By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say a teenager who allegedly confessed to killing a 10-year-old Colorado girl and attacking a runner also sexually assaulted the girl.
Seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg was charged as an adult with 17 counts in both cases Tuesday
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Texas law enforcement agents were close enough to a pickup truck to see it was carrying people, not drugs, before one opened fire, killing two Guatemalan immigrants hiding under a cover in the vehicle's bed, a diplomat said
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When Louisiana parole violator Donnie Lee Roberts was arrested for fatally shooting his girlfriend at her East Texas home nine years ago, he had an immediate request: the death penalty.
Roberts, 41, is scheduled for lethal injection
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country's most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday
By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Mexican man pleaded guilty Tuesday in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death revealed the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-smuggling operation, marking the biggest conviction to date in a case that embarrassed the federal
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The 10-year-old son of a neo-Nazi leader told his younger sister that he planned to shoot their father, then a day later took a gun from his parents' bedroom and fired one bullet into his father's head as the man slept on a
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The case of an Indiana boy who was convicted as an adult at age 12 for helping kill a friend's stepfather is raising questions about whether young suspects can fully understand the consequences of their offenses.
Paul Henry Gingerich was
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Airstrikes by Syrian jets and shells from tanks leveled a neighborhood in a restive city near the capital of Damascus on Tuesday, killing 18 people, and at least five rebel fighters died nearby in clashes with regime troops, activists said.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Just 10 when he was arrested for killing his neo-Nazi father, the small, blonde child told police he pulled the gun from a low-lying closet shelf and aimed it at the man's ear while he slept in the family's California home.
Now, the boy is standing trial for
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) - A convicted felon was charged Monday with the murders of three people and the attempted murder of two others at a fire extinguisher business and a nearby home in suburban Downey last week.
Jade Douglas Harris, 30, could face the death