NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Helicopter video of a high-speed police pursuit from Massachusetts to New Hampshire shows a driver stepping slowly out of his truck, kneeling and putting his hands on the ground before several officers rush him and start pummeling him.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state court judge in Las Vegas will continue to handle a lawsuit headed for trial involving billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's company and a former Sands China Ltd. chief executive, the Nevada Supreme Court said Wednesday.
Earl Forrest, 66, was pronounced dead at 7:18 p.m. at the state prison in Bonne Terre, Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman Mike O'Connell said. Forrest killed an acquaintance, Harriet Smith, and a visitor at her house, Michael Wells, in a dispute over methamphetamine, on Dec. 9, 2002. Forrest and his girlfriend then fled Smith's house in the southern Missouri town of Salem, taking with them a lockbox containing an estimated $25,000 of methamphetamine.
WINONA, Miss. (AP) — A 12-year-old who narrowly escaped being shot by his father watched in a Mississippi courtroom Wednesday as the man told a judge he killed the boy's mother, grandmother and another man.
DETROIT (AP) — A contractor accused of paying kickbacks to get business from Detroit schools pleaded guilty Wednesday and said 12 principals and an administrator charged in the scheme conspired with him to get gift cards or cash.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Francis Bacon double-panel self-portrait and a Cy Twombly "Blackboard" painting executed in blue — both in private collections for decades — were the highlights of Sotheby's auction of contemporary art on Wednesday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man accused in the fatal shooting of a police detective in Kansas was charged with capital murder Wednesday, a day after Missouri authorities charged him with shooting and wounding a woman during the same incident.