Tactical teams searched Mount Rainier National Park's snowy terrain through the night for an armed gunman suspected in the shooting death of a park ranger, as other officers used the cover of darkness to evacuate dozens of tourists who had been kept for their safety at a visitors center. Read More
The body of a woman has been found in the garage of the man who lobbed hand grenades and fired weapons into crowds in the Belgian city of Liege, killing four people and wounding 123, officials said Wednesday.
Liege Prosecutor Daniele Reynders said the body of a woman in her forties was discovered during a search of Nordine Amrani's property, and that she was killed before Tuesday's murderous spree at Liege's main square. Read More
The warning signs were there for more than a decade, disturbing indicators that Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was breaching boundaries with young boys — or maybe worse. Read More
A gunman killed a police officer in a Virginia Tech parking lot Thursday and then apparently shot himself to death nearby in a baffling attack that shook up the campus nearly five years after it was the scene of the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history. Read More
Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine says allegations that he molested two former ball boys for years are "patently false."
The school placed Fine on administrative leave Thursday "in light of the new allegations" and an investigation by the Syracuse City Police. Read More
A huge drop in narcotics arrests citywide does not seem to have affected the overall rate of violent crime in The City, which has some observers calling into question traditional police philosophy linking drug activity and violence.
Police statistics show a 25 percent drop in drug arrests this year over last, and a 6 percent decrease in overall violent crime. Drug arrests in 2010 were 39 percent off 2009 totals, while violent crime dropped 3 percent that year. Read More