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DC Police probing video of person held against patrol car

August 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Police in the nation’s capital say they’re investigating videos circulating on social media that appear to show a male officer pinning a young female against a patrol car with her feet dangling several inches above the ground. The series of videos was posted Monday via Twitter. The Associated Press couldn’t immediately confirm the...

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New York imam shooting suspect arrested on murder charges

August 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Police arrested and charged a man with murder late Monday night in the brazen daytime shooting deaths of an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque over the weekend. Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of...

Elvis fans make pilgrimage to his gravesite at Graceland

August 15, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Thousands of Elvis Presley fans have made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland for a candlelight vigil marking the 39th anniversary of the singer’s death in Memphis. Despite pouring rain, Presley fans from around the world are...

Woman critically injured by tree branch in San Francisco

August 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a woman is in critical condition after a large tree branch fell 50 feet and hit her on the head while she and her children were visiting a San Francisco park. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2aRBnoU )...

5 wounded in Joplin shootings; police say apparently random

August 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Joplin Police investigate the scene of a reported early morning shooting on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, near 20th and Connecticut streets in Joplin, Mo. Police received a call about a possible shooting at this residence around 5 a.m. Saturday. A suspect was...

Imam, associate fatally shot after leaving NYC mosque

August 13, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Abdul Chowdhury, Imam Maulama Akonjee is shown. Akonjee and another man died in a fatal shooting Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, as they left the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in the Queens borough of New York after prayers. Police say...

Investigator: Stabbed teen screamed name of ex before dying

August 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl used her last words after being stabbed in her Los Angeles-area home to scream the name of the ex-boyfriend she broke up with two weeks ago, helping make him a suspect in her death Friday, according to the...

Thrice-widowed woman convicted of murdering 2nd husband’

August 12, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

An Aug. 2, 2013 booking photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office shows Emma Raine. Opening statements began Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Emma Raine’s second-degree murder trial in New Orleans in the 2006 death of her second husband,...

Anti-police brutality T-shirt kiosk vendor to return to mall

August 12, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Amir Miller, 30, owner of Teary Eyez, stands in front in front of his kiosk in the Philadelphia Mills mall in Philadelphia. Mille, a kiosk operator who was asked to stop selling anti-police brutality T-shirts and left a mall last month says he has received an...

Judge orders man free after 28 years, cites unfair trial

August 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Johnny Small is escorted back to the yard at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington, N.C., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Small has been in prison since he was 16 for the murder of fish store owner Pam Dreher, but his attorney hopes recanted testimony will...