TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona police officer who used his cruiser to ram into an armed suspect has been accused of using excessive force in the past, resulting in a $20,000 settlement for a man who said the officer pointed a gun at him and choked him.
CHICAGO (AP) — Many urbanites use doggie day cares while they work long hours. Paying others to exercise their pets, owners can forgo long walks and enjoy guilt-free pooch snuggling in the evenings. While usually a healthy experience for the dogs, the day care environment, with dozens of pets mingling, contributed to an epidemic of dog flu in Chicago that is spreading in the Midwest, experts say.
SEATTLE (AP) — A 911 dispatcher seemed understandably confused by the call from a baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines jet bound for Los Angeles and said he needed someone to stop the plane.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A cargo truck laden with more than two tons of explosives was detonated in front of Oklahoma City's nine-story federal building on April 19, 1995 — an act of terrorism that at the time was the worst such attack ever committed on U.S. soil.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A professor testifying in a cold-case trial in Southern California said Thursday that she was intimidated into identifying her rapist to the man now charged with killing him in 1995.