TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who police say they shot after he pointed a gun at them during a foot chase was charged on Tuesday with aggravated assault and gun crimes.
Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter who went missing last week has been found.
The 93-year-old man was not identified, but police said he was driving to visit his daughter Sunday night in St. Louis when he pulled over to call her for directions. The maroon 2012 Honda was found Tuesday afternoon in a residential area after an "alert citizen" saw reports broadcast about the crime and contacted police, according to Schron Jackson of the St. Louis Police Department. The Tuskegee Airmen, trained in Tuskegee, Alabama, were the first African Americans to qualify as U.S. military pilots.
If you thought every hotel room was booked well in advance of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia, think again. Some Center City hotels are saying that's far from the case.
New York state law enforcement officials on Tuesday said there is an active investigation into the death of a prisoner who had a confrontation with a group of guards at its Fishkill Correctional Facility in April. The death of Samuel Harrell, a 30-year-old who suffered from bipolar disorder, was first reported by the New York Times. Inmates, the Times reported, described a pattern of brutality by officers at the medium-security prison located in Beacon, 65 miles north of New York City.
A cellphone video showing numerous San Francisco police officers pinning and handcuffing a one-legged black man near the city's downtown financial district has sparked anger on social media. The 11-minute video, uploaded to YouTube on Monday and captured on Aug. 4, opens with five officers straddling and attempting to handcuff the struggling man. One officer can be seen standing directly on his prosthetic leg.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Growing numbers of grizzly bears venturing east from the Rocky Mountains are attacking more domestic cattle and sheep.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has begun talks at the United Nations to sanction South Sudan if its government doesn't sign a peace deal with rebels within 15 days and all sides in the conflict don't promptly implement a cease-fire, President Barack Obama's national security adviser said Tuesday.
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a pickup truck drove off a roadway, over a concrete embankment and into a fisheries pond in western Washington state, killing the driver and all three passengers.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey's two U.S. senators and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx vowed Tuesday to work together to obtain federal money for a $14 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River — though New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's absence highlighted the challenge of bringing together the many parties involved in the complicated project.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 93-year-old veteran who was part of the famed Tuskegee Airmen was the victim of crimes twice within a few minutes in St. Louis, being robbed and then having his car stolen.
When Pope Francis comes to our region next month, he will rest his head at the Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, and some of the people most excited about the pontiff's stay are the new students who just moved into the seminary dorms.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, in his first court appearance on federal racketeering charges, proclaimed his innocence Tuesday and accused the Department of Justice of making his family and friends collateral damage.
The suspect, Abraham Cruz, 54, was charged after investigators interviewed his uncle, who was sentenced for the crime last year, according to court documents. Cruz was 18 when he and his uncle Erasmo Cruz, then 25, broke into the home near Gettysburg of the uncle's ex-girlfriend Deborah Patterson, 17, according to the court papers. The house was set ablaze and Patterson was shot and killed along with her mother, Nancy Patterson, 41, when they tried to escape, according to the criminal complaint.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A soldier convicted two years ago of one of the worst American atrocities of the war in Afghanistan had exhibited warning signs of unwarranted violent behavior, but none that indicated he was capable of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians, including seven children, and burning some of their bodies, according to a military investigation report released Tuesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge ruled Tuesday that two police officers must stand trial on murder charges in the on-duty shooting of a homeless man whose killing was caught on video and sparked national outrage while fueling reforms at the Albuquerque Police Department.
A former security officer at a federal laboratory in Maryland was charged on Tuesday with trying to make methamphetamine there, and his lawyer said he was expected to plead guilty. The suspect, Christopher Bartley, 41, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, faces one count in U.S. District Court of attempting to make the drug at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), also in Gaithersburg.
PHOENIX (AP) — Three men affiliated with an Arizona militia group were charged in federal court with trying to replicate a tactic long used by smugglers: Stealing drugs from people who have already transported them across the Mexico border.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick R. "Fritz" Payne, a World War II fighter ace who left his mark on aviation and wartime history by shooting down six Japanese warplanes during the Battle of Guadalcanal, a bloody, months-long confrontation that helped change the course of the war, has died at age 104.
ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury indicted two former Atlanta-area police officers on murder charges after prosecutors said they used stun guns on a man while his hands were cuffed behind his back.