Criminal investigations

March 24, 2017 - 7:07 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte are investigating the city's third homicide of the week. Police spokeswoman Cindy Wallace said in a news release that officers were called to an apartment shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday. They found a man who had been shot to death. He was pronounced dead...
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People lay flowers as a tribute to the victims of Wednesday's attack outside the Houses of Parliament, after police cordon was removed in central London, Thursday March 23, 2017. Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 24, 2017 - 7:05 am
LONDON (AP) — UK police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and more than 2,500 items seized in searches across the country as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament London's top counterterror officer Mark...
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March 24, 2017 - 6:46 am
BARNARDSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Buncombe County sheriff's detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Barnardsville. Sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Bailey said in a news release that deputies were called to a home around 2 p.m. Thursday. The news release did not say how the person died or why...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:02 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned vote is...
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March 24, 2017 - 2:57 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned vote is...
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March 24, 2017 - 1:54 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL UPDATE: Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff shows Wendy Lavarnia. Phoenix police say Lavarnia and her husband have been arrested following the shooting of their 9-year-old son, who police say remains on life support. Lavarnia told police she placed a loaded gun on a bed within reach of two of her young children while she turned to get a holster and that a 2-year-old shot the 9-year-old. She was arrested on suspicion of four counts of child abuse for allegedly endangering her children. (Maricopa County Sheriff via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 8:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin. The couple's children were eventually put in foster care for a year, but the family was...
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People light candles at a vigil for the victims of Wednesday's attack, at Trafalgar Square in London, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians and then stabbed a police officer to death on the grounds of Britain's Parliament. Mayor Sadiq Khan called for Londoners to attend a candlelit vigil at Trafalgar Square on Thursday evening in solidarity with the victims and their families and to show that London remains united. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 23, 2017 - 6:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local): 11 p.m. Dozens of French teenagers have returned to their homeland after a traumatic school trip to London during which some of them witnessed the attack on Westminster Bridge. A plane chartered by their...
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A woman holds up a sign at a vigil for the victims of Wednesday's attack, at Trafalgar Square in London, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack by a man who plowed an SUV into pedestrians and then stabbed a police officer to death on the grounds of Britain's Parliament. Mayor Sadiq Khan called for Londoners to attend a candlelit vigil at Trafalgar Square on Thursday evening in solidarity with the victims and their families and to show that London remains united. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 23, 2017 - 5:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local): 9:20 p.m. London police say a 75-year-old man injured in the attack on Westminster Bridge has died of his wounds. In a statement late Thursday, police said life support was withdrawn from the man and his family...
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Forensic officers search Parliament Square, London, London, after Wednesday's attack, Thursday March 23, 2017. The IS-linked Aamaq news agency said Thursday that the person who carried out the "attack in front of the British parliament in London was a soldier of the Islamic State." ( Jonathan Brady/PA Wire(/PA via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Jordan's government spokesman says a deadly London attack by the extremist group Islamic State underscores the need for "coming all together to fight this evil." The group has claimed responsibility for...
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