Inmate made way to Framingham hours after prison break, say officials
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — An inmate who escaped Saturday from a Rhode Island detention center was spotted in a Framingham neighborhood hours after his
Ex-Tulsa County Inmate Says She Was Assaulted By Employee More Than 100 Times
A former Tulsa County jail inmate says a former jail employee sexually assaulted her in her cell more than a hundred times. She was just 17 at the time.
Tennessee inmates who ‘assaulted’ a ‘detention officer’ before fleeing were captured, authorities...
Two Tennessee inmates who escaped from custody earlier this week were captured on Thursday and are expected to be hit with new charges, authorities said.
MARC funding top issue for 2019, W.Va. officials say
HARPERS FERRY — West Virginia officials face a tall order convincing Maryland Transportation Authority to retain MARC rail service in the Mountain State beyond the next fiscal year.
76-year-old woman in critical condition after Marengo-area crash, officials say
A 76-year-old Naperville woman remained in critical condition Wednesday night following a crash in Marengo when her 2018 Subaru Crosstrek was struck by a garbage truck, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rogers said.
Top intel official says US hasn’t deterred Russian meddling
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. response to Russian meddling and disinformation campaigns has not been strong enough to deter Moscow’s activities, a top intelligence official said Tuesday.
Advocacy in action: Alzheimer's group officials say support for caregivers vital
Officials from the South Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association gave a group of volunteers who help seniors enrich their social interactions and retain their physical and mental health some
The Latest: Afghan official says IS suicide bomber kills 20
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Latest on developments (all times local):4:25 p.m.An Afghan official says an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander.Abdul Qayuom Baqizoi, provincial chief police of northern Sar-i-Pul province, said the attack Tuesday took place as village elders met with Taliban officials in the area.
Whitaker should recuse in Mueller probe, ethics official says in about-face
WASHINGTON – A senior Justice Department ethics official concluded that acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe e…
Top Syrian Kurdish official says Kurds ready to fight Turkey
BEIRUT (AP) - A top Syrian Kurdish official said Tuesday his fighters are prepared to confront Turkish forces if they enter northeastern Syria, adding that it's clear from Ankara's latest statements that Turkey has a plan to invade the region Shahoz Hasan is co-chair of the largest Kurdish group in Syria, the Democratic Union Party, or PYD. He spoke to The Associated Press by telephone from Syria shortly after White House national security adviser John Bolton - who is trying to negotiate the…
Iran has no intention to leave Syria, top official says
MOSCOW (AP) - Iran has no intention of leaving Syria regardless of U.S. and Israeli pressure, a senior envoy to Iran's leader said Friday, reaffirming a tough stance on the issue expected to top the agenda of the upcoming U.S.-Russian summit The statement from Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, came in the wake of his meeting in Moscow…
The Latest: Top officials say US doesn't want war with Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Trump administration's Iran policy (all times local) 9:35 p.m Top Trump administration officials have told Congress that recent actions by the U.S. have deterred Iranian attacks on American forces. But some lawmakers remain deeply skeptical of the White House approach in the Middle East. After Tuesday's closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense…
German official says CO2 charge should benefit the poor
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's environment minister said Friday that a proposed charge on carbon emissions should benefit people on low incomes and those who use less fossil fuel, amid concern that measures aimed at curbing climate change could stoke social unrest The German government is debating whether to put a price on carbon to help meet national targets for cutting man-made greenhouse gas emissions, which are…
Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A top aide to Iran's supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal, just ahead of a deadline it set Sunday for Europe to offer new terms to the accord A video message by Ali Akbar Velayati included him saying that "Americans directly and Europeans indirectly violated the deal," part of Tehran's hardening tone with Europe. European parties to the deal have yet to offer a way…
To hear state officials say that it is [safe from a cyberattack], it kind of shows how...
James Scott, a senior fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology.
Amid uproar over tents, Belfast officials say state policy limited what they could do for...
Four sleeping bags, two tents, three coolers and a windbreaker.
Cranston Fire burning near Idyllwild is 100 percent contained, fire officials say
Fire personnel will remain on patrol to continue mop-up until the blaze is out.
10 of 12 Borderline shooting victims died of multiple gunshot wounds, officials say
Among the 10 victims who died of more than one gunshot wound was Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, 54, who was one of two responding officers to rush in and fire their weapons inside t…
Employees should ‘force breaks’ in extreme heat, top LA County health official says
Those who have to work outside in extreme heat should “force breaks” with their employer in order to avoid over-exertion, heat-related illness and possibly death, a top Los Angeles Coun…
PHOTOS: Truck driver was following GPS before Arkansas bridge collapse, official says
Crews were working Thursday to remove an 18-wheeler from a river in Arkansas after the driver, relying on his GPS, drove over a nearly 90-year-old bridge before it collapsed, officials in Yell County said.