An American man accused of killing a U.S. jewelry store owner, stealing $300,000 (€228,200) in diamonds and fleeing to Europe has been found dead in Spain.
The U.S. Embassy in Madrid said in a statement that American officials were notified Thursday of Andrew Robert Levene's death and that Spanish authorities are investigating. Read More
Most people can't wait to leave jail, but one northern Arizona inmate has been charged with trespassing after refusing to leave the Coconino County lockup.
Coconino County Sheriff's Office spokesman Gerry Blair says 44-year-old Martin Batieni Kombate was arrested in Flagstaff last week for trespassing and was scheduled for release Monday on his own recognizance on the charge. Read More
Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, with liberals and Islamists gathering on different sides of Cairo's Tahrir Square in a reflection of the deep political divides that emerged in the year since the downfall of longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. Read More
Joe Paterno's family along with former players and assistant coaches made their way Wednesday to a campus spiritual center for the revered coach's funeral service, a moment of private mourning during a week in which thousands from Penn State were saying goodbye. Read More
A burglary suspect involved in a crash in Newark after fleeing from police has died.
Authorities said this week that 20-year-old Rajwaun Watkins died on Jan. 20 at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. Read More
Nigerian security forces killed a man and his pregnant wife early Tuesday morning in an assault on a neighborhood in this northern city where an attack four days ago by a radical Islamist sect killed at least 185 people, witnesses said. Read More
Outgoing Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spent her last hours as Tucson's U.S. representative finishing the meeting she started on the morning she was shot and bidding farewell to constituents who have supported her through her recovery.
But it may not be the end. The woman whose improbable recovery has captivated the nation promised, "I will return." Read More
A coordinated attack in Nigeria's second largest city by the radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram has shown its metamorphosis from a group that had lone motorcycle-riding gunmen to a fearsome band of killers moving with military precision.
Police say at least 185 people were killed in Friday's attack in Kano, a city of more than 9 million people. Read More
A judge has ruled that Montana's medical marijuana law doesn't shield providers of the drug from federal prosecution, delivering a new blow to an industry reeling from a state and federal crackdown.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by 14 individuals and businesses that were among more than two dozen medical marijuana providers raided by federal agents last year across Montana. Read More
With Islamists comprising the overwhelming majority of its lawmakers, the parliament elected in Egypt's first legislative vote after Hosni Mubarak's ouster nearly a year ago held its inaugural session on Monday.
The convening of the new parliament is a significant benchmark in the timetable provided by the generals who took over from Mubarak for the handover of power to a civilian administration. Read More