By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday extended the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year, in a resolution that calls on the young nation to take more responsibility for protecting its civilians
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A registered sex offender has been booked on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the disappearance last May of a Louisiana college student, authorities said.
St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said Thursday night that 33-
SPOKANE, Wash. - A SWAT situation in west central Spokane came to an end Thursday evening after police introduced chemical agents to the suspects home.
Maceo Williams, 27, surrendered about five minutes after the chemical agents were released.
He was wanted for second-degree assault.
BONNER COUNTY, Idaho - Police in Bonner County are searching for a missing Spokane man who disappeared while rafting Priest River on the Fourth Of July.
Officials with the Sheriff's department say the man was rafting in a single-person raft with two other people who were in a
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California man whose vehicle was struck twice by a car driven by then U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Thursday he had narrowly averted another collision with the Cabinet member moments before his Buick was rear-ended
By DEBORA REYAssociated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to 50 years Thursday for a systematic program to steal babies from prisoners who were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the military junta
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
By AMY TAXIN and RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The father of a mentally ill homeless man sued the Southern California city of Fullerton on Thursday alleging that a brutal beating by police officers a year ago led to his son's wrongful death
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
DUNDEE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, police said Thursday. Court records show the woman had sought to keep her husband away from the
By RON DEPASQUALE
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council threatened sanctions against Islamist fighters in northern Mali and condemned the destruction of sacred tombs in the ancient city of Timbuktu, but did not authorize an intervention force in a resolution passed