By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man accused of killing an Oregon barista told police he fatally shot the woman after kidnapping her and forcing her to perform a sex act, according to a police affidavit.
The document containing the statement by suspect Jonathan Holt was
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The teenage suspect in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers testified at his murder trial Tuesday that he went along only because he feared he would also die if he didn't.
Asked repeatedly by his defense
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police are saying that the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl in suburban Denver this month is connected to a kidnapping attempt against a young woman earlier this year.
Authorities aren't releasing any details about that link but Westminster investigator
By CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an emergency request for a stay in the scheduled execution of a Florida mass killer who sought a reprieve because of mental illness.
The justices rejected the request Tuesday from 64-year-old
MIAMI (AP) - Florida is going ahead with the execution of a convicted mass killer from the 1970s after an appeals court lifted a last-minute stay.
State Department of Corrections spokeswoman Ann Howard said the execution of 64-year-old John Ferguson is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Florida State Prison
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney is acting like a challenger who feels he has enough momentum and time to overtake the president by Election Day, two weeks from now.
Judging from Monday's final debate, President Barack Obama almost
By BEN HUBBARD and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
ALEPPO, Syria (AP) - It was long past midnight, but the rebel commander couldn't sleep until his fighters returned from the Turkish border with the latest shipment of gear meant to help them battle the Syrian army. Wearing camouflage pants
SEATTLE, Wash. – A man accused of slaying a Seattle police officer is the first King County Jail inmate to get a television in his cell.
Christopher Monfort is accused of murdering Officer Timothy Brenton three years ago. The TV is needed to ease the effects of his isolation, Claudia
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin man terrorized his wife for years, threatening to throw acid on her face, dousing her car with tomato juice and slashing her vehicle's tires before finally going to the spa where she worked, opening fire and killing her and two
By JERRY SCHWARTZAssociated Press
Nearly four years after Barack Obama was elected to the most powerful office in the most powerful country in the world, the question remains: Who is he?
He seemed to come out of nowhere. He had served seven years in the Illinois Senate, and less than four years