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National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted in... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Governor heads to Baltimore

April 28, 2015

8:25 a.m.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is temporarily moving his office from the state capital, Annapolis, to Baltimore on Tuesday after rioting and fires broke out in the city. more »»

Dispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured

April 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunfight broke out on a Brooklyn street during a funeral service where at least one shooter returned fired from inside the church vestibule, leaving two dead and four others... more »»

Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing... more »»

Police identify 2 fatally shot outside church; 4 injured

April 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have identified the two men who were killed during a shooting outside a Brooklyn church where a funeral was taking place. more »»

Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole

April 28, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent i. more »»

Popular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future

April 28, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and... more »»

New things we learned about Colorado theater shooting

April 28, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. more »»

Supreme Court to hear historic same-sex marriage arguments

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. more »»

Defense: Colorado theater gunman studied mind to fix his own

April 28, 2015

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — After nearly 3 years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings. more »»

Groups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings

April 28, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two groups petitioned the U.S. more »»

Capitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workers

April 28, 2015

An occasional look at what Capitol Hill is talking... more »»

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life

April 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by... more »»

Latest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control

April 28, 2015

11:40 p.m.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has wrapped up a news conference in which he says National Guard troops are now taking up positions in the city. more »»

Police: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt students

April 28, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any... more »»

Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who die... more »»

Filmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest

April 28, 2015

A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. more »»

In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese... more »»

'Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life

April 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Riots hit Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral

April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store. more »»

 
 
 

 

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