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Mexico boosts security near airports

MEXICO CITY – More than 800 federal and local police have been assigned to improve security in and around Mexico City’s international airport after a series of armed robberies against …


Spring break alert issued for Mexico

PHOENIX – The U.S. State Department and universities around the country are warning college students headed for Mexico for some spring-break partying of a surge in drug-related murder and mayhem …


Kids And Killings Surely A Caring Culture Wouldn’t Let This Happen

Just for laughs, let’s pretend. Say we wanted to create, in a relatively peaceful society, a nation of youthful killers - or just millions of aggressive young jerks.


Listening, Understanding Important First Step

In a recent public school-related killing, a junior high student stabbed his teacher repeatedly. His reason? The teacher had scolded him for turning up late to class. In another similar …


Soccer Player Dies

Stacey Martin, 21, a junior for the University of Dayton women’s soccer team, died after collapsing during an exhibition game in Dayton. Martin, a three-year starter, collapsed during the first …


Powerful Rifles Used In School Rampage Boys Had More Than 500 Rounds Of Ammo

The two boys accused of killing five people in an ambush at their school had more than 500 rounds of ammunition and used “hunting-style” rifles designed to bring down 280-pound …


Reno Wants Boys Charged As Adults

Attorney General Janet Reno confirmed Thursday that the Justice Department is trying to find a way around an Arkansas law that prohibits the two young suspects in the Jonesboro school …


Guns A Way Of Life For Boys In Arkansas

Tuesday, when 11-year-old Andrew Golden wanted some guns, he allegedly broke into his grandfather’s house and took three rifles, four handguns and several boxes of ammunition. The boy, charged along …


Trial Due In Ripping Of Baby From Womb

Debra Evans, eagerly awaiting the imminent birth of her fourth baby, was preparing her three youngsters for bed on a chilly November night when assailants invaded her apartment. The attackers …


Surrender, Victim Tells Bomber Nurse Who Was Maimed In Clinic Bombing Tells Fugitive His Action Changes Nothing

Emily Lyons, talks to reporters at University Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., Monday. With her is her husband, Jeff. Photo by Associated Press


Fbi Warns People To Stay Away From Bombing Witness

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Abortion Clinic Bomb Kills Guard Explosion In Alabama Is First To Claim A Life In United States

Two women comfort each other outside the Birmingham abortion clinic that was bombed Thursday morning. Photo by Associated Press


Night Of Killing May Have Taken 400 Lives In Algeria Government Had Reported 78 Were Killed

Assailants hacked and beat to death more than 400 people in attacks in western Algeria, a newspaper reported Saturday, dramatically raising the death toll previously released by the government. It …


Shooting Leaves One Dead Gunfire Erupts On North Monroe After Four Exchange Words

A busy north Spokane intersection erupted in gunfire Saturday afternoon, leaving one man dead and another wounded. The shots rang out after three men exchanged words on the sidewalk with …


Florida Ups Driver Stabbed; Strikers Arrested

Police officers in Dade County in Florida said that a UPS driver was stabbed six times Saturday as he sat in a truck at a traffic light. The driver, Roderick …


Palestinian Teen Killed By Israelis

Violent clashes erupted anew in Hebron and the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with a 16-year-old Palestinian youth shot dead by Israeli soldiers. The shooting happened after Jewish settlers from the …


Japanese Leader Seeks Censorship Of Videos Says Porn Tapes May Have Influenced Beheading Suspect

A Japanese minister called Tuesday for restricting violent and pornographic videos because they may have influenced a teenager accused of beheading an 11-year-old boy. Police arrested the 14-year-old suspect on …


Father Goes On Rampage, Kills Seven At High Schools

A father opened fire at two high schools in the Yemeni capital on Sunday, killing seven people, including three children, and wounding others, security officials said. The gunman, identified as …


Pair Beaten In Gang Initiation

Two men were beaten at a North Side home by gang members in a violent initiation ritual, police said Sunday. The attack occurred Friday night. The victims, ages 19 and …


Bill Gives Officials A Sporting Chance

What do young people learn when a high school basketball coach breaks his clipboard and screams at a referee? When Roberto Alomar spits in an umpire’s face? When a church-league …


Two More Bombs Hit Oklahoma Clinic Blasts Cause Minor Damage To Building, Which Was Closed

An abortion clinic that was firebombed on New Year’s Day was struck by two bombs Sunday that caused minor damage. No injuries were reported. The Reproductive Services clinic was closed …


Rwanda Attack Sends Aid Workers Packing

Aid workers packed to leave this northwestern town Sunday after Hutu militants executed three of their Spanish colleagues and wounded an American in the most serious rebel assault in Rwanda …


Bill Cosby’s Son Murdered Fixing Flat Tire Ennis Cosby Inspired Much Of Father’s Comedy

1. Los Angeles Police Department personnel search for evidence around the scene where the body of Ennis Cosby was found shot to death near his car. Photo by Associated Press …


Sniper Kills Deputies Responding To Call

A sniper armed with a military rifle fatally shot two deputies responding to a domestic violence call at a trailer early Sunday. Shots were fired at other officers before a …


Somali Fighting Intended To Help Peace Talks

Renewed fighting in Mogadishu has left hundreds dead and more than 1,500 wounded in what appears to be a bid by two Somali factions to pressure a key player to …


Russian Family Gunned Down In Chechnya

Four members of a Russian family were reported killed in their home in Chechnya, the latest in a string of recent slayings that appear aimed at undermining a peace settlement …


Sea-Tac Security Beefed Up After Woman Shot In Garage

As Soheila Motamed lay comatose Tuesday, police beefed up security in the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport parking garage where she was shot. Motamed, 39, of Corona Del Mar, Calif., was taken …


Car Struck By Bullet On I-90

Someone shot at and hit a car traveling on Interstate 90 west of Spokane late Saturday, Washington State Patrol troopers said. A nearby house also was hit. No one was …


Woman Hospitalized After Brutal Beating 81-Year-Old In Intensive Care After Beating Inside Her Cda Home

An 81-year-old woman remained in intensive care Wednesday after she was savagely beaten in her Coeur d’Alene home. Richard Nielsen found his mother-in-law collapsed in her living room Tuesday, the …


Gunfire Hits Man In Head Car Window Blown Out In East Fifth Drive-By

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting Monday night in east Spokane that left a car riddled with bullets and a man hospitalized with a head wound. The shooting reportedly occurred …