A San Francisco tourist is recovering after being shot in the shoulder this afternoon and the two men accused of attacking him were arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase through three cities.
U.S. specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp has won a $6.75 billion contract to build 17,000 light tactical vehicles to replace the aging Humvees used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, the U.S. Army announced on Tuesday. Oshkosh beat out a team made up of Lockheed Martin Corp and Britain's BAE Systems Plc , as well as AM General, a privately held company that built the original Humvees, the Army said in a statement.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime school administrator from Denver brought the professional credentials to become deputy superintendent in New Mexico's largest school district this summer. But there was more to his background: an arrest record that includes child sex abuse and domestic violence charges in Colorado that emerged publicly after his recent resignation from his post last week in Albuquerque.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A prosecutor alleged Tuesday that George Miguel Tiaffay befriended, supplied and promised to pay a homeless handyman who bludgeoned his casino cocktail server wife to death with a claw hammer a few weeks after the couple filed for divorce.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland moved the last inmates out of the dangerously decrepit men's section of the Baltimore City Detention Center on Tuesday, state officials said, completing the closure of the notorious facility.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The murder suspect at the center of a national immigration debate admitted to shooting and killing a young San Francisco woman out for an evening stroll with her father, a homicide investigator testified Tuesday.