Jose "Joe" Luis Saenz was arrested in Guadalajara, Mexico, on
GENEVA (AP) - Reinsurance company Swiss Re estimates that claims stemming from the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy will cost the company about $900 million.
The Swiss company also estimated Monday that total losses from insured damages will total between $20 billion and $25 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
The justices on Monday rejected an appeal from convicted killer John Joseph Delling of Idaho, one of four states that bar defendants from
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) - Phone records emerged Monday as key evidence in a murder case against a suburban man charged with killing four suspected escorts and hiding their bodies in car trunks in Detroit last year, events that reinforced the city's
JASPER, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in north Georgia say a 16-year-old boy is expected to make his first court appearance Monday after he was accused of killing his stepfather with a sword.
Pickens County sheriff's Lt. Kris Stancil says a relative of the teen called 911 Friday night to report the
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil dipped slightly to below $88 a barrel on Monday as a truce between Israel and the militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip appeared to hold despite a confrontation late last week.
By around early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for January
By JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Fire raced up the floors of a Bangladeshi garment factory with no emergency exits, killing at least 112 people, some of whom jumped from the eight-story building where they made clothes for major global retailers.
The factory outside the