By By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Four Hofstra University basketball players were arrested on burglary charges stemming from dormitory room break-ins, police said Friday.
Detectives said the players were charged in six burglaries that occurred between Oct. 4 and Nov. 5,
By By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The political party that ruled Mexico for seven straight decades is back, assuring Mexicans there's no chance of a return to what some called "the perfect dictatorship" that was marked by a mixture of populist handouts, rigged votes
By By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) - Even for those who didn't know him, the fatal ambush of a local police officer provoked tears Friday for residents of the small central Minnesota community where he was killed while trying to help a man believed to be suicidal.
By By JACOB JORDANAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The fatal shooting of a Florida teenager who was listening to loud music in a car a week ago has drawn comparisons to the Trayvon Martin case, but the differences are significant.
Unlike the Martin case, several people witnessed this shooting
By By JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Hundreds of garment workers protested Friday outside a Bangladeshi factory where 112 people were killed by a fire, demanding compensation for their lost salaries, while relatives of those who did not survive gathered nearby, hoping
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Authorities are accusing a man of robbing an Oregon bank less than an hour after he was released from jail in a budget move.
The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/D1FAuK ) that Eugene police arrested 33-year-old Christopher Franklin Weaver shortly after a Thursday robbery at
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Friday denied that the former International Monetary Fund chief has reached a settlement with a New York City hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her.
William Taylor III and Amit Mehta said in