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  • 5 arrested in Kenya for questioning in university attack

    MOMBASA, Kenya Kenyan authorities said they arrested five people who are being questioned about the Garissa University College attack claimed by the militant group al-Shabab that killed 147 people. "They are under interrogation and we hope to make more...
  • Kenyan leaders evacuate university, order curfew after Shabab massacre

    Kenyan leaders evacuate university, order curfew after Shabab massacre
    Kenyan authorities began the grim task Friday of identifying the dead from an attack by Shabab Muslim extremists that killed at least 147, mainly Christian students, at a university in Garissa near the border with Somalia. Police imposed a dusk-to-...
  • Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man

    Arrest made in pipe attack on homeless San Francisco man
    A man has been arrested in connection with what San Francisco police say was a senseless attack on a well-known homeless man, who was hit on the head with a metal pipe. Arthur Lee Jones, 35, of Fairfield, was taken into custody at 12:45 a.m. Friday on...
  • Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians

    Kenya attack survivor says gunmen scouted campus, targeted Christians
    The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya while shouting "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said Friday. In the capital of...
  • Woman says she made up allegations against ex-Alabama player

    The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her now says she made it up because she thought he was cheating on her, according to court documents. A deposition released Thursday by Tuscaloosa County District Court indicates...
  • Man charged with assault, resisting arrest

    Man charged with assault, resisting arrest
    A Finksburg man is charged with assault and resisting arrest after police say he tried to dive out of a motel room window when they attempted to place him under arrest. Danny Eugene Adams, 47, of the 2400 block of Sandymount Road, is also charged with...
  • Officer indicted on civil rights charges in driver assault

    A Boston police officer accused of assaulting an Uber driver while off duty has been indicted on civil rights violations. A Suffolk County grand jury Thursday indicted Michael Doherty on charges including assault and battery, assault and battery for...
  • Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her

    The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested. The 24-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was charged with False Reporting to Law Enforcement, Tuscaloosa police said...
  • Brooklyn Park woman gets time served for dousing husband's heart pills with insecticide

    Brooklyn Park woman gets time served for dousing husband's heart pills with insecticide
    Sandra Skyrczuk wasn't trying to kill her husband when she doused his heart medication with insecticide last year. The 49-year-old Brooklyn Park woman just wanted to make him feel ill after an argument earlier in the day. That was the consensus...
  • 35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity

    Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions Wednesday across Yemen as a missile strike on a dairy factory killed 35 workers, authorities said, as both sides disputed who fired on it. Wednesday's strikes marked a week of airstrikes by...
  • Man charged with alleged threat with shotgun

    Man charged with alleged threat with shotgun
    A Finksburg man was being held Monday on $215,000 bond for allegedly threatening his mother with a shotgun and a knife during arguments. Michael Kenneth Voland Jr., 18, of the 3900 block of Sykesville Road, is charged with two counts of first-degree...