Crime

Governor revamps panel to strengthen animal cruelty laws

Aug 17, 2017

New Hampshire's governor hopes a revamped commission on animal welfare will strengthen the state's animal cruelty laws after more than 80 Great Danes were removed from a mansion

Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; 13 dead, 100 hurt

Aug 17, 2017

A speeding van has rammed into crowds of pedestrians in an historic district of Barcelona, killing at least 13 and injuring dozens of others

Chicago activist loses US citizenship, will be deported

Aug 17, 2017

An activist known for helping Arab women in the Chicago area lost her U.S. citizenship and will be deported for failing to disclose convictions for two bombings in Jerusalem decades ago

Arkansas has new supply of lethal drug; AG seeks execution

Aug 17, 2017

Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal drug, and the state's attorney general has asked the governor to set an execution date for a death row inmate condemned for a 1991 killing

Lithuanian man brought to US to face $100 million fraud case

Aug 17, 2017

A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped U.S.-based Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million

The Latest: Police: Attack aimed to kill as many as possible

Aug 17, 2017

The interior chief for Spain's Catalonia region says three days of mourning have been declared to honor the victims of the van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'

Aug 17, 2017

A lawsuit claims that bottled water brand Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say the water contains "100 percent natural spring water" that is "proudly from Maine."

The Latest: Lawyers dispute report of boy's shooting

Aug 17, 2017

The lawyers representing the family of a 13-year-old Ohio boy shot by police last year are criticizing the police investigation of the shooting

State Republican headquarters tagged with Nazi vandalism

Aug 17, 2017

The New Hampshire Republican Party is calling on the state's Democratic members of Congress to speak out against an incident in which someone sprayed "Nazis" inside a hand-drawn heart on its headquarters.

Suspect in road rage killing of new graduate waives hearing

Aug 17, 2017

A Pennsylvania man charged with fatally shooting an 18-year-old woman during a road rage encounter has waived his preliminary hearing and will proceed to trial