By DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota man took his two young children from a baby sitter's home at gunpoint, and then apparently killed himself inside of a hair salon Tuesday after officers found an employee shot to death in a car in the
HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) - A man accused of killing his 5-year-old niece has been indicted by a southwest Ohio grand jury on charges including aggravated murder.
But Highland County prosecutor Anneka (AN'-ee-kuh) Collins on Tuesday cited factors including 19-year-old Matthew Pierson's youth and
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Activists in Chile marked their own 9-11 Tuesday, the anniversary of the day in 1973 when Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power in a military coup that prompted socialist President Salvador Allende to kill himself rather than surrender.
Street protests began before daybreak,
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A defense lawyer for a South Dakota woman charged under the state's new child death reporting law says it's unconstitutional because it violates his client's right against self-incrimination.
It's one of the first attempts
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A former biology professor accused of pulling a gun from her purse and opening fire at a faculty meeting pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three colleagues and wounding three others at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2010.
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat, witnesses and the State Department
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A man who fled his trial a day before being convicted and sentenced in the repeated group sexual assault of an 11-year-old Southeast Texas girl was captured Tuesday after being a fugitive for nearly two weeks, authorities said.
Eric McGowen, 20,
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A boxer involved in a series of dog attacks last month in Everett was killed last week at the city animal shelter. The boxer and a pit bull got loose and attacked five people Aug. 25, including a police officer, in what another officer called a "chomping
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to causing a man's death with an injection of silicone he hoped would enlarge his penis - a procedure experts cautioned doesn't work.
Kasia Rivera, 35, could face up to ten years in
By The Associated Press
A look at some commemorations on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:
- NORFOLK, Va. - Sailors and Marines aboard a warship forged with 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center held a remembrance ceremony and pledged to do all in their power to