WASHINGTON (AP) - A Virginia man accused of shooting a security guard inside the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group has been charged with committing an act of terrorism.
Federal prosecutors announced a series of new charges Wednesday against Floyd Lee Corkins II, who was
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - A California family counselor suspected of killing his estranged wife and two of her relatives before he committed suicide had been in a contentious divorce that included a fight over property valued as high as $1 million, a defense attorney said Wednesday.
By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - An anti-abortion protester accused in a stabbing outside a Planned Parenthood in Oregon said Wednesday he was just trying to stop a man who was beating him and is relieved he's expected to live.
Chris Tolhurst, 54, told The Associated
By ALEX DOMINGUEZ and NORMAN GOMLAKAssociated Press
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - A man suspected in Wednesday's fatal shooting at a Georgia megachurch was once committed to a mental health facility in Maryland after facing various criminal charges including attempted murder, according to court
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Georgia megachurch has been taken into custody. Eric Heinze with the U.S. Marshals Service says 52-year-old Floyd Palmer was taken into custody Wednesday. No other details were immediately available.
By CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight killings that jolted South Florida in the 1970s. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - An ex-convict suspected of gunning down a police officer near the Belmont Park racetrack and then shooting to death a carjacking victim was transferred from a hospital to police headquarters on Wednesday, a police spokeswoman
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man Pasadena police blamed for a deadly shooting after he falsely claimed robbery suspects were armed will not be charged with involuntary manslaughter, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday.
The potential case against Oscar Felipe Carrillo was referred to Pasadena city
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Investigators have confirmed that a man found dead at the property where five members of a Southern California family were shot - two fatally - is the neighbor police say was responsible for the shooting.
Inglewood police said Tuesday that the man found with a fatal gunshot
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to