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  • Connecticut shooting suspect was honors student

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a well-liked woman who enjoyed hosting dice games and decorating the house for …


  • Gunman kills 26 at Conn. school, commits suicide

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside an elementary school, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered …


  • Conn. school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a grade-school teacher who liked to host dice games and decorate the house …


  • Man kills mother, then 26 at Conn. grade school

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring 26 people, including 20 children, …


  • AP source: Suspect killed mother at their home

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says that the 20-year-old suspect in the Connecticut school shootings killed his mother at their home Friday and then drove his mother’s car …


  • Family of slain Border Patrol agent sues officials

    PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched “Fast and Furious” gun operation. Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded on …


  • Man kills 26 at Conn. school, including 20 kids

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the Connecticut elementary school where his mother was a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as …


  • AP source: Suspect drove to mother’s school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspect in the Connecticut school shootings is Adam Lanza, 20, the son of a teacher at the school where the shootings occurred, a law enforcement official …


  • Police: 27 killed at Conn. School; 1 other dead

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police say 27 people were killed in the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, including the gunman, and one person died at another scene. The dead …


  • 27 dead, including gunman, at Conn. school

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 26 people, including 18 children, and forcing students to cower in …


  • Feds: 4 Texas officers guarded cocaine shipments

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Three South Texas lawmen including the son of a prominent county sheriff will likely spend the weekend in custody on charges accusing them and another officer …


  • 4 Texas officers accused of helping move cocaine

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced charges Thursday against four officers from a South Texas anti-drug task force who they say took thousands of dollars in bribes to guard …


  • APNewsBreak: Border Patrol to stop interpreting

    SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents will no longer serve as interpreters when local law enforcement agencies request language help, according to a new decree issued by the Department …


  • Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members in Calif.

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old-fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt aside. …


  • AP source: HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — HSBC, the British banking giant, will pay $1.9 billion to settle a money-laundering probe by federal and state authorities in the United States, a law enforcement official …


  • Tribe prepares to bury 5 slain members

    PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Gravediggers work the old fashioned way on the Tule River Indian Reservation, chipping away at the hard pan by hand with pickaxes and shoveling the dirt …


  • FBI: Hate crimes down slightly in 2011

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says the number of hate crimes reported to police in 2011 declined slightly compared to the previous year. Nearly half of the reported hate crimes …


  • FBI says Alaska man killed people for fun

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes admitted he enjoyed killing people, but couldn’t or wouldn’t give investigators a more meaningful answer when quizzed why he did it. …


  • AP NewsBreak: FBI says Alaska man killed for fun

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Investigators who spent hours interviewing an Alaska serial killer say he may have murdered close to a dozen people, and that he killed for pleasure and …


  • AP NewsBreak: FBI says Alaska man enjoyed killing

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities deduced from hours of interviews with an Alaska serial killer that he may have killed close to a dozen people, and that he killed for …


  • FBI: Alaska serial killer likely had more victims

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska serial killer admitted to murdering eight people, but authorities suspect there are more victims across the country. FBI Special Agent Jolene Goeden on Friday …


  • Police spray pro-union protesters at Mich. Capitol

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Police used chemical spray Thursday to subdue protesters trying to rush the Michigan Senate chamber after Gov. Rick Snyder and other Republican leaders announced they would …


  • FBI releases details in Alaska serial killer death

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A security video showing the abduction of an Alaska barista is unnerving on its own, but it only hints at the horror ahead for the 18-year-old …


  • FBI: Alaska barista assaulted, dismembered

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who died in an apparent suicide this week in an Alaska jail after confessing to a string of killings across the country had sexually …


  • Police: Indiana men had sex before fatal fight

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana authorities investigating the death of a homeless man whose decomposing body was found in a freezer say he had been drinking, taking drugs and having sex …


  • Dog theft case ripples through New Mexico town

    MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — The cases were often heartbreaking: Families coming home to find their dogs had vanished from inside houses, behind locked fences and outdoor kennels in rural communities …


  • APNewsBreak: Gacy’s blood may solve old murders

    CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives have long wondered what secrets serial killer John Wayne Gacy and other condemned murderers took to the grave when they were executed — mostly whether they …


  • Email privacy legislation clears Senate committee

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over objections from law enforcement officials, the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would require police to obtain a search warrant from a judge before they …


  • Senate committee passes email privacy legislation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over objections from law enforcement officials, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday that would require police to obtain a search warrant from a judge before they …


  • Tips led to arrest of NH couple in burned boy case

    PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — Tips from acquaintances and others helped authorities track a fugitive New Hampshire couple to Florida, where they were arrested at the Universal Studios theme park on …

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