2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body at a San Francisco house has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. ...

Jayme Closs: Abductor 'tried to steal me'

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs said Friday she wanted to see the man who kidnapped her and killed her parents "locked up forever," saying "he tried to steal me. And he didn't care ...

The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. ...

A capsule look at the 11 previous Cricket World Cups

A look at the previous 11 editions of the Cricket World Cup: 2015 Australia and New Zealand Final: Australia def. New Zealand by 7 wickets After b...

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that cau...

Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation's sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing opi...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

May 26: Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 74. Singer Stevie Nicks is 71. Actor Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 70. Actress Pam Grier is 70. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 70. Act...

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb

STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Fu...

El Salvador sentences 7 in 'black widows' insurance killings

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to up to 30 years in the notorious "black widows" killings. Prosecutors accused the defendant...

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday. Ric...

The Latest: Prosecutor: Mom said last year she was pregnant

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a pregnant Chicago teenager whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A 46-year-old Chicago woman ch...

Prosecutor: Pregnant teen killed while being shown photos

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....

Expert: Fetal abduction rare yet endures over 30 years

DETROIT (AP) — The grisly act is rare, yet it's common enough to have a name: fetal abduction. The latest case out of Chicago — in which 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lop...

The Latest: DNA tests connected baby to slain mom

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A spokeswoman for the family of ...

Lawsuit: Bus driver was sick, tired before fatal Utah crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Greyhound driver who authorities say fell asleep before the bus careened off a road in the Utah desert two years ago was tired, sick and should never have been behind the wheel...