By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. (AP) - A family friend charged with killing a baby girl and her grandmother told police he dropped the baby as he wielded a knife and the grandmother charged at him during a botched kidnapping, authorities said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The mother of two young children found stabbed to death in the family's New York City apartment kept a loving blog of her children, detailing their latest antics and interests, and full of happy photos. Marina Krim returned home on Thursday with a third child
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The case of a teenager accused of participating in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers went to a jury Thursday, with prosecutors portraying him as a full accomplice in the crimes and his defense
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. KEY ECONOMIC REPORT BEFORE ELECTION DAY
At 8:30 a.m., the government's snapshot of the U.S. economy, likely to show it growing at a tepid rate,
By DON MELVIN and ROBERT WIELAARDAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - So far, it's still a mystery.
A British oil executive gunned down in front of his wife in the Belgian capital of Brussels. Helmeted assailants escaping on a motorcycle. No arrests. A driver of a white van who has not been
By JOCELYN NOVECK and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Mindy Sigg sat sobbing, listening to prosecutors tell a court that her 17-year-old son had confessed to the abduction and killing of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway.
While any mother would be devastated, there was an even
By DAVID B. CARUSO and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The nightmarish case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two children in her care stunned the family's well-to-do neighborhood and caused legions of parents to wonder how well they know who is watching their kids.
By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl were ordered Friday to remain in a juvenile detention center, while the girl's parents backed off their criticism of the way law enforcement had handled the case.
By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brief respite in the civil war to pour into the streets and demand President Bashar Assad's ouster.
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a major Muslim holiday Friday, killing 41 people. The officials escaped unhurt, and many of the dead were soldiers and