LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Nigerian police say kidnappers have abducted the finance minister's mother from her home in the West African nation's oil-rich delta.
National police spokesman Frank Mba told The Associated Press that Kamene Okonjo, mother of Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was
CLEVELAND (AP) - A Transportation Security Administration officer was fatally shot by her husband Sunday before he killed himself on an off-site parking lot at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, authorities said.
Before turning the gun on himself, the husband fired at a second TSA employee
IRVING, Texas (AP) - The grandmother of Jerry Brown, who was killed in what police say was a drunken-driving accident, remembers him as a young man who stopped at nothing to realize his dream of becoming a professional football player. Theresa Clark of St. Louis tells The Associated Press
By Kate Stanhope,
Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was jailed Saturday and charged with intoxicated manslaughter after he was behind the wheel during a car accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown early Saturday, ESPN reports.
By By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - With defeat in the Michigan Legislature virtually certain, Democrats and organized labor intend to make enactment of right-to-work laws as uncomfortable as possible for Gov. Rick Snyder and his Republican allies while laying the
By By SCHUYLER DIXONAP Sports Writer
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Josh Brent and Jerry Brown met in college, forming a close, unshakeable bond. Having realized his NFL dream, Brent was trying to help his roommate do the same.
But Brent wasn't starting on Dallas' defensive line when the Cowboys
By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eugenio Velazquez doesn't fit the mold of the down-on-his luck, uneducated, underemployed courier who ferries drugs to the U.S. for Mexican drug cartels.
The dual citizen of the U.S. and Mexico belongs to Tijuana's elite, equally at
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A disgruntled husband who was convicted last year of shooting into a Coeur d'Alene Police Department officer's home has subsequently complained that the police man was having an inappropriate affair with his wife that violated the agency's policies
By By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - The church bell that rings out to announce the deaths of tribal members on the Tule River Indian Reservation tolled repeatedly Sunday after a man went on a shooting rampage that left a daughter, his mother and her two brothers dead.
UPDATE: DEER PARK, Wash. (AP) - The family of confessed serial killer Israel Keyes remembered him at a private funeral service in Deer Park Sunday. Keyes grew up in the nearby town of Colville. Keyes confessed to killing eight people across the country before he committed