By By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - The notorious Macau crime boss known as Broken Tooth Koi, who was released from prison Saturday after serving nearly 15 years, will hardly recognize the city he terrorized in the late 1990s with a brutal gangland war.
Wan Kuok-koi was
By MARTIN DURANAssociated Press
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) - A 20-year-old state beauty queen died in a gun battle between soldiers and the alleged gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with in a scene befitting the hit movie "Miss Bala," or "Miss Bullet," about Mexico's not uncommon ties
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis officer aiming at an attacking dog accidentally hit and critically wounded a fellow policeman with a shotgun blast while they were searching a home, officials said Friday.
Officer Willie Bryant, 32, was in critical but stable
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis police say that an officer who was critically wounded by a fellow officer during the search of a home was shot by a shotgun.
Memphis police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said Friday that 32-year-old officer Willie Bryant was in critical but stable condition at the Regional
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - Hordes of Chinese high rollers flooding into Macau have turned the city into an Asian casino boomtown, but they're also posing a challenge for China's next generation of leaders.
Macau's casino industry has mushroomed over the past
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a judge Thursday to delay his trial by eight months, while a prosecutor argued that Bulger has already received "a 16-year continuance" by fleeing Boston and staying on the run all those years
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 VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
ARCHAR, Bulgaria (AP) - On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage. Craters pockmark the huge site, evidence of a scourge threatening
NEW YORK (AP) - The first woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court has taken a chair for a day on a panel of the federal appeals court in New York.
Sandra Day O'Connor heard arguments in four cases on Thursday. She was slated to hear four more cases on Friday.
The 82-year-old O'Connor retired
By CHRISTOPHER BODEENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese lawmakers have stripped disgraced politician Bo Xilai of his last official position, formally expelling him from the country's top legislature and clearing the way for criminal proceedings against the once-rising political star.