By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis officer aiming at an attacking dog accidentally hit and critically wounded a fellow policeman with a shotgun blast while they were searching a home, officials said Friday.
Officer Willie Bryant, 32, was in critical but stable
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
NOVI, Mich. (AP) - An unemployed geologist suspected of two-dozen random shootings in southeastern Michigan was charged Friday with attempted murder after police matched his gun to bullet fragments recovered from victims' vehicles.
Raulie Casteel, jailed
By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A police officer was shot and killed Friday by another officer after several agencies responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, authorities said.
James Davies, 35, was in full uniform when he was killed,
TEHRAN, Iran -- A prominent Iranian parliament member said Friday that a U.S. drone violated Iran's airspace a week ago, when the Pentagon says it was fired on. The U.S. maintains the pilotless craft was over international waters.
Lawmaker Mohammad Saleh Jokar told state-owned yjc.ir news
WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. police say at least one shot was fired during a car chase near the White House that followed a robbery.
The robbery occurred just after 6 a.m. on Friday when several suspects robbed a group of five men and then drove off.
Commander George Kucik says two of the victims got in
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the eyes for the first time since he shot her in the
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man described by a prosecutor as "a serial killer in training" was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman's slaying during a break-in at her home a decade ago.
Mario Swain, 33, received a lethal injection for killing Lola Nixon
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A condemned killer fighting his execution because of his extreme weight does not have accessible veins in his arms or hands and could not receive a lethal injection in his legs because he is so obese, a doctor said in a court
By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A man suspected in two dozen random shootings along a 100-mile Michigan freeway corridor will face new charges this week in the attacks, authorities said Thursday.
Raulie Casteel, who is jailed on $2 million on weapons charges in
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Iranian attack aircraft fired at least twice at an unarmed U.S. drone conducting routine surveillance in international airspace over the Persian Gulf, the Pentagon said Thursday. The aircraft missed and the drone returned to base unharmed