A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Saturday, in the latest twist to a crime that has horrified people in the small communities where the women served.
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.
The Air Force secretary is pushing for a Medal of Honor, the military’s highest award, for John Chapman after new technology used in an examination of videos from aircraft flying overhead helped officials conclude that the sergeant had killed two fighters with al-Qaida – one in hand-to-hand combat – after he was left for dead.
The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies now view Islamic State as a shrinking and increasingly demoralized military force, a sharp shift from the seemingly invincible extremist army that declared an Islamist caliphate two years ago.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tweet that appeared to link the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin to his attempt to appeal to African-American voters drew swift criticism online Saturday
The Army general in charge of managing Russia’s incursion into Europe was fired from that job following an investigation confirming that he had carried out an extramarital affair for over 10 years and led a “swinger lifestyle.”
Two men allegedly trying to rob Discount Check Cashing, 1411 Rocky Creek Road, in south Macon on Saturday fell through the ceiling. One of them was shot during an exchange of gunfire with a man who’d been inside the store at the time of the robbery attempt.
One in four transgender individuals have been assaulted because of who they are. Some believe that police don’t take crimes against them seriously. A new Department of Justice video trains officers on how to repair that relationship.
Adams County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Phillips went to his boss and law enforcement authorities in McCall, Valley County and Ada County to express concern about colleague Brian Wood, one of the deputies who killed Idaho rancher Jack Yantis. Wood called Phillips’ statements “slander” and “lies.”
Two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade as she was walking to register her children for school, Chicago police announced Sunday.