Wrestler 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Former professional wrestling star Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago. Prosecutors in Lehigh County announced the results of a grand jury investigation into the death of Nancy Argentino, 23, of New York.…

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles conducted a massive manhunt in northern Illinois into Tuesday night after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. An emotional Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit described the slain officer, Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, as a personal friend, a three-decade

Investigators: Arizona woman acknowledges drowning twin sons Video

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn't want them to live with the difficulties she faces. Court records released Monday say 22-year-old Mireya Alejandra Lopez told investigators that she takes medication for depression, schizophrenia and psychosis.

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban slashers, first in the 1980s with his iconic “Nightmare on Elm Street” and its indelible, razor-fingered villain

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Chinese stock index sinks 7.6 percent, Japan also down

BEIJING (AP) - China's stock market index tumbled for a fourth day, falling 7.6 percent Tuesday to an eight-month low and Japanese stocks fell. But other Asian rebounded after a day of heavy global losses, and European markets also bounced…

25 August 2015 [04:39 AM]
Dow Jones, oil prices see record drops

Stocks fell sharply in a nervous sell-off on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 530 points. Oil dropped below $40 per barrel for the first time since 2008. “Sure, it’s scary,” said Chris Hazelip, a…

21 August 2015 [10:47 PM]
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First 2 women pass Army Ranger School

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have passed the Army’s Ranger School, becoming the first females to complete the grueling combat training program…

19 August 2015 [05:21 AM]
Man charged in stabbing death of actor's step-granddaughter

NEW YORK (AP) - Police have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter on a Manhattan street. Lamar Davenport, of New York City, was charged with second-degree murder on Monday, a day…

17 August 2015 [05:34 AM]
4th night of Ferguson protests brings confrontation, arrests

  FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Police arrested nearly two dozen people in Ferguson during a protest that stretched into early Tuesday marking the anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, although there was no repeat of the violence…

11 August 2015 [07:11 AM]
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