By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian regime was accused Sunday of dropping cluster bombs - indiscriminate scattershot munitions banned by most nations - in a new sign of desperation and disregard for its own people.
The international group Human Rights Watch cited amateur
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - An actor and martial arts instructor was charged in the death of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student who disappeared last week, and the girl's family pleaded for her to be brought home.
Law enforcement officials believe Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott, a marine
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A martial arts instructor active in community theater was charged Saturday in the death of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student who disappeared days earlier.
Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott, a marine biology major who volunteered at the New England Aquarium, is believed
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A pile of stuffed animals marks the spot where 15-year-old Justin Thompson fell, fatally shot by an off-duty Memphis police officer on a school night in a working-class neighborhood.
The Sept. 24 shooting is still under investigation, but
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 32-year-old mother of five shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent as he rode on her car's hood in suburban San Diego has filed a wrongful death claim against the agency, saying the agent had a long history of misconduct in a previous law enforcement
By The Associated Press
"I have nobody. I need someone. My name is Amanda Todd." - Canadian schoolgirl Amanda Todd in one of the last cards she displayed in a YouTube video that described years of bullying that drove her to drugs and alcohol. Amanda, 15, died in an apparent suicide.
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.Associated Press
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities on Friday identified the body of a man who was found entombed in concrete in the backyard of a northeast Georgia home.
The man has been identified as Sean Dugas, 30, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation medical
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Canada was in uproar Friday over a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was found dead, an apparent suicide, five weeks after she uploaded a video to YouTube describing years of bullying that drove her to drugs and alcohol.
Coroner Barb McLintock said
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - A federal police officer is facing a murder charge in the shooting death of a colleague as the two fought with a group of people outside a Modesto bar.
The Modesto Bee reports (http://bit.ly/RdA2T7 ) that a Stanislaus County judge set bail for Robert Anthony Moreno at $2.9
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas casino waitress. A homeless hitman. An estranged husband angry enough to have his wife killed.
That was the recipe for a plot police say led to the arrest of a firefighter accused of masterminding a brutal murder-for-hire, then crashing