A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street.
Defense attorney William Barabino said John Burbine, a convicted sex offender, apparently tried to hang himself in his cell in an approximately 20-minute period between his guards’ regular checks on him.
In the comments section under Newsweek’s statement backing the piece, many people suggested the magazine had jumped the gun by publishing the story before it was fully reported out.
A control center officer failed to reset two alarms for 5-and-a-½ hours after they were tested, and a supervisor who noticed the problem left when her shift was over without notifying others to check the gate, according to a report by the state Corrections Department’s internal affairs division.
Police said Andrew Sizemore, 27, of Indianapolis died Wednesday when officers returned fire after Sizemore allegedly shot and wounded four SWAT officers.
Newsweek published a 4,500-word cover story claiming Nakamoto is the person who wrote the computer code underpinnings of bitcoin, but in an exclusive two-hour interview with The Associated Press, Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto denied he had anything to do with the digital currency.
Investigators say a fire that destroyed a Detroit apartment building and forced some adults and children to leap from second- and third-floor windows was set intentionally.
An Army general accused of sexual assault is pleading guilty to three lesser charges, but maintains his innocence on five remaining counts.
The Dalai Lama prayed in the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
The Obama administration slapped new visa restrictions Thursday on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kiev and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office accepted an initial request from a group of House Republicans seeking an audit on how $304 million in federal grants were spent on the Cover Oregon website, which has yet to enroll a single person online without special assistance.
Holly Bobo was 20 when she disappeared on April 13, 2011.
A 15-year-old transgender student in California who claimed to have been beaten and sexually assaulted in a school bathroom recanted after a police investigation failed to back up his story.
The Obama administration is taking steps to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.
Investigators are looking to determine what triggered a natural gas leak and explosion that devastated a town house development in New Jersey, killing one woman and injuring seven workers.
The theory gaining the most traction this week is that the hoard is made up of most of the $30,000 in gold coins that Walter Dimmick stole from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.
The body was not discovered until late in the day, on a car near the site of the explosion, after authorities had thought the neighborhood had escaped the blast without any deaths.
A bank specializing in bitcoins says it has closed after computer hackers robbed its digital currency.
A U.S. Navy ocean tug on Tuesday was towing a Canadian navy ship with nearly 300 crew members on board to Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor after an engine fire left 20 sailors with minor injuries.
A cold, gray day greeted revelers – but didn’t deter them – along parade routes Tuesday as the Carnival season in New Orleans headed to a crest with the unabashed celebration of Mardi Gras.