Baltimore police hand report on Gray death to prosecutor
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore police have completed their investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and turned over their findings to prosecutors - one day earlier than the department's self-imposed deadline, the commissioner said Thursday morning.
Rescuers pull out survivor as Nepal capital remains on edge
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Thousands in Nepal's capital lined up to board free buses Thursday to return to rural hometowns amid fears over continued aftershocks. On an otherwise dreary day, this quake-hit nation got a rare bit of good news - a teenager was rescued after being buried under rubble …
Baltimore streets quiet under curfew
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore streets previously rocked by riots were eerily quiet early Wednesday as residents obeyed an all-night curfew enforced by 3,000 police and National Guardsmen.
Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response
BALTIMORE (AP) -- National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas as toll rises
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
Nepal earthquake leaves 2,300 dead, history razed, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, while rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed more than 2,300 people.
Environmentalists protest Six Flags solar farm plan
JACKSON (AP) — Environmentalists are upset about Six Flag Great Adventure's plan to cut down 19,000 trees to build a solar farm.
Rabbi in forced-divorces case convicted of kidnap conspiracy
TRENTON (AP) — An Orthodox rabbi accused of using brutal tactics to force unwilling Jewish men to divorce their wives was convicted on Tuesday of conspiracy to commit kidnapping.
Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
Jackson dad charged with DWI in crash that injures daughters
LITTLE EGG HARBOR (AP) — Police say a Jackson man was drunk when he ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle, injuring his two young daughters.