A former police officer who authorities suspect was an elusive serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s was arrested Wednesday. A law enforcement official identified the suspect as 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police officer. Sacramento County jail records show DeAngelo was arrested overnight on suspicion of two counts of murder cited in a Ventura County warrant.
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Apr 25th - 1:29pm
Republican senators said Wednesday they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions, but so far are stopping short of calling for him to step down.
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Apr 25th - 1:21pm
The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer and critically injuring two others — was initially detained because he was acting suspiciously and may have tried to steal from the store, an arrest warrant revealed Wednesday.
The husband of an Albuquerque woman killed in a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine while flying said he broke the news about her death to their two children at their school, telling them: "Mommy's not coming home, guys."
The White House on Wednesday sharply criticized a federal judge's ruling that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.