Spokane Fire Department Press Release:
A 42 year old female was critically burned this morning when embers from a cigarette she was smoking ignited a blanket she had wrapped around her for warmth. The patient is confined to a wheelchair and was unable to put out the fire or remove herself from
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A masked man carrying a gun and a machete entered a parked car and opened fire on five young adults inside, killing the driver and a passenger and wounding the others, then pushed aside the driver's body and drove off with four of the victims inside, authorities said, in a
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Classmates and friends are questioning why a police officer fatally shot a University of South Alabama freshman who was naked and had been banging on a window at police headquarters.
Campus officials didn't give any indication that Gil Collar, 18, of Wetumpka had a weapon
By AMIR SHAH and DEB RIECHMANNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the Soviet exit from Afghanistan in the 1990s - least of all 32-year-old Wahidullah who was crippled by a bullet that pierced his spine during the civil war
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Three women found dead in a submerged car at a Rhode Island shipyard were friends who worked on some of the world's finest yachts, according to a business owner in the luxury boat industry.
The car was found at about 6:30 a.m. Friday sticking out of about 4 feet of water in
By MEHMET GUZEL and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Syria fired artillery and mortars across their volatile border for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday, in one of the most serious and prolonged flare-ups of violence along the frontier.
The exchange of fire stoked
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Just as Iran's currency was rattling near bottom after a stunning free fall, officials in Tehran opened a trade exhibition that included advanced engineering tools, heavy machinery and robotics. Nearly every Iranian booth
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Graffiti has been among the most powerful art forms and tools of Egypt's revolution and the turbulent months since, but it also has proven to be its most vulnerable and ephemeral.
For nearly two years, the slogans, portraits and artwork that
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A police officer at the University of South Alabama has fatally shot a naked student whom authorities said repeatedly charged the officer.
University officials said the confrontation happened early Saturday morning when the officer went outside a police station to investigate a
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The crime was brutal: a 7-year-old girl choked, raped and forced to smoke drugs before she was left for dead in a fire set by her attacker. Somehow, she survived. Firefighters founder her at dawn, stumbling through the street and