Day: December 10, 2018

Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in Texas

This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Alvin Braziel Jr., who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, for the 1993 slaying of a man who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail near a Dallas area community…

Steph Curry says he doesn't believe in US moon landings: report

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry drives past Milwaukee Bucks’ Eric Bledsoe and Brook Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Milwaukee. (Associated Press)He’s been known to take long-distance shots, but this one might be the farthest out there.NBA superstar Stephen Curry said he does not believe…

2 Mississippi children shot near hospital, suspect taken into custody: police

Jackson police say 20-year-old Alcantera Garner has admitted shooting two young children near a hospital last month. (Jackson Police Department)A Mississippi man has confessed to shooting two young children near a hospital late last month, Jackson police said on Monday. Alcantera Garner, 20, surrendered Monday evening and confessed to the Nov. 29 drive-by shooting…

Wedding ring flushed down toilet found 9 years later in NJ town

A New Jersey woman has her wedding ring back, nine years after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet.Paula Stanton was sure the diamond-encrusted gold ring was lost forever after she noticed it wasn’t on her finger while she was cleaning her bathroom nearly a decade ago.Luckily, a member of Somers Point’s public works department remembered Stanton…

Feds offer dramatic details on FBI agent’s shooting in Brooklyn

Federal officials provided a detailed account Monday of the broad-daylight ambush shooting of an FBI agent in Brooklyn.<br> (FBI)The feds provided a vivid, blow-by-blow account Monday of the broad-daylight ambush shooting of an FBI agent in Brooklyn.Reputed Crips gang member Ronell Watson drove a BMW M5 the wrong way on Canarsie Road and blocked in the agent’s car, got out,…

US to return 3 bells seized from Philippines a century ago

MANILA, Philippines – The United States is to return three church bells seized by U.S. troops as war trophies from the Philippines more than a century ago in a move long demanded by Filipino leaders, including the current president, who is critical of Washington and has gravitated toward China.A representative of Defense Secretary James Mattis…

Dozens of faith leaders arrested at San Diego 'Love Knows No Borders' protest

U.S. Border Patrol agents at a pro-migration protest by members of various faith groups showing support for Central American asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) SAN DIEGO – U.S. authorities Monday arrested 32 faith leaders marching in California toward the Mexican border during a protest organized by a Quaker group. One activist was charged with assaulting…

Firms to pay $9M to settle suit over 2012 California fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Officials say a construction company and a logging firm have collectively agreed to pay $9 million for damages resulting from a 2012 wildfire that burned more than 1,600 acres of national forest land in Northern California.The U.S. Attorney’s office in Sacramento says Monday that the agreement settles a lawsuit brought by the…

Indiana teen charged with killing pregnant schoolmate

This undated photo provided by the St. Joseph County Jail in South Bend, Ind., shows Aaron Trejo. Trejo, an Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child, that it was too…

The Latest: 2 city workers on modified duty in video case

NEW YORK – The Latest on a video showing New York City police officers violently yanking a toddler from his mother’s arms (all times local):7 p.m.Two New York City employees involved in a confrontation that led to police forcefully taking a young child from his mother’s arms at a public benefits center will be put…

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