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Ex-Detroit council president pleads guilty in sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:00am

The former president of the Detroit City Council has pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct with a teen more than a decade ago when he was a TV journalist.

Report: Ex-sergeant kicked handcuffed man for spitting blood

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:50am

A now-retired Connecticut police sergeant says in a newly released incident report that he kicked a handcuffed man in the head because the man refused to stop spitting blood at him.

Marine Corps jet crashes in California desert; pilot safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:40am

A Marine Corps jet fighter crashed and burned in the Southern California desert, but the pilot ejected safely, a spokesman said.

Man accused in hospital computer hack wages hunger strike

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:40am

A man who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston Children's Hospital two years ago, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is now waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial.

Police identify teen charged with shooting good Samaritan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:00am

Police have identified the 17-year-old boy charged with shooting a good Samaritan who got off his bicycle to try to stop an armed robbery in Philadelphia.

Deliberations set to resume in medical school killings case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:50am

Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the murder trial of a former doctor charged with killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

Judge to hear arguments on evidence in police shooting trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:40am

An Ohio judge will hear arguments over defense efforts to use records of the convictions and medical condition of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white former police officer during a traffic stop.

Police: High on heroin, mom crashed car with son in backseat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:30am

Police in West Virginia say a woman was overdosing on heroin when she crashed her car into a restaurant with her 2-year-old son in the backseat.

Out-of-county jury for Pennsylvania barracks shootings trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:21am

A man charged with fatally ambushing a state police trooper and wounding another near a rural barracks in eastern Pennsylvania will travel to another county for jury selection in March.

South Carolina sheriff's deputy wounds armed suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:20am

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has shot and wounded a suspect who deputies say moved toward them with a knife.

Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:10am

Authorities say the Oklahoma man who has been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people.

The Latest: Officer says he shot Oklahoma suspect twice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 5:50am

The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma man suspected of killing two relatives, shooting two police officers and armed vehicle thefts (all times local):

Police: Man sprayed wife with hairspray, lit her on fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 5:40am

A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, man has been arrested after police say he lit his wife on fire during an argument.

NYC principal beaten after asking student to turn down music

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 5:40am

A principal of a New York City public high school who was beaten by a student after asking him to turn down the music in his headphones is recovering.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 4:20am

Abdul Wali, who lost his brother in the August attack on a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, after the latest militant rampage at a police academy killed 61.

Attorney gets prison time after stashing $234K from sorority

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 4:10am

A South Carolina lawyer has been given a six-month prison sentence after stashing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a shoebox as part of a scam involving a $14 million sorority house at the University of Alabama.

Powerful Hurricane Seymour moving across Pacific

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 3:01am

Hurricane Seymour is moving across the Pacific far from Mexico's coast as a powerful Category 4 storm.

Officers on leave after 2 suspects killed at Maryland motel

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:43am

Several Maryland law enforcement officers are on administrative leave after two people sought by Delaware authorities on gun and drug charges were shot to death at a Cecil County motel.

Busch Gardens closes ride after fatal accident in Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:41am

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida has decided to close a river rapids ride after four people were killed on a similar water ride at an amusement park in Australia.