Bloodied hog carcass dumped outside Oklahoma Islamic center

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after the carcass of a wild hog was dumped in the parking lot of an Islamic center in Oklahoma. Lawton Police spokesman Sgt. Tim Jenkins says security cameras showed a person dropping the carcass at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at the Islamic Center of Lawton, about 75 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.…

NYC runner's killing puts a DNA technique under a microscope

NEW YORK (AP) - With a DNA profile but no suspect to match in the strangling of a woman who went for a run and met a killer, authorities are looking to an emerging approach: using the DNA to look for the killer's relatives. The technique, known as familial DNA searching, has made inroads in some U.S. states and other countries in the last decade,

Officer slayings 'wreaked havoc' on rural Georgia community

What started as a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance erupted in violence as two responding officers were struck by deadly gunfire, leaving a rural Georgia community grieving and on edge as police hunted the attacker. The manhunt lasted barely a day. A telephone tip Thursday morning led police to a home where a SWAT team found the suspected

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95. Glenn died at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, where he was hospitalized for more

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