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Man convicted of hitting, killing mother and son

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee driver charged in the deaths of a pregnant woman and her toddler has been convicted of reckless homicide and reckless endangerment. A jury in...

Therapist sex abuse case reveals dark past, ethical concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she plugged his address into an online directory and came across an unfamiliar alias. A search of that name turned u...

Therapist sex abuse case reveals dark past, ethical concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she idly plugged his address into an online directory and came across an unfamiliar alias. A search of that name tur...

Vegas police ID detective killed in Vegas freeway beam fall

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran Las Vegas police detective was the motorist killed when a steel crossbar marking low clearance at a freeway construction project collapsed atop his vehicle, the department a...

In their words: Salvadoran women jailed under abortion ban

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Since the late 1990s, El Salvador has had a complete ban on abortion including in cases of rape, incest, fetal malformation or danger to a pregnant woman’s life. ...

Salvadoran women jailed for abortion warn US of total ban

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was nine months pregnant when she felt extreme pain in her back. She called 911 seven times before fainting in a bathroom in a pool of blood...

Salvadoran women jailed for abortion warn US of total ban

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was nine months pregnant and working at a school cafeteria when she felt extreme pain in her back, like the crack of a hammer. She called 91...

Search in Texas murder case finds missing child, now age 42

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A decades-long search by a Florida woman and her extended family linked to an unsolved murder case has resulted in the woman finally finding her missing granddaughter, now grown w...

A look at high-profile killings by US police

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan police officer has been charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head as the Black man was on the ground. The charg...

13-year-old boy charged in shooting death of 3-year-old

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities charged a 13-year-old boy with criminally negligent homicide after he allegedly shot a 3-year-old in the head while playing, killing the youngster, authorities said Thu...

Police: Officer dies after crash with shooting suspect

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer died early Wednesday after a crash with a shooting suspect who had fled a home after wounding three relatives, authorities said. The...

Deputy charged with reckless homicide in crash that killed 3

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide after she ran a stop sign and crashed into a car while going 73 mph (117 kph), kill...

2nd person in custody in deadly weekend Philadelphia gunfire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second person is in custody in connection with the gunfire that killed three people and wounded 11 in a Philadelphia entertainment district over the weekend, authorities said, bu...

Police release sketch of girl found in Toronto dumpster

TORONTO (AP) — A little girl whose body was found in a Toronto dumpster last month was likely never reported missing, the head of the city’s homicide squad said Tuesday. The remains ...

Review: Timely 'The Janes' doc looks at secret abortions

Few documentaries looking at the past offer as real a vision of the future as “The Janes.” Directors Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes have taken a look at a dozen or so women who came toge...