A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff’s deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.
Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the wilderness, like in the movie “Into the Wild.”
The United States is looking into reports that Islamic State fighters used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said.
A Virginia medical examiner has identified human remains found last week as those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, police said on Friday.
A cleanup specialist at the home of a Manhattan Ebola patient says the process includes the use of a “hospital grade” chemical spray.
The man who attacked and wounded two New York City police officers with a hatchet on Thursday, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam and is believed to have acted alone, the city’s police commissioner said on Friday.
Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.
Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center.
The National Park Service said on Thursday it was investigating a New York artist as a suspect for graffiti vandalism in parks across the Western United States after she posted at least one picture of herself defacing a protected park on social media.