By MICHAEL HILL and JOHN KEKISAssociated Press
HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) - A man neighbors said rarely spoke to them started a fire in his apartment on Wednesday, shot four people dead at a couple of businesses in his hometown and a neighboring village and then exchanged gunfire with police officers who
By SHEILA BURKEAssociated Press
COOPERTOWN, Tenn. (AP) - A police chief hired to rebuild a tiny Tennessee department dismantled by scandal is using a lie-detector test to keep racists off his force.
Coopertown Police Chief Shane Sullivan took over the department in November, becoming the 11th chief
By JASON DEAREN and MARTHA MENDOZAAssociated Press
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - The man shot to death by Santa Cruz police after killing two detectives fought losing battles to control his rage and a Peeping Tom obsession, destructive urges that led to his failure in the military and set him on a path
By JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
"Hello world from comms center in (hash)Pyongyang."
That Twitter missive, sent Monday from Koryolink's main service center in downtown Pyongyang using my iPhone, marked a milestone for North Korea: It was believed to be the first tweet sent from a cellphone using
By MARTHA MENDOZA and JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - There was no warning before Jeremy Goulet flung open his door and opened fire on two police detectives, killing them. But there was more than a decade of signs leading up to the shootings that indicated Goulet was, as his
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Moviegoers at a San Diego theater ducked for cover as police stormed in during a movie and shot and wounded an armed domestic violence suspect pretending to be a patron.
The lights came on suddenly during a Saturday matinee screening of "Les Miserables" at Reading Cinemas Carmel
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Police shot and critically wounded a gunman Saturday in a San Diego movie theater as more than a dozen moviegoers ducked for cover on the floor.
No moviegoers or officers were hurt in the shooting inside Reading Cinemas Carmel Mountain in northern San Diego, officer David Stafford
By The Associated Press
"Gangster Squad" - This pulpy, violent tale of cops and mobsters in 1949 Los Angeles rides an uncomfortable line between outlandishness and outright parody, and it's difficult to tell which is director Ruben Fleischer's intention. Which is a problem. While
By RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two handguns have been seized from the bedroom of a teen who threatened a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school a week after a mass killing at a Connecticut elementary school, police said Friday.
The Council Rock South High School