RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three police officers repeatedly used stuns guns on a black man they brought to a Virginia hospital for a mental health evaluation, and the man later died in their custody, according to recently released videos in the 2013 case.
US officials tell ABC News that US military launched a drone strike earlier today, targeting "Jihadi John," the masked Islamic State terrorist who beheaded a number of western hostages in Syria - including journalists James Foley and Stephen Sotloff and aid worker, Peter Kassig.It's understood the US is still working to determine whether the strike actually killed the British militant whose real name is Mohammed Emwazi. Officials tell ABC the strike took place in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Islamic State's de facto capital.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks slid Friday following sharp losses on Wall Street as a slump in commodities markets deterred investors from riskier assets and expectations grew that the U.S. would soon move to raise interest rates.
An aging mobster who stayed mostly in the shadows for decades by adhering to the Mafia's strict code of silence was acquitted Thursday of charges he helped plan a legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas."
Authorities are searching for a man they say raped a 40-year-old woman during a robbery on the Lower East Side Thursday morning. Police say this same man attempted to rape one other woman and attacked another earlier in the morning.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Federal and state authorities have charged a uniformed Secret Service officer from Maryland with sending obscene images and texts to someone he thought was a young Delaware girl, sometimes sending online communications while on duty at the White House.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A white Cleveland police officer had no choice but to fatally shoot a 12-year-old black boy carrying a pellet gun, an expert on police use of force said in a report released publicly Thursday by the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office.
Three 19-year-old Missouri men have been charged with making terrorist threats on social media about shooting people at college campuses in the state, and two of them talked about targeting black people. One of the three, Hunter M. Park, of Lake St. Louis, who allegedly made threats against the University of Missouri, was denied bond on Thursday, and court documents said he expressed a "deep interest" in a recent Oregon school massacre. The others are Tyler Bradenberg, of St. Louis, and Connor Stottlemyre, a student at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, who police said were both charged on Thursday.
Jared Fogle's attorneys asked a judge for leniency Thursday, saying in court documents that the former Subway pitchman "is profoundly sorry" as he awaits sentencing on child pornography and sex-crime charges.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine, disputing a key claim by federal agencies that state experts signed off on the plan.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — One of the University of Missouri's first black law school graduates was appointed Thursday to lead the four-campus system through a tumultuous period of racial unrest, drawing praise from students who said he's well-equipped to confront the problems they felt his predecessor largely ignored.