By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special
By BEN WALKERAP Baseball Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Major League Baseball is looking at ways to protect pitchers from being injured by batted balls such as the one that struck Doug Fister in the head, and says hat liners are a possibility in the minors next year.
The safety issue is on a "fast track
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter and killed two illegal immigrants during a chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected it was being used to
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC News' Chris Hansen has done his share of hidden camera work, most notably confronting would-be child predators. Even for him, meeting a man willing to carry out a hit was a chilling experience.
Hansen is shown negotiating with a hit
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
MONROE, N.C. (AP) - Former scoutmaster Thomas J. Menghi Jr. says he was usually drunk when he molested numerous Boy Scouts during the early 1970s.
He was in his late 20s, living in a Fayetteville motel and working as Tupperware deliveryman.
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - The prosecutor in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager in central Florida called the conduct of the defense lawyer "a slippery slope" in pleading with the judge Friday to impose a gag
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 GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - An 87-year-old Seattle real-estate developer and his wife, arrested in France after 16 months on the lam, were indicted Thursday on dozens of charges of bankruptcy fraud and money laundering.
The 43-count grand jury indictment accuses Michael
By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A city police officer dreamed up plots to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women whose photos, names and addresses he pulled from a confidential law enforcement database, authorities said Thursday.
By JUDY LINAssociated Press
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) - The violent deaths of an immigrant mother and her two young children have Northern California's Slavic community recalling a similar killing spree a decade ago. But this time, community leaders say the warnings were apparent.